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Litigation Paralegal in Savannah, GA at TMX Finance

Date Posted: 6/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Location:
    Savannah, GA
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/15/2018

Job Description

 

As a Litigation Paralegal, you would be part of a sharp, dedicated, and proactive team that provides guidance in interpreting the laws and regulations that govern our industry. Our litigation team members always stay up-to-date on areas of the law that could impact our organization, and work daily to mitigate any potential or actual risks.  You would provide high-level paralegal support to the Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel, Litigation and Corporate Counsel, Legal Services and Litigation Director, Senior Paralegals, (collectively the “Legal Team”) and overall Legal Department involving many areas including compliance, litigation, corporate matters, etc., allowing them to provide the proper counsel for Company executives on business problems and solutions.

 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Collect, organize, and produce documents in response to various types of discovery requests including third party subpoenas, draft written responses to discovery requests, manage litigation calendars, and maintain litigation files.

 

Draft, negotiate, and manage, as directed by the Legal Team, contractual matters, conveying routine information regarding legal and/or contractual issues associated with existing or proposed operational situations.

 

Assist with regulatory and compliance issues, conducting research on specific legal issues or topics, also for the department as a whole.

 

Draft responses to customer or attorney facing correspondence, and/or from the state and from other regulatory authorities.

 

Assist with any questions or legal support needed in the field of 1000+ store locations.

 

Analyze and review real estate leases and other pertinent real estate or leasing documents.

 

Support Employment Counsel and monitor Human Resources matters by investigating, managing, and assisting in the resolution of labor and employment-related issues with all levels of professionals, including outside counsel.

 

Provide case management support, including monitoring and following up on case calendars, filing deadlines, paper and electronic docket research, reviewing drafts, and participating in group strategy discussions.

 

Prepare and conduct or assist with training classes and workshops on various legal and/or related topics as requested by other areas of the Company.

 

Communicate effectively with company employees, corporate department heads, customers, witnesses, and opposing counsel.

 

Maintain professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional afflictions to keep abreast of latest developments in applicable law and in other related areas.

 

Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as requested or assigned by the Legal Team.

16001, CORP, Legal-16201, 16201, LEG50132-Litigation Paralegal

Job Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Paralegal Studies, Paralegal Certificate, OR the equivalent combination of formal education, training, and/or experience
  • 0-3 years of paralegal experience
  • Previous corporate legal department experience and/or large law firm experience
  • Litigation experience
  • Ability to professionally collaborate with all levels of management, including C-level executives
  • Ability to demonstrate professionalism and skill working in a team environment and coordinating workloads
  • Ability to multi-task and consistently meet aggressive and time-sensitive deadlines
  • Willingness and ability to work extended hours as needed

 

BONUS/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Consumer Finance regulatory experience
  • Consumer bankruptcy experience

 

 

LEARN MORE ABOUT US

 

The Litigation 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.

 

To find out what’s going on in our Company, visit our blog at https://www.tmxfinancefamily.com/tmx-talks.  

 

 

Standing, walking, sitting, repetitive movements, and use of mechanical controls, such as keyboard, are frequently required. 

 

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

 

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