Job Details

Commercial Law Paralegal

Company name

The Dow Chemical Company

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Midland, MI

Date Last Verified

May 18,2018

Posted on

May 17,2018
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Commercial Law Paralegal The candidate will provide support to four lawyers responsible for providing commercial law legal services to the several businesses including Packaging and Specialty Plastics, Dow Elastomers, Electrical and Telecommunications; Polyurethanes, Olefins, Aromatics and Alternatives and Distribution. Develop business relationships through email and phone communications. Thoroughly review incoming client requests and proactively assess such requests for gaps or legal risk. Foresee what information lawyers may need in order to respond to such requests and take initiative to ask follow-up questions when requests are ambiguous or lacking key details or documents. Provide thorough, clear, and succinct summaries to lawyers when passing along such requests for review and counsel. Document processes and drive consistency and adherence to established standards among the entire Commercial Law team. Managing team communications, maintaining key documents, taking an active role in meetings to understand and document action items, assisting with information collection, and identifying, leveraging, and implementing efficient solutions that will contribute positively to the team.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have Associate’s degree/4+ years military experience. Should have Bachelor's degree in Legal Studies, Office Administration, Office Management or other similar disciplines Or Commit to earning one within 2 years of accepting the role. Paralegal Certification Or Commit to earning one within 2 years of accepting the role is needed.

Additional info

Ref: 1805138

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Dow Chemical Company
2030 Dow Center
Midland, MI 48674
Phone: 989-636-3674