Senior In-House Corporate Paralegal/Legal Assistant

VillageCare - Manhattan, NY (30+ days ago)3.2

Position Summary
This position is to assist the General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel with all aspects of a full service legal department for VCNY and all of its affiliated companies and their programs. The overall objective will be to enable the Office of Legal Affairs to promptly and effectively provide or arrange for the provision of all legal services required by VillageCare’s management and governing body. The projects will include, without limitation, managing the organization's contract management processes; preparing contracts based on approved templates; preparing correspondence; coordinating the submission of regulatory agency mandatory and other reports and applications; assisting with corporate secretarial work (including, but not limited to, preparing applications for dissolution; filing assumed name certificates); reviewing and coordinating responses to third party requests for information including subpoenas and other requests from attorneys; and coordinating scheduling of interviews and production of documents requested by outside litigation counsel.The employee will be expected to take initiative and apply critical reading, writing, research and analytical skills to both collaborative and independent tasks

Essential Functions
Coordinating and managing the contract management process from intake to execution, tracking expiration and renewal dates of contracts and insurance certificates (as applicable)
Managing the contract management database to maximize functionality
Preparing contract management and litigation reports
Performing records research and basic legal research
Reviewing legal forms and other submissions for accuracy
Preparing applications for corporate dissolutions.
Preparing correspondence
Drafting contracts using approved templates
Compiling documents for litigation and regulatory proceedings
Coordinating the review and response to third party requests for information, including subpoenas and requests from attorneys.
Assisting the General Counsel and Deputy Counsel as requested