Legal Associate Resume Samples

A Legal Associate is a mid-level attorney who understands the client’s legal requirements and tries to craft solutions for the same. While not all cases and situations are same, certain core duties are common and are listed on the Legal Associate Resume as – providing support and advice by offering legal solutions to clients; filling and reviewing all sorts of legal documents; researching on various legal issues relating to the client, and understanding and interpreting client problems and their resolutions.

Employers typically prefer to hire those with the following skills and abilities – good understanding and familiarity with the legal services industry; critical reasoning abilities, good attention to details; excellent critical and legal reasoning skills; good problem-solving skills; excellent legal English skills; and a strong focus on attention to detail. A Law degree is preferred as this qualification can enhance job prospects.

 

Legal Associate Resume example

Legal Associate Resume

Headline : Versatile Legal Associate with expertise in all phases of real estate transactions, family law matters. Proficient in contract negotiations, Review, Negotiate and draft Purchase and Sale Agreements and Lease Agreements Excel in resolving legal issues regarding title clearance and closing document fabrication in real estate exchanges.

Skills : Recruiting, Consulting, Problem Solving Skills.

Description :

  • Focused on counseling clients in the areas of securities law, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and general commercial law.
  • Served in the capacity of an In-house counsel to one of the biggest clients of the firm and represent them in connection with PIPE financing and private placement transactions.
  • Took the responsibility for providing exceptional contractual support to internal operations, while managing costs and resources for the organization.
  • Negotiated contracts for real estate deals and contracts for the clients.
  • Represented private corporations and Individuals in transactions dealing with acquisitions and mergers.
  • Drafted wills and power of attorneys for Individual clients.
  • Evaluated data involving assets, income, liabilities, expenditure, and surpluses.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Laws In International Business


Legal Associate Resume

Objective : Paralegal/Legal Associate with a collaborative attitude and a pleasant demeanor. Organized, thorough, and analytical with excellent skills in problem-solving and research. Communicates effectively one-on-one and in group presentations. Proficient computer ability and exceptional experience working with a broad range of clientele.

Skills : Legal Research, Legal Analysis, Legal Writing, Litigation, Persuasive Writing, Privacy Compliance.

Description :

  • Supported six attorneys working on employment, commercial and tort lawsuits.
  • Entered information into the LawTrac database regarding Summons & Complaints for incoming litigations.
  • E-mailed attorney retention letter to outside counsel and legal hold notices to branch locations and others as requested by in-house counsel.
  • Entered incident information received from customers  into claims database.
  • Independently conducted a thorough review of contracts as well as detailed information regarding lawsuits and acquisitions to enter into the Access database.
  • Prepared budget reports using SAP and distributed to all functional area leaders, including attorneys, risk management, and compliance.
  • Tracked outside counsel budget/invoices and submitted invoices to Finance for payment, then recorded all details in LawTrac.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associates In Legal


Legal Associate Resume

Summary : As a Legal Associate, responsible for directly working with general counsel, firm leadership, and legal teams across the firm on various investment, corporate, and commercial legal documents. Challenging role within an exciting and entrepreneurial working environment. Managing engagements and handling complex agreements to ensure successful operation and growth.

Skills : Research, Legal Writing, Statistical Analysis.

Description :

  • Assisted the Unit Director in the performance of administrative duties including preparation of statistical reports.
  • Monitored and supervised workflow ensuring deadlines are met, work product is top quality, and workload is distributed equitably.
  • Provided training to new secretaries; organize refresher training sessions for secretarial staff.
  • Worked closely with clients including state agencies, the UW-System, individual state employees, judges, and district attorneys.
  • Worked with the supervising attorneys to coordinate the DOJ Extern Program.
  • Provided support to principal attorney as neededDrafting and reviewed various documents under attorney supervision, and administered the contract finalization process.
  • Organized and maintained legal documents in various databases.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MBA In Leadership

Legal Associate Resume

Summary : Over 5 years of experience as a paralegal or in another similar role, with at least some of that experience related to litigation Familiar with excel; understanding of knowledge management and e-discovery processes and programs.

Skills : Legal Research, Organizational Skills.

Description :

    1. Assisted with an intensive class-action case with regard to document management.
    2. Navigated project databases and manage selection for easy retrieval of financial, ownership, and business documents.
    3. Worked with supervisors to resolve compliance issues, provided recommendations, communication on the status of action resolution and bring to management issues that require attention tracking corrective actions.
    4. Performed comprehensive claim review and quality assurance on Subsistence filings.
    5. Consistently met or exceeded production expectations on complex claim review that includes data capture, documentation analysis, and quantitative reasonableness assessment.
    6. Monitored release queues to handle work quickly and efficiently while maintaining strict confidentiality.
    7. Handled the formation of legal entities.
    8. Drafted resolutions and board minutes.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
H.S. degree

Legal Associate Resume

Summary : Adaptable and detail-oriented legal professional with a record of success and extensive knowledge in domestic and international trademark and copyright law and practice, relationship management, project management, and related contracts. Displays independent judgment, discretion, critical thinking.

Skills : MS Office, Interpersonal Skills, Problem Solving Skills.

