• Paralegal - Boston

    ID
    2018-3297
    Job Location : Location
    US-MA-Boston
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category/Department
    Legal
  • Overview

    Provides paralegal support to the members of the legal team at Suffolk.

     

    If you are an innovative collaborator and proven performer who enjoys working on teams that deliver superior results, you may qualify for a rewarding career at Suffolk, a construction management firm that is sparking an industry revolution and has consistently been named a “best place to work”!

    Responsibilities

    • Prepare legal documents for review, approval and use by the Legal Team.
    • Perform legal research and prepare legal memoranda for the Legal Team.
    • Provide support to Operations personnel on legal matters.
    • Perform a variety of administrative duties, such as typing reports and legal memos, maintaining legal files, and performing advanced administrative tasks for the Legal Team.
    • Assist Legal Team with discovery requests, responding to subpoenas and managing E-Discovery requests.
    • Manage litigation holds.
    • Provide support and assistance with department initiatives and projects.
    • Identify and analyze critical issues and recommend solutions to problems.
    • Interpret and apply policies and procedures within limits of authority.
    • Maintain company litigation list for each region and assist in responding to requests for proposals.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years related experience;
    • Knowledge of principles and practices of business and managing personnel.
    • Basic legal research methods and techniques (Westlaw, LexisNexis, etc.).
    • Computer applications used in general office settings, including word processing, spreadsheet, database management, PowerPoint, email and internet search engines. E-discovery experience is a plus.
    • Basic Math and standard English grammar and usage.
    • Construction experience helpful, but not necessary and/or required. Departmental experience necessary.
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.

    Necessary Attributes:

    • Candidate must possess Suffolk’s Core Values: Passion, Integrity, Hard Work, Professionalism and Caring.
    • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision, use independent judgment and leadership techniques.
    • Must be tactful and use discretion.
    • Able to work effectively as part of a team and productively maintain confidentiality of information.
    • Demonstrate attention to detail.
    • Proofreading skills are necessary.
    • Notary Public.

    Working Conditions

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; talk or hear; perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing. The employee is frequently required to stands; walk; and reach with arms and/or hands. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a quiet to moderate noise level. Job site walking.

    EEO Statement

    Suffolk Construction and Liberty Construction are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, disability, protected veteran, gender identity, age or any other status protected by law.

     

    This applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment, and also states that retaliation against any employee who files a complaint regarding possible violations of this policy will not be tolerated.

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