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US Paralegal

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Wyoming
Posted on: May 3, 2024

Job Description:

Welcome to Gordon Food Service! We are excited that you are thinking about opportunities with us, and we have an amazing story to share. See below for a quick glance of who we are and the impact you could have on the food service industry. There's a seat at our table for you...Position Summary:Supports the Gordon Food Service corporate legal department, primarily in the areas of litigation, administrative charges, claims, complaints, and investigations and with other duties as assigned.Essential Functions:

  • Primarily responsible for supporting company attorneys by managing litigation, administrative charges, claims, complaints and investigations at Gordon Food Service and its affiliates and subsidiaries.
  • Support first party litigation in providing support in litigation discovery, including document collection, sorting, redaction; preparing discovery responses; witness preparation and coordination, including scheduling of depositions.
  • Respond to third party subpoenas, document requests, and interrogatories.
  • Engaged in pre-litigation dispute resolution with commercial partners.
  • Engaged in internal investigations, including document collection, email and document review and summaries, and witness interviews.
  • Responds to complaints from Attorney Generals and Better Business Bureau, and others as they arise.
  • Prepare and serve demand letters and other correspondence.
  • Manage and utilize an electronic legal hold system; develop and issue legal hold notices when litigation is probable; track outstanding legal hold notices.
  • Liaise with our law firms, experts, vendors, and counterparties to ensure timely coordination of litigation activities.
  • Legal research, court or administrative process research, and other research to support litigation activities.
  • Reporting to Chief Legal & Risk Officer and Board of Directors status of litigation matters.
  • Recordkeeping of the matter files.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.What you'll bring to the table:
    • High attention to detail and organization
    • Resourceful research and analytical skills
    • Ability to organize, manage and prioritize multiple projects and tasks with strong project management skills
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
      • Ability to interface with business personnel in a highly professional and pleasant manner
      • "Global mindset" and collaborative approach with both business owners and legal colleagues
      • "Digital first mindset" and ability to create and use legal technology
      • High level of confidentiality and integrity exercised at all times
      • Sense of humor and approachability while maintaining professionalism
      • English fluency required, additional French or Spanish fluency preferredBE PART OF AN AMAZING CULTURE WHERE WHAT MATTERS TO YOU, MATTERS TO US!Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce. To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer.All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talent@gfs.com and use the words "Accommodation Request" in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco-free.Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Wyoming , US Paralegal, Legal , Wyoming, Michigan

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