Job Details

Paralegal

Company name

Brightline

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Nov 16, 2020

Valid Through

Mar 01, 2021

Posted on

Sep 23, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required

Location

Miami, FL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Profile

Paralegal
Duties: Arrange for execution, archive, and tracking of all legal contracts. Prepare and review confidentiality agreements with minimal attorney supervision. Assist with the preparation and execution of a wide range of day-to-day legal contracts typical of a transportation company including confidentiality agreements, master service agreements and change orders, and other vendor and general business contracts. Review and monitor all outside counsel billing, including tracking expenses to budget. Review and monitor correspondence related to claims and litigation and maintain a calendar of due dates and discovery deadlines. Communicate effectively within and across the organization as well as with external business contacts. Assist all the attorneys on the team with the continued implementation of systems, procedures, manuals, playbooks, templates, and best practices for the legal department.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree required; Paralegal Certification preferred. 10+ years of experience as a contracts and/or corporate paralegal, supporting contractual needs of a transportation, construction, or real estate development company. Good understanding of standard contractual clauses and experience with drafting simple agreements (e.g., confidentiality agreements, statements of work, etc.) with minimal attorney supervision. Familiarity with records retention policies and contract management systems. Strong attention to detail and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on written and verbal communication. Ability to clearly express oneself verbally and in writing with all employees and other business contacts in a courteous and professional manner. Fluent user of Microsoft Office application suite (e.g., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and equivalents (e.g., Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Drive) and other common office software tools. Comfortable working in a fast-moving environment.

Additional info

Requisition Number: PARAL01826

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Brightline
161 NW 6 Street
Suite 900
Miami, FL 33136

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