Sr. Paralegal

Will work on problems of diverse scope in which analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.  Assist with the drafting, negotiating, reviewing, and filing of a high volume of contracts.  Review/draft various SEC filings (including Section 16 reports), NASDAQ filings, and other corporate/ securities documents. Maintenance of corporate books and records. Uses a wide range of legal or specialized knowledge to provide legal support services. Uses systematic approach to problem solving and troubleshooting. Provides services in a timely and efficient manner.

Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions and uses initiative and discretion in accomplishing routine assignments with minimal supervision. Assist with determining the necessary approach to contracts, ensuring protection of Neurocrine’s proprietary technology.  Review contracts and other legal documents, researching legal issues, fact gathering and checking and providing support on all assigned legal matters.

Requires Paralegal Certificate, a Bachelors degree or equivalent with at least 10 years corporate paralegal experience. Life Sciences background preferred. Requires a general understanding of and experience in working with a broad range of corporate in-house Legal department matters.  Must have thorough working knowledge of computer software, including word processing, spreadsheet document management electronic mail and database programs.  Excellent attention to detail skills, along with excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills.  Effective planning, problem solving and analytical skills, ingenuity, judgment and administrative skills. Demonstrate a positive attitude, the ability to work with others, be self-motivated requiring limited supervision and a desire to learn.  Demonstrate ability to interact in a collaborative manner and at a professional level with clients at all levels throughout the organization and attorneys. 


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