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Corporate Paralegal

Company: SSP America
Location: Ashburn
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

This in-house Corporate Paralegal position will serve as an integral part of a small in-house team. The Corporate Paralegal will have regular direct contact with high-level corporate executives in the course of fulfilling accountabilities and also performing other corporate legal duties, as necessary. This is a corporate position and reports directly to the Senior Manager, Legal.


  • Work with the Senior Manager and legal team during all stages of corporate transactions
  • Draft corporate filings and related minutes, resolutions, waivers, approvals of action and similar documents.
  • Maintain corporate books, stock certificates, stock ledgers, etc.
  • Track and manage the execution and retention of legal documents and agreements
  • Maintain contract information for organizational purposes in accordance with organizational policy and procedures
  • Maintain communication regarding the status of contract negotiations and other actions with all stakeholders in accordance with organizational protocols and standards
  • Conduct legal research to provide guidance on contract compliance and legal/regulatory requirements
  • Conduct due diligence on third parties
  • Maintain legal team intranet and contract management software
  • Working alongside the Senior Manager and legal counsel, prepare, draft, review, and revise various types of documents and agreements necessary to further business activities, including:


    • Airport leases and subleases
    • Joint venture (LLC) agreements
    • Franchise and brand license agreements (national and local brands)
    • Procurement contracts, including distribution, purchasing and supply agreements
    • Vendor (services) agreements, including HR-related agreements
    • Consulting and professional services agreements
    • Property agreements, including office leases and other leases
    • Confidentiality agreements
    • Letters of intent, term sheets, and memoranda of understanding


    • Collaboratively work with and respond timely to the needs of internal and external stakeholders in the areas of Business Development, Operations, Procurement, HR, Information Technology, Marketing, Culinary and Design & Construction
    • Support licensing team in successfully navigating licensing requirements and application processes
    • Develop a strong partnership with internal business teams
    • Work in a cost-effective manner with outside counsel as necessary
    • Investigate and work alongside the Senior Manager and legal counsel toward the resolution of disputes/complaints in accordance with contractual requirements
    • Assist legal team members with other projects and deliverables as necessary




      • Required

        • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college
        • 0-3 years of experience as a paralegal in a law firm or in-house corporate law department
        • Strong academic credentials
        • Demonstrable interest or skill in understanding contract provisions and risk allocation with excellent analytical abilities
        • Strong capability with office technology - Microsoft Office 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, etc.) and Adobe
        • Must be detailed oriented, passionate, intellectually curious, agile, and confident
        • Strong research, analytical, writing and communication skills
        • Practical, business-minded approach to solving legal issues
        • Excellent organizational skills to balance multiple priorities, deadlines and critical assignments that may require short-notice deliverables
        • Flexibility and adaptability to adjust to work changing demands typical of the service/hospitality industry
        • Ability to work quickly and independently, with minimal supervision and strong problem-solving and project management skills
        • Must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and embrace a "can do" attitude
        • Demonstrated ability to work with others and be a "team player"
        • Strong work ethic and a commitment to complete work accurately and timely
        • Seeks opportunities to improve work processes by suggesting and proposing solutions
        • Effective conflict-solution skills
        • Strong motivation to excel
        • Proven ability to work under pressure, exercising good judgment
        • High degree of integrity


        • Preferred

          • Paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved educational program
          • IACCM or NCMA member
          • Contract management certification
          • Experience with various types of commercial transactions, contracts, or agreements
          • Hands-on working experience with contract management software and database systems




            EOE/D/V/M/F




            PI196374622

Keywords: SSP America, Germantown , Corporate Paralegal, Other , Ashburn, Maryland

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