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Corporate Paralegal: Federal Contact Compliance - Based (Remote) Washington DC, Maryland or Virginia

Corporate Paralegal: Federal Contact Compliance - Based (Remote) Washington DC, Maryland or Virginia2020-10-23T11:46:06-04:00<p>Do you want to be an important part of a dynamic in-house legal department in a rapidly growing global company? Do you want to work in a supportive environment that values people over process? ThoughtWorks is looking to recruit an experienced, enthusiastic and self-motivated addition to our legal team, with the option to be based remotely in either Washington DC, Maryland or Virginia.</p> <p>As In-house Legal Support, here's what you can do at ThoughtWorks:</p> <ul> <li>Assist with drafting legal documents and contracts (i.e. NDAs &amp; service contracts);</li> <li>Review legal documents accurately and efficiently;</li> <li>Research and summarize various regulatory/contract compliance requirements for attorneys and business leaders;</li> <li>Assist with due diligence and other corporate development activities;</li> <li>Maintain accuracy of data in various databases and spreadsheets;</li> <li>Track status of workload;</li> <li>Correspond with employees, and other functions within the company;</li> <li>Support the Immigration/Legal department in multiple administrative functions including filing, copying, and preparation of correspondences;</li> <li>Assist with special projects, as necessary.</li> </ul> <p>Here’s what we are looking for in the In-house Legal Support role:</p> <ul> <li>Experience reviewing, negotiating and managing contracts with the US Federal Government or state/local governments;</li> <li>Experience in corporate development (due diligence, data room setup/management);</li> <li>Excellent reading and writing skills (English, other languages a plus); <ul> <li>Strong written and oral comprehension skills;</li> <li>Strong attention to detail;</li> </ul> </li> <li>Manage complex assignments; <ul> <li>Technically minded, ability to identify problems and propose solutions</li> <li>Follow directions, and established processes;</li> </ul> </li> <li>Have a strong customer-service mindset; <ul> <li>Ability to navigate multiple stakeholders</li> <li>Proactive assistance / support skills;</li> </ul> </li> <li>Handle confidential matters;</li> <li>Adapt to changing policies and procedures;</li> <li>Track workload, and maintain accurate records; <ul> <li>Excellent organizational and record management skills;</li> <li>Prioritize and work well under pressure;</li> <li>Work independently and make sound decisions;</li> </ul> </li> <li>Working knowledge of the advanced functions of MS Word, MS Excel and G Suite products including Google Sheets (proficient database skills a plus);</li> <li>Proficient email software skills (Enterprise Gmail a plus);</li> <li>3+ years of relevant work experience strongly preferred.</li> </ul> <p><em>It is the policy of ThoughtWorks, Inc. to provide a work environment free of discrimination. The Company will take affirmative action to ensure applicants and ThoughtWorks employees are treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnic origin, veteran status, family status, disability, sexual orientation, gender expression or gender identity. This also includes individuals who are perceived to have any of the aforementioned attributes. ThoughtWorks will adhere to all federal, state, and municipal laws and regulations governing employment.</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>ThoughtworksNew YorkUSA