• Paralegal

    Location US-IL-Bannockburn
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/13/2018 5:51 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Position Type
    Regular Full Time
  • General Responsibilities

    Donlen is seeking a highly organized, detail-oriented paralegal, with excellent project management, communication and interpersonal skills. The paralegal will interact with internal and external counsel, internal operational groups, executive management, account executives, account managers, staff, vendors and clients throughout the United States and Canada on a regular basis.
    Contract Duties will include:
    - Draft contracts and other legal documents.
    - Coordinate contract closing, including execution of documents via e-signature, administering and filing executed copies of contracts, and organizing contract files, including electronic files.
    - Maintain and update templates and, when required, create new contract templates.
    - Maintain and update contract database.
    Litigation Duties will include: 
    - Review and process incoming claims, pleadings and subpoenas.
    - Draft and submit tender letters to indemnitor and coordinate discovery responses and affidavits.
    - Coordinate garnishment/lien notice responses.
    - Maintain claims and litigation legal database, including updating, tracking, creating and generating reports from the database, as well as opening and closing matters.
    General Legal Department Duties include:
    - Administrative control over corporate minute books, including drafting of resolutions, incumbency certificates and other corporate documents as needed.
    - Manage legal invoice management system.
    - Assist with all aspects of Legal Department administration, as required.

    Mandatory Requirements

    - Law firm, public or private company paralegal experience.
    - Contract and litigation management experience required.
    - Bachelor’s degree required.
    - Paralegal Certification preferred.
    - Detail oriented, self-motivated and analytical.
    - Exceptional organizational, problem-solving and interpersonal skills. Must be able to multi-task, be flexible, and be able to prioritize and complete projects effectively and efficiently in a time sensitive environment.
    - Excellent Skills in basic computer proficiency required, specifically Microsoft Outlook and Office, and ability to learn new software programs.
    - The ability to analyze legal documents for accuracy required.
    - The ability to work as a team player, as well as across many different departments within the organization, required.
    - The ability to work independently and escalate issues when necessary.

    EEO Statement

    Hertz is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or domestic partnership status, disability, protected veteran status or military status, genetic information, or any other category protected under applicable law. Hertz is committed to taking affirmative steps to promote the employment and advancement of minorities, women, persons with disabilities and protected veterans.


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