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Corporate Paralegal

Company: Brother USA
Location: Bridgewater
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Let's Grow TogetherOur mission is to live our "at your side" promise and simplify and enrich the lives of our customers, employees, and communities. "At your side" is more than a slogan to us; it's the purpose we do our best to fulfill every day. With a legacy spanning over a century, this is a great place to launch or expand any career and push the boundaries of what comes next. We're committed to achieving shared success, and we provide opportunities for you to develop through experience, exposure and education. Our people have always leveraged their unique perspectives to keep us on the right track for a lasting future. If you want to innovate, learn, and grow with a global leader that builds products, services, and a company people love, then we'll be "at your side" every step of the way.The Corporate Paralegal provides legal support to multiple attorneys, each working with several business and support groups within the organization. Paralegal support includes drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts under attorney supervision; effectively communicating and building strong business relationships with internal clients in order to understand business objectives and identify issues to assist attorneys in providing value-added legal counsel; track and manage contract negotiations under attorney supervision; and other projects in support of the legal department objectives.Contract Management

  • Manage contract lifecycle from inception through execution
  • Support attorneys in drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial transactions, including sales, service, consulting, technology, licensing, non-disclosure, dealer and other agreements
  • Track contract details and phases until contract execution while continuously communicating progress to supervising attorney and internal clientsCommunication
    • Communicate with business and support clients to understand objectives, review and draft contracts, and identify key issues to assist attorneys and internal clientsSupport & Problem Solve
      • Under attorney supervision, respond to and resolve small claims matters and escalated customer complaints
      • Manage, track and work with insurance group and supervising attorney on all insurance subrogation matters for the organization
      • Support and manage document productions for third party disputes and other document requests (e.g., litigation, arbitration, subpoenas, informal requests), including interfacing with record custodians and conducting document review for responsiveness and privilegeResearch
        • Under attorney supervision, research and respond to other legal department requests related to corporate or legal complianceRequirements:
          • Associates Degree. (Bachelors degree preferred)
          • Minimum 3 years of experience working as a corporate paralegal in either a law firm or corporate setting
          • CP - Certified Paralegal (Preferred)
          • Strong ability to work well in a collaborative team environment and build strong personal relationships within the team and across the business at all levelsBrother Offers:
            • A competitive base salary
            • Rich and comprehensive benefits package
            • Casual dress environment
            • Tuition reimbursement: Up to 10k yearly
            • Access to LinkedIn Learning as well as facilitated classesThis role will be a hybrid role. Subject to business needs, employees may work remotely up to two days per week. Assigned office days will be determined by managers.#LI-HybridBrother International Corporation has earned its reputation as a premier provider of home office and business products, home appliances for the sewing and crafting enthusiast as well as industrial solutions that revolutionize the way we live and work. Brother International Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brother Industries Ltd. With worldwide sales exceeding $6 billion, this global manufacturer was started more than 100 years ago. Bridgewater, New Jersey is the corporate headquarters for Brother in the Americas. It has fully integrated sales, marketing services, manufacturing, research and development capabilities located in the U.S. In addition to its headquarters, Brother has facilities in California, Illinois and Tennessee, as well as subsidiaries in Canada, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Peru and Mexico. For more information, visit www.brother.com.Brother International Corporation ("Brother") is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or make employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal laws. If you require any physical or other assistance in completing this application, a reasonable accommodation will be made upon request.

Keywords: Brother USA, Trenton , Corporate Paralegal, Legal , Bridgewater, New Jersey

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