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Corporate Paralegal

Description

 

About Fusion

Fusion Risk Management is recognized as the most innovative and fastest growing provider of business continuity, IT disaster recovery and crisis management solutions for the enterprise.

The Fusion Framework® Continuity Risk Management System™ is built by industry experts and delivered on Force.com, the world's leading cloud-based application platform.

Offering a new and better approach to Business Continuity Management, Fusion is transforming the industry and has been named a leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Business Continuity Management software. 

Our customers include mid-size and large enterprise organizations up through the Fortune 50 and across industry verticals including financial services, manufacturing, energy and utilities, retail, pharmaceuticals, government and higher education.

Fusion provides world-class Advisory Consulting Services to assist and guide our customers in building and evolving their business continuity programs.  At Fusion Risk Management, we are uniquely focused on the success of our customers and the success of their BCM programs.

Fusion is adding talented individuals to our team who are inspired by the challenge of solving business problems through the thoughtful and creative use of technology. Fusion offers a challenging work environment with limitless opportunity for personal and professional growth for individuals with a passion for solving business problems using the latest cloud-based technologies. Sound interesting? Then read on!

The Role

The Corporate Paralegal is an integral part of the legal team reporting to the Vice President of Legal (Corporate Counsel), assisting employees across the entire organization. The Corporate Paralegal will be engaged with transactional support, document assistance, as well as general paralegal and administrative needs.

The Corporate Paralegal will interact with in-house and external attorneys. Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Provide support to the Vice President of Legal (Corporate Counsel) in the various transactional and corporate governance efforts.
  • Assist in the creation of and on-going maintenance of a corporate records efforts, from coordinating the in-take of documents, routing documents for execution, returning documents, to creating and maintaining a centralized corporate repository, etc.
  • Preparing and providing template agreements for sales.
  • Reviewing, revising and returning specific categories of documents (e.g., transactional documents, NDAs, etc.).

 

Requirements

  • Four-year degree and/or paralegal certificate/degree
  • 2 - 5 years of experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating agreements and related documents; familiarity with corporate organizational documents
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent  organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent problem-solving capabilities 
  • Excellent computer and technical skills 
  • Sound judgement and ability to identify issues that need to be escalated
  • Ability to thrive in fast-paced, dynamic work environment
  • Strong project manager, capable of juggling multiple projects, meeting deadlines and proactively communicating status updates

Location

  • This role is based in Downtown Chicago, IL
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Location

You can't beat the location! Our building is connected to Oglivie Station and is across the street from the Madison St. exit of Union Station.

An Insider's view of Fusion Risk Management

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Fusion puts its employees and their wellness at the forefront by providing several ways to help maintain a great work-life balance. My personal favorites have to be the flexible work schedule and Summer Fridays. With initiatives like Fusion Cares, I also have the option to spend up to 12 hours of work time giving back to the the community.

Riddhi

Sr. Solution Architect

What does your typical day look like?

My days involve collaborating with multiple teams on a variety of activities. One minute I will be designing features with our engineers, the next I might be developing our product roadmap with product management or advising our customers and implementation teams on using our platform. Every day brings new challenges and rewarding opportunities.

Alex

Technical Architect

How does the company support your career growth?

Fusion provided me with multiple opportunities to learn and cultivate new skills and continues to support my growth at a professional and personal level. Fusion offers a fun, dynamic environment, that has allowed me to explore challenging assignments to expand my skill set and play a pivotal role for the rapid growth of the company.

Ramya

Director of Technology Evangelism

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Collaboration and team brainstorming sessions are key when it comes to empowering creativity. Open and transparent lines of communication with your teams provides them with the flexibility to share ideas and gather feedback on their projects. Lastly, always celebrate the wins, even if they are small.

Shannon

Vice President, Marketing

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I am fortunate to have an amazing team that I can completely depend on. This allows me to collaborate with other teams much more than I would be able to otherwise. I am amazed at how much change I can affect here at Fusion.

Mike

Vice President, Customer Success

What are Fusion Risk Management Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Cross functional training encouraged
We allow our employees to participate in tours of duty within other parts of the organization to build their skills
Promote from within
Paid industry certifications
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