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East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date
30 August 2021
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Job Description:

Saab, Inc. is currently recruiting for a Paralegal.


  • Oversee and manage the day-to-day prosecution and maintenance of Saab, Inc.'s trademark and copyright portfolios

  • Update, organize and maintain corporate governance documents; assist with domestic business filings (state filings and annual reports)

  • Assist with document due diligence review for business transactions, and with discovery on litigation matters

  • Assist (under supervision of Saab, Inc. attorneys) with preparation and negotiation of legal documents and redlines, and draft routine letters and other correspondence

  • Document production and management, including but not limited to:

    • Coordinating signatures to contracts, filings, and other documents

    • Leading the maintenance of Legal Files (online and physical files)

  • Create training materials and PowerPoint training decks

  • Create and maintain monthly Legal Department financial and operational reporting

  • Build handbooks, processes, guides, checklists and other materials to support Saab, Inc. business units and create legal department efficiencies

  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Skills and Experience:

  • Associate's or Bachelor’s Degree

  • Paralegal certificate (or similar credential)

  • Extensive previous experience at a law firm and/or within a corporate legal department strongly preferred

  • Detail-oriented, self-motivated individual with outstanding organizational and analytical skills

  • Knowledge of trademark and copyright maintenance and prosecution

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Ability to proofread material for grammatical or spelling errors

  • Sound business judgement, and flexibility/adaptability to prioritize, organize, manage and complete time sensitive matters without sacrificing accuracy

  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively

  • Superior organization, project management skills and attention to detail

  • High-level of commitment to quality work product and organizational ethics, integrity and compliance

  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast paced, team environment

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate, both written and verbally

  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Demonstrated decision making and problem-solving skills

  • Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines with minimal supervision

  • Strong, active listening skills

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with Thomson Reuters Legal Tracker, Navex Global EthicsPoint, NASDAQ Boardvantage

Saab, Inc. provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, comprehensive benefits, tuition reimbursement, work/life balance, business-casual atmosphere and paid holidays.

Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to participate in a background check that will include, at a minimum, a criminal record check, education and employment verification.

About Us:

Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number approximately 17,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.