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ProfileSenior Paralegal The candidate will exercise independent judgment to identify potential legal issues in area of expertise and seek attorney review where appropriate. Will negotiate contract terms with external parties, such as vendors, claimants, franchisees and dealers, and service providers. Counsel internal clients to recommend best course of action through clearly articulating the risk and reward of proposed actions. Escalate high risk issues or specific issues, in accordance with Law Department procedures, to supervising lawyer. Research and accurately interpret and apply applicable laws and statutes federal, state, foreign laws and regulations, etc. as applicable. Draft, review, and edit complex documents involving standard and non-standard terms. Must be adept at project and information management and have 5+ years of relevant experience. Must complete projects by applicable deadlines. Must be proactive and take ownership of the projects and tasks assigned by the Law Department or internal clients. Must be able to work independently with little instruction on day-to-day work and general instructions on new assignments. Must have strong organizational, analytical, project and process management and written and verbal communication skills. Should be able to understand substantive legal concepts, legal research and documents, contracts, procedures and terminology. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and outstanding time-management skills are needed.
Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores
5500 Trillium Blvd
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192