2018-04-06

Legal Executive Assistant
Job Opportunity at Management Business Solutions, Inc.

Posted on Apr 6

http://www.mgmtbsolutions.com    (616) 456-5627

Location: Lancaster, SC
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4156971

SUMMARY: Management Business Solutions (MBS) is seeking a Legal Executive Assistant for our client in Lancaster, SC.  This position includes traditional corporate administrative responsibilities for assisting attorneys with managing all stages of corporate legal matters and transactions.  The scope of the position is broader, however, in that it also includes legal project management responsibilities as part of the company's focus on efficiencies in projects.  Both aspects of the job demand exceptional organizational and people skills as direct contact with attorneys, executives, and various departments will be a major aspect of the position. 

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for legal department project and case management, including but not limited to organizing and tracking projects and files to efficiently manage pending cases and deadlines, and reporting to and keeping attorneys informed throughout the process.
  • Assist the legal department in preparing a diverse range of correspondence, complex agreements, pleadings, schedules, exhibits, and other necessary legal documents.
  • Attend to significant amounts of administrative tasks, including filing, mailings, expense reports, travel arrangements, calendar scheduling, and related tasks.
  • Assume responsibility for preparing and reviewing draft documents to confirm accuracy.
  • Track contractual obligations and follow-up to ensure obligations are met, renewals are drafted in a timely manner, and contracts are in compliance with the law, regulations and company policies.
  • Perform legal and factual research as needed.
  • Create written reports and spreadsheets summarizing voluminous amounts of data.
  • Maintain legal databases.
Minimum Qualifications: 
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in a corporation or law firm required.
  • Proven work experience as a project administrator in a legal department.
  • Thorough knowledge of legal principles and practices, research techniques, and legal terminology.
  • Strong organizational skills, time management, and attention to detail.
  • Analytical abilities and aptitude in problem-solving.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office with greater expertise in at least Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a high volume of projects.
  • Ability to adapt to factually dynamic legal issues.
  • Ability to interact with all departments within the company and with outside counsel.
  • Handle confidential information professionally and consistently.
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Intellectual property and litigation experience a plus.
  • Experience with WRIKE project management software and Lotus Notes a plus.
 
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