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Title:  Senior Legal Coordinator

Req ID:  14660
Category:  Legal
City:  Mentor
State:  OH
Postal Code:  44060
Description: 

At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

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Position Summary

This position provides critical legal assistance to the attorneys representing the Company by preparing agreements and other documents, conducting basic legal research, interacting with all levels of the organization, and providing administrative support for three attorneys in the Legal Department.

Duties

1. Assist attorneys with complex and sensitive legal matters by preparing financing, tax-related, corporate and commercials documents, exhibits, and files.
 
2. Prepare and facilitate draft letters and documents for review by attorneys.
 
3. Assist with the preparation of draft agreements, resolutions and other documents.
 
4. Prepare and track closing documents for critical transactions.
 
5. Obtain information, including records, abstracts and filings, from state and federal agencies.
 
6. Assist with legal research and preparation of findings.
 
7. Superior word processing and spreadsheet preparation skills, including expertise in Word, Excel, Workshare and Omniscan.  Word-processing consists of typing, copying, organizing, transcribing, and forwarding numerous documents, including various contracts, memos and letters, and includes preparation of Workshare redlines and pdf to Word conversions of contracts and other documents.
 
8. Administrative support, including answering telephones; screening, responding to, referring or otherwise processing various phone messages, e-mails and voicemails, and mail; scheduling meetings and phone conferences; processing invoices and expense reports; making registrations and travel arrangements.
 
9. Assist in maintaining contract database and tickler files including preparation of contract and other files and document filing and retrieval, and ensure the confidentiality of corporate records as necessary.
 
10. Professionally and confidentially handle all matters requested by attorneys and internal departments.

Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

• Minimum five (5) years’ experience in a private law firm or corporate legal department. Paralegal certification or significant experience in the essential functions described above.
 
• Broad knowledge of the principles of judicial and administrative process, knowledge of research procedures, publications and periodicals.
 
• Strong typing skills (70-80wpm) and computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Access) required, with knowledge of general office equipment.
 
• Superior organizational, analytic, verbal and writing skills necessary.
 
• Superior interpersonal skills; ability to work with all types of people at all levels of the organization.
 
• Good business judgment; sense of urgency; extremely detail oriented; confidentiality.

 

STERIS is a $2B+, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with approximately 12,000 associates worldwide and operates in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

Req ID:  14660
Category:  Legal
City:  Mentor
State:  OH
Postal Code:  44060


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