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Legal Staff Paralegal in Dallas, TX

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Company name

Bifano Associates Recruiting

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Franchise Law

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Dallas, TX

Posted on

Mar 26,2018

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In-House Employment Paralegal/Legal Operations Support Manager The candidate will manage all aspects of litigation support including review and approval of pleadings and discovery, coordination with field and other personnel and outside counsel, investigating, researching information and drafting documents. Will manage all aspects of EEOC Complaints, from the investigation through the writing of position statements, as well as settlement of claims within authority limits. Under the oversight of an attorney, provide guidance and support to field on day to day employee relation matters. Manage comprehensive litigation and claims reporting with attorneys, including but not limited to the Legal Department’s matter management system (i.e. Serengeti). Prepare a variety of related reports for external audiences, the Executive Committee, HR, and internal audiences. Draft documentation for matters related to the origination and ongoing management of franchise agreements, franchisee performance management and compliance efforts (pre-defaults, property improvement plans, amendments, brand compliance, transfers, credit/collection issues, defaults, terminations). Provide support, advice and counsel to Directors of Operations on a variety of enterprise business/legal issues in connection with franchise or field operations including employee relations, brand image, brand compliance, safety and security, real estate, guest complaints and general compliance issues. Partner with attorneys, Directors of Operations and regional VPs to cultivate franchise and field relationships. Collaborate with other corporate departments and field operations to support corporate governance matters including assistance with the preparation of action plans. Build and maintain solid business relationships internally and externally and serve as liaison to departments and customers. Participate in executing Company initiatives and special projects.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Bachelor’s degree or paralegal certificate and 3+ years of paralegal or equivalent experience. Should have BA or BS preferred or paralegal certification or equivalent experience. 3+ years of paralegal or equivalent experience is preferred. Should have 2+ years of demonstrated project management experience. 1+ years of franchise experience is preferred. Service industry or related experience is preferred. Must have ability to draft documents, including persuasive/advocacy writing skills. Litigation management experience is preferred. Should have strong communication and interpersonal skills. Effective problem solving and negotiation skill is essential. Excellent time management, prioritization skills in a fast paced environment is essential. Must have understanding of business acumen and ability to collaborate at all levels of management and across organizational boundaries.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Bifano Associates Recruiting
9090 Skillman Street, Suite 182A
PMB 207
Dallas, TX 75243