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Corporate Paralegal

Company: Dollar Tree Stores
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Paralegal - Corporate LawPosition Purpose:The Corporate Paralegal will provide daily support for the attorneys in the Corporate Law Group within the Legal Department. Key areas of responsibility include administering the contract management system; assisting in the management of the Company's intellectual property portfolio; preparing and filing corporate or compliance reports, and assisting with other corporate documents. Qualifications and Primary Responsibilities:The candidate should consistently demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills, an eagerness to work collaboratively in a fast-paced team environment, and rigorous attention to detail and deadlines. Be proactive and a fast learner. This position will have access to confidential corporate information, so sound judgment and discretion are critical attributes. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assists overall with corporate and special projects as assigned
  • Assumes primary administrative responsibility for implementing and maintaining the business contracts management system for the Legal Department
    • Efficiently organizing, managing and retrieving materials within contract life-cycle management tools
    • Supporting contracts attorneys in the Legal Department and acting as liaison with business partners as well as finance, procurement, and insurance departments on contract review and approval procedures
    • Using templates to create certain routine contracting materials
    • Training others on how to use templates and other tools
    • Assists attorneys with management of Company's intellectual property (IP) portfolio
      • Supporting the company's trademark registration process and maintenance needs including searches and filings with the Patent & Trademark Office
      • Communicating with outside IP counsel and interacting with in-house business merchandising teams under supervision of IP attorneys
      • Provides backup support to certain Corporate Secretary functions, including preparing, timely filing and tracking periodic reports and various state-level business licenses
      • Responds to requests from business partners for corporate documents and information including interacting with tax and finance departments etc. as needed
      • Assists in reviewing, coding and managing invoices and preparing expense reports, budgets and payment vouchersSkills:
        • Proficient in Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel, Adobe
        • Ability to quickly gain proficiency in specialized software tools including networked folders, DocuSign, Teams, Ariba, Litera Compare, internal billing systems, and vendors' cloud servicesMinimum Qualifications:
          • 3-5 years relevant experience
          • Associates Degree
          • Paralegal Certification Preferred

Keywords: Dollar Tree Stores, Chesapeake , Corporate Paralegal, Legal , Chesapeake, Virginia

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