Legal Assistant II
Covidien - New Haven, CT

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Covidien's Surgical Solutions is seeking a Legal Assistant to provide secretarial and administrative support to attorneys and managers in our Legal Department.

Provide general administrative and clerical assistance as needed Filing, copying, open and close files, input data on databases Maintain various databases, including updating and auditing Perform initial review and summary of certain product liability records including medical, patient and inter-department documents Draft correspondence and various documents as needed Review daily mail and direct to respective staff member Organize, review and maintain various case spreadsheets and dockets Copying, printing and scanning as required Maintain legal records and files, both physical and electronic Calendar maintenance, including input of dates and report generating Monitor and inform of upcoming due dates from calendars or dockets Responsible for the processing of the Patent Incentive Awards for Inventors Draft and preparation of simple contracts and agreements Meet with other departments to coordinate collection of discovery documents which includes QA, marketing, engineering documentation, PQA, regulatory, and others Handle certain project assignments with minimal supervision using good independent judgment Responsible for record retention for specific legal groups Provide support and assistance to attorneys and managers in litigations, including simple discovery requests Travel arrangements as required Support intellectual property group on simple procedural matters Prepare expense reports as required Responsible for coding of invoices Coordinate meetings, events, schedules, travel and maintain calendars Interact with inter-company clients and outside counsel Answer telephone calls, takes messages Interact with other departments and outside counsel on occasional basis

Education required/ preferred:
High school diploma

2+ years legal experience in law firm or corporation

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:
Typing Organization Microsoft Office [Outlook, Excel, Power Point] Copying Computer proficiency Work in fast-paced environment Manage multiple priorities

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As a global healthcare leader, we drive advances in medical devices and medical supplies. Thanks to our scale, scope and pioneering spirit,...