Paralegal

Company: Elevate Services, Inc. ( Learn More )

General Information
US-IL-Chicago
N/A
Not Specified
Full-Time
At least 3 year(s)
Not Specified
False
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Job Description The legal industry is changing and Elevate’s Management Consulting Group are already some of the most respected leaders in the sector delivering first class strategic advice in support of our customers goals and aims. As Elevate expands, the Consulting Group is looking to hire an experienced Consultant with excellent strategy and change experience and skills.

As a Paralegal, you will be part of an Elevate team of attorneys, contract specialists, project managers, and business process specialists providing full life cycle contract support to various in house law departments.  You will assist with contract review, administration, data capture, and reporting. You will participate in efforts to build more efficient contracting processes for our clients and updating their contract infrastructure.

You Might be the Right Person If you...

  • Want to be part of a rapidly growing company in the emerging alternative legal services industry.
  • Like working in a fast-paced, dynamic, deadline driven environment on a variety of matters for different customers. 
  • Think legal services should embrace business models and processes to create greater efficiency with measurable, cost-effective results.
  • Like working with multinational companies, spanning different markets and industries.
  • Embrace the use of technology tools to facilitate your work.
  • Are knowledge focused and understand that each task is an opportunity to capture and reuse information.
  • Work well independently as well as with teams.
  • Are willing to pitch in and help others when needed, even if these activities are outside the scope of your job role.
  • Are interested in understanding our customers’ business, products, and services to become a full extension of their legal departments and provide value-added work product.
  • Specifically You Will...

  • Review contracts against established standards, create comparisons, redlines, and risk assessments
  • Facilitate escalation and resolution of unresolved issues.
  • Manage contract approvals, signatures, and recording.
  • Update playbooks and templates.
  • Negotiate or assist in the negotiation of different contract types for which we have developed playbooks and templates.
  • Compile data and information from completed contracts and projects and prepare reports and dashboards showing progress towards established client goals and metrics.
  • Assist with development of searchable data bases and other knowledge services projects for customers, using SharePoint and other collaboration tools.
  • Assist with management of contract obligations post execution and prepare compliance reports.
  • Assist as special projects arise, noting that such projects might involve basic litigation support, research, compliance, M&A, or other areas of law per company needs.
  • Experience:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of paralegal experience, including experience as a commercial contract contracts administrator plus solid legal research and drafting skills.
  • Excellent track record in previous client support/customer service engagements.
  • Technical skills:

  • Experience with Microsoft Products like Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Some experience with contract management software, especially Ariba, and workflow tools, such as Tracker, is a plus.
  • Facility capturing, organizing, and working with data.
  • Qualifications:

  • Paralegal certificate.
  • Job RequirementsElevate is the law company. We provide consulting, technology and services to law departments and law firms. Our global team of lawyers, engineers, consultants and business experts improve efficiency, quality and outcomes for customers worldwide. Elevate’s achievements and distinctions include:

    Ranked on the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest-Growing Private Companies two years in a row.
    Ranked as a top Global Services Provider by Chambers & Partners three years in a row.
    Lead Partner of the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards.

    At Elevate we live our core values:

    We deliver - We are careful about the comments we make to our customers and to each other. We do what we say we will.

    We innovate - We celebrate creativity. We challenge the status quo and continuously ask ourselves and each other how can we improve.

    We care - We listen to our customers' needs and help them solve their business problems. Our work is a positive influence on our personal lives and the lives of our families.

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