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Legal Assistant
Ref No.: 18-04195
Location: Mason, Ohio
Job Title: Legal Assistant
Department: Asset Protection/Shared Service Cost Center
Hourly Rate: ​$18.38
Work hours: Full time – 8-5, Monday-Friday
Timeline: 12 month contract with potential for full-time conversion

The Legal Assistant supports the Intellectual Property Enforcement team in the Asset Protection Department. The Legal Assistant works with the attorneys on the Intellectual Property Enforcement team in drafting correspondence such as demand and cease and desist letters, conducting legal research, running statistical analyses on enforcement targets, tracking global brand enforcement investigations and litigation and various other administrative tasks.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Reviews, edits and drafts demand letters and cease and desist letters under attorney supervision.
  • Conducts legal and other pertinent research as needed.
  • Tracks all global investigations and current brand enforcement litigation.
  • Provides administrative support to team members.
  • Runs statistical analyses on enforcement targets.
  • Conducts research into enforcement targets.
  • Budget tracking and reporting.
  • Presentation preparation and support.
  • Assists with other projects as needed.

Must-Have Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years of experience with a reputable law firm, and/or in-house legal department
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong drafting skills
  • Self-starter who is innovative, able to multi-task, and able to work independently with minimal oversight
  • Strong organization skills with high attention to detail, timeliness, and confidentiality
  • Ability to interact effectively with a wide range of constituents, including various internal clients at different levels within the organization, outside counsel in North America and abroad, colleagues within the Asset Protection Department, and a diverse variety of other contacts
  • Excellent time management skills
  • High level strength in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Document Management Systems