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Employment Paralegal in Savannah, GA at TMX Finance

Date Posted: 1/23/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Location:
    Savannah, GA
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/23/2019

Job Description

 

 

The TMX Finance® Family of Companies is looking for an Employment Paralegal to become part of a sharp, dedicated, and proactive team that provides guidance to the Company in interpreting the laws and regulations that govern our industry. You will use your paralegal experience to work on a broad range of complex legal issues related to employee relations including employment litigation/arbitration, risk management for employment related liability and internal investigations. Helping people is our business and you will help ensure that our 4000+ team members are compliant with the related laws and regulations across our 18-state blueprint.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Partner closely with the Employment Team and Human Resources to help develop and implement policies and procedures and advise on a wide range of employment matters affecting the Company.

Liaise with outside attorneys to assist with employment matters and minimizing potential legal liability while achieving business goals.

Assist in the management of employment-related litigation including coordinating and directing case strategy, discovery, drafting and editing briefs, interviewing witnesses, and preparing for negotiations.

Assist with responding to charges of employment discrimination filed with the EEOC or other state agencies, and related fact-finding investigations, conferences and mediations.

Provide legal support and assist with responding to federal and state agencies regarding wage and hour issues.

Consult on strategy and provide recommendations on current Company policies, guidelines and practices.

Act as the primary contact for invoice and matter management on employment-related matters through CounselLink cloud-based software.

Professionally collaborate with all levels of management and C-level executives.

Effectively multi-task and coordinate workload under pressure in order to meet aggressive and time-sensitive deadlines.

Research specific business or legal issues in a thorough and effective manner.

Communicate effectively with all team members, both orally and in writing.

Interpret instructions and work independently to produce high quality work product.

Manage other projects as required or assigned.

16001, CORP, Legal-16201, 16201, LEEMP007

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in paralegal studies, paralegal certificate OR the equivalent combination of formal education, training and or experience (may consider someone currently enrolled in a Paralegal Program)
  • 1 to 3 years of paralegal experience or equivalent relevant experience
  • High level of written and verbal communication skills, superior organizational skills
  • Strong legal and factual analytical abilities and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of a broad spectrum of business and legal principles
  • Ability to maintain a full-time work schedule with regular attendance at a minimum of 40 hours per week, with the ability to work extended hours, as needed
  • Technical proficiency in Adobe, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Outlook

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant employment experience including law firm and/or in-house position(s) preferred

Learn More About Us

The Employment Paralegal is part of the Legal and Compliance Team, which is united by a commitment to act at all times with honesty and integrity. This team provides a range of legal services to all of our store brands and corporate departments, always protecting our strategic interests. To learn more, visit https://www.tmxfinancefamily.com/careers/top-talent/legal-compliance.

 

Check out what’s happening in our Company at https://www.tmxfinancefamily.com/tmx-talks.

Standing, walking, sitting, repetitive movements, and use of mechanical controls, such as keyboard, are frequently required. The person in this position needs to frequently move about the office or other work locations and must be able to frequently remain in a stationary position. The ability to maintain a full-time work schedule with regular attendance is required for this position A full-time work schedule for this position includes, at a minimum, 40-hours per week.

 

Due to the volume of resumes we receive, please be advised that only those candidates that we are interested in pursuing for an interview will be contacted.

 

All TMX Finance® Family of Companies Are Equal Opportunity Employers.

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