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Legal Assistant, Office of General Counsel - West Orange

Company: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunsw
Location: West Orange
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

LEGAL ASSISTANT, OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL RWJBarnabas Health s Office of General Counsel has an immediate opportunity for an experienced Corporate Legal Assistant to become a member of our growing team of legal professionals. This position is a high-profile growth opportunity with immediate responsibility. Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to attorneys and paralegals within the general counsel office.
  • Draft, proofread, format and edit correspondence, memos, contracts and other legal documents under time sensitive deadlines.
  • Conduct basic legal and regulatory research or analysis as directed.
  • Manage and track requests and deadlines to ensure deliverables are met.
  • Operate as a liaison between internal and external customers and the general counsel team.
  • Create, organize, maintain and update electronic and paper files / databases.
  • Schedule appointments or meetings, maintain multiple calendars, answer phones and provide general office, administrative support for the department.
  • Provide support for document retention and litigation hold processes. Education & Qualifications:
    • Bachelor s degree preferred or equivalent experience may be substituted in leu of education.
    • Minimum of 10 years experience in a large law firm with at least 5 years supporting a partner.
    • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office required.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to professionally interact with all levels of professionals, clients, and staff.
    • Ability to prioritize and organize multiple time sensitive items in a fast-paced environment.
    • Experience with iManage or similar legal document management software required. Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.Additional Information: RWJBarnabas Health is New Jersey s largest integrated health care delivery system, providing treatment and services to more than three million patients each year. Throughout RWJBarnabas Health, our dedicated physicians, nurses, and health professionals are committed to providing the highest quality of patient care and health education to the community and region. We offer a great work environment, competitive rates and excellent benefits, including:
      • Medical/Dental/Vision plans
      • 401 (k)
      • PTO
      • Short & Long Term Disability
      • Basic Life & Accidental Death Insurance
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts Equal Opportunity EmployerRWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunsw, West Orange , Legal Assistant, Office of General Counsel - West Orange, Legal , West Orange, New Jersey

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