Corporate Paralegal in Oak Brook, IL at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 2/22/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Plant Name: Oak Brook Executive Office

Requisition ID:006049--Corp


Newly created position to support the Global Legal & Compliance team and other corporate functions. Reports directly to the EVP Legal & General Counsel and is located in the corporate headquarters in Oak Brook, IL.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all legal entity (subsidiaries, joint ventures and partnerships) corporate governance record keeping, including certificates of incorporation, by-laws, operating agreements and other organization documents, officer and director lists, meeting minutes and corporate resolutions, “doing business as” filings and annual renewals.
  • Maintain a current organizational chart reflecting ownership of all legal entities
  • Key participant in corporate project to consolidate and simplify legal entity structure, including assisting with entity management, formation and dissolution of entities, various annual requirements, and communication with state agents
  • Litigation tracking, including preparation of quarterly updates to corporate litigation report
  • Prepare responses to litigation discovery requests
  • Prepare and submit various regulatory filings and assist in responding to regulatory inquiries
  • Initial review of external legal bills and processing of payments for external legal fees
  • Act as Notary public for organization 
  • Manage data base of commercial contracts and assist with contract review workflow and prioritization
  • Assist with tracking of compliance training completion
  • Maintain database of conflict of interest disclosures under company Code of Conduct
  • Other duties as assigned by the Chief Legal Officer and other internal counsel

 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and/or ABA approved Paralegal Certificate
  • 10+ years of experience in a corporate legal department required
  • Utmost integrity and ethics; demonstrated ability to maintain absolute confidentiality and operate at the highest level of discretion
  • The ability to effectively track and manage multiple projects
  • The ability to prioritize, multitask, and demonstrate urgency and respect for deadlines without compromising work quality
  • Ability to analyze, draft, review, proof, redline and/or manage complex legal documents, especially contracts
  • Experience interacting with legal professionals, external counsel, 3rd parties, vendors, and customers
  • Ability to function competently as a key team member of the Legal team
  • Extremely organized with strong project management skills
  • Excellent skills in Database Management/Reporting, project management tools and Microsoft Office.

 

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