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Legal Department Assistant

Company: Cordis
Location: Opa Locka
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Draft, file, and manage various business entity documents. Prepare and submit filings required by regulatory authorities. Respond to requests for information. Assist with ethics and compliance programs. Provide support related to litigation, mediation, arbitration, and responses to legal complaints. Help with, obtain, and distribute notarizations, legalized documents, certified copies, corporate filings, and other corporate documents. Coordinate formation or integration of new entities across the globe, whether via new formation or acquisition. Coordinate internal director and officer signatures on various corporate filings and documents (e.g. registry updates, annual reports, etc.). Renew and maintain company licensing with state and federal tax and regulatory agencies. Coordinates the filing of corporate and other documents with governmental agencies. Analyzing, revising, and negotiating various types of agreements with clients, vendors, and other parties. Assisting with important internal projects relating to performing legal research and/or drafting documents and correspondence. Performing other functions such as contract summarizing, proofreading, redlining, and organizing and maintaining reference materials and databases. Work with other members of the Legal and Tax teams and other company functional departments on special projects. Coordinate and maintain a current listing of customer sales tax exemption certificates. Other corporate ad hoc research projects as needed (physical board of director meetings, etc.)
Experience and Education Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree 5+ years of paralegal or similar experience. Proficiency using virtual data rooms to upload and organize documents Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite Excellent written and verbal communication skills Superb attention to detail, as well as organizational and multi-tasking skills Excellent attention to detail; can keep track of multiple projects and work through abstract issues in an organized and efficient manner. Ability to make sound judgment calls under time pressure. Ability to anticipate work, multi-task, and prioritize assignments. Solid people and interpersonal skills, and comfortable working cross functionally with other members of the organization. Ability to develop professional-looking presentations with graphs and charts to illustrate the data and convey convincing recommendations. An outstanding attitude and work ethic. Operate with an elevated level of discretion, and ability to handle proprietary information.

Keywords: Cordis, Miami , Legal Department Assistant, Legal , Opa Locka, Florida

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