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Corporate Paralegal in Franklin, TN at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/8/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Franklin, TN
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    At least 6 year(s)
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Job Description

Corporate Paralegals - don't let your resume get lost in the shuffle! Vaco will serve as your advocate in presenting you to our top clients who are looking for Paralegal professionals.

Our clients have opportunities for Paralegal professionals with strong skill sets and extensive working experience. Let us work for you! At Vaco, we give you an advantage over your competition! Our recruiters have direct relationships with hiring managers, so they can connect your work experience to the open position - promoting your strengths to the manager while preparing you for that specific interview.

Our recruiters will provide you with great insight about trends in the industry - keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture, and growth opportunities. If your background is as a Corporate Paralegal and you want to partner with the best, apply today!

The Corporate Paralegal is responsible for supporting the Legal Department Counsel. This includes a wide variety of paralegal functions as circumstances dictate, including preparation and maintenance of corporate books, management and tracking service of process, preparation of compliance logs and reports, litigation support, real estate support, and assistance on special projects.

Job Details. May perform any OR all of the following duties:

  • Maintain corporate books, registrations and filing fees for the Company and its national and international subsidiaries, with support of counsel
  • Distribute service of process to appropriate internal personnel and track for follow up
  • Assist General Counsel with preparation of audit letters, litigation and reserve reports, ethics compliance logs, and contract logs
  • Assist counsel in collecting facts, personnel records, correspondence and other documents in defense of administrative claims and litigation
  • Track and monitor litigation
  • Coordinate the drafting, distribution, execution and tracking of corporate contracts
  • Manage and document financial and other disclosures provided to franchisees and prospective franchisees
  • Review and manage sale contracts, leases, SNDA's, settlement statements and other closing documents prepared by outside attorneys and brokers
  • Track real estate transactions and monitor due diligence and inspection deadlines
  • Place orders for title; preliminary review of title
  • Assist counsel with special projects as needed (e.g., sale or acquisition of restaurants, corporate refinance, employment matters, contract disputes; formation of new subsidiaries)
  • Interact and serve as liaison with franchisees, outside counsel and all Company departments
  • Prepare professional written communications on behalf of counsel
  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills with internal and external contacts
  • Perform other duties as assigned in response to changing business conditions and/or requirements

Essential Requirements:

  • Must possess a BA/BS Degree or Paralegal Certification, and a minimum of six (6) years of paralegal experience in a variety of areas
  • Must have proven experience in supporting corporate governance and business transactions
  • Must be proficient in MS Office Suite (Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook)
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work individually or with a team
  • Must be able to handle a large volume of work without sacrificing accuracy
  • Knowledge of law, business, real estate, litigation and contracts is preferred
  • Must have strong work ethic and the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality to ensure proper handling of sensitive information