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Paralegal

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: High Point
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Logistics done differently.

Are you looking for the next step in building your career with a growing global organization? Fortune magazine named XPO among the most admired companies in the world, and Forbes listed us as one of America's best employers. As the Paralegal, you will be responsible for assisting the Legal department in all areas, including preparing, managing and organizing necessary documents to comply with federal, state and local laws and regulations. Become a part of our dynamic team and we'll help you develop to a level that will exceed your expectations.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.

What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Work with Corporate Counsel to draft, manage and organize resolutions, minutes, written actions and documents related to corporate transactions; assist with due diligence in areas of corporate records, contracts and leases
  • Conduct basic research regarding corporate law issues
  • Assist with gathering, organizing and producing information and documents in response to administrative charges; perform basic research regarding state and federal employment law issues
  • Prepare, organize and coordinate separation agreements and severance payments; work with outside immigration counsel on matters concerning employment visa applications, extensions, transfers and green card application filing
  • Assist with preparing or reviewing contracts and correspondence, including research and preliminary drafts
  • Develop and maintain a database of legal templates and forms to improve departmental efficiency; create and manage a file system for easy retrieval of due diligence documents; maintain due diligence data rooms
  • Gather, organize and produce information and documents in response to discovery requests and subpoenas; track and ensure compliance with deadlines

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 1 year of corporate paralegal experience within a law firm or in-house environment
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint; excellent typing speed with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Knowledge of ethical boundaries of position and when to consult with attorney

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor's degree, paralegal certificate or other post-secondary degree
  • 5 years of corporate paralegal experience with at least 2 years of in-house experience
  • Public company and corporate governance experience, including advanced knowledge of rules and regulations pertinent to corporate governance matters
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to handle several detailed tasks concurrently with ease and a high degree of professionalism, including the flexibility necessary to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands and opportunities; ability to perform well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to perform complex analysis of data, processes, policies, procedures and/or systems; able to produce unambiguous, comprehensive and accurate interpretations
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential and sensitive materials and information; ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel, including senior management and support staff

Be part of something big.

XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team - energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Nearest Major Market: Greensboro

Job Segment: Paralegal, Compliance, Supply, Attorney, Logistics, Legal, Operations

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