Senior Paralegal
ICF International - Fairfax, VA

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Corporate Business Services Legal Affairs Fairfax, VA About ICF International
      ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver professional services and technology solutions in the energy, environment, and infrastructure; health, social programs, and consumer/financial; and public safety and defense markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program lifecycle, from research and analysis through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 4,500 employees serve these clients from more than 50 offices worldwide. ICF's website is http://www.icfi.com.

      Job Description:

      The Senior Paralegal will report to the Vice President, Legal Affairs who is responsible for addressing and coordinating the support for ICF’

                    s domestic and international legal needs. The Senior Paralegal will assume a key role in the legal team and interact with senior executives, members of the Board of Directors and staff at all levels of the company. This is a great opportunity for a professional, reliable, organized self-starter with an eye for detail and a commitment to excellence. The Senior Paralegal’s principal responsibilities will be: to maintain the books and records of ICF’s domestic and foreign subsidiaries to ensure that the ICF companies remain compliant; to assist in the development and execution of corporate governance and corporate secretarial processes including, for example, preparations for meetings of the Board of Directors and the annual stockholders meeting; and to track and, when appropriate, process litigation matters (including newly filed complaints, subpoenas and discovery requests), including drafting responses thereto under the supervision of the Vice President, Legal Affairs. Key Responsibilities: Subsidiary Management Maintain the books and records (including the related officer lists) of ICF’s corporate entities and related state qualifications, exercising independent judgment in order to ensure that all annual reports are filed on a timely basis and responding on a timely basis to inquiries about corporate entities and structure. Corporate Governance Assist Vice President, Legal Affairs in all aspects of the corporate governance and corporate secretarial function such as developing Board meeting agendas, drafting resolutions, distributing Board books through a web-based portal and maintaining Board meeting records. Annual Meeting Under the direction of the Vice President, Legal Affairs, coordinate preparations for the annual meeting of stockholders, including serving as liaison with third parties and ensuring that applicable deadlines are met. Litigation Matter Management Maintain litigation matter management system, process subpoenas and/or discovery requests, notify internal insurance function and coordinate outside counsel coverage with insurers as necessary. Draft responses to subpoenas and discovery requests under the supervision of the Vice President, Legal Affairs. Basic : 10 years as a paralegal or equivalent experience 5 years experience in corporate governance or managing corporate subsidiaries 5 years of experience in a dynamic environment that required flexibility, multitasking, initiative, attention to detail and discretion Preferred Skills/Experience: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent Paralegal certificate preferred Experience with establishing and maintaining international offices and/or subsidiaries Experience working with senior executives and members of the Board of Directors of a public company Experience with public company reporting and annual meeting requirements Professional Skills: Excellent interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills for both domestic and international clients and providers Professional demeanor and manners, and superior interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism, and a cooperative attitude Demonstrated outstanding level of professionalism including ability to exercise good judgment, discretion, tact, and diplomacy Team player with the ability to work in a dynamic, professional environment Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, including flexibility to handle multiple priorities Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and vendors Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel) and ability to learn other systems Strong organizational and analytical capabilities Ability to learn the organization and its history and to understand the business Ability to take the initiative to resolve issues independently or to seek guidance on how to resolve them Superior record for attendance and punctuality ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. ICF International is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/D/V For a listing of other career opportunities at ICF, please visit our Career Center at www.icfi.com/careers/

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