Job Details

Corporate Paralegal

Company name

Suburban Propane Partners, LP

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Oct 14, 2020

Valid Through

Jan 27, 2021

Posted on

Sep 17, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Whippany, NJ, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Data Privacy >> Data Privacy
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Corporate Paralegal
The candidate will assist the Legal Department with wide-ranging operations in support of the Company’s business. Will interact with various Company employees and departments in a collegial and team oriented environment that strives toward meeting and exceeding the Legal Department’s goals and objectives. Will be focused primarily on legal support functions such as contract administration and review, various aspects of legal compliance, data privacy and assist with contract negotiations and client support when needed. Will also be charged with assisting in the adherence, further development and evolution of the Company’s policies and procedures and help to ensure the Company’s adherence to applicable laws and regulations. Coordinate with legal team members to support internal clients as needed. Provide support to review, process and assist in negotiating redlines to agreements, prepare addendums, and correspond with internal and external parties to finalize and execute contracts. Maintain legal databases and records. Support members of the legal team on special projects and initiatives. Perform various legal research functions as required. Assist with paperwork needed by the SEC and other regulatory bodies. Develop and maintain an understanding of federal, state and local laws, and government regulations that pertain to the Company’s areas of business. Provide compliance support in regulatory areas that impact the Company, including anti-trust, competition, ethical business conduct, corporate responsibility and other areas of legal compliance. Collaborate with departments to manage internal compliance efforts and processes to align with state and federal laws. Develop project and resource plans, establish reporting metrics, and provide stakeholders with regular updates regarding the effectiveness of the Company’s various legal functions. Support the development and rollout of training materials and other content designed to enhance awareness and comprehension of legal topics. Assist in building and driving a culture of compliance and efficiency throughout the Company and develop strong cross-functional relationships to assess current and anticipated emerging risk areas across the Company.

Qualification and Experience

Preferred Bachelor’s Degree with 5+ years of relevant experience or Associate’s degree with 7+ years of relevant experience; Paralegal Certificate. 5 years of experience in a corporate legal department, law firm or other similar environment, preferably with increasing responsibility over that time. Proficient in the use of virtual data rooms to upload and organize documents. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite. Preferred Qualifications: Extensive experience reviewing commercial contracts within corporate legal setting. Project management or other experience managing and leading strategic initiatives. Experience designing and implementing Compliance programs and processes. Background in areas of contract administration and data privacy.

Additional info

Job ID: 2020-5405

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Suburban Propane Partners, LP
1 Suburban Plaza
240 Rt. 10 West
Whippany, NJ 07981

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