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Legal Staff Paralegal in Rosemont, IL

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Company name

US Foods, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Corporate - General

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required


Rosemont, IL

Date Last Verified

Jul 30,2017

Posted on

May 09,2017

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Paralegal, Commercial Duties: Direct contact with internal and external clients, handling complex legal issues and working autonomously under the direction of an attorney. Provide reviewing, drafting, negotiation, tracking and analytics support for a wide range of commercial and transactional matters, including confidentiality, vendor and customer agreements, transportation, IT, real estate agreements. Directly communicate with sales, marketing, finance and other business functions. Directly manage requests from internal clients, handling contract matters from inception to closing with limited supervision. Manage company’s trademark portfolio, including clearances, filings and prosecutions. Perform other duties as may be assigned under the direction of in-house counsels located at headquarters.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: 4 year college education, paralegal certificate or degree, or equivalent experience. 8 years’ experience in law firm or corporate department. Strong legal analysis skills, including the ability to read, interpret and apply statutory and legal requirements to legal and business matters. Experienced in drafting a wide variety of legal documents. Independent self-starter with the ability to initiate, prioritize and manage multiple projects for multiple attorneys simultaneously. Well versed in legal terminology, laws, judicial decisions, court jurisdictions and procedures. Ability to develop cross-functional working relationships. Ability to present statements of fact, law and basic legal strategy clearly, logically and concisely in a business-friendly manner. Strong attention to detail and follow through. Ability to proactively raise, recommend and resolve issues. Ability to handle confidential information and develop trusting relationships, using a high degree of tact, discretion and diplomacy. Knowledge and/or relevant experience in: Commercial Agreements, Intellectual property, particularly trademarks, Real property, High aptitude for technology management and solutions, including routine use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, One Note/Drive). Experience routinely working with databases (contract management, billing, case management, online court filings, TyMetrix, etc.) to manage workflow and knowledge management. Strong aptitude for commercial transactions and business relationships.

Additional info

Ref. 17002407. Send resume.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
US Foods, Inc.
9399 West Higgins Road
Suite 500
Rosemont, IL 60018