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Vacancy Senior Legal Paralegal,
Full-time August 05, 2019

United States, Tennessee, Nashville

Business unit Legal

About AkzoNobel AkzoNobel has a passion for paint Were experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792 Our world class portfolio of brands including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon is trusted by customers around the globe Headquartered in the Netherlands, we operate in over 80 countries and employ around 35,000 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high performance products and services our customers expect For more information please visit wwwakzonobelcom

Responsibility AkzoNobel has a passion for paint Were experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792 Our world class portfolio of brands including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon is trusted by customers around the globe Headquartered in the Netherlands, we operate in over 80 countries and employ around 35,000 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high performance products and services our customers expect For more information please visit wwwakzonobelcom

In North America, 4,500 employees work at more than 50 locations to support the Performance Coatings Areas Consistently ranked as a leader in sustainability, we are dedicated to energizing cities and communities while creating a protected, colorful world where life is improved by what we do

The primary function of the litigation paralegal is to assist the North American legal team and its clients with managing a diversified, high volume litigation practice In addition, the litigation paralegal handles a variety of other matters as needs arise with respect to employment law, environmental matters and commercial and corporate legal affairs

The person in this position is also responsible for the day to day operations of the Legal Department Americas and reports to a Senior Counsel This position coordinates and facilitates core processes and standards such as developing annual operating plans, department budgets, onboarding, as well as other strategies, initiatives and projects to help effectuate a high functioning legal team

This role requires a deep understanding of the legal function and expertise in the implementation of policies, processes and technologies to increase value of the Legal Department In addition, this position facilitates law firm and third -party vendor negotiations, coordinates request for proposals, and tracks outside counsel fees and fee arrangements
Providing general paralegal support for attorneys
Processing, coordinating, and tracking all incoming service of process (ie, new lawsuits and discovery demands)
Preparing litigation holds, managing compliance with same to prevent unwanted destruction of documents
Coordinating responses to discovery requests, including interviewing witnesses, managing collection of documents, and documenting process for same to ensure admissibility in court
Developing and delivering user-training to members of the legal group and employees on various systems (eg, Zylab and WeAgree)
Coordinating national docket of toxic tort cases (more than 100 cases), including monitoring for correct billing practices, and evaluating insurance policies to determine claim coverage
Researching company history, including determining the legal entity that owns historic liabilities and determining whether particular liabilities can be passed on to other companies
Preparing responses to EEOC complaints
Processing, coordinating, and tracking various payments, including settlement checks
Ensuring compliance with document retention policies
Managing corporate secretarial requirements, including coordinating and preparing materials for Boards of Director meetings, drafting corporate resolutions, meeting minutes, secretary certificates and other corporate documents
Managing logistics of real estate transactions including due diligence, closing preparation and execution of deal documents in the Unites States and Canada
Assisting in management of outside legal spend
Reviewing and processing all vendor bills associated with the legal department
Allocating monthly legal bills to the proper BUs/entities
Managing ITAR renewal process

Vacancy data Organisation Job characteristics

Closing date December 31, 2099

Vacancy number 190003SR

Continent North America

Country United States

State/Region/Province Tennessee

Site Nashville

Business unit Legal

Job family Legal, IP & Compliance

Hierarchy level Professional/Experienced/Specialist

Full time/part time Full-time

Contract type Permanent

Job requirements/Candidate profile -
- Bachelors Degree Paralegal certification preferred
- 5 years defense litigation paralegal experience at a major law firm or a multi-national corporation
- Experience with both litigation and corporate paralegal work
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word)
- Strong understanding of corporate research tools (Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, etc)
- Strong organizational skills
- Ability to interpret M&A documentation and other corporate history documentation
- Ability to work under tight deadlines and prioritize responsibilities and multitask across multiple projects
- Ability to work flexible and/or fluctuating work hours
- Ability to handle and maintain confidential information
- Ability to work in a team environment
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Results-oriented, customer-focused with an ability to perform in a performance driven culture
- Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Petroleum/Oil and Gas/Power, Projects/Infrastructure/Power/Energy
Functional Area : Legal/Law
Role : Corporate
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 08th Feb 2020

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