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Legal Staff Paralegal in Lake Forest, IL

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Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Contract Law

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


USA Lake Forest, IL

Date Last Verified

May 31,2018

Posted on

Mar 12,2018

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Commercial Paralegal The candidate provides paralegal support to Commercial Attorneys in Abbott Rapid Diagnostics (Adx). Performs substantive legal work that requires knowledge of legal concepts, contract terminology, and identifies basic legal issues related to assigned matter, for example drafting and responding to routine contract matters. Resolves routine legal matters in area of responsibility with direct supervision from more experienced paralegals, paralegal supervisor and/or attorneys. Assists attorneys in resolving legal issues on projects involving multiple disciplines within the Legal Division and/or multiple functional areas or divisions within Abbott. Represents Legal Division internally to clients, serving as direct point of contact for ARDx legal group. Interface with internal clients in preparing commercial agreements such as relating to contracts and pricing, professional service agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and material transfer agreements. Support attorneys on more complex legal agreements, assembling exhibits and schedules, coordinating input from other stakeholders, and conducting document/version comparison. Maintains an Agreement log, tracking status and actions. Help maintain all agreements in document management system for permanent record. Maintain templates in document management system and help prepare updates to templates. Provides assistance for cross-Business Units project work. Serves on committees as needed in the legal division. May direct assigned support staff in their responsibilities. May participate in training of other paralegals. Reports to an attorney. Advises legal department managers of project developments in a timely manner. Executes core job responsibilities in a timely manner. Assigned matters typically have a significant impact on business activities and operations. Interacts across all levels of management. Must have Bachelor’s Degree and/or relevant legal education (Paralegal certificate). Should have 4+ years of relevant legal experience.

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JOB ID: 30880730

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