Legal Internship - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30338

CRH Americas Inc.

 

 


Job ID:  495147
 

CRH is a leading global diversified building materials group, employing over 75,800 people at more than 3,160 locations in 29 countries. CRH is the leading building materials company in North America and the world. We manufacture and distribute a diverse range of superior building materials, products, and solutions, which are used extensively in construction projects of all sizes. 

 

Position Overview

 

CRH Americas, Inc. is seeking a Legal Intern to join its collaborative legal department. In this hands-on role, you will report to the General Counsel of CRH Americas, Inc. and work closely with the CRH Americas Law Group to assist the operating companies with a wide variety of legal matters, including matters involving contract law, corporate law, employment law, environmental law, intellectual property, labor law, real estate law, and trial law.

 

This is a paid internship at the Atlanta Office with a two-month minimum commitment.

Hybrid working environment.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


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

 

  • Work with the operating companies and other legal professionals on a variety of legal matters.

  • Help draft documents related to a variety of administrative matters, arbitrations, and lawsuits for attorney review and assist with the filing of the same.

  • Organize and maintain electronic indexes of pleadings, discovery, and exhibits.

  • Assist attorneys with timely responding to subpoenas and document requests.

  • Assist in maintaining database of legal forms, pleadings, and related documents.

  • Help prepare document preservation requests and litigation hold notices.

  • Draft correspondence, pleadings, contracts, and other documents for attorney review.

  • Conduct research on a variety of topics and prepare memorandums for attorney review.

  • Perform, review, and summarize real estate, litigation, and bankruptcy search results.

  • Research state qualification requirements.

  • E-File pleadings, motions, and other documents for matters in litigation or arbitration.

  • Retrieve information from judicial, legislative, and industry databases.

  • Assist attorneys and paralegals on a variety of legal matters as part of a team.

  • Coordinate with internal and external attorneys on the management of legal matters.

  • Assist in the management of the Company’s corporate entity database.

  • Always maintain professional demeanor while representing the Company.

  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications


Education/Experience
 

  • Pursuing a college degree, law degree, or paralegal certificate.

  • Potential interest in pursuing a legal career.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and PowerPoint for data analytics.

  • 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.

  • A self-starter with drive to perform at a high level with a hard-working team.

 

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 a team environment and assist the team with other duties.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements
 

  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.

  • Detail oriented.

  • 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 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.

  • Hybrid Work Environment with 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 diverse and inclusive 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:  May 22, 2024


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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