Job Details

Legal Staff Paralegal in Santa Clara, CA

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Company name

Coherent, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Contract Law

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


USA Santa Clara, CA

Date Last Verified

Aug 09,2017

Posted on

Jun 04,2017

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Contracts and Compliance Paralegal Duties: Support the legal department for a multi-national, Nasdaq-listed corporation. Work closely with the company’s sales and service, finance, order administration and global supply chain groups. Provide support to the legal department on general legal matters, including primary responsibility for: Assisting in the review and negotiation of various commercial contracts and acting as a key resource for related joint initiatives between the company’s legal department and internal and external clients. Partnering with key business stakeholders to ensure contracts adhere to company policy and address business needs. Developing and implementing compliance policies and procedures with sales channel partners. Monitoring timelines to ensure timely execution of project deadlines. Maintaining integrity and accuracy of legal contracts repository and generating reports as required. Assisting with execution of the company’s document retention policy across all departments. Updating contract templates and other legal forms and policy documents. Supporting on-going legal department process improvements.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree preferred (paralegal certification a plus). 5+ years of experience as a contracts paralegal with a public company and/or at a major law firm. Hands on expertise with overseeing compliance initiatives and improving internal control systems. Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills. Experience coordinating with international teams across multiple time zones, as necessary. Ability to prioritize responsibilities and coordinate several activities at once, quickly analyze and resolve specific problems and meet urgent deadlines. Strong administrative, proofreading and document production skills; adept in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat.

Additional info

Job ID #: 7181.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Coherent, Inc.
5100 Patrick Henry Drive
Santa Clara, CA 95054