Perdue Farms, Inc. Paralegal in Salisbury, Maryland
Perdue Farms is a family-owned food and agriculture company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. We were founded on trust—a value that carries through everything we do. Perdue Foods is a leader in Premium Proteins and Perdue AgriBusiness ranks among the top US grain companies.
We are seeking a seasoned Paralegal to assist our General Counsel as well as other internal/external counsel with legal assignments, to improve efficiencies and save costs. This position is based in Salisbury, MD at Corporate Headquarters. Relocation packages are available for eligible applicants.
Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Responsible for general contract review and drafting.
Process information requests/subpoenas.
Responsible for corporate document review and drafting.
Coordinate legal work and day-to-day tasks with legal administrator and internal/external counsel.
Conduct research, investigate facts, and develop legal arguments.
Maintain and organize legal files and billing.
Regular attendance, effective communication, timely meeting deadlines, ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines.
Bachelor's or Associate's degree and a minimum of 5 years of experience in the Legal field.
The ideal candidate must:
Be driven, organized and able to prioritize.
Have excellent communication skills.
Have a sense of urgency and ability to remain confidential in work matters.
Corporate and transactional work experience.
Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.