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Paralegal II

Company: Olympus Corporation of the Americas
Location: Center Valley
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

**Working Location: PENNSYLVANIA, CENTER VALLEY; MASSACHUSETTS, WESTBOROUGH**Are you looking for a company that cares about people's lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people's lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day.**_Let's inspire healthier lives, together._****Job Description**The Paralegal II is responsible for initiating and producing work at a high level of competence in one or more areas of law in support of attorneys within the Medical Systems Group. These services include a wide variety of project management para professional and support services. Working knowledge and a basic understanding of diverse legal practice areas processes laws rules and regulations are required. The specific duties of the Paralegal II may vary based on departmental needs but will focus on transactional support. The Paralegal II also participates in discussions and analysis of legal matters and provides recommendations to business clients under attorney supervision. Attention to detail and a heightened awareness to deadlines are required.**Job Duties*** Provides support to attorneys regarding transactional matters including contract review and revisions assisting attorneys in contract negotiations and working with contract administration groups to facilitate contract completion.* Provides transactional support to attorneys regarding varied practice areas in support of the sales marketing and support organizations inclusive of contractual matters which may include but not be limited to sales contracts product marketing agreements issues consulting arrangements training and education and some international matters.* Accompanies attorneys to meetings and conference calls with business group clients as well as customers outside counsel and opposing counsel. Captures meeting minutes and records action items. Follows up on action items with attorneys to ensure they are addressed and resolved.* Performs basic legal research and prepares memoranda regarding diverse areas of law.* Prepares facilitates and administers letters emails and other related documents ensuring accurate grammar spelling content and business formats to internal and external parties throughout the Americas. Maintains correspondence and project files.* Assists in development and implementation of programs and processes designed to ensure continued compliance with applicable international federal state and local laws rules and regulations* .Coordinates various activities policies and programs of the MSG Legal Department to maintain effective legal process control.* Maintains the confidentiality of highly sensitive company information.* Manages special projects and performs other duties as assigned by attorneys.**Job Requirements****REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:*** Associate degree required. Bachelor of Art or Science degree preferred.* Paralegal certificate or equivalent knowledge required.* Minimum of 3 years of paralegal or equivalent experience required.* Ability to shift priorities quickly and adjust work schedule based on workload and demands.**PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:*** Prior experience in a corporate legal department or pharma medical device is a plus.* Excellent organizational skills.* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.* Proficient in Excel PowerPoint and Word.* Tact and diplomacy.**_We realize work isn't just a job to you._**It's a big part of your life, but not the only part. That's why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks - so you can be ready for where life can take you.Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people's lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,500 employees throughout locations in North and South America. For more information, visit .**Olympus---True to You. True to Society. True to LIFE.**It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.Posting Notes: -- --tats-Unis (US) -- Pennsylvania (US-PA) -- Center Valley --

Keywords: Olympus Corporation of the Americas, Bethlehem , Paralegal II, Legal , Center Valley, Pennsylvania

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