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ProfileParalegal II, Franchised Development The candidate will provide direct support to the attorneys and assist other members of the Group in the performance of their duties and responsibilities. Will interface with franchise development personnel, franchisees, and their administrative staff to conduct organizational due diligence and obtain all required information for completion of franchise, and related agreements. Prepare drafts of franchise documents (including franchise and related agreements, comfort letters, amendments, and other agreements), primarily utilizing forms and standardized provisions; prepare drafts of negotiated changes to agreements. Review and screen information, comments and questions received from franchisees and their counsel. Prepare initial draft responses for attorney review. Facilitate full execution of documents by franchisees and ensure executed originals are returned and filed appropriately. Undertake special assignments, including research, review, and analysis of contract documentation and other issues, as requested. Maintain and update database for hotels in territory and up-to-date tracking of the status of franchise documents from receipt of franchisee's application to the opening of the hotel. Obtain information and assist in the preparation of franchise disclosure documents and collateral documents for submission to government authorities. Respond as necessary to miscellaneous franchise development issues.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have 2- year college degree and 3+ years of experience OR 10+ years of relevant work experience as a paralegal. Substantive subject matter paralegal experience; Paralegal Certificate is preferred. Should have strong project management skills, and ability to meet simultaneous deadlines in a fast-paced environment; Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact and communicate effectively, specifically. Strong organizational and time management skill is essential. Should have proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Outlook; Familiarity with database functionality and operation.
Job Number 17001VX5