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Paralegal D - Seattle, WA

Company: Cogent Infotech Corporation
Location: Seattle
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionABOUT COGENT INFOTECHFor over 19 years, Cogent InfoTech has been an equal opportunity employer that thrives on and celebrates diversity and inclusivity. Our policy reflects and affirms the company's commitment to the principles of fair employment and the elimination of all discriminatory practices. We value our candidates' individuality, experience, expertise, and opinions in championing a culture of change and innovation. Job Title: Paralegal DLocation: Seattle, WA Duration: 12 Month (possibility of extension)Timings: 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M Position Comment: Fully onsite - candidate must be onsite at least 3 days a week hybrid model. Job Description:--- Candidates must be able to: handle a very large volume of supplier agreements, perform work with limited direction, work directly with clients to gather and analyse information in order to identify issues and risks, recommend possible solutions or mitigations, and support and participate in contract negotiations.--- The successful candidate must have the ability to identify issues and risks that may exceed the scope of authority of the Paralegal, and the judgment to determine when to escalate to the responsible Attorney.--- The successful candidate will be an organized self-starter who is adept at adapting and executing in a fast-paced and sometimes ambiguous environment.--- Candidates must have excellent negotiation, interpersonal, writing, and analytical skills, and business judgment. Position Responsibilities:--- Negotiate and draft high volumes of commercial, technology, and other legal documentation, on both and supplier forms, including services agreements, purchase agreements, confidentiality agreements, statements of work, amendments, and related commercial documents, across a wide variety of jurisdictions, and work with internal stakeholders to efficiently process those agreements and related documents consistent with Policies and Procedures.--- Communicate understandable strategic advice and guidance to internal procurement teams and business clients of all levels regarding business and legal issues and risks.--- When escalating contractual issues or risks to Attorneys, provide suitable background on the transaction, concise summaries of the issues and risks, and suggested mitigation strategies.--- Draft letters, memoranda and other written communications while maintaining and protecting confidentiality, privilege, sensitivity, and/or security of all oral and written communications (and apply legends and use encryption for that purpose when needed).--- ble to both work independently to resolve problems and confer with Attorneys on final solutions or next-step processes.--- dminister and maintain Law Department projects, policies, procedures, and practices.--- cooperative, positive, team-oriented attitude is necessary, including the ability to communicate with military and international internal clients and counterparties.--- The position will require some responsibilities for team or department-oriented tasks, projects, and activities, including developing and delivering, with assistance of Attorneys, legal-training programs and materials to various internal client groups.--- The position may on occasion require research of law, cases, and procedures utilizing specialized software (e.g. Lexis/Nexis, Court Link, Westlaw, and Pacer), the Internet, and other applications; analysing the results of research, and drafting legal memoranda assessing, among other things, the merits and respective risks and opportunities with different approaches for Attorney review. Education:--- Education/experience typically acquired through basic education (e.g. High School diploma/GED) and typically 7 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g. vocational school/Associate+5 years' related work, Bachelor+2 years' related work, etc.).Thanks & Regards Bhawna Aggrawal - VMS Admin Cogent Infotech 1035 Boyce Road, Suite 108, Pittsburgh PA 15241 Tel: Direct :+1 (412) 879-2146 - Ext- 870 Email: - Fax: 412 774 1515 Website:

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