Electro Rent Corporation

  • Paralegal

    ID
    2018-1203
    Location
    Los Angeles, CA Area
  • Overview

    The Paralegal is an integral part of the Electro Rent legal team and will be engaged in a wide range of legal matters, including transactional, corporate governance, intellectual property, compliance, and litigation support. The Corporate Paralegal is based in West Hills, CA and reports directly to the Director, Contracts & Compliance. The ideal candidate will be experienced, highly organized, and capable of working well both individually and as part of a team. Candidates with initiative will be highly sought after.

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Consistent and regular attendance is an essential function of this job.

    Responsibilities

    • Contract Support and Administration
      • Assist in maintaining an online contract management database
      • Organize, manage, and maintain contract library in shared folders to include contract templates and forms, electronic and paper-based files, and commonly used RFP/RFQ responses, and other reference materials in an effort to streamline contract processes
      • Resolve routine legal and contract issues. Conduct Secretary of State searches perform legal research, and analyze law sources such as statutes, case law, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, etc.
    • Commercial Support
      • Under direction, prepare, review, negotiate, and interpret contracts (including among others, confidentiality agreements, service agreements, consulting agreements, and amendments), and suggest potential solutions ensuring business needs and priorities are met while minimizing potential risks
      • Communicate effectively and professionally with team members at all levels (including management and executive leadership)
    • Litigation Support
      • Help prepare legal pleadings
      • Coordinate, gather, and organize facts and documents for discovery responses, which will involve working with internal business clients and outside legal counsel
      • Monitor and track all case deadlines
      • File and retrieve documents on state and federal court databases
      • Manage subpoena responses
    • Intellectual Property
      • Assist the Marketing department in copyright and trademark review
      • Manage and track intellectual property registrations
      • Assist outside counsel in gathering required samples and information
    • Regulatory/Compliance Support
      • Assist with compliance procedure reviews (Privacy/GDPR/PCI/FCPA)
      • Maintain compliance logs and manage related tasks 
    • Legal Department Administration
      • Maintain and update all legal files
      • Assist in fulfilling corporate secretarial duties, including maintaining corporate minute books and other business records, preparing in compilation of board and committee materials, and coordinate approvals and signatures of documents
      • Receive and process all Legal Department correspondence

    Qualifications

    • Associate Degree required; Bachelor's degree preferred
    • Paralegal certificate required,
    • Minimum of 4 years' prior paralegal experience
    • Strong preference for at least 3 years of paralegal experience in a corporate environment
    • Broad knowledge and skills such as attention to detail, keen observation, time management, organization, and communication  
    • Excellent problem-solving with verbal and written communication skills
    • Have a high proficiency in Microsoft Office suite

    Electro Rent is the largest, most comprehensive test and measurement equipment services provider for market-leading customers around the world. We are focused on delivering outstanding service for customers across a broad range of industries including Aerospace/Defense, Telecommunications, Mobile/Computing, Power & Industrial, Automotive, Medical, Education, New Space, Data Products Rental and more. With $1.1 billion of inventory, immediate shipping to over 100 countries, and a world-class accredited calibration and repair lab, our team of experts solve tough technical and financial challenges related to testing.

     

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