Legal Assistant
Atlanta, Georgia  

We have a Contract position for "Legal Assistant" with one of our direct clients in Atlanta, Georgia for initial contract duration of  4+ months. No third party candidates considered for this position. US citizens and all those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply.

Job Description

Our Client is seeking a Legal Researcher who will be responsible for supporting a variety of interesting projects as directed the Director of Business Operation for, subsidiary of Client.  

The Legal Researcher will provide support for the Client Operation Team with primary responsibilities providing reference and research services on State and Local government regulations. Must have a strong analytical and communication skills both oral and written. Ability to speak effectively and respond to common inquiries and exhibit a high degree of responsiveness, diplomacy, and professionalism. A tolerance for uncertainty and an ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects with minimal supervision and collaborate with other members of the team. Understand federal and state laws and procedures as they relate to automobile sales and leasing, vehicle sales taxes, property, personal identifiable information & consumer information.

Primary Duties/Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct legal research, investigate issues and drafts/prepare legal documents to support attorneys and contract administrators.
  • Support all aspects of contract management, contract repositories, and client compliance requests.
  • Assist counsel with the coordination of responses to subpoenas, demand letters, legal correspondence, and discovery demands, etc.
  • Responsible for responding to time sensitive legal or client related compliance activity and deadlines.
  • Coordinate & Manage Client related documents such as Power of Attorney, No- Disclosure Agreements, and Certificate of Insurance.
  • Maintain comprehensive case files and trackers, and prepares monthly/quarterly status reports.
  • Support and provide direction in the internal investigation of compliance issues.
  • Manage various compliance filings with regulatory agencies.
  • Identify risk, utilize analytics and best practices to minimize exposure to the company.
  • Collaborate with BOC support staff to design and deliver workflow in a shared services environment with a seamless customer support experience.
  • Provide backup coverage for BOC support staff on an as needed basis.
  • Manage Contract Tracker and SOC 606 non standard contract tracker.
  • Support Auction Staff with Repossession Property, Personal Identifiable Information-Physical & Electronic property according to federal & state laws.
  • Design and implement practical processes for the BOC Team to identify, evaluate and implement process efficiency improvements.
  • Input and review data in spreadsheets, databases, or other departmental systems in order to update content and generate various reports.
  • Generate and manage legal templates, prepares correspondence, assists in the creation of presentations.
  • Coordination with Corporate Compliance & Security teams on corporate related issues, training, etc.
  • Interact directly with business customers to address support needs.
  • Handle special assignments when assigned.
  • Develop research and analytical skills, as well as an understanding of case management techniques.
  • Obtain and develop knowledge of department’s focus and corporate disciplines.
  • Use prescribed methods to identity and resolve straightforward issues.
  • Escalate more complex items to senior staff.
  • Performing legal research and preparing memoranda as directed by the Director of Business Operations for Client. 
  • Assisting with drafting legal documents and policies
  • Perform any other duties assigned

Required Skills

Top 3-5 MUST HAVEs OR REQUIRED skillset:

Contract writing, Paralegal or Legal assistant experience, Detailed, Work independently

Required Experience & Specialized Knowledge And Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Paralegal certificate
  • Three years of experience in a position performing legal researching functions
  • Researching and analyzing legal regulations
  • Preparing written legal documents, memoranda, pleadings and correspondence
  • Operating Microsoft suites
  • Some understanding of federal and state laws and procedures as they relate to automobile sales and leasing, and vehicle sales taxes
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of company information and the company’s policies.
  • Excellent legal and technical writing skills.
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment without compromising quality of work.
  • Exercise good judgment.
  • Strong organizational skills; and ability to manage multiple tasks to completion.
  • Interest in automotive, communications, and technology.
  • Experience with LexisNexis Advance on-line legal research database.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications.
  • Comfortable learning and using legal technology and databases; and
  • Strong interest in working in a corporate environment.

Location: Remote


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