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Legal Assistant

Date: Apr 17, 2019

Location: Greenwich, CT, US, 06831

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

Are you ready to take your career to the next level with a rapidly growing global company?  As the Legal Assistant, you will provide executive-level support to senior legal team leaders and will partner with other professionals across the enterprise to achieve strategic and business targets. You’ll be at the center of a global legal document and filing system, working on key areas such as maintaining robust case files and pleadings and digitizing critical documents. You’ll have the flexibility to innovate and improve processes while developing reliable modern systems to track, organize, prepare and maintain complex documents and materials. This is an opportunity for you to build a career you can be proud of, while positively affecting XPO’s future.

 

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Work on sensitive compliance and legal projects with attorneys, paralegals and other professionals; support the process for engaging outside counsel and other legal service providers
  • Assist with case/project management, filing and litigation-related document management; maintain and organize paper and electronic files, data tracking logs, etc., for ongoing legal and compliance matters
  • Organize and prepare reports on departmental metrics and strategic initiatives
  • Coordinate meetings and events, including arranging technical support, catering, meeting materials and other logistics
  • Prepare check requests and partner with accounts payable department to ensure settlements and invoices are processed in a timely manner
  • Review and edit legal documents for content and grammar; build high-level presentations, communications and documents
  • Plan and arrange domestic and international travel itineraries and accommodations, including coordinating visas and passports
  • Process expense reports in an accurate and timely manner; resolve issues as needed

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • 2 years of experience in a legal administrative or legal assistant role
  • Experience building and maintaining a legal filing and case management system
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Aspirations to further pursue a career in the legal field, i.e., obtain your paralegal certificate or attend law school
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality surrounding company materials and information
  • An eye for detail, meticulous grammar and tons of creativity
  • Highly organized work style with an extraordinary ability to multitask 
  • A "no job is too big or too small" attitude; excellent interpersonal skills

Be part of something big. #LI-SR1 #ZR6

 

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, Toyota and many others. We’re the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we’re just getting started.

 

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


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