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Legal Assistant Data Entry

Location:
Los Angeles, California, United States
Posted:
January 24, 2019

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ANTHONY E. CHINAKWE

P: 916-***-**** E: ac8ae0@r.postjobfree.com

Education & Related Skills

JD, Juris Doctor: Law - University of the Pacific (McGeorge) School of Law 2013

Concentration: Intellectual Property Law

BA, Sociology; Psychology Minor – University of California Santa Barbara 2007

RELATED COURSEWORK: Contract Law, Torts (personal injury), Professional Responsibility, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Mediation, Patents, Entertainment Law, Wills & Trusts, Criminal procedure, Evidence, Criminal Law, Trademark Law, Family Law, Community Property.

TECHNICAL SKILLS: Legal Research (Lexis-Nexis, Westlaw), Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word), Adobe (Acrobat, Photoshop), E-docs, Phone, E-mail, fax, Twitter, Facebook, Drop Box, YouTube. General knowledge of various fax machines, copiers, and phone systems. Anthony has excellent verbal and written communication skills, people skills, and problem solving ability. He routinely displays the ability to stay calm and think logically while under adverse circumstances.

Career History

Legal Assistant/Coordinator – Nickelodeon Animation Studios – Burbank, CA

December 2015 – Present

American animation studios owned and operate by Viacom Corp. through its television network & subsidiary Nickelodeon.

Legal Assistant and department liaison for the Nickelodeon Animation Business & Legal Affairs Office.

Creation and management of various legal projects supervised by the vice president, legal counsel, and contracts coordinator.

Maintenance and organization of the department’s filing system.

Drafting and redlining various legal documents such as vendor agreements, premises permits, work for hire services agreements, deal amendments, and deal memos

All Calendaring & scheduling for the department unless instructed otherwise

The electronic filing and distribution of finalized agreements across 3 different systems.

Other duties as assigned, including but not limited to, telephone coverage and mailing (outbound/ inbound).

Legal Account Acquisitions – Robert Half International – Los Angeles, CA

August 2014 – September 2015

Fortune 500 Company that specializes in the placement of job seeking legal professionals.

Account executive in the legal division of the #1 international specialized staffing agency in the country.

Acquired, Managed, & maintained business accounts for the legal division of the company.

Marketed and recruited legal professional for temporary, full-time, and contract employment opportunities.

Facilitated contract negotiations between clients and candidates regarding salaries and wages.

Completed an average of 75 outbound calls daily.

Worked closely with numerous AML 100 law firms as an extension of their own internal hiring process.

35% of the candidates placed on my assignments were offered full-time positions.

Legal Assistant - Impact Sports Management - Sherman Oaks, CA

January 2013- December 2013

World renowned fully integrated sports management firm representing major talent in professional sports

And sports entertainment.

Legal Assistant to 3 Sports Attorneys representing over 60 clients between 3 professional sports leagues (NBA, NFL, & CFL)

Developed legal strategies in preparation for contract negotiations and grievance filings with the National Football League (NFL).

Critiqued and edited million dollar employment and business contracts for current and prospective clients.

Conducted legal research and accurately analyzed case law to aid in contract disputes between clients and the NFL.

Researched & analyzed case law to aid in the Eric Wright v. Tampa Bay Buccaneers grievance hearing.

Conducted client consultations and briefings for supervising attorney.

Clerical tasks included mailing, mail retrieval, purchasing office supplies, office maintenance, data entry, lunch pickup, e-mail correspondence, daily bulletins, photo copying, video imaging, trash detail, and opening/closing of the office.

Legal Assistant - Steinberg Sports & Entertainment- Newport Beach, CA

May 2012 – December 2012

Boutique sports management firm founded by legendary sports attorney Leigh Steinberg (“Jerry McGuire”) with over four decades of record setting success negotiating over 3 billion dollars in contract deals for professional athletes spanning over 4 professional sports leagues.

Legal Assistant to Vice President & General Counsel

Conducted Legal research for the purposes of contract negotiations as well as potential sports related litigation.

Critiqued and analyzed mediation briefs for pending litigation.

Conducted client consultations and briefings for supervising attorney.

Clerical tasks included mailing, mail retrieval, purchasing office supplies, office maintenance, data entry, lunch pickup, e-mail correspondence.



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