Contract Attorney Resume Samples

A Contract Attorney is a lawyer who practices law, on a freelance or contract basis, instead of working on a permanent basis. The work activities listed on the Contract Attorney Resume include the following – interacting with clients and helping them in legal matters, representing parties in criminal or civil cases, researching and preparing all legal documents, advising clients, conducting interviews to study and gather information for the case, studying the case file in detail, and preparing for the case to fight in the court.

The exact duties may vary based on the specialization of the attorney, but to perform these duties, candidates need the following abilities – strong communication and researching skills, a complete knowledge of the state, federal and local laws, huge experience in any particular field of law like civil, crime, labor, company, acquisition, property, contract and so on; and the ability to provide alternative course of action. The position requires a law degree and a license to practice.

Contract Attorney Resume

Headline : Methodical and service-oriented professional, interested in pursuing a career in the legal/contractual field to make use of and hone knowledge on legal matters and proceedings acquired from education and extensive experience.

Skills : Attention to Detail Prioritize Multi-task Organize.

Description :

    1. Provided legal counsel surrounding a broad range of immigration issues.
    2. Issues on work permits, visas, Asylum cases, green cards and adjustment of status, deportation and family reunification.
    3. Assist with discovery for securities litigation by reviewing and analyzing thousands of documents and preparing summaries of findings and conclusions.
    4. Collaborate with colleagues at every stage of litigation to drive on-target completion of all case materials and filings and ensure on-time.
    5. Review financial documents and laws using Concordance and Ringtail.
    6. Reviewed documents for the privilege and all language documents, coding for responsiveness 
    7. Provided clients with collections advice as to consumer debts related to used cars.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
JD In Law


Sr. Contract Attorney Resume

Summary : Worked on products liability defense litigation, government investigations, and regulatory compliance; Point person and project leader for the research and analysis of a global dossier of documents related to litigation, including regulatory submissions, internal business documents, personnel records and marketing documents.

Skills : Microsoft Excel, Visual Basic, R Studio.

Description :

    1. Reviewed, prioritized, and summarized sensitive documents for relevance, privilege and potential impact on product liability litigation.
    2. Provided key support in the quality control monitoring of temporary employees involved in electronic and hard copy document collection and review projects.
    3. Collaborated with Attorneys on the use of electronic review applications to tag and sort documents that provide key factual evidence in the litigation process.
    4. Proficient in Discovery Radar, Concordance, Kroll, Documatrix, Relativity and Clearwell Software.
    5. Summarized, reviewed, and analyzed documents, testimony, general literature, medical, scientific and legislative information, and medical records.
    6. Worked on various pharmaceutical cases covering fortune 500 companies.
    7. Conferred frequently with attorneys and vendors in providing legal service to clients by analyzing issue-specific documents concerning a broad range of legal, regulatory.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Master In Law


Jr. Contract Attorney Resume

Objective : Attorney with a JD, MBA, and finishing courses to sit for CPA; complex litigation experience, auditing, finance and accounting, contract and document drafting, mediation skills.

Skills : Intermediate Spanish, Legal Research, Editing.

Description :

    1. Team leader and responsible for quality control/assurance in various assignments; analyzed the quality of documents.
    2. Performed first and second level electronic review of documents and audio recordings related to various matters.
    3. Identified key documents that strengthened or weakened cases and communicated effectively.
    4. Redacted privilege and confidential information from documents.
    5. Appellate work included administrative and judicial appeals on behalf of an educational institution in bid proposal litigation and representation.
    6. Responsible for research, discovery, and deposition preparation in litigation of sale of aircraft in a commercially reasonable manner.
    7. Reviewed deposition documents to identify potential witnesses and evidence.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Juris In Litigation

Lead Contract Attorney Resume

Summary : Experienced in-house corporate and transaction attorney. Expertise in structuring and implementing commercial transactions and business ventures (including cross-border), contract review, drafting and negotiation, corporate governance, maintenance and compliance.

Skills : 12 handicap.

