Corporate Paralegal at Hostess Brands, LLC in Lenexa, Kansas

Posted in Other 11 days ago.





Job Description:

Company Overview



Hostess Brands, LLC, is a large packaged foods company focused on manufacturing, distributing, and selling iconic sweet baked goods in the United States such as Twinkies, Cupcakes, Ding Dongs, Ho Hos, Donettes and Coffee Cakes, in addition to Voortman's Cookies and Wafers.

Job Overview



The Corporate Paralegal will perform a variety of duties to support the General Counsel, Associate General Counsel, and Corporate Counsel.


The ideal candidate will have five or more years of paralegal experience in a law firm or corporate legal department assisting the chief legal officer and team. To be successful in this role, one must be highly organized and thrive in a fast paced environment with changing priorities.


This role will be based out of our corporate office in Lenexa, KS.



Responsibilities


  • Negotiate non-disclosure agreements and other standard agreements
  • Assist with management of trademark portfolio
  • Respond to subpoenas for records and other document requests
  • Assist with discovery responses
  • Assist with insurance renewals
  • Assist with policy management, updates, and compliance
  • Establish and maintain relevant corporate files
  • Perform Clerical duties, as needed
  • Form, qualify, maintain, and assist in management, withdraw or dissolution of entities
  • General corporate housekeeping matters, e.g., maintenance of corporate records and minute books
  • Coordination of annual stockholders' meetings
  • Assist with other matters as requested by attorneys, including due diligence activities




Qualifications


  • Bachelor's Degree and/or Paralegal Certificate
  • At least 5 years of previous experience as a paralegal
  • Preferred candidate will have law firm experience as well as in-house experience


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:




  • Exceptional organizations skills, individual initiative, and professional demeanor and behavior
  • Experience with reviewing and negotiating contracts
  • Basic understanding of trademarks and other intellectual property matters
  • Familiarity with litigation and administrative processes preferred
  • A high degree of responsiveness and communication within high-touch organization
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments to manage multiple, conflicting deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and also collaboratively as part of a team across all levels of the organization
  • Effective problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Deliver high quality and accurate results on requested timeframes in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong proofreading and editing abilities
  • Tactful, diplomatic, and discrete
  • Must maintain a high level of confidentiality & be reliable
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).


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