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Position Information
  • Company:
    FedEx Ground
  • Location:
    Moon Township, PA 15108
  • Job Status/Type:
    Full Time
    Employee
  • Job Category:
    Legal
  • Occupations:
    Labor & Employment Law
    General/Other: Legal
    Paralegal & Legal Secretary
  • Industry:
    Transport and Storage - Materials
  • Contact Information
  • Company:
    FedEx Ground
About Us

About the Job

Employment Law Paralegal - Senior Paralegal

Provides assistance and support to the legal staff by compiling and coordinating the daily flow of documents and information for use in processing legal matters for FedEx Ground (FXG).
Essential Functions
• Prepares, investigates and conducts research for new and ongoing legal matters. • Organizes, coordinates, and tracks all legal files and documents, making them available and easily accessible to attorneys. • Prepares verbal and written reports to assist attorneys in determining how cases should be processed. • Prepares relevant information for inclusion in and assists with printing the legal department activity reports, as needed. • Prepares draft legal documents, pleadings and memoranda. Prepares materials on training programs for management and FXG’s personnel regarding legal-related issues. • Assists attorneys during trials. • Provides timely assistance to FXG’s outside counsel as requested. • Responds to subpoenas and requests for information. • Manages deadlines and the case/matter calendar. Coordinates court appearances, depositions, meetings, etc., between employees and outside counsel. • Develops, maintains, monitors and tracks internal legal processes and databases. • Maintains confidentiality and privilege of all work. Participates in and supports privileged and confidential projects.
Required Skills, Abilities and / or Licensure
• Software skills, including use of Microsoft Office, web-based applications, document management systems, legal research applications (e.g. Lexis), and general internet research. • Verbal and written communication skills necessary to explain complex and/or confidential information. • Time management, organizational and multi-tasking skills necessary to work in a fast-paced environment, handling various tasks and changing priorities, while maintaining a high attention to detail and accuracy to achieve daily assignments and goals. • Ability to analyze, review, and make recommendations. • Ability to develop effective methods for proof-reading and quality-review of work product to ensure all aspects of work are completed correctly.
% of Travel for the Position
0%-25%
Minimum Education
• High School diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s degree in Paralegal or related field preferred.
Minimum Experience
• Two (2) years experience required in a law firm or corporate legal department.
Other Vacancy Specific Information
This position supports the Employment Law group. Preferred qualifications:
*5 plus years of experience as a paralegal in a corporate law department or law firm
*Employment Litigation and/or employment law counseling experience
*Experience directing and/or reviewing internal investigations
*Experience interpreting and applying employer policies to evaluate employee performance or conduct and assessing legal risk or potential discipline and termination decisions
*Experience conducting legal research and drafting legal memos
*Experience with researching, tracking and communicating requirements of federal, state and local laws, regulations and court decisions
*Experience defending agency claims (e.g. EEOC), including drafting of position statements and other documents
*Experience with Microsoft Office, OpenText (or other document management system), Sharepoint, PeopleSoft, Workday, Navex, TyMetrix (or other legal management software), and MyTime



FedEx Ground is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans), committed to a diverse workforce.