Corporate Paralegal

Operations Nashville, Tennessee


On-Site Work Only: Franklin, TN

Flex Schedules Available

Our in-house legal team is unlike almost any other corporate legal team you’ll ever work with.  You’ll be working with a great team that supports you and appreciates the effort you put in. You’re seen as a valuable team member, not a robot or an obstacle. Next, the work is actually interesting and not just the same old monotonous routine day in and day out. There’s variety in what you’ll be doing, from reviewing, drafting, and negotiating contracts to assisting the business with new initiatives to working with our creatives on exciting projects to dealing with interesting Intellectual Property matters — just to name a few. But most importantly, you’ll be doing work that matters with a company that has a great culture and lives out its core values.

Our paralegal position will work directly with all members of our legal team as well as our business leads. Under the supervision of our attorneys, this position will support our business units and matrix functions by helping to draft and negotiate customer, vendor, and strategic agreements, as well as support various legal and regulatory projects as they arise. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to provide support for a full spectrum of legal, business, and operations needs as required by the company.

Education and Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited, reputable university
  • Paralegal certificate preferred, but not required
  • 4+ years of experience as a transactional/corporate paralegal at a reputable law firm or in-house legal department preferred
  • Contract Lifecycle Management experience a big plus
  • Media, entertainment, intellectual property, and real estate law experience also a plus

Primary Duties:

  • Help structure, draft, review, and negotiate legal documents across a wide variety of categories, including customer and third-party vendor agreements
  • Prepare drafts of court documents, such as complaints and summonses, and prepare exhibits for trial
  • Develop a thorough knowledge and understanding of all company business segments to better advise and provide legal, contractual, and regulatory support as well as assist in furthering business initiatives and strategies
  • Establish, manage, and maintain strong collaborative relationships with a variety of internal clients across all areas of the company
  • Track, manage, and report on the status of all active legal matters
  • Identify legal and business risks, work with appropriate legal and business team members to find targeted solutions to those risks, and implement risk mitigation measures
  • Prioritize, manage, and successfully complete multiple projects on schedule
  • Proactively think through strategies to minimize risks, avoid commercial disputes, and maximize legal rights
  • Coordinate with supervising attorneys, as well as other department attorneys and support staff, in providing legal guidance
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of legal processes, document templates, and training materials
  • Utilize available technologies and tools to improve and promote efficiency, consistency, and compliance with legal, regulatory, and business requirements
  • Assist with various compliance related initiatives
  • Perform a variety of administrative tasks such as preparing correspondence, maintaining electronic and paper files, making telephone calls, etc.
  • Researching business and legal issues
  • Other duties as required and assigned

 Essential Skills:

  • Solution focused, professional, team player that inspires confidence
  • Strong judgment with superior analytical, organizational, time-management, interpersonal, project management, and collaborative problem-solving skills
  • Strong interviewing and information-gathering skills
  • Ability to balance legal, business, and strategic concerns to arrive at consensus solutions
  • Strategic business partner able to earn the trust and respect of internal and external stakeholders
  • Agile and flexible thinker with the ability to learn and adapt to emerging and shifting areas of the law and business
  • Highly professional and poised with excellent verbal and written communication skills, including excellent grammar skills
  • Ability to summarize and explain legal and regulatory issues in a clear, concise, and plain English manner
  • Ability to anticipate legal issues and risks through a strong understanding of the relevant legal considerations applicable to the company’s business
  • Ability to successfully handle urgent situations with patience and diplomacy
  • Ability to prioritize and manage competing demands requiring quick turn-around and thrive in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to manage own work
  • Self–motivated and able to work independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Ability to move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant details
  • Ability to navigate projects across multiple business units and matrix organizations
  • Commitment to personal and professional growth and development, and receptivity to feedback

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EOE, including disability/vets