- Help drive the execution of initiatives and priorities across the Legal Team, leveraging new and existing systems to enhance the team’s efficiency, operations, communication, and performance.
- Extend executive-level support to legal leadership, as well as administrative support to the Legal Team, including performing notary tasks within the organization.
- Liaise with our Finance Team regarding the Legal Team’s budgeting, forecasting, and accruals.
- Prepare filings and manage contracts, as well as manage relationships, spend, and billing with outside counsel and other external legal vendors.
- Upgrade our legal operations function, expanding upon existing internal legal knowledge management processes and capabilities.
- Streamline the implementation and utilization of training programs and self-service tools for internal clients.
Desired Experience and Capabilities
- Proven expertise as an executive assistant, with a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, Notary Public certification, and at least 10 years of experience in executive assistant, paralegal, project management, and/or legal operations roles
- Leadership experience in building, running, and managing programs, projects, and processes
- Excellent organization, planning, and communication skills
- Acumen for identifying obstacles, thinking ahead, and clearing the path for efficient legal service
- Strong financial acumen and excellent analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
- Eagerness and ability to move projects forward by gaining support from and working collaboratively with internal/external stakeholders to set objectives, drive progress, and produce meaningful results
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