Corporate Paralegal

  NWSL
  Central Region
  Sports Services
  Posted/Updated: 02/27/21

Job Summary


 
Position Description
 
 
Reporting to the General Counsel, the Paralegal will provide general legal administrative support to the Legal Department. The ideal candidate is intelligent, hardworking and self-starting, reliable, organized, and can manage multiple assignments and deadlines in a fast-paced environment. 
 
 
Primary Responsibilities 

  • Draft, prepare and review a variety of transactional documents
  • Manage intellectual property portfolio, including interacting with outside counsel regarding filing of trademark applications, gathering specimens for applications, and drafting and reviewing cease and desist letters.

  • Conduct and coordinate research into a variety of legal issues as appropriate. 

  • Manage and enforce document retention policy. 

  • Support risk management efforts and management of insurance policies. 

  • Provide miscellaneous administrative support to legal department as needed (including, but not limited to, scheduling).

  • Ongoing organization of internal records, including company minute books and other company documents.

  • Perform other ad hoc projects as assigned

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, or paralegal certificate from an ABA accredited paralegal program.

  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience.
  • Proven ability to conduct research and manage projects and documents, including contracts. 

  • Ability to be flexible and resourceful in response to changing priorities and needs.

  • Demonstrated willingness to continuously acquire new competencies and accept new challenges.

  • Ability to handle multiple assignments and deadlines with accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Proficient with Microsoft applications including, but not limited to, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Demonstrate honesty, responsibility, integrity, and dedication in the fulfillment of commitments.

  • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.

  • Excellent organization skills.

  • Exceptional attention to detail and strong analytical and critical thinking skills. 

  • Ability to work nontraditional hours. 

 


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