Job Details

Executive Legal Assistant

Company name

Bausch & Lomb Incorporated.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jul 15,2019

Valid Through

Oct 28,2019

Posted on

May 29,2019

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Bridgewater, NJ, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Executive Legal Assistant
The candidate will be responsible for providing a high quality and diverse range of services and support to the legal department. Engage in all the legal support process: Perform administrative duties necessary for the efficient and excellent operation of the legal function; review and respond to inquiries / requests from internal and external customers; maintain document/electronic files, including matter management and legal billing issues; manage calendars by planning and scheduling meetings, conferences, teleconferences, and travel; maintain customer confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential. Assist with management of litigation and discovery. Coordinate with counsel and e-discovery vendors. Assist with generation of Request For Information (RFIs) for law firm bidding process, law firm engagement, budget tracking and generation and working with firms on ensuring that all budgets, case assessments and status updates are current. Integral role on the team with re: to management of budgets and legal spend; Act as a point of contact for both in-house and outside counsel and comfortable with senior executives; Perform all duties in a professional and efficient manner, while maintaining; confidentiality and adhering to applicable ethics requirements; Assist with departmental/functional budgeting responsibilities; Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have strong communication, inter-personal, and PC skills. Must be detail oriented and demonstrate excellent organizational skills. Should have strong sense of ownership and responsibility, and a strong work ethic focused on providing excellent customer service; demonstrated ability to work as part of a team. Must be able to work independently and under time constraints. Experience with electronic legal billing, matter management, legal hold and contract management systems a plus. Advanced Microsoft Office (including Excel) capabilities/knowledge is required. 5+ years of paralegal experience highly desirable. Should have proven excellence conducting executive administrative responsibilities as appropriate and required. Should have experience with discovery in state and federal courts ideal. Bachelor's degree and/or paralegal certification preferred, high school diploma required.

Additional info

Job ID: 12149

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Bausch & Lomb Incorporated.
400 Somerset Corporate Blvd.
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

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