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Paralegal

    • Job Tracking ID: 2021.7.20.323182
    • Job Location: Islandia, NY
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: December 08, 2021
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • SAP Category: Experienced Professionals
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Job Description:

  • Support of Immigration matters including working with outside counsel on the drafting and the gathering of documents in connection with E, B, H and other work-based visas, as well as permanent residence applications, as well as providing support to employees concerning their immigraiton applications.
  • Under attorney supervision, draft, review and negotiate contracts including nondisclosure agreements, vendor contracts, purchase order terms and conditions (including FAR/DFAR), corporate formalities, and any documents requiring Festo signature for compliance with Festo’s standard terms, policies and procedures.
  • Support of corporate formalities including the drafting of corporate minutes and filing of required documents and reports
  • Collect and maintain agreement databases and prepare reports or charts utilizing appropriate software for General Counsel.
  • Assist with ethics and compliance programs (including import and export compliance (ITAR/EAR/ Customs) and data privacy compliance (CCPA))
  • Anticipate support needs of General Counsel across a variety of corporate legal matters
  • Manage various legal department projects and initiatives
  • Other tasks and responsibilities may be assigned as required.

Experience and Skills:

  • Ability to issue spot and provide guidance on immigration mater as required
  • Draft and review of legal documents for compliance with Festo’s standard terms, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) with people at all levels of the corporate structure as well as with outside parties
  • Ability to prioritize and timely handle numerous competing demands in a high-volume working environment
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Identify and resolve or escalate issues in a timely manner.
  • Self-starter and self-motivated

Festo Corporation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and those laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. For your reference: EEO is the Law Poster