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Legal Specialties Paralegal

Date: May 14, 2022

Location: Wilmington, DE, US, 19803

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

 

We are IFF. We are the catalyst for discoveries that spark the senses and transform the everyday. IFF is a leading innovator of sensorial experiences that move the world. At the heart of our company, we are fueled by a sense of discovery, constantly asking “what if?” That passion for exploration drives us to co-create unique scents and tastes for fine fragrances and beauty, detergents and household goods, and well-loved foods and beverages.


It’s an exciting time to be part of IFF, we are looking for our next Corporate Litigation and Transactional Paralegal to become part of our Legal Specialties Team. Based in Wilmington, Delaware, the Corporate Litigation and Transactional Paralegal will primarily focus on the following matters:

 

  • Management of electronic document collection efforts in litigation and subpoena matters
  • Participation in document collection and interviewing custodians and organization of materials 
  • Prepare, monitor and review contracts, including real estate, licenses, manufacturing, confidentiality and material transfer agreements
  • Maintain organized electronic files for litigation matters, real estate, regulatory and environmental documents
  • Performing administrative duties for the Legal Specialties team (calendar hearings and deadlines, docket management, organize case files, manage logistics, budgets and expense reporting, contract extensions, pursuing signatures, drafting engagement letters, invoice management support, etc.)

Job Requirements

 

Required Skills:

 

  • Ability to work independently and prioritize work/projects
  • Exceptional organizational and attention to detail skills
  • Excellent written and oral business communication skills
  • Strong leadership and problem-solving ability
  • Commitment to quality work product and organization ethics, integrity and compliance
  • Team player


Required Experience:

 

  • Paralegal associate’s degree or other relevant certification
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of paralegal experience, public company experience preferred 
  • Proven working experience as a Litigation and Transactional Paralegal
  • Applicable knowledge of motions, discovery, evidence, litigation documentation, court rules and procedures, practices, etc.
  • Organized with ability to juggle multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong writing and communication skills along with attention to detail
  • Ability to manage electronic document collection efforts from Microsoft Office 365 and Relativity, and in particular, managing hold orders through Relativity
  • Experience with basic litigation and due diligence document review in Relativity
  • Familiarity with web-based software used to manage matters, contracts, invoices and budgets, preferably Thomson Reuters Legal Tracker (formerly Serengeti Tracker)
  • Experience reviewing law firm invoices 
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, SharePoint and OneDrive
  • Committed to working with integrity and producing excellent, accurate work in a timely manner
  • Good judgment and ability to set priorities
  • Demonstrated creative, flexible problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Experience with SAP preferred 

 

*Position is in located in Wilmington, DE with hybrid work options

 

At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability. Visit IFF.com/careers/workplace-diversity-and-inclusion to learn more.
 


Nearest Major Market: Wilmington
Nearest Secondary Market: Philadelphia