Paralegal

Law and Compliance Plano, Texas Frisco, Texas


Description

Position at Group1001

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.

Job Summary

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.

Main Accountabilities

  • 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.

Qualifications

Must-Have Requirements:

  • 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.

Technical Skills:

  • 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.