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Forbes Media Paralegal in Jersey City, New Jersey

We are seeking a skilled and experienced paralegal to join our legal team. In this position, you will help lawyers by providing general legal support, preparing and maintaining legal documents, and researching laws and regulations. Organizational and writing skills, attention to detail, and a strong work ethic are a must.

Responsibilities

  • Provide legal support to the company’s in-house lawyers

  • General legal department administrative tasks including, but not limited to, scheduling, calendaring, and maintenance of corporate records

  • Prepare simple amendments to agreements

  • Update multiple department lists – e.g. foreign and domestic trademarks, advertising representatives, licensees, contributor agreements

  • Basic document and correspondence drafting – e.g. working with cross-functional teams to prepare basic contracts based upon existing forms; drafting cease and desist correspondence

  • Support the Legal Department in maintenance of a contracts tracking database

  • Monitor changes to laws, guidelines, or regulations; submit reports on pertinent changes in law

  • Assisting with corporate governance matters

  • Provide support on due diligence efforts

Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree in paralegal studies required; bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Industry recognized certification from organizations such as NALA or AACP

  • 3 to 5 years experience as a paralegal in fields other than litigation; in-house preferred, but not required

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

The defining voice of entrepreneurial capitalism, Forbes champions success by celebrating those who have made it, and those who aspire to make it. Forbes convenes and curates the most-influential leaders and entrepreneurs who are driving change, transforming business and making a significant impact on the world. The Forbes brand today reaches more than 120 million people worldwide through its trusted journalism, signature LIVE events, custom marketing programs and 40 licensed local editions in 70 countries. Forbes Media’s brand extensions include real estate, education and financial services license agreements.

Forbes is an equal opportunity employer.

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