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Legal Staff Paralegal in Austin, TX

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Company name

Epicor Software Corporation

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Contract Law

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

USA Austin, TX

Date Last Verified

Jun 19,2018

Posted on

Mar 13,2018

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Senior Paralegal / Contracts Administrator The candidate will provide solution-oriented proactive assistance to business unit clients, facilitating their success on a wide variety of worldwide efforts and initiatives, including licensing, OEM arrangements, IP, litigation and claims, compliance, ethics, privacy, data management, etc. Will draft and assist in negotiation of internal and external legal agreements under the direction of team attorneys and in coordination with business group contacts, including License Agreements, Distribution Agreements, and Marketing Agreements among others. Design, Create and implement improvements related to the provision of legal support services within the organization. Provide training to business unit members and new employees on relevant and current legal issues as well as company policies, processes and procedures. Work together with other legal department members as part of the broader legal team to provide comprehensive legal services to all levels of the business. Organize and maintain company’s contracts and company’s corporate governance documents. Support M&A activities and transactions, including non-disclosures, data rooms, due diligence and post-closing integration and administration. Assist with the preparation and revision of standard contracts and company policies, including releases, confidentiality agreements and privacy policies, etc. Support and drive departmental initiatives, including the new legal support processes, contract programs and templates, and the use of technologies to increase efficiencies. Develop an electronic filing system with all company contracts and other important documents. Assist with company’s ethics and compliance programs – e.g. FCPA compliance, code of conduct, whistleblower hotline, etc. Organize and maintain board of director materials and assist with legal department’s preparation for board and committee meetings. Maintain domestic and international subsidiary organization and corporate formalities. Assist internal and external counsel as well as various business unit clients in customer claims and litigation; assist drafting of resolutions and settlements. Project tasks and project management responsibilities, as needed.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have strong computer skills required, including MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written skill is essential. Excellent organization and record keeping skills with attention to detail is essential. Strong work ethic with ability to work with a team and independently is essential. Must have excellent judgment in decision making. Experience in corporate tax and treasury matters is a plus. 3-5 years’ experience as a paralegal, preferably in a corporate environment is preferred. B.A. or A.A. is preferred. Paralegal Certificate or equivalent is preferred.

Additional info

Job ID 18000575

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Epicor Software Corporation
804 Las Cimas Parkway
Austin, TX 78746