Job Details

Contract Specialist

Company name

College of American Pathologists

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Northfield, IL

Date Last Verified

Apr 25,2018

Posted on

Apr 12,2018
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Contract Specialist The candidate will be responsible for drafting, managing, redlining, negotiating and finalizing purchasing and/or sales agreements, memorandums of understanding, collaboration agreements and miscellaneous agreements (Contracts). Reviews Contracts and makes recommendations to best protect firm’s interests and to mitigate risk. Developing and communicating firm’s best practice standard terms and conditions for incorporation into Contracts. Manage firm’s copyright, trade/service mark, patent filings and registration. Serve as subject matter expert (SME) on protecting firm’s Intellectual Property. Working with firm’s outside legal counsel, as needed. Serve as firm’s main contact for all insurance related and risk management issues. Working independently through prescribed policies and procedures to solve complex issues with internal customers. Knowledge and understanding of legal concepts relating to contract code is essential. Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field is essential. Must have several years of paralegal experience in a law firm or corporate legal department. Paralegal certificate preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
College of American Pathologists
325 Waukegan Road
Northfield, IL 60093-2750

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