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Legal Administrative Assistant

Legal Administrative Assistant

Category 
Legal
Work Location 
US-MI-Detroit
ID 
2018-1189

More information about this job

Overview

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

Administrative Coordinator working in the corporate law department. Job position assists the lawyers in their support of the company and construction projects in the United States and internationally.

 

We want you to join our team.

 

Through industry-leading innovation our company has forged a legacy of quality and safety since our founding in 1916.

 

What we offer:

  • Career planning, development & growth 
  • Industry-leading training programs

Why Walbridge:

  • Large organization with award-winning projects, yet small enough for you to have an impact
  • Strong values which are the foundation of our growth for 101 years
  • International, regional and local recognition for stand-out projects, safety, sustainability, culture, wellness and diversity practices

Responsibilities

 

  • Working with the in-house legal department supporting corporate initiatives and construction projects throughout the United States and around the world.
  • Assist in the formation of corporate entities, including state filings and securing FEINs.
  • Updating contract templates for new construction projects.
  • Assisting in the preparation and finalization of contract forms and amendments to contracts.
  • Generating standard communications regarding status of contract and insurance requirements.
  • Assisting in the preparation of supporting documentation necessary for a variety of business visas, non-immigrant and immigrant employment related applications.
  • Tracking and cataloguing non-disclosure / confidentiality agreements and other internal documentation.
  • Scheduling/Attending meetings and updating status reports generated at such meetings.
  • Assist in the maintenance of legal department SharePoint site.
  • Coding and tracking expenditures with outside law firms.
  • Other duties as assigned by others.
  • Ability to work in a team environment, interface with different corporate departments and able to handle multiple tasks at the same time is critical.

Qualifications

  • 4 years of experience in a business environment, education or government.
  • 2+ years of related expereince in a legal function
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe Reader and Writer.
  • Capable and willing to learning internal business software and databases, including SharePoint and CMIC.
  • Able to read and generally understand contract documents.
  • Good writing and communicating skills.

Walbridge is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, status as an individual with a disability, military, or protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. We prohibit discrimination in decision concerning career development, recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, termination, promotions, or any other condition of employment.

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