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Ref#: 32694
CBS Business Unit: Simon & Schuster
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:
Simon & Schuster, a part of CBS Corporation, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Digital, and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom.
Description:

This position will be responsible for providing fast-paced and time sensitive day-to-day administrative, business and legal affairs services for a five-person attorney team, including the EVP, General Counsel.  Responsibilities include: creating, editing, revising, proofreading and redlining documents (including legal contracts, agreements, letters, and other legal correspondence); coordinating, printing, distributing and organizing documents, including contracts/agreements, pleadings, manuscripts and related documents; responding to subpoenas, garnishments and other legal processes; coordinating and collating quarterly Sarbanes-Oxley related documents; creating and maintaining departmental and attorney files and upholding a highly organized, efficient and logical filing system of all documents (in electronic and hard copy formats) for working purposes and for archival use; mailing/faxing correspondence and other routine administrative tasks in accordance with attorney and departmental needs; scheduling and booking travel; preparing and submitting attorneys’ travel and expense reports; tracking, processing and reviewing legal fee and legal department invoices and maintaining budget grid and docket reports; keeping and maintaining departmental lists and contacts; arranging and placing calls for supervisors and sending electronic invites for the same (including multi-party conference calls); scheduling and coordinating meetings among parties with demanding calendars; maintaining office supplies by placing orders as needed; handling confidential matters with utmost discretion and liaising with other departments across the company on any and all administrative legal matters.

Qualifications:
Previous paralegal experience preferred.
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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