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Paralegal

Date Posted: Jul 25, 2019

Location: Warwick, RI, RI, US, 02886

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : Rhode Island : [[filter7

 

Role Value Proposition: 

We are seeking an experienced paralegal to join our Legal Services Team to support MetLife’s Legal Affairs department. This paralegal position will primarily support attorneys and professionals representing the Property & Casualty division of MetLife, Inc. and will have the opportunity to work with other areas of the Law Department across the United States. This self-motivated paralegal will provide assistance for a wide range of activities, including Corporate Governance and Litigation matters. The successful candidate will possess excellent legal research and legal systems proficiencies with strong attention to detail, display legal acumen and good judgment.

    

Key Responsibilities:   

  • Support activities related to board resolutions and board and committee meeting materials; drafting memoranda, drafting resolutions, drafting meeting books, distributing materials to directors and maintaining corporate record
  • Provide assistance with regulatory filings, including biographical affidavitts.
  • Work with senior personnel, including attorneys, directors and the Corporate Secretary to gather, review, update and analyze pertinent information
  • Assist with maintaining legal entity management database and performing legal research
  • Assist with litigation matters including but not limited to legal research and legal holds and work with associates in other offices to learn and develop best practices

 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Required:

  • Corporate transaction experience including tracking transaction milestones from beginning to end, including document review, due diligence, filing and reporting
  • Ability to proficiently perform various aspects of discovery, research and analysis with sound legal judgment
  • Superior workload management and organizational skills with ability to multitask various priorities
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team collaboratively
  • Strong professional, ethical judgment and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent agility and adaptability skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Preferred:

  • Advanced technical skills in Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Workshare Compare, SharePoint, Westlaw and Nexis. (Experience in eDocs, GEMS, Boardvantage is a plus)
  • 3-5 year’s paralegal experience
  • Paralegal Certificate or Degree preferred.

 

Travel

N/A

 

Business Category

Legal Affairs

 

Number of Openings

1

 

At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.” 

 

 

MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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Requisition #: 110862 


Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island