Job Details

Paralegal

Company name

Freseius Medical Care

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Waltham, MA

Posted on

Nov 15,2017
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PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The Paralegal position supports various legal department staff including Assistant General Counsel with substantive and administrative legal needs. Under general supervision, the Paralegal will assist in a variety of law-related activities that do not require a law degree, including: legal and regulatory research; document preparation and review; contract management; coordination and preparation of filings, reports and responses to regulators, business counterparties, internal clients and their respective representatives; as well as maintenance of books and records.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Under general supervision, follows established company policies and procedures and applies acquired job skills to administrative legal needs.
  • Works on assignments that are semi-routine in nature, but recognizes the need for occasional deviation from accepted practice.
  • Support General Counsel in their delivery of legal services including assistance with the preparation of a variety of substantive legal documents and agreements.
  • Assist with joint ventures.
  • Assist with editing, compiling and maintaining the department's template agreements and agreement databases.
  • Conduct state specific and other research projects upon request.
  • Assist with the document management database and manages the organization of electronic files.
  • Refer to senior staff for assistance with higher level problems that may arise.
  • Escalates issues to supervisor for resolution, as deemed necessary.
  • Assist with various projects as assigned by direct supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Paralegal certificate preferred.

EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • 2+ years’ related experience working with a legal team or department required.
  • Knowledge of legal documents and document management software required.
  • Prior law firm experience is required.
  • Experience drafting and reviewing legal documents.
  • Substantial experience administering document management systems.

Company info

Freseius Medical Care

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