Assistant Team Lead, Legal Operations and Governance
The candidate will prepare a variety of operational reports that are delivered to the Board of Directors, Executive Committee and Sales leadership. Assist General Counsel in setting agendas for Department meetings – monthly continuing legal education, quarterly business reviews and bi-annual strategic department meetings. Update and advance company-wide training regarding ethics, employment, privacy and contracts management. Enhance the efficiency, operations, and performance of the Legal Department, including resource planning and workflow optimization initiatives. Manage to onboard new legal personnel. Lead the annual Department budget process. Manage relationships with outside counsel and oversee the legal vendor management process. Responsible for monthly review/audit of legal invoices, including projecting accruals. Prepare a monthly, quarterly and annual discussion and analysis report explaining variances between budget and actual spend. Administer and mature knowledge management systems – LegalHelp for our internal clients and Wiki for the Legal team. Examine key legal metrics to identify opportunities to improve legal service delivery. Monitor Department email boxes. Identify and implement technology tools to streamline new or existing practices, as well as manage design, rollout, and training for new systems. Ensure the Department is meeting or exceeding its Key Performance Indicators, including client response rates, client satisfaction and meeting deadlines. Assist with public company filings. Maintain accurate corporate records, including minute books and corporate seals. Ensure subsidiaries comply with the US and international regulatory requirements and filings. Coordinate, maintain, and assist with the drafting of board resolutions and minutes. Solicit and manage law firm auditor response letters.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have 4 - 7 years of experience in operations or a corporate paralegal role. Understanding of basic legal vocabulary and concepts. Experience working with or for a publicly-traded company is preferable. Must be able to own projects. Evangelizes change management and lives to improve day-to-day efficiency and effectiveness. Demonstrable ability to manage up. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Effective oral communication and writing skills. Impeccable organizational skills and extremely detail-oriented. Must be excited to collaborate in a team setting. Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and successfully manage multiple deadlines. Willingness to “lean in” and explore new technology solutions; ability to teach others how to use new technology.
1765 Greensboro Station Place
Tysons Corner, VA 22102