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Senior Corporate Paralegal

Company: Springs Window Fashions
Location: Middleton
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Springs Window Fashions is hiring for a Corporate Executive Paralegal based in our Middleton, WI Corporate Headquarters

Springs Window Fashions has been part of the window treatments industry since 1939. Headquartered in Middleton WI, we have over 9,000 associates worldwide. - Our products are available in nearly every major retailer, in thousands of designer showrooms and showcased in large commercial buildings. -

Our company is privately owned with products marketed across a broad portfolio of brands including Bali, Graber, SunSetter and Mecho. - We pride ourselves as "The Best Experience Company", striving to provide the best experience for our consumers, channel partners, and associates. -

We are bringing new innovations to the market at an accelerating pace and have a lot to offer consumers who want to improve their home d--cor

Position Summary:
The Corporate Executive Paralegal will provide support to our General Counsel in the following areas: litigation support, contract drafting and review, contract database and file maintenance, corporate compliance and corporate governance matters, research, administrative support, and special projects. - This position may also provide transaction support related to the company's mergers and acquisitions activity.

Job Responsibilities

  • Track service of process; forward service of process per established procedures; and manage litigation calendar ensuring compliance with deadlines
  • Oversee litigation hold process
  • Assist General Counsel and outside counsel with fact gathering for pleadings, discovery responses, and subpoenas with limited supervision
  • Perform basic legal research and prepare memos
  • Basic commercial contract drafting and review, initially with supervision
  • Contract management, including implementation of electronic contract management system; ensure contracts are signed and filed
  • Assist in the management of corporate record books; preparation of initial drafts of Board Resolutions
  • Assist in the management of corporate licensing and state filings
  • Monitor and maintain company intellectual property portfolio and assist in filing patent, trademark, and copyright applications; liaison with engineering and marketing as needed to obtain information
  • Prepare, process, and track Legal Department expense reports; outside counsel invoices and general invoices; assist with review of outside counsel invoices
  • Work with General Counsel to review email, manage schedule, schedule appointments, and track projects and "to do" list
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.


    Education and Experience

    • Paralegal Degree or Certification required; Bachelor's Degree preferred
    • 5+ years corporate legal experience
    • Self-motivated with a strong desire for learning
    • Highly organized with a strong sense of priority, urgency, and commitment to deadlines
    • Exceptional writing skills
    • Ability to prioritize multiple projects
    • Ability to work independently while functioning well in a team environment and communicating appropriately
    • Ability to understand general business operations, issues, and dynamics beyond the scope of basic legal issues
    • Ability to communicate effectively with members of other departments in order to support their functions as well as to assist them in supporting the legal staff
    • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint & Excel)

      Behavioral Competencies

      • Ensures Accountability - Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments
      • Drive Engagement - Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives
      • Instill Trust - Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity
      • Drive Results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
      • Consumer/Customer Focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering on customer-centric solutions
      • Critical Thinking - Making Sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems
      • Being Resilient - Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations
      • Optimize Work Processes - Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement

Keywords: Springs Window Fashions, Madison , Senior Corporate Paralegal, Legal , Middleton, Wisconsin

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