Organizes and tracks large numbers of documents; develops information retrieval systems which include digesting, abstracting and indexing of documents, and may include calendaring or docketing of information.
This position interacts with colleagues in a team setting and upholds the image of the Firm by maintaining positive contact with clients, attorneys and staff, and observing confidentiality of client matters.
The primary purpose of this position is to support the Brand use, protection and enforcement activities of the Association. The incumbent will provide direct support to the Chief Brand Counsel, Senior Brand Counsel and Brand Counsel.
The paralegal will be responsible for managing trademark docket for deadlines; understand docket and deadlines and action needed on each file. Conduct electronic recordation of assignment documents; review Notice of Recordation and report same to client and prepare client status reports; work with and manage large global trademark portfolios.
Prepare exhibit packages, including: reviewing internal databases and client sites, requesting needed documents to include as exhibits; review documents extensively and redact all non-public information.
Draft documents for commercial sales/lease deals which include escrow instructions, estoppel certificates, tenant notices, requests for consent, corporate authority documents, UCC statements and attachments.
The Legal Assistant will maintain all legal files and be responsible for preparing any necessary legal documents for the attorneys he/she is assigned. In addition, this individual will assure proper scheduling of meetings and appointments for his/her attorneys.
The paralegal and claims manager will collaborate with the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer to proactively assess legal risks and find solutions to help the organization accomplish its short and long-term objectives and ensure that the organization conducts business in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
Coordinates and schedules travel arrangements through web-based application; maintains attorney/legal assistant calendars (Outlook Calendars); conducts internet research as directed by attorneys; Calendar Court Services.