Job Details

Paralegal

Company name

Darden Restaurants

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Mar 11, 2020

Valid Through

Jun 24, 2020

Posted on

Jul 03, 2019

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Orlando, FL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Labor & Employment >> Labor & Employment
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Paralegal
The candidate will support the team and the business in general in all aspects related to employment law, employee benefits, and compensation. Will work on representing the interests of the Company by understanding the business and business needs, working to gain efficient resolution of issues, and mitigating risks by applying knowledge of the business, policies, laws, and regulations. Providing support to the Company in all aspects of employment mediations, arbitrations, governmental inquiries, and lawsuits, including conducting legal research, gathering and analyzing documents, composing memos/summaries/timelines, interviewing relevant individuals, and effectively communicating information to attorneys and business partners. Drafting, revising, and reviewing documents related to employee benefit plans, including summary plan descriptions, amendments to plans, and appeal responses to plan participants. Assisting with reviewing and revising compensation and long-term incentive arrangements, and tracking plan changes. Working directly with outside counsel, governmental agencies, and other third parties by providing resources, documents, and information. Acting as a Company representative in mediations and in front of agencies such as the EEOC. Providing information and training on legal proceedings or issues to Company functions and departments outside of the legal team. Preparing applicable government filings to the DOL, IRS, and/or state agencies. Drafting and maintaining official plan records for compensation and benefit plan oversight committees, including committee minutes and resolutions. Utilizing online case management system to open matters, track progress, maintain electronic file, drive the matters to resolution, and close out the files.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have 5+ years of relevant work experience, preferably in a large publicly-traded company and/or law firm. Knowledge of legal terminology and legal environments is essential. Proficiency in MS Office Suite software including: Word, Excel, Power Point, Internet Explorer, and Outlook required. Must have Bachelor's degree or completion of a paralegal certification program from an ABA accredited program. Experience developing and maintaining effective working relationships with senior management, colleagues, and other business professionals is essential.

Additional info

Ref. 37736BR

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Darden Restaurants
1000 Darden Center Drive
PO Box 695011
Orlando, FL 32837

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