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Job Title:  Legal Admin Assistant

Req ID:  18698
Job Category:  Legal
Country/Region:  US
State:  OH
City:  Mentor
Zip:  44060

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.

What You Will Do:

We are currently looking for a Legal Admin Assistant, to join our Legal team, at our headquarters in Mentor, OH. In this role, you will provide 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 attorneys and paralegals in the Legal Department.

Responsibilities also include:

  • Assist attorneys by preparing financing, tax-related, corporate and commercials documents, exhibits, and files. Assist with the preparation of draft agreements, resolutions and other documents.
  • Prepare and facilitate draft letters and documents for review by attorneys. Prepare and track closing documents.
  • Obtain information, including records, abstracts and filings, from state and federal agencies.
  • 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.
  • Professionally and confidentially handle all matters requested by attorneys and internal departments.
Offering You in Return:

This is a great opportunity to join a well-established, global company that will invest in your career growth over the long term. STERIS wouldn’t be where it is today without our incredible, talented people. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with STERIS is our ultimate goal.


We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including: 

  • Competitive pay
  • Annual merit and bonus plans
  • Training and coaching
  • Medical, vision, dental and life insurance
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Paid vacation time and paid holidays
  • Tuition assistance
  • Opportunities for advancement
What You Need to be Successful:
  • Associate Degree and 5+ years’ relevant experience in a private law firm or corporate legal department required. A High School Diploma/GED and additional relevant experience may be considered in lieu of an Associate Degree. 
  • Significant experience in the following, or a Paralegal certification required:
    • Broad knowledge of judicial and administrative process principles. Knowledge of research procedures, publications and periodicals.
    • Ability to accurately type 70-80 wpm. Strong computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) required, along with knowledge of general office equipment.
    • Superior organizational, analytical, and communication (written and verbal) skills necessary.
    • Excellent 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.
    • Handling sensitive and confidential information with integrity and discretion.
  • Contracts experience required. 
  • Ability to transcribe handwritten notes.




STERIS is a $3B, 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.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.