Paralegal

Phoenix Suns / Sports & Entertainment Services/Phoenix Mercury

Full Time
Phoenix Suns / Sports & Entertainment Services/Phoenix Mercury
Phoenix, AZ

Job Details

Job Purpose

Provide support to General Counsel

Primary (Essential) Duties

  • Prepares and assists with the drafting of certain legal documents under the direction of the General Counsel
  • Assists in the review of legal contracts and transactional documents, including vendor contracts, confidentiality agreements, formation and authorization documents of third parties
  • Assists in the renewal and application process of various commercial insurance policies impacting the company and monitors receipt of required certificates of insurance
  • Provides legal support on major business transactions
  • Reviews, prepares and maintains trademark protection documents in coordination with the General Counsel and National Basketball Association
  • Performs legal research and draft memoranda on various federal, state and local matters
  • Enters and manages contracts in the document management system on behalf of the company
  • Manages the record retention policy including implementation among departments, training employees and staying current on changes in the laws pertaining to records management
  • Investigates, compiles and summarizes data for litigation matters
  • Uses independent judgment and discretion on behalf of the company

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities

  • Understanding of commercial insurance
  • Drafting of legal documents, business letters, knowledge regarding formation and maintenance of corporate entities, legal research
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Must be able to prioritize workflow
  • Must be able to work independently

Experience/Education Requirements

  • Paralegal Certification from an American Bar Association accredited institution. National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) preferred
  • At least  5 years’ experience in a law firm or in-house legal department with relevant transactional experience

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • Traditional business schedule with occasional weekends, evenings, and certain holidays to meet business needs

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This is not an all-inclusive document. Additional duties, expectations, demands, etc. may be added or changed to this document on an as-needed basis in order to meet organizational needs.

The Phoenix Suns are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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