Job Details

Aaa-paralegal

Company name

ASSA ABLOY

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

New Haven, CT

Date Last Verified

Feb 23,2018

Posted on

Feb 04,2018
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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AAA-Paralegal The candidate will report to and support the General Counsel, and be responsible for the following: Assisting with preparation of a range of contracts, including employment, non-compete, non-disclosure, commercial agreements, etc. Drafting correspondence; preparing, reviewing, modifying and analyzing various corporate/legal documents. Managing service of process issues, including reporting claims to appropriate carrier and liaising with relevant business unit. Providing support for litigation-related matters, including: assisting with factual investigations; coordinating outside counsel, internal parties and insurance carrier; responding to subpoenas and records requests; and collecting, preserving, reviewing and producing documents as necessary. Maintaining corporate record books and updating officer and director resolutions as directed. Preparing claim updates for quarterly legal exposure reporting and assisting with other internal reporting requirements. Providing support for corporate governance initiatives, policy development, training and compliance. Developing and maintaining a filing and/or database system for legal matters, including litigation, contracts, real estate leases, etc. Maintaining legal department website. Lending overall assistance to the General Counsel in all legal matters.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a Bachelors’ degree and 5+ years of experience within a legal department, ideally with 2+ years in a mid-size or large law firm. We seek a solution-oriented individual with the ability to prioritize, analyze situations from both a legal and commercial perspective, and handle multiple responsibilities. Knowledge of contract terms and the legal and business implications of contract provisions is essential. Should have excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills. Must have superb skills using Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Additional info

Position #: 2832

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
ASSA ABLOY
110 Sargent Drive
New Haven, CT 06511

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