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Job Ref:  144096BR
Employer:  AECOM
Country:  United States
County/State:  California
City:  Los Angeles
05/10/2016 22:40

Why Choose AECOM?
AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees - including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals - serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine's annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World's Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients' projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at NA.

About the Business Line
AECOM Corporate
Our teams provide the strategic guidance that shapes the vision and direction for AECOM. We enable the success of our employees and our operations by ensuring they have the tools, information, resources and support they need to do their jobs.

Job Summary
AECOM is looking for a Paralegal who would serve as Legal Intake and Licensing Coordinator for our litigation and corporate legal groups. The Coordinator will work closely with our Global Head of Litigation, Corporate Vice Presidents of Litigation, Senior Corporate Counsel, and Paralegals in the litigation and corporate legal departments.

If you are a responsible, proactive professional who pays meticulous attention to detail, has a positive, team-player attitude, and can handle ever-changing priorities, we are looking for you!

  • Coordinate the intake, logging, and prompt distribution of all legal process served on the company, including by reviewing legal documents, understanding the legal department structure, effectively communicating with company lawyers and other appropriate points of contact, inputting and tracking matter information in electronic claims management databases, and serving as the central point of contact for the litigation department on service of process issues.
  • Assist the corporate legal department with processing and maintaining all state professional licensing efforts on behalf of the company, including timely license renewals.
  • Support the litigation and corporate legal teams with daily tasks and responsibilities as directed.
  • Perform legal and other research as requested.
  • Support attorneys and legal staff with internal information requests.

Minimum Requirements
  • 2 years of paralegal or other similar litigation and/or corporate law experience at a law firm and/or large corporation.
  • Completion of an ABA-approved paralegal program.
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Self-motivated, flexible candidate, who has the ability to anticipate legal department needs, work under pressure, and handle highly confidential information with utmost discretion.
  • Initiative, planning and organizational skills, follow-through, accuracy and meticulous attention to detail are critical.
  • Team attitude that no job is too big or too small.
  • Ability to work in a high activity/fast paced environment and manage associated stress.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively work with various departments and levels within company.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Experience with computer systems: fluency in MS Office required.
  • Familiarity with issues related to service of process, legal matter management systems, and e-billing is a plus but not required.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of state professional licensing practices (contractors, architectural and engineering) is a plus but not required.
  • Local candidates preferred

What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.
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