Description :

    1. Reporting to Assistant GC International Supported various business units from a contract management perspective.
    2. Drafted, reviewed, revised and amended licensing, manufacturing, supply and distribution contracts with international business partners.
    3. Drafted and reviewed consulting, sponsorship and vendor services agreements, NDAs, term sheets, amendments to existing agreements, with emphasis on FCPA compliance and due diligence.
    4. Analyzed international transactions in connection with internal audits and investigations.
    5. Provided advice and guidance to the international procurement department in compliance with company policies.
    6. Drafted, revised and maintained legal documentation to update corporate governance structure.
    7. Provided legal leadership to an extraordinary international cross-functional team implementing the corporate restructuring.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
JD

Contract Attorney III Resume

Summary : To utilize broad array of experiences and expertise in all facets of Management, Consulting, Relationship Development, Business Strategy and Networking at all Professional and Management levels in Human Resources.

Skills : Human Resources Administration, Labor & Employment.

Description :

    1. Supervised development of company policies and procedures; contracts, RFP's, various legal documentation, and led policy implementation initiative.
    2. Investigated, reviewed, evaluated and processed class action claims, and made recommendations for resolution.
    3. Directed and authorized high-value class-action payments in excess based on verifiable damages or loss, tax, and/or medical records.
    4. Ensured complete and confidential claim settlements, legal reviews, or referred claims for further investigation.
    5. Designed and maintained policies and procedures to ensure regulatory compliance and managed regulatory relationships.
    6. Supervised sourcing; contract management; bid processes; spend and supplier relationships; lead cross-functional teams.
    7. Directed processing of state and federal EEOC/EEO claims and litigation, including negotiation and settlement resolution of employee disputes and grievances
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
MS In Counseling

Contract Attorney II Resume

Headline : An experienced attorney with the ability to think in practical as well as strategic terms. Through the use of active communication skills, persuasive negotiation techniques, and a willingness to pursue action, has successfully achieved the desired results on behalf of clients. Combining in-depth knowledge and experience and strong work ethic, able to make an immediate and significant contribution to an organization.

Skills : Legal Research, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Wordperfect.

Description :

    1. Conducted legal analysis and due diligence review of corporate communications to detect evidence of patterns of money laundering, suspicious activity.
    2. Demonstrated skill in analyzing complex documents including mortgage-backed securities, collateralized debt obligations, and credit derivatives.
    3. Prepared client and participated in depositions and mediations.
    4. Contributed to trial preparation while working under strict time constraints and consistent deadlines.
    5. Analyzed client's internal policies, procedures and due diligence standards to determine relevancy in connection with corporate bankruptcy, and the bundling.
    6. Identified possible conflicts of interest. Second level reviewer and privilege logging for the client.
    7. Provided research assistance to partners on other firm cases, including for discovery and service issues in a federal wrongful death
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Law

Contract Attorney I Resume

Objective : Experienced attorney with over thirteen years of experience representing and counseling Fortune 100, 200, and 500 companies, small businesses and individuals in connection with complex litigation and intellectual property matters.

Skills : Management, Contract Analysis, Legal Research, Legal Analysis, Draft Legal Documents, Draft Contracts, Proofreading and Editing, Strategic Planning, Microsoft Office, Westlaw, LexisNexis, Relativity.

Description :

    1. Assumed Senior Counsel responsibilities during direct supervisor's leave.
    2. Negotiate and revise commercial contracts, including vendor, technology, client services, and content license agreements.
    3. Develop, revise, and oversee corporate data and media policies and procedures.
    4. Manage and oversee commercial, media law and intellectual property disputes and litigation matters.
    5. Counsel business on dispute resolution, risk mitigation, and compliance strategies in various disciplines, including employment and regulatory matters.
    6. Direct and manage the Discovery process and internal investigations, including litigation, holds and document collection and preservation.
    7. Analyze legal spend, enterprise liability, and dispute trends; manage outside counsel to budget.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
J.D. In Law

Asst. Contract Attorney Resume

Summary : Highly reliable detail oriented attorney at law can be counted on to complete assignments without supervision. Creative thinker can determine whether relevant information exists in a document, able to determine if a privilege exists. Adaptable can work in a variety of work situations, and technically skilled able to use several different database document review software systems, and e-filing systems.

Skills : Research on Lexis Nexus and Westlaw.

