Job Details

Paralegal

Company name

Constellation Brands, Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jul 07, 2020

Valid Through

Oct 20, 2020

Posted on

Mar 13, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Paralegal
The candidate will provide litigation and dispute resolution support to in-house attorneys and outside counsel on litigation topics including but not limited to commercial litigation, contract disputes, franchise litigation and employment disputes. Prepare legal holds, refreshes and releases. Responsible for tracking, recording and maintaining data related to legal holds in partnership with legal hold custodians, corporate risk management and IT. Conduct factual investigations associated with litigation matters and other disputes. Consult with business units on responses to discovery requests and draft initial responses with appropriate objections. Analyze document requests and procure relevant documents related to litigation and dispute matters; requires working with the IT Department, outside counsel and e-discovery service providers. Manage quarterly litigation report process, including working with attorneys and Accounting Department personnel on related accruals. Serve as a knowledgeable resource for Constellation’s legal hold policy and procedures, e-discovery best practices and Constellation’s electronically stored information. Other tasks and projects as may, from time to time, be assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Bachelor’s degree required, a Paralegal Certificate strongly desired. Should have 5+ years relevant experience in law firm required, experience in corporate legal department strongly desired. Familiarity with state and federal alcohol beverage laws and regulations desired. Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate well across all levels of the organization. Ability to think independently to develop and recommend viable solutions to problems and issues. Must be detail-oriented with strong project management, organizational and interpersonal skills. Must be diligent with tasks follow-up and have the ability to adhere to strict deadlines. Must be committed to ensuring that the Legal Department is providing excellent business focused service with a focus on continued improvement. Must be willing to work flexible hours (i.e., working late, through lunch, weekends as necessary) as business needs dictate. Minimal travel required.

Additional info

Ref#: R-15868

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Constellation Brands, Inc.
1 South Dearborn Street
Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60603

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