Paralegal - Product Liability and Commercial Litigation

あなたの仕事内容

SG 10

  • Process legal service for Product Liability (PL) claims and manage all discovery requests from external National Discovery Counsel with internal colleagues, including Research & Development, Quality, Customer Service, Business Units and manufacturing plant locations (domestic and international).
  • Process legal service for other commercial litigation matters, coordinate discovery requests and perform other tasks as requested by the responsible in-house attorneys. 
  • Coordinate and prepare PL responses working with the responsible in-house attorney, engineers and external counsel engaged to manage the matter.
  • Coordinate and schedule witness depositions as necessary.
  • Coordinate all asbestos litigation docket with external counsel, including case intake on all claims.
  • Assist in-house attorney in the handling of Technical Assistance Requests (TAR) including coordination of information downloads working with internal engineering and product experts.
  • Provide general paralegal expertise and administrative support to the entire Commercial Law Department, including the creation of new vendor for payment related to litigation settlements.
  • Manage customer service claims related to PL property damage or personal injury by contacting and negotiating with claimants to resolve claims prior to the initiation of any lawsuit.
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あなたのプロフィール

BASIC:

  • Paralegal Certificate and/or Associate's/Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 5+ years’ experience as a paralegal or similar legal experience in a law firm, corporation or both.
  • Expert level proficiency in MS Office 365 Suite, Nitro PDF Creator, Adobe Acrobat.
  • Must work in-office at least three (3) days per week, with ability to work independently both in office and remotely at home.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. Continental is able to offer visa support for internals individuals who currently hold an existing valid employment visa.
  • Continental is not able to pay relocation expenses for this opportunity

PREFERRED:

  • 7+ years’ experience as a paralegal or similar legal experience in a law firm, corporation or both
  • Background in the automotive and/or tire industry 
  • South Carolina Notary Public 
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and research skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to work under pressure, prioritizing and reprioritizing effectively. proactive follow-up skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, tracking and meeting multiple, changing deadlines.
  • Ability to work directly with and gain the confidence of senior management, as well as explain complex, challenging issues in a clear manner to all levels of the organization.
  • Self-motivated, with proactive follow-up and follow through skills.
  • Good business judgment and excellent communication and time management skills.
  • Clear understanding and adherence to ethical principles, company values, codes of conduct and corporate policies.
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オファー

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

EEO-Statement:

EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to Careers@conti-na.com or contact US Recruiting at 248.393.5566. This telephone line and email address are reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application, if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a call back.

 

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会社概要

Continental Tire has been around for 150 years, we’ve been changing the way the world moves while making it more safe, smart, sustainable and accessible to all. The America’s headquarters located in Fort Mill, South Carolina is seeking a highly self-motivated and detail-oriented Paralegal to join our Law group! The ideal candidate has excellent communication skills, is dependable and accountable.

Are you ready to shape the future with us?

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2022, Continental generated sales of €39.4 billion and currently employs around 200,000 people in 57 countries and markets.

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