Description :

    1. Analyzed and reviewed documents for relevance. The merger of corporations involved in the Pharmacy Benefits Management industry.
    2. Analyzed and reviewed documents for a contract arbitration between two major international pharmaceutical companies, using the Rational Review Discovery software.
    3. Reviewed and analyzed discovery documents for relevancy, privilege, and confidentiality in a class action product liability case.
    4. Perform a review of highly sensitive privileged documents to ensure the accuracy of colleagues' work products and to protect client interests.
    5. Performed QC work to ensure the accuracy of colleagues' work.
    6. Conducted depositions of lay witnesses and expert witnesses including medical doctors and vocational experts in both workers' compensation litigation.
    7. Prepared witness testimony and take direct and cross-examination testimony of lay and expert witnesses at hearings 
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Juris Doctorate

Associate Contract Attorney Resume

Summary : Accomplished attorney with a focus on real estate, to include acquisition, disposition, leasing and finance transactions, as well as experience in bankruptcy, creditor's rights and commercial litigation. Provides expert legal counsel on a broad range of real estate.

Skills : Microsoft Office, SharePoint, Relativity.

Description :

    1. Provided legal support to vice president. Conducted legal research and drafted Memorandum regarding foreclosure, bankruptcy, and probate law in various states.
    2. Supported the Loss Mitigation department by drafting loan modifications, short sale agreements, forbearance agreements, and deeds-in-lieu of foreclosure.
    3. Screened consumer inquiries for legal issues; researched allegations under state and federal law; and drafted responses to consumers.
    4. Reviewed Investor Contracts and Purchase and Sale Agreements for breaches, and prepared Notices of Breach, where appropriate.
    5. Reviewed corporate meeting minutes for accuracy and compliance with Security Exchange Commission requirements.
    6. Revised Litigation Policies and Procedures Manual and developed Litigation Audit Form for use in the FDIC audit.
    7. Concluded assignment with a global provider of wireless communications infrastructure.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Law

Independent Contract Attorney Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Contract Attorney with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Westlaw, LexisNexis, Recommind, CLEAR, CaseMap, Relativity, Concordance, IBM I2 Analyst's Notebook.

Description :

    1. Conducted a review of financial and legal agreements in response to SEC enforcement matters.
    2. Conducted substantive legal research and writing for pending securities litigation suits.
    3. Researched documents in response to SEC & DOJ subpoenas and discovery requests.
    4. Assisted in deposition preparation regarding SEC litigation and plaintiffs' class action litigation.
    5. Ensured compliance with federal procurement regulations and contractual requirements including the Federal Acquisition Regulations.
    6. Assisted firms in preparing for litigation by reviewing documents for relevance, confidentiality, and privilege in various practice areas.
    7. Monitored contract compliance issues through extensive document review.Reviewed purchase requests to ensure compliance with contractual terms.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Juris Doctor

Contract Attorney/Consultant Resume

Objective : Highly educated hard worker with a variety of skills that allow to be a competitive candidate. Extensive, and it has allowed to hone organizational and analytical skills to meet employers' needs.

Skills : Legal Research, Managment, Healthcare, Human Resources.

Description :

    1. Review and counsel various business lines on legal issues pertaining to corporate and consumer-facing social media activity such as advertising campaigns and copy.
    2. Create social media guidelines, user terms and privacy policies for Citi websites, mobile applications and promotions.
    3. Review content and functionality for mobile applications and social media platform registrations.
    4. Address and mitigate privacy concerns in connection with legal reviews.
    5. Draft, review and negotiate commercial agreements including confidentiality, master services, sponsorship, technology, and insertion orders.
    6. Develop and refine internal social media legal resources.
    7. Coordinate the internal legal approval process for social media usage and ensure consistent practices across the global company.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Juris Doctor

Contract Attorney Resume

Objective : Seeking a Law Clerk or Contract Manager position. Successfully managed agreements between the private sector and government entities. Knowledgeable of state and federal contract laws and procedure.

Skills : Fluent In Portuguese And English; Spanish.

Description :

    1. Contract Drafted and negotiated real estate, business, and commercial contracts.Led negotiation of pricing and contract terms and conditions.
    2. Prepared and executed contract documents and negotiation strategies resulting in binding agreements.
    3. Interpreted and enforced contract terms and conditions.
    4. Oversaw service contracts, tracked expirations, and prepared bid packages when necessary.
    5. Facilitated both internal and external team partnerships to ensure that project outcomes align with priorities and directions, within budget, and on schedule.
    6. Reviewed operating practices and procedures to determine whether improvements could be made.
    7. Federal and state government purchasing and contracting, procurement rules, policies, and procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Law