Paralegal III

Time Warner - New York, NY4.1

Full-timeEstimated: $63,000 - $84,000 a year
EducationSkills
08-Nov-2018

Paralegal III
WarnerMedia

United States - New York - New York

Legal/Business Affairs

Requisition #166666BR
Industry

Corporate Media

Position TypeFull Time
Company Overview

WarnerMedia, a wholly-owned subsidiary of AT&T and a global leader in media and entertainment with businesses in television networks and film and TV entertainment, uses its industry-leading operating scale and brands to create, package and deliver high-quality content worldwide on a multi-platform basis.
Our operating divisions, Home Box Office, Inc., Turner, and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. share a dedication to light up the world’s screens with the best storytelling, across technological frontiers and geographic boundaries. They maintain unrivaled reputations as homes for creativity and excellence, with brands and leading scale that attract the best talent and ideas and allow creative talent and journalists to realize their visions and share them with the world.

WarnerMedia's premier brands and franchises, along with its industry-leading scale, attract the best talent in media and entertainment, who work with our people to create the highest-quality content.

Posting Job Description

Position Overview

The position provides support on legal matters in the form of research, drafting legal and business communications, filing preparations and management of files, databases and reports as required. In addition, the position will provide administrative support for lawyers in the WarnerMedia corporate legal department.

Responsibilities

Conduct preliminary and varied legal and factual research in the law library and in computerized databases.
Under supervision of an attorney, Executive Director or more experienced paralegals, as appropriate, prepare:
  • Information and analyze data for review, including providing preliminary legal opinions where applicable.
  • Drafts of various forms, documents and filings, and maintain and update internal databases and routine reports.
  • Proofread and edit documents.
Administrative duties including: copying, maintaining and updating files, creating binders, tracking deadlines and schedules, and maintaining calendars (scheduling and organize meetings), arranging travel and accommodations for business trips, completing expense reports consistent with company policies.
Other duties as may be required by the business.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
Minimum of two years of experience in a law firm or equivalent experience in a corporate legal department.
Comprehensive understanding of ethical responsibilities.
Knowledge and application of the fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of a Securities Paralegal.
Critical thinker with strong written and verbal communications skills.
Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and an ability to prioritize and multi-task.
History of working effectively with a wide range of constituencies and stakeholders.
Ability to give guidance and training to less-experienced staff as appropriate.
NYS Notary public preferred.

Litigation / Compliance Specific Experience:
Manage records and data retention policies, including administering and tracking legal holds.
Manage service of process.
Drafting correspondence and other documents.
Conducting document reviews and preparing documents for production.

Technical Experience:
High proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.
Working knowledge and proficiency in skills required for law library and computerized legal research (e.g. Lexis/Nexis, Westlaw, Romeo & Dye Section 16 service, internet databases).
Working knowledge and proficiency using software to maintain and track legal entity history and relationships.
Working knowledge and proficiency in iManage or equivalent document management application.

Education

Paralegal certificate or equivalent work experience.
BA/BS Degree preferred.