Job Details

Senior Paralegal

Company name

Abbott

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jan 16,2019

Valid Through

May 01,2019

Posted on

Nov 23,2018

Years of Experience

4-7 yrs required

Location

Lake Forest, IL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Senior Paralegal
The candidate will be responsible for: Assisting attorneys with the creation of contract templates; Independently identifies problems, performs analysis and proposes solutions to an attorney; Possesses sound knowledge of businesses supported and knowledge of the broader business impact; Represents Legal Division internally to clients; and Reviews invoices associated with payment for services, ensuring costs are reasonable, in scope of work performed and meet outside counsel billing guidelines. Interface with internal clients in preparing commercial agreements such as relating to contracts and pricing, professional service agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and clinical study agreements; Support attorneys on more complex legal agreements, assembling exhibits and schedules, coordinating input from other stakeholders; Help maintain all agreements in document management system; Maintain templates in document management system and help prepare updates to templates; Support the preparation of presentations on various topics. Coaches and directs assigned support staff (may include junior paralegals and legal assistants) in their responsibilities; Serves as role model for Paralegals and Legal Assistants; Assists in selecting and recruiting staff members; Typically reports to Paralegal Supervisor or an attorney. Bachelor’s Degree and / or relevant legal education (Paralegal certificate) is essential. Must have 4-7 years of relevant experience.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Abbott
100 N Field Drive
Lake Forest, IL 60045-2585

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