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Contracts Specialist

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Legal Staff

Valid Through

Aug 17, 2021

Posted on

May 04, 2021

Years of Experience

1-3 yrs required


Waltham, MA, United States

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Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Contracts Specialist
Duties: Review nonstandard contracts for the firm, including but not limited to, project contracts, client master agreements, subconsultant and subcontractor agreements, lien waivers, site and equipment releases, project certifications and affidavits, confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements, requests for proposals, and corporate vendor contracts. Obtain input from insurance broker and outside counsel where necessary. Provide feedback to Principals, Project Managers and technical team on contractual language of concern. Negotiate contracts with client representatives, as appropriate. Assist with drafting standard client contracts and standard subconsultant and subcontractor agreements. Provide education on risk management and contract language via articles published on the firm’s intranet, in-house presentations, and other briefings and notices. Attend and report on risk management seminars and other educational activities provided by broker, legal counsel and other industry members.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree plus paralegal experience, training, and/or certificate, plus 1-3 years of applicable experience working in a corporate environment, law firm, or the construction industry. Part-time law students, Bar Applicants, and first-year attorneys looking for in-house and/or construction law experience should also apply. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, a commitment to teamwork, and good judgment are essential.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.
41 Seyon Street
Building 1, Suite 500
Waltham, MA 02453

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