Corporate Paralegal

Legal Prosper, 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.

Company Overview

Group 1001 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, employees.

Group1001, and its affiliated companies, is strongly committed to providing a supportive work environment where employee differences are valued. Diversity is an essential ingredient in making Group 1001 a welcoming place to work and is fundamental in building a high-performance team. Diversity embodies all the differences that make us unique individuals.  All employees share the responsibility for maintaining a workplace culture of dignity, respect, understanding and appreciation of individual and group differences.

Job Summary

The corporate paralegal position will be responsible for support to Group 1001 legal matters. This important role focuses primarily upon legal issues including transactional, intellectual property, and other organizational matters. The position will report to the Chief Legal Officer.

Main Accountabilities

  • Organizational. Assisting in organizing, administering, and coordinating legal matters.
  • Transactional. Key responsibility for assisting in drafting reviewing, and organizing agreements and other legal documents, and associated diligence, related to a variety of business transactions.
  • Intellectual Property. Key responsibility for 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.
  • Compliance. Key responsibility for assisting with compliance program activities including regulatory interpretation, compliance reporting and auditing; and assist in identifying, developing, implementing, and maintaining compliance policies and procedures.
  • Corporate. Assisting in maintaining of corporate records; preparing and filing necessary reports for companies with appropriate government agencies.
  • Mergers & Acquisitions. Assisting in all aspects of M&A process, including due diligence, and documentation.
  • 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 transactional required; in 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.