Sr Associate, Paralegal (Litigation)

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Job Description

The Paralegal will work closely with attorneys in the Legal Department to assist with the management of the Legal Department function. Assist the attorneys in administrative functions necessary to ensure the processes associated with regulatory functions; namely, examinations and other regulatory inquires, are managed appropriately. Assist in the management of the legal hold function.

  • Provide assistance to the legal function and the business in the preparation, review, and maintenance of documents for materials provided to regulators in conjunction with regulatory examinations;

  • Assist with preparation of onsite regulatory examinations; attend regulatory examinations and conduct follow-up as needed. 

  • Provide administrative support to the litigation team, including preparation of documents for subpoenas, audits and other meetings as necessary.

  • Support the litigation processes by preparing the documents for subpoenas.

  • Assist in the maintenance of legal department physical and electronic files, including contributing to the development of the legal department file plan to document the location of official records in accordance with the company record retention schedule and applicable regulatory obligations.

  • Assist in the distribution and management of legal holds.

  • Understand, manage, facilitate, and follow department policies and procedures, as well as track the updating of same. 

  • Draft and provide advice regarding policies, procedures, and memoranda relative to the foregoing and other areas on an as needed basis.

  • Draft minutes for internal working groups, as necessary.

  • Assist with department contract management.

  • Interface with outside counsel, as needed, with respect to matters described above.

  • Track and ensure compliance with internal departmental requirements.

  • Perform internet and legal research as necessary.

  • Support special projects as needed.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Education/Technical Skills:

  • Well-organized and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment while successfully managing several substantial assignments.

  • Self-starter with ability to work independently as well as on a team and to quickly shift priorities in response to changing business environment or priorities.

  • Excellent analytical, written and oral communication, and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to work collaboratively, including through effective communication, with internal clients from different departments, including risk departments, at various levels of seniority.

  • Ability to promptly produce high-quality, accurate, and detailed work product.

  • Ability to work in a capacity with strict privacy and confidentiality requirements.

  • Experience managing discovery responses and maintaining litigation case files.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

  • Proficiency with Adobe Acrobat.

  • Familiarity with ECF/Pacer and public docket searches.

  • Proficiency with Sharepoint, JIRA, Appian and project management a plus.

  • Degree from an accredited college or university, with at least 3 years’ experience as a paralegal.

  • Paralegal certificate and/or law firm experience preferred.

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Adjacent to the Willis Tower, close to CTA, Metra and expressways with plenty of food and entertainment options nearby.
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OCC Benefits Overview

Educational Assistance and Student Debt Forgiveness, 12-week paid parental leave, technology stipend up to $2,000, mobile data reimbursement of $35 per month. Open offices, online health coaching.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Each year, OCC employees select a locally-based charitable organization for each of our three offices (Chicago, Dallas and Washington, D.C.). We offer multiple opportunities to get involved.
Friends outside of work
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
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
OCC provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Fidelity. We match 50% of contributions up to 6% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
OCC provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
OCC employees receive between 22 and 32 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Eligible employees get 30 days of paid sabbatical after their first 10 years of working at the company.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
OCC Offers pre-tax commuter benefits for employees in Chicago and Washington, D.C.
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
OCC offers relocation assistance which varies based on the position level and location.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
OCC offers employees professional development opportunities including onsite training courses and the ability to attend job related certification courses, conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $1000.
Lunch and learns
OCC hosts leadership lunches on a regular basis so you can learn about your colleagues and their unique backgrounds.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
Employees are strongly encouraged to stay current in relevant technologies and supports certification programs.

Additional Perks + Benefits

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