Job Details

Corporate And Contracts Paralegal

Company name

Ultimate Software

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jan 21,2020

Valid Through

May 05,2020

Posted on

Dec 10,2019

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Corporate And Contracts Paralegal
The candidate The candidate will review, draft and advise upon documents relating to the Company’s contract needs, including real property leases, commercial contracts, non-disclosure agreements, vendor technology agreements, consulting agreements and miscellaneous matters. Will also help with entity formation and managing corporate records as well as supporting the Company’s M&A activities as they occur, and support in the management and organization of overseeing outside counsel. Provide project management and drafting expertise with regard to the Company’s commercial transactions and related business issues, and work collaboratively with the Legal Department’s attorneys, and law clerks to represent the Legal Department through direct contact with internal clients and a broad range of external vendors, clients and landlords. Demonstrate integrity and high ethical standards.Initial review of contracts and leases and preparation of proposed red-line revisions for attorney review and approval. Support the Legal Department in maintenance of a contracts tracking database. Investigate facts surrounding contracts and deals to determine likely next steps in contract negotiations, due diligence and resolution. Support entity formation, assist with drafting organization documents, assist with records maintenance. Support the Company’s M&A activities. Support in-house counsel’s management of outside counsel, including scheduling meetings, conferences, and organization related to various litigation or dispute matters. Perform other clerical duties such as composing and typing routine correspondence and filing, both physically and electronically.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Bachelor’s degree. Post graduate degree a plus. Must have strong organizational, analytical, project and process management and written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to understand substantive legal concepts, legal research and documents, contracts, procedures and terminology.Excellent written & verbal communication skills and outstanding time-management skills is required. Should be highly proficient in various standard PC-based software packages, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint as well as Google Mail. Ability and desire to master new software applications. Must have 3-5 years of recent relevant experience as a paralegal in (i) corporate; (ii) transactional and contracts; and litigation. Experience with responsibility for reviewing and drafting a broad range of standard commercial contracts, with an emphasis on technology based contracts a plus. Experience with entity formation (both domestic and foreign), corporate records maintenance, organization of due diligence materials, and M&A support a plus. Experience with support of management of outside litigation counsel a plus. In-house legal experience a plus.

Additional info

Ref:CORPO06164. Send CV

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Ultimate Software
2000 Ultimate Way
Weston, FL 33326

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