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Paralegal/Contracts Specialist

Location: Chino, CA, United States
Job # 11260043
Date Posted: 08-10-2018
Title: Paralegal/Contracts Specialist
Location: Chino, CA 91710
Salary: $45,000 - $60,000 Annually
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Our client, a leading producer of gas and charcoal grills and grill accessories, is seeking a Paralegal/Contracts Specialist to provide support for legal issues relating to company business, intellectual property, product liability and labor law.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Review, redline and assist with negotiating contracts, engagement letters, service agreements, lease and purchase agreements and other types of commercial agreements to ensure consistency with the company’s protocols and best practices.
  • Review and update standard contract templates while identifying terms or clauses in agreements that represent potential compliance, liability or other risks to the Company.
  • Review correspondence concerning contracts and respond as necessary within approved scope of responsibility.
  • Conduct research on legal related issues.
  • Assist in all legal matters for Company’s various branches and subsidiaries, including those located outside the United States.
  • Interpret laws, rulings and regulations and determine how they apply to Company.
  • Research and advise on product regulatory issues.
  • Work closely with outsourced lawyers on legal claims and projects.
  • Assist with contract drafting, administration and tracking of key legal provisions.
  • Maintain accurate contract records and files for better reporting accuracy.
  • Handle product liability claims, and coordinate with TPA and related departments on product highlighted issues, litigation cases, and recalls.
  • Coordinate with outsourced lawyer and related departments on trademark and patent related registration processes and infringement issues.
  • Record legal related costs, provide analysis, and control budget.
  • Misc. projects requested on an as-needed basis.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree is required. Paralegal certificate is preferred.
  • 5 years + of recent and direct contract experience, preferably in an in-house or other corporate legal environment.
  • Excellent computer literacy and application skills in desktop computing including, MS Excel, MS Word, and other commonly used office productivity tools.
  • Skilled at researching, investigating and gathering information from internet site resources.
  • Flexible and accommodating and able to go above and beyond the basic expectations when required.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and writing skills.
  • Experience and knowledge in risk management and evaluation.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment with quick response time.
  • Professional demeanor and team player with high degree of confidentiality a must.
Please submit an updated version of your resume for immediate consideration. Thank you!

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