Administrative support for the Legal Department, such as outside counsel bill management, ordering supplies and software licenses, scheduling attorney meetings and coordinating travel and organizing and maintaining the company's DMS and docketing systems.
Transactional support, such as drafting contracts and corporate resolutions and maintaining and updating corporate minute books, assist with SEC and SEDAR filings and compliance, M&A, corporate governance, securities and board administration matters.
Litigation support, including document review, bates stamping and production, drafting and responding to discovery requests, subpoenas, ECF filings, and ESI searches.
Research support, assist with legal research and analysis of statutes, case law, law review articles, etc.
Advanced knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Westlaw/Lewis, and Legaltracker.
Position will interact with in-house and outside attorneys and brand unit constituents
Essential Education, Experience and Attributes
4-7 years' experience as a Paralegal or Attorney Executive Assistant
Fluent in English and French
Desirable Education, Experience and Attributes
Law firm and/or corporate legal department experience
Familiarity with Canadian and US law
Bachelor's Degree in Paralegal Studies or related field
Certified through the Paralegal Advanced Competency Exam (PACE) by the National Federation of Paralegal Associations or Legal Assistant/Certified Paralegal Exam by the National Association of Legal Assistants
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