Corporate Paralegal/Administrative Assistant
OMNOVA Solutions - Fairlawn, OH

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Corporate Paralegal/Administrative Assistant
    POSITION SUMMARY:

    Provide paralegal and administrative support for the Law Department.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Paralegal Duties (approximately 70% of job)
    • Prepares basic legal documents including confidentiality, consulting and release agreements.
    • Assist with planning, management and preparing materials for Board of Director and Shareholder meetings.
    • Prepares and maintains all corporate and subsidiary records, including meeting minutes, resolutions and regulatory filings.
    • Assist with administration of Business Conduct Policy and other legal/regulatory compliance programs, including online training offerings.
    • Assist with administration of records management program.
    • Preparation of SEC and NYSE filings.
    • Research and analyze statutes, regulations, judicial decisions, and legal articles.
    • Assist with litigation management and legal claims resolution.
    • Assist with corporate acquisition and divestiture activities, including research, due diligence, document preparation and transaction closing.
    • Special projects, including development and implementation of law department policy and productivity tools.

    Administrative duties (approximately 30% of job)
    • Creating and editing documents, presentations and spreadsheets.
    • Filing, proofreading and other meeting activities.
    • Scheduling, coordination and other activities to support internal and external meetings.
    • Processing invoices and expenses.
    • Telephone coverage.
    • Maintain law library resources – treatises and periodicals.
    • Maintain legal files, including original copies of agreements, SEC filings, etc.
    • Other administrative duties as needed.
    • Five (5) years experience as corporate paralegal in law firm or corporate law department.
    • Paralegal certification preferred, but not required.
    • Familiarity with legal/software technology including board portals, matter management and corporate entities.
    • Familiarity with computer search tools such as Lexis and Westlaw.
    • Proficiency in MicroSoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
    • Organizational skills- Ability to organize, plan, manage time, schedule, and coordinate resources and meeting deadlines.
    • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
    • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; able to read and interpret written information.
    • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; contributes to building a positive team spirit.
    • Strong attention to detail; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality.
    • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; works well under deadlines; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
    • Initiative – Proactive; takes independent actions; asks for and offers help when needed; ability to exercise independent judgment.
    • Professionalism – Ability to professionally and effectively communicate with senior management and members of Board of Directors.
    • Positive attitude- Works well in lean environment where we all do whatever is needed to get the job done.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

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