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Senior Paralegal in Charleston, SC at Sonepar USA

Date Posted: 1/25/2018

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Job Description

Sonepar USA is an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B2B distribution of electrical products and related services. We are a member of the Sonepar Group, the world's largest privately-held electrical distributor. In the USA, we are represented by 16 locally managed electrical and industrial distributors with over 700 locations and coverage in all 50 states.

Summary:

Senior paralegal working directly with company general counsel and associate general counsel.  The ideal candidate is a polished professional with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and who will exercise judgment and discretion with highly confidential information.

Responsibilities: 

  • Assist office of general counsel in managing and organizing legal department and responsibilities
  • Coordinate, communicate and keep files with respect to assigned contracts, real estate matters and other legal arrangements
  • Communicate legal agendas and initiatives
  • Draft documents, research, prepare correspondence and work effectively with internal and external business partners
  • Coordinate select litigation matters with outside counsel and applicable internal team members
  • Assist in preparation of presentation materials
  • Attend to corporate filings and record management
  • Apply innovative problem-solving skills and practical business judgment to group matters
  • Manage assigned projects to completion
  • Assist legal department and management on all legal matters as needed

Requirements:

  • Minimum seven (7) years' relevant experience in an in-house corporate legal role and/or private practice as a general corporate paralegal
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Must be able to effectively work as part of a team to achieve business goals
  • Demonstrate an ability to identify, analyze and solve problems
  • Legal research and writing skills
  • Multitasking and creating an organized environment
  • Self-starter and a willingness to take on all responsibilities in order to get the job done
  • Proven ability to assist in the movement of projects through a corporate organization
  • Display strong interpersonal skills along with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with a strong follow-through and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and to prioritize competing demands
  • Understands commercial agreements, commercial contracting processes and deal flow
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and relevant technology

Benefits:

401K Plan, Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Personal, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Employee Discounts and more.

  

Sonepar USA is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/Disability /Veteran

Business Unit: Sonepar

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