Corporate Paralegal

Houston, TX 77074

Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Function: Legal Job ID:: 131636 Pay Range: $65,000-90,000 / year

Job Description

Corporate Paralegal- Houston, TX  77074
Corporate Franchising Company specializing in the retail and hospitality industry
Salary: $65,000 - 90,000
Type: Direct hire, full time. 
Benefits: Full benefits; health insurance and life insurance
Hours: 8:00-5:00 or 9:00-6:00. Full time in office
Reports to: President and VP of HR.

Job Summary:
We are seeking a driven Paralegal to join our in-house legal department.  A successful candidate should possess excellent computer and reasoning skills, effective communication skills and a willingness to learn and grow within. 

• Manage all internal and external legal communications and management of legal vendors such as landlords, banks, brands, other businesses, customers, and other key correspondences
• Organize all corporate legal matters, provide correspondence where applicable, and follow up with all applicable parties.
• Perform legal research 
• Respond to, track, and manage claims
• Prepare, develop and revise contracts
• Play a key role in future initiatives such as updating/maintaining corporate contract management system
• Review legal project tracking and assist with legal review
• Assist with contract and settlement negotiations 
• Prepare and maintain corporate records and documents
• Assist with business licensing and registration
• Assist with other legal activities, including but not limited to demands, claims, notices and settlements
• Assist with preparation and filing of legal documents including addendums, EIN for acquisitions, settlement agreements, etc.
• Responsible for reviewing, tracking, and monitoring legislation that impacts the company’s products and/or processes.
• Drafting legal contracts, correspondence and other documents.
• Assist with the development of training and/or presentations on related legal issues
• Overall day to day legal support while working closely with the President and the VP of HR.

• Bachelors degree, Juris Doctor, or paralegal certification required with the intent to attend law school or sit for the bar exam, or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Minimum 2 years’ experience in a corporate legal or law firm setting
• Strong attention to detail
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to work independently, prioritize, meet deadlines and manage a large volume of associated issues
• Familiarity with use of legal research software
• Willingness to do extensive legal and case research 
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and work under pressure
• Manage time efficiently to meet deadlines
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel and PDF editing programs


Meet The Recruiter

Brandy Falcon
Sr. Direct-Hire Recruiter

Once I started my recruiting career, I knew I would never turn back. I treat my candidates and clients with the same respect, transparency, and compassion that I give to my loved ones. It can be easy to find a job but challenging to find the right fit, so my focus is listening to the wants and needs of those I work with to identify an excellent match for both parties.

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