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Corporate Paralegal- Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30338

CRH Americas Inc.

 

 


Job ID:  411507
 

CRH is a leading global diversified building materials group, employing over 85,000 people at more than 3,600 locations in 32 countries.  Imagine a company capable of providing the modern building materials needed to build our homes, schools, communities, even the bridges and highways to get you there. We are CRH Americas, North America’s largest manufacturer of building products and the second largest globally. 

 

Position Overview

 

CRH Americas, Inc. is seeking a corporate paralegal to join its collaborative legal department. In this hands-on role, you will report to an Associate General Counsel of CRH Americas, Inc. and work closely with the operating companies to address a wide variety of corporate matters. This position will work closely with internal and external attorneys on a variety of legal matters affecting the Company, including acquisitions and divestitures.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

 

  • Manage and update the Company’s corporate entity database (Corporation Service Company).
  • File a variety of regulatory documents with the applicable governmental entities.
  • Prepare board resolutions, annual filings, and other corporate governance filings.
  • Manage the Company’s registered agents, officer/director lists, and the service of process.
  • Prepare prequalification submittals for contract bids.
  • Draft contract forms, correspondence, and a variety of corporate documents.
  • Maintain and improve the Company’s transaction database.
  • Manage litigation holds, subpoena responses, document collection, and discovery responses.
  • Perform legal research and prepare legal memorandums.
  • Retrieve information from judicial, legislative, and industry databases.
  • Monitor and maintain a variety of administrative licenses.
  • Prepare expense reports and perform certain administrative functions.
  • Prepare reports and recommendations for management with regard to the status of corporate entities.
  • Develop strong working relationships with the operating companies.
  • Assist attorneys, paralegals, and legal assistants on a variety of matters as part of a team.
  • Coordinate with internal and external attorneys on the management of legal matters.
  • Keep informed of current laws and regulations related to a variety of subject matter areas.
  • Maintain professional demeanor at all times while representing the Company.
  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications Education/Experience

 

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Paralegal Certificate preferred but not mandatory. Will consider equivalent work experience.
  • At least four years of experience as a paralegal in an in-house or law firm environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and PowerPoint for data analytics.
  • Proficiency using a virtual data room to upload and organize documents.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Superb attention to detail and follow-up skills.
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  • Must be able to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to cooperatively interact with all levels of personnel.
  • Sets high standards and continually seeks a better way to do things.

 

Work Requirements

 

  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Strict adherence to the safety requirements and procedures outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work independently within in a team environment and assist the team with other duties.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

 

  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills with detail orientation.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects.
  • Personal accountability for work and work product.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong internal and external relationships.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to make decisions, inspire client confidence in work product, and be accountable for work product.
  • Resilience and a sense of humor.

 

Physical Requirements

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

 

  • Able to communicate with others by telephone and in person.
  • Able to utilize a computer for word processing, email communication, and preparation of documents.
  • May require sitting for extended periods of time.

 

Work Environment

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

 

  • The home office is an open office environment where the noise level is usually quiet.
  • The noise level and conditions at facilities and projects is similar to that of other heavy industries.
  • The position will require work outside of normal business hours.
  • Opportunity to work remotely for a portion of normal business hours.

 

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. Other duties may be assigned as required. Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

 

What CRH Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

 

About CRH

 

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

 

If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

 

CRH is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

 

 

 

Date Posted:  Jun 22, 2022


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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