Job Details

Paralegal

Company name

Genesco Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Feb 13,2019

Valid Through

May 29,2019

Posted on

Feb 12,2019

Location

Nashville, TN, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - Securities and Capital Markets
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Paralegal
The candidate will support services in the form of legal research, drafting of business communications, preparation of proxy statement and maintaining trademark files. Provide skilled paralegal support to the General Counsel. Maintain corporate trademark files. Work with internal divisions to provide support for intellectual property matters. Act as liaison with outside trademark counsel. Maintain and track records of stock grants for directors in stock database; maintain EDGAR filing numbers and file SEC reports for Section 16 filers and other SEC filings (8-Ks, S-8s, etc.). Prepare reports for use in proxy statement. Assist in preparation of board meeting materials, monitoring recurring agenda items and maintenance of board portal. Assist with the corporate secretarial functions regarding shareholder relations, acting as transfer agent liaison. Maintain New York Stock Exchange website. Work with General Counsel in requesting and preparing audit update letters as needed. Manage the director and officer questionnaire process. Maintain corporate policy manual. Assist in litigation discovery projects. Monitor garnishments received through the registered agent. In conjunction with the Finance Department, maintain contract management database. Professional presence and ability to effectively communicate (both written and verbally) with a variety of internal and external stakeholders is needed. Must be skilled in achieving consensus to get things done with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. Outstanding organizational skills and able to complete time sensitive tasks in an efficient manner is needed. Should have superior development skills; ability to problem solve with creativity and judgment; ability to multi-task and adapt to changing environment. Must have ability to exercise discretion, confidentiality and a high degree of professionalism. Should have Paralegal certification (or willingness to pursue). Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Word; secondary proficiency with other business applications including Excel and PowerPoint. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Executive Assistant background helpful.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Genesco Inc.
1415 Murfreesboro Road
Suite 264
Nashville, TN 37217
Fax: 615-367-8579

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