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Executive Assistant Paralegal

Location:
Fairburn, GA
Salary:
70,000.00
Posted:
July 22, 2020

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MARGO EVERETT

ader5u@r.postjobfree.com - 404-***-****

Work Experience

Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial

Senior Paralegal responsible for managing cases to assigned to Senior Litigation Partner, and Junior Partners working in Insurance Defense. Responsible for case progression in litigation, e-discovery, mediation and trial, which included: drafting pleadings, preparing subpoenas and other litigation related documents, interviewing witnesses, conducting document review and production, trial preparation research and case management. Coordinated all paralegal and administrative support work to ensure readiness for attorney review. Obtained, compiled, organize and prepared data for various reports and meetings. Calendar events, prepared reimbursement submissions, and information for Request for Proposals.

Morehouse College - Office of General Counsel November 2017 to April 2018

Temporary Paralegal and Executive Assistant

Senior paralegal, handling all legal matters in the office of General Counsel. Created and maintain file management system for document retention program. Manage and administer board meetings along with managing Board of Trustees communications. Maintain board minutes, resolutions and committee information in Board Max data program. Assisting with regulatory and compliance matters. Maintain and manage Ethics database for employee and student hotline. Run and prepare reports for Title IX matters. Prepare monthly reports for Presidential dashboards. Manage contract review, reports and database. Handle and maintain litigation files. Assist with collection and management of information in response to document requests (diligence, subpoenas, etc.)

Coordinate with other internal teams and outside counsel to track litigation progress, coordinate responses, etc.

Support the legal team in researching and drafting responses to complaints.

Freelance Contract Paralegal October 2016 to October 2017

Assists various legal departments with short term projects; Turner Legal Department, CNN, Jones Day, Greenberg Traurig, Berkshire Settlements, Primero Gaming, and McKesson

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, LLP May 2015 to October 2016

Litigation Defense Paralegal

Assigned to Senior Litigation Partner, and Junior Partners working in Employment, Insurance Defense and Corporate Public Entity Law. Responsible for case progression in litigation, discovery and trial, which included: drafting pleadings, preparing subpoenas and other litigation related documents, interviewing witnesses, conducting document review and production, trial preparation research and case management. Coordinated all paralegal and administrative support work to ensure readiness for attorney review. Obtained, compiled, organized and prepared data for various reports and meetings. Calendar events, prepared reimbursement submissions, and information for Request for Proposals.

Scientific Games Corporation, Legal Department September 2012 to May 2015

Corporate Contract and Regulatory Defense Paralegal

Primary duties included preparing, administering and filing Personal and Corporate Disclosures for the entity and subsidiaries to Gaming Commission Boards and government regulators; ensuring compliance obligations and filing deadlines were met; and tracking regulatory commitments and conditions.

Atlanta Public Schools, Legal Department June 2009 to August 2011

Litigation Defense & Regulatory Paralegal

Performed specialized paralegal support for the Deputy General Counsel and Assistant General Counsel. Managed all aspects of litigation process. Drafted court and administrative pleadings, researched legal issues, filed development and electronic filings with various courts. Managed contracts and review of same.

Macy’s, Inc., Law Department September 2005 to April 2009

Litigation, Employment and Regulatory Paralegal

Researched federal, state and local laws concerning store operations. Assisted and managed the investigation of Equal Employment Opportunity charges filed against the company. Drafted position statement responses. Managed responses to third party discovery requests. Researched Employment and FMLA laws. Assist with collection and management of information in response to document requests (diligence, subpoenas, etc.)

Coordinate with other internal teams and outside counsel to track litigation progress, coordinate responses, etc.

Support the legal team in researching and drafting responses to Better Business Bureau (BBB) complaints

Technology:

Citrix, Worldox, Board Max, Relativity, Summation, SharePoint, Time Matters, Soft-Solutions, Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Skype, Westlaw, NetDocs Lexis Nexis, Access, Georgia Notary, Needles, E-Counsel, and WorkSite, Casemap, Filesite, Ethics Point, Time Matters, Box and Banner, and Clio

Education:

Morris Brown College Bachelor of Arts in Paralegal Studies Atlanta, GA



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