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Senior Paralegal

Company: Honeywell
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Join a team recognized for leadership, innovation and diversity The future is what you make it.When you join Honeywell, you become a member of our global team of thinkers, innovators, dreamers and doers who make the things that make the future.That means changing the way we fly, fueling jets in an eco-friendly way, keeping buildings smart and safe and even making it possible to breathe on Mars.Working at Honeywell isn't just about developing cool things. That's why all our employees enjoy access to dynamic career opportunities across different fields and industries.Are you ready to help us make the future?An excellent career opportunity is currently available for a Sr Paralegal within the Honeywell LegalDepartment located in Charlotte, NC. Our Sr Paralegal will provide general, day-to-day support for the Litigation Center of Excellence, to include the following key responsibilities. Key Responsibilities

  • Respond to inquiries/requests by outside counsel, risk management, and others within the Legal Department
    • Prepare and issue litigation holds using Zapproved Legal Hold Pro software tool
    • Review and follow-up with custodians regarding legal hold preservation obligations and acceptance of legal holds
    • Respond to general questions and inquiries from both internal and external stakeholders about the legal hold process
    • Prepare legal hold KPIs, metrics and reporting as needed by the Legal Department and eDiscovery Program Manager
    • Perform various case management and other related tasks as requested by supervising attorneys
    • Provide litigation support, including gathering information and documents in response to discovery requests and responding to subpoenas
      • Engage in research projects (using LEXIS/NEXIS, Pacer, other databases) and provide other support as needed in Company litigation and investigation matters
        • Organize and maintain investigation and litigation-related files
        • Prepare and review documentation and pleadings for litigation, disputes and other matters
          • Interact with outside counsel on discovery issues and litigation status
          • Coordinate Company CLE training and related presentations
            • Support M&A due diligence
            • Support outside counsel retention processes and procedures
            • Support quarterly auditor processes and procedures
            • Update and maintain legal and outside counsel guidelines and templates
            • Support ad hoc special projects and initiatives
            • Review and distribute service of process and related legal documents/communicationsWe invite you to apply for the role.YOU MUST HAVE:
              • Bachelor's Degree, or in lieu of degree, 10+ years legal experience
              • Minimum 3 years' experience working as a Paralegal either in-house at a public or other company, or at a law firm
              • Qualification to be a paralegal by certification or education and work experience as approved by the American Bar Association
              • Strong matter management, PowerPoint, Excel, Microsoft Office Suite, Teams and SharePoint skills/proficiencyWE VALUE:
                • Excellent judgment
                • Prior experience working in a corporate setting
                • Knowledge of information/records management principles, processes and policies (including record retention policies and schedules), and data privacy
                • Attention to detail
                • Excellent organizational & time management skills
                • Customer focused & skilled relationship builder, including with the broader legal staff, business clients and executives
                • Ability to excel within a matrixed organizational structure
                • Excellent written & oral communication skills
                • Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent experience
                • Experience using Passport (Wolters Kluwer) Legal Spend and Matter Management applications
                • Ability to handle multiple complex matters independently and at same time, with minimal supervision and under tight deadlines
                • Proven ability to develop effective solutions to complex problems, including problems that are process driven and/or data driven in nature
                • Demonstrated ability to work well with attorneys and business clients who may have different styles
                • Ability to work well in a fast-paced and dynamic environment Additional Information
                  • JOB ID: HRD187532
                  • Category: Legal
                  • Location: 855 S Mint St,Charlotte,North Carolina,28202,United States
                  • Nonexempt
                  • Global (ALL) Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.

Keywords: Honeywell, Charlotte , Senior Paralegal, Legal , Charlotte, North Carolina

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