Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs; and building commitment for perspectives and rationales. Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities. Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company standards of ethics and integrity by incorporating these into the development and implementation of business plans; using the Open Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others with how to apply these in executing business processes and practices.
What you'll do...
Assist counsel and procurement coordinators in the use of contract life cycle management tools
Maintain department templates
Serve as main POC between legal teams and various technical teams
Perform contract research; analyze contracts to confirm compliance with Walmart policies, standards and contractual terms; assist in finalization of contract documents; update contract templates; and assist counsel with contract drafting using standard terms
Demonstrates expertise and mastery of legal processes by understanding the life cycle of legal processes ; understanding the scope and complexity of legal matters; demonstrating and maintaining knowledge of general and specific legal areas ; understanding and interpreting vague requests from key stakeholders ; demonstrating independent thought; identifying issues in legal processes and taking action to resolve those issues; identifying and knowing when to bring the appropriate stakeholders into a matter; and identifying internal process issues and providing solutions.
Conducts training, facilitation, and mentoring for stakeholders on legal processes by maintaining and updating standard operating procedures, best practices, and professional practices; developing and preparing for educational seminars on various legal processes and how to submit legal requests; scheduling and planning for events; delivering content to various audiences in various settings using a variety of mediums; and providing guidance and indirect supervision to stakeholders.
Provides support to attorneys and legal staff handling legal matters by receiving and reviewing requests for information ; providing necessary information to leadership; collecting, entering, and maintaining legal information in various legal systems ; managing legal files and logs; scheduling meetings and calls and coordinating with outside counsel, witnesses, and internal subject matter experts; providing status updates on legal processes and responding to questions about legal matters; identifying warnings signs for legal matters; assisting in the prioritization of various tasks within different legal processes ; ensuring that attorneys are aware of pending deadlines; and assisting with budgeting and invoice review.
Conducts legal research and analysis by identifying necessary information and determining relevant facts to support legal matters; determining internal sources for document and information retrieval; researching and retrieving documentation and information; collecting and reviewing documents to determine suitability of information for production and document confidentiality; ensuring legal documents comply with applicable laws and regulations ; distributing document retention notices; providing recommendations on how to respond to various legal matters; and making assessments and categorizing information to provide insights to in-house attorneys .
Builds and develops relationships with key stakeholders in the legal process ; taking and distributing meeting notes; conducting custodial interviews; drafting responses to stakeholders on behalf of attorneys; interfacing with and providing guidance to stakeholders; and holding stakeholders accountable to legal processes .
Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.
Minimum Qualifications: A nationally recognized paralegal certification and 2 years’ experience as a paralegal, legal analyst, or related area.
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.