Job Details

Legal Staff Paralegal in Chicago, IL

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Company name

Elevate Services, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Contract Law
Data Privacy

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


USA Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Mar 01,2018

Posted on

Feb 06,2018

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Contracts Specialist The candidate will be working closely with in-house legal departments and the internal business clients. Will provide deal support and also participate on projects to improve of our clients; contractual infrastructure, workflow, and processes. Work independently on assigned matters, but will also work collaboratively with other members of the firm team and firm service lines, as well as the client's in house team. Negotiating and drafting contracts. Working with multinational companies, spanning different markets and industries. Review contracts and negotiate acceptable alternatives, work from templates and tools that you will help create. Facilitate escalation and resolution of contract issues. Update or draft templates, negotiation playbooks, and other contract infrastructure tools. Capture various pieces of information related to the contracts or matters that support. Participate in or managing client projects to improve contracting efficiency, cost effectiveness, and knowledge sharing. Create reports and making presentations to clients and internal colleagues. Participate on task forces that strive to improve how firm services its clients and that enable our team to develop and grow.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have 4-6 of years of legal practice with 3+ years of experience with commercial transactional support, including drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts, particularly services and supply agreements, software license and SAAS agreements, procurement and other inbound agreements. Should have J.D. from accredited law school and licensed to practice law in at least one State, preferably California or Arizona; or Paralegal certificate or other contract specialist certification with requisite prior experience. Experience conducting simple to complex legal research and memorandum drafting is required. Excellent track record in previous client support/customer service engagements is needed. Proven ability to work in a client-centric, deadline driven environment is needed. Excellent writing skills, particularly depicting complex ideas clearly and concisely is must. Experience with Microsoft Products like Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, OneNote, etc is essential. Experience with contract management or workflow software tools is a plus.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Elevate Services, Inc.
125 S Clark St.
16th floor
Chicago, IL 60603