Description :

  • Drafted trademark assignments and licenses.
  • Supported litigation in areas of trademark, unfair competition, and copyright.
  • Advised on Internet infringement matters and domain name disputes.
  • Composed website development agreements.
  • Provided advisory services to partners which resulted in highly-successful litigation in the clients' favor.
  • Developed a cost-reduction strategy that allowed the firm to save thousands of dollars by avoiding unnecessary litigation and time spent in court.
  • Organized and maintained legal documents in various databases.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Legal Associate Resume

Headline : As a Legal Associate experienced in many fields of law, in both law firm and in-house settings. Highly motivated and team-oriented professional with the proven ability to timely respond to clients' needs and proactively tackle deadlines. Superb attention to detail.

Skills : Excellent oral and written communication skills, Legal Research.

Description :

  • Assisted three attorneys in corporate headquarters' legal department of global not-for-profit professional membership association for the project management profession.
  • Initiated and processed copyright licenses and renewals.
  • Prepared trademark forms for filing with USPTO; correspond with outside counsel and foreign trademark agents; update trademark docket and prepare deadline reports.
  • Maintained intellectual property enforcement (trademark and copyright) database.
  • Provided reports on all active enforcement matters to team members, and manage specific cases under attorney supervision.
  • Provided research support on suspected intellectual property infringement, and draft appropriate communications to attorneys and potential infringers.
  • Created and implemented department procedures handbook encompassing contract administration, database reporting, copyright permissions agreements process, searching of trademark databases, trademark application process and outside counsel, and foreign agent billing procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Education

Legal Associate Resume

Objective : Self motivated and dedicated lawyer with strong urge to serve clients with the highest legal standards and utmost commitment. Proactive and resourceful team worker with extensive research, case preparation, communication, and advisory skills, and ability to meet strict deadlines, surpass targets and deliver results in a fast-paced working environment.

Skills : Contract Management, and Legal document drafting, and Research Writing and Analytical Skills.

Description :

  • Explained clients with the pros and cons regarding legal issues and encourage them to pursue the right way by locating appropriate case laws and relating the facts to the relevant cases.
  • Worked on an investigative due diligence project for our client, a global expert services firm.
  • Derived risks from the MSA to track all the risks of the service provider in case the contract is terminated so that a better action plan is initiated before the termination and both the client and service provider can negotiate.
  • Worked for a Fortune-500 client, on noninvestment products.
  • Received extensive and advanced internal training on various financial instruments and markets including commodities market, primary markets, secondary markets, hedge funds, reinsurance, shares, debt, and various other financial instruments in preparation for document review and research projects.
  • Conducted Enhanced due Diligence and create initial screening and risk assessment reports on major corporations and entities as well as individuals doing business with our clients by making sure that they are compliant with FCPA, AML (Anti-Money Laundering), KYC norms and industry practices.
  • Supported Regulatory Compliance Lead on resolution of compliance issues.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
M S In Legal Research

Legal Associate Resume

Headline : Graduate with a vast corporate experience in license review and contract management. Demonstrated competencies in legal drafting of software license agreements, interpretation, and redlining of Agreements.

Skills : Contract Negotiation, Financial Services, Proficient with MS Word, Excel, MS Office Applications.

Description :

  • Negotiated the terms of NDAs with prospective clients and vendors.
  • Reviewed and redlined inbound and outbound software license agreements.
  • Reviewed documents for internal investigations, litigations and inquiry by regulatory bodies like SEC and FINRA including patent, trademark and finance-related litigations.
  • Summarized, various contracts such as master service agreement, NDAs, sales/ purchase, distributorship, sub-contractor agreements, etc.
  • Performed inspection of existing and modified processes and technology used to deliver the Services in accordance with the Agreement
  • Provided any subpoena or information request to Company for review
  • Created or coordinated the creation of data files and reports, and provision of information, as requested by Company and transferred or delivered as directed by Company
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Legal Associate Resume

Objective : Diligent legal professional skilled in fulfilling legal research needs and providing case management support while offering an extensive legal skill set, proficiency in managing large caseloads, and capacity to meet deadlines.

Skills : Legal Research, Legal Analysis, Legal Writing.

Description :

  • Assisted in the registration process of trademarks and copyrights for corporate clients in India and worldwide Researching & analyzing relevant information for preparing trademark, copyright, and design applications for the clients.
  • Conducted extensive research work and finding case laws, handling procedural aspects in various courts, interacting with clients.
  • Assisted senior counsel during arguments by preparing case papers and collating citations for various legal proceedings.
  • Identified tax reporting errors and propose a resolution. Once approved, implement the resolution, including preparing and sending revised tax reporting and related communications
  • Maintained and updated compliance assessment processes, methodologies, and tools
  • Provided support to Compliance Lead in tracking, escalating and reporting compliance issues
  • Conducted regulatory impact analysis on the applicable Laws
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
LL.B

Legal Associate Resume

Objective : Over 8+ years of extensive professional experience of drafting, reviewing, and negotiating of various transactional contracts, legal research, and analysis, litigation and compliance. Hands-on experience with Westlaw and LexisNexis databases.

Skills : Data Entry, Legal Research, Communication Skills.

Description :

  • Identified potential clients through intensive analysis of their public information related to legal cases, M&As, financials, etc.
  • Analyzed depositions followed by the creation of digest/summary of the entire deposition.
  • Managed and supervised a team working on the Client's Case Management database.
  • Developed and maintained Regulatory Controls inventory.
  • Researched commercial litigation matters in multiple jurisdictions.
  • Assisted with pre-litigation and litigation matters.
  • Drafted, edited, and reviewed litigation and legal documents.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
LLM In Law