Group1001 is a consumer-centric, technology-driven family of insurance companies on a mission to deliver outstanding value and operational performance by combining financial strength and stability with deep insurance expertise and a can-do culture. Group1001’s culture emphasizes the importance of collaboration, communication, core business focus, risk management, and striving for outcomes. This goal extends to how we hire and onboard our most valuable assets – our employees.
The paralegal position will be responsible for support to Group 1001 legal matters. This important role focuses primarily upon legal issues including corporate, transactional, mergers & acquisitions, intellectual property, and other organizational matters. The position will report to the Chief Legal Officer.
- Organizational. Key responsibility for organizing, administering, and coordinating legal matters.
- Corporate. Maintaining of corporate records; preparing and filing necessary reports for companies with appropriate government agencies; preparing resolutions and governance actions; researching state corporate statutes and laws; reviewing, analyzing and organizing factual information and documentation in accordance with corporate legal practice and procedures.
- Transactional. Assisting in drafting and reviewing agreements and other legal documents related to a variety of business transactions;
- Mergers & Acquisitions. Assisting in all aspects of mergers & acquisition process, including due diligence, and documentation.
- Intellectual Property. Assisting in the administration of trademark, copyright, patent, domain, and license portfolios; drafting and archival of IP-related agreements and documents; IP searches, registration and maintenance; and maintaining of accurate data regarding workflow and status on all items in IP.
- Research. Identifying, monitoring, and communicating changes to applicable federal, state and local laws and case law for impact with lines of business.
- Problem Solving. Identifying and assisting in resolving issues that develop re: all areas of responsibility.
- Communications. Communicating regularly with CLO-C regarding the status of all areas of responsibility.
- Exceptional organizational skills, precise attention to detail, ability to manage multiple priorities and track extensive details / filing histories.
- Excellent issue-spotting, research, and problem-solving skills; Resourceful; and Possess the ability to professionally articulate finding and recommendations.
- Ability and desire to manage numerous projects; Responsive to quick turn-around time and tight regulatory filing deadlines; and Enjoy a fast-paced environment.
- Hard working, personable, and can-do attitude with a willingness to accept and meet new challenges.
- Ability to preserve confidentiality of information sensitively and discreetly.
- Four to five years of direct experience in corporate and transactional required; in mergers & acquisitions and intellectual property preferred, but not required.
- Proficient in (a) Microsoft Office® (incl. Excel, Word, and PowerPoint), Outlook, and Windows Explorer, (b) Internet and web-searches, and (c) Adobe Acrobat.
- A paralegal certificate or four years of advancing legal administrative experience.