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Legal Staff Paralegal in Mooresville, NC

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Company name

Lowe's Companies, Inc

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Mooresville, NC

Date Last Verified

Jun 13,2018

Posted on

Jun 12,2018

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Senior Paralegal The candidate will be managing and resolving litigation in a way that meets company strategies, within applicable budgets and authority, at times using internal resources only and at other times using outside counsel. Will be managing general liability, commercial, and consumer matters, under the direction of an attorney, through all phases of litigation. Managing outside counsel in an efficient and cost effective manner while producing quality results, handling certain matters without outside counsel, working with business members at different levels within the company, and working with attorneys, other paraprofessionals, and legal staff across the company’s global locations. Delivering work products within business constraints in a high-volume, fast-paced and demanding environment while balancing competing client requests. Evaluating situations and acting decisively by understanding the short-term, intermediate, and long term business and legal implications of decisions being made or under consideration: litigation management, tort law, consumer law, or construction law. Early case assessment and evaluation, developing case resolution strategies, monitoring legal and litigation trends for potential impacts to the company’s business, managing and assisting in gathering relevant information responsive to discovery requests, and negotiating favorable resolutions of legal matters for the company. Managing the discovery requests by identifying custodians and developing search time frames and search terms. Leading large scale and complex projects relating to risk mitigation, litigation, legal expense, discovery, and outside counsel management, which may include working with stakeholders outside of firm’s Legal Department.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Bachelor’s Degree and Paralegal Certificate. Should have 5+ years of paralegal or relevant experience in law firm, in-house, or legal field. Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of laws applicable to one or more of the following, so as to be able to, evaluate situations and act decisively by understanding the short-term, intermediate, and long term business and legal implications of decisions being made or under consideration: litigation management, tort law, consumer law, or construction law is needed. Strong computer skills with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) is essential. Strong negotiation and analytical skills for various types of disputes are preferred. Familiarity with one of the following: discovery, litigation management, alternative dispute resolution, creating and managing litigation, insurance coverage for common types of litigation claims is preferred. Experience with and understanding of the legal issues related to one or more of the following areas: tort claims (products’ liability, premises’ liability, construction, eDiscovery, or common tort claims) is preferred.

Additional info

Job ID 1413226BR

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Lowe's Companies, Inc
1000 Lowes Blvd
Mooresville, NC 28117