Tillman Infrastructure, LLC is currently seeking a Paralegal who will be responsible for providing legal and administrative support to the Telecom Real Estate team with specific emphasis on regulatory compliance programs, real estate-based contracts, administrative matters, and providing assistance to attorneys handling transactional and compliance matters. The incumbent is responsible for reviewing and analyzing legal documents, performing legal research, updating legal databases and assisting in the day-to-day operations of the Director Telecom Real Estate. The incumbent will provide guidance to and collaborate with Legal Coordinators in the organization and maintenance of department records and files.
Position is open in New Jersey.
• Assist in intake functions for new legal matters, including assessing the nature of the issue with supervision, entering matter into company databases, coordinating with department attorneys and internal business clients, and tracking matter through resolution. • Assist legal personnel with the preparation, execution and filing of required legal documents and the administration of day to day departmental activities. • Draft template legal documents related to acquisitions, leases, and regulatory matters under the supervision of attorneys in the US Tower Legal department. • Review and abstract legal documents, create payment requests, and follow up to ensure proper integration and payment. • Conduct legal and factual research and data analysis as directed and compile data from sources such as electronic digests, encyclopedias, practice manuals and/or other laws and regulations. • Draft letters and other correspondence having a legal effect related to transactional and regulatory compliance matters for business units. • Maintain and update files in the matter management database and project tracking databases as required. * • Maintain legal files, maintain system of preservation for all original legal documents including scanning and indexing for electronic records and database. • Provide assistance to and liaison with outside counsel for the resolution of day-to-day issues, in connection with pending litigation and other projects for which outside counsel is retained. • Assist with due diligence fact-finding related to discovery issues and matters within the Telecom Real Estate organization, including gathering facts and documentation from personnel within business units. • Provide support to the Telecom Real Estate organization as requested by attorneys therein, including performing administrative tasks related to tracking site issues, creating files, scanning documents, and mailing and faxing documents. • Notarize and/or witness documents executed on behalf of Tillman Infrastructure. Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Experience Required: • Bachelor's Degree required • Paralegal certificate required • Five years of experience required; experience strongly preferred to be in a corporate law or law firm setting Knowledge of basic real estate principles and basic document drafting preferred. • Telecom or real estate industry is strongly preferred • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with internal customers and colleagues • Strong organizational skills; ability to accomplish multiple tasks within agreed upon timeframes through effective prioritization of duties and functions in a fast-paced environment • Self-motivated; Able to work both independently to complete tasks and respond to department requests, as well as collaborate with others to utilize resources and knowledge of others in identifying high quality solutions • Strong ability to follow up on pending items, track project progress and stay current on project status and milestones • Strong attention to detail in review, process and drafting of department documents; • Ability to utilize detail and depth of legal understanding in conducting, gathering and presenting research materials • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Word, and familiarity with Access database * • Proficient with Westlaw and ability to utilize the system to perform in-depth legal research in case law and statutory databases • Incumbent must be flexible, able to adjust to shifts in department priorities • Job may require some travel