Job Details

Paralegal II

Company name

Olympus America Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Aug 12,2019

Valid Through

Nov 25,2019

Posted on

Apr 05,2019

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Southborough, MA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Paralegal II
The candidate will be responsible for initiating and producing work at a high level of competence in one or more areas of law in support of attorneys in the Legal Department and/or business clients. Will serve a wide variety of project management, para-professional and support services for the Legal Department. Provide corporate governance and transactional support. Participates in discussions and analysis of legal matters and provides recommendations to business clients under attorney supervision. Provide support to attorneys regarding transactional matters, including contract review and revisions, assisting attorneys in contract negotiations, and working with contract administration groups to facilitate contract completion. Provide transactional support to attorneys regarding varied practice areas in support of the medical, industrial, scientific, consumer, and support organizations inclusive of contractual matters which may include, supplier agreements, research and development agreements, service agreements, sales contracts, product marketing agreements, consulting arrangements, government contracts, training and education, and some international matters. Accompany attorneys to meetings and conference calls with business group clients, as well as customers, outside counsel and opposing counsel. Capture meeting minutes and records action items. Follow up on action items with attorneys to ensure they are addressed and resolved. Perform basic legal research and prepares memoranda regarding diverse areas of law. Prepare, facilitate and administer letters, emails and other related documents, ensuring accurate grammar, spelling, content and business formats, to internal and external parties throughout the Americas. Maintains correspondence and project files. Assist in development and implementation of programs and processes designed to ensure continued compliance with applicable international, federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. Coordinate various activities, policies and programs of the Legal Department to maintain effective legal process control. Maintains the confidentiality of highly sensitive company information. Manage special projects and performing other duties as assigned by attorneys. Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have an Associate's Degree. A Bachelor's Degree is preferred. Paralegal certificate or equivalent knowledge is required. Should have 3+ years of paralegal or equivalent experience. Working knowledge and a basic understanding of diverse legal practice areas, processes, laws, rules and regulations are required. Prior experience in a corporate legal department of a pharmaceutical, medical device, and/or life science company is a plus. Excellent organizational skills preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills desired. Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and Word preferred.

Additional info

Auto req ID 4216BR.

Company info

Hiring coordinator
Olympus America Inc.
136 Turnpike Rd
Southborough, MA 01772

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