Paralegal at Transdev

Transdev

Full-Time

Lombard, IL, USA

Not defined

23 Nov → 23 Dec

Job Description

Overview

Transdev U.S. has an exciting opportunity for an accomplished Paralegal to uspport the legal department.

About Transdev : Cities, counties, airports, companies, and universities across the U.S. contract with Transdev to operate their transportation systems. We empower freedom to move every day, thanks to safe, reliable, and innovative solutions that serve the common good. Transdev U.S. employs a team of 13,500 across ninety locations nationally and is part of the Transdev group of companies which operate across the globe with 83,000 employees.

The Role:

The Corporate Paralegal's role is to provide support to the General Counsel, Deputy General Counsel, Labor & Employment and the Senior Manager, Legal Department and requires close collaboration with various departments.

This position is based in our Corporate Officeheadquartered in theChicago area (Lombard, IL), and will require travel throughout the US based on business need (approx. 20%).

Responsibilities
• Identify responsive documents to discovery requests and answer, organize and manage discovery request process.
• Manage settlement agreement compliance and process payments.
• Manage, track and record Litigation Holds and acknowledgements.
• Provide support to General Counsel, Deputy General Counsel, Labor & Employment and Senior Manager, Legal Department as assigned.
• Act as legal liaison with outside counsel and other internal departments, track department relevant data, draft written responses or replies by phone or email when necessary.
• Manages legal projects by organizing and expediting tasks, creating, planning, and coordinating presentations, meetings, travel plans, etc., as well as disseminating information quickly and accurately.
• Acts as legal business partner by assisting department staff members with meeting deliverables such as time management/prioritization of daily activities and maintaining focus on business matters/issues.
• Assist Deputy General Counsel, Labor & Employment with rolling out and managing record retention program.
• Create general legal correspondence, memos, charts, tables, graphs, business plans, etc. Proofreads copy for spelling, grammar, and layout, making appropriate changes.
• Basic administrative duties such as expense reports, travel arrangement, meeting planning, etc.
• Other duties as required.

Qualifications

Education, Licensing, and Certifications:
• Paralegal Certificate

Experience :
• Ten or more years of relevant paralegal experience at a law firm or corporate legal department required.
• Contract management and litigation experience.
• Labor and Employment experience and a general understanding of laws pertaining to Labor and Employment matters.
• Solid understanding of corporate governance.
• Project management experience a plus.
• Record Retention experience a plus.

Skills and Knowledge Required:
• Strong MS Office Suite skills
• Highly organized and efficient with excellent attention to detail
• Astute problem solver with a strong ability to follow-up and respond quickly
• Self-starter who can successfully manage multiple deliverables in a timely manner with minimal supervision
• Good written and oral communication skills
• Ability to read, understand, and interpret instructions, policies, and procedures

Travel requirement (as a percent): approximately 20%

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Drug testing and background check

Testing related to job requirements

Physical Requirements:
• 100% work is accomplished indoors and in air conditioned or well-ventilated facilities
• Work is accomplished in an office or in a cubicle space equipped with a telephone and computer.
• The employee is generally subjected to long periods spent sitting, typing, or looking at a computer screen.
• This position is in the office full time with some flexibility for remote work.

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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.

_Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. EEO is the Law Poster:

Drug free workplace

If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check

Job Locations USA-IL-Lombard

Posted Date 2 months ago (9/28/2022 12:45 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-23881

Position Category Administrative/Clerical/Payroll/HR/Accounting

Internal Reference 803

Company/Division Transdev Inc. (Corporate)

Job Responsibilities

  • Identify responsive documents to discovery requests and answer, organize and manage discovery request process
  • Manage settlement agreement compliance and process payments
  • Manage, track and record Litigation Holds and acknowledgements
  • Act as legal liaison with outside counsel and other internal departments, track department relevant data, draft written responses or replies by phone or email when necessary
  • Manages legal projects by organizing and expediting tasks, creating, planning, and coordinating presentations, meetings, travel plans, etc., as well as disseminating information quickly and accurately
  • Acts as legal business partner by assisting department staff members with meeting deliverables such as time management/prioritization of daily activities and maintaining focus on business matters/issues
  • Assist Deputy General Counsel, Labor & Employment with rolling out and managing record retention program
  • Create general legal correspondence, memos, charts, tables, graphs, business plans, etc
  • Proofreads copy for spelling, grammar, and layout, making appropriate changes
  • Basic administrative duties such as expense reports, travel arrangement, meeting planning, etc
  • Other duties as required

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Paralegal Certificate

  • Ten or more years of relevant paralegal experience at a law firm or corporate legal department required

  • Contract management and litigation experience

  • Labor and Employment experience and a general understanding of laws pertaining to Labor and Employment matters

  • Solid understanding of corporate governance

  • Strong MS Office Suite skills

  • Highly organized and efficient with excellent attention to detail

  • Astute problem solver with a strong ability to follow-up and respond quickly

  • Self-starter who can successfully manage multiple deliverables in a timely manner with minimal supervision

  • Good written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to read, understand, and interpret instructions, policies, and procedures

  • Travel requirement (as a percent): approximately 20%

  • Drug testing and background check

  • Testing related to job requirements

  • 100% work is accomplished indoors and in air conditioned or well-ventilated facilities

  • Work is accomplished in an office or in a cubicle space equipped with a telephone and computer

  • The employee is generally subjected to long periods spent sitting, typing, or looking at a computer screen

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