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Paralegal

Date: Aug 8, 2019

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: Nielsen

Paralegal - 42871

Legal - USA New York, New York 

 

The In-House Paralegal is a key player in the day-to-day operation of the legal team and primarily is supervised by an attorney and/or Sr. Paralegal. This individual is responsible for working with stakeholders during all stages of corporate transactions to support compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations when conducting business activities.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Assist with preparation and drafting of licenses, contracts, agreements, working closely with sales, client service, contract administration, paralegals, and lawyers.
  • Assist with drafting and updating contract templates and related legal, compliance, and corporate governance records.
  • Assist with contract research.
  • Assist with contract term negotiation with clients and provide assistance, as needed, to attorneys and paralegals. 
  • Assist with the management of document review processes, including preparing and reviewing comments and redlines, seeking internal feedback, and incorporating modifications and amendments as appropriate. 
  • Support due diligence efforts.
  • Seek knowledge of applicable standards and best practices, and monitor developments to assist with compliance efforts. 
  • Update and maintain department reports and database systems as assigned by attorneys and paralegals.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

 

Qualifications & Experience

 

  • Bachelor’s degree required or Associate’s degree with relevant work experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  
  • Interest in pursuing a career as a paralegal, contract manager, or continuing his/her education in law school. 
  • Will work closely with experienced paralegals and attorneys to learn to be a paralegal.
  • Must be highly organized with strong attention to detail, able to handle pressure, and understand the importance of deadlines and handle high volume of work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrates strong people skills and ability to work with individuals at all levels and in all areas of the organization.
  • Exercises good judgment and recognizes when to ask for help or escalate issues. 
  • Demonstrates strong computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and general database management).

 

ABOUT NIELSEN

We’re in tune with what the world is watching, buying, and everything in between. If you can think of it, we’re measuring it. We sift through the small stuff and piece together big pictures to provide a comprehensive understanding of what’s happening now and what’s coming next for our clients. Today’s data is tomorrow’s marketplace revelation.

We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 100 countries. From global industry leaders to small businesses, consumer goods to media companies, we work with them all. We’re bringing in data 24/7 and the possibilities are endless. See what’s next with us at Nielsen: careers.nielsen.com

 

Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  New York,New York 

Secondary Locations: , , , 

Travel:  No 

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