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Hyatt Senior Transactional Paralegal in CHICAGO, Illinois


Summary Hyatt Corporation is seeking an experienced Senior Transactional Paralegal to support the Corporate Legal Department with reviewing and drafting contracts, managing multiple projects/workflows and deadlines, and performing contract administration/contract management responsibilities. The professional should have 7-10 years’ experience in a law firm or corporate environment and will assist various operations teams and colleagues.

The candidate will report to a Senior Attorney within the Hyatt Legal Department and will work closely with executives in finance, security, accounting, tax, government compliance, human resources and all operations departments.

Responsibilities * Responsible for reviewing and drafting contracts, discussing contracts with business teams, performing contract administration/contract management responsibilities, and project management. * Support and coordinate internal response efforts with the relevant business teams and with members of the legal department, identify internal subject matter experts and key stakeholders, and build response plans in coordination with legal colleagues. * Serve as the Legal Department's liaison in support of assigned projects, including communications with internal business and assist them with responses to vendors across the organization.


Qualifications * A BA/BS with a current Paralegal certificate is required. * 7-10 years of experience in law firm or corporate legal department * Must have in depth knowledge of legal terminology and principles, and the ability to work independently and collaboratively as a part of a team. * Must have in depth experience with contract review, drafting and negotiations * Must have experience with contract management/contract administration * Must be able to manage project timelines, document progress, and accurately communicate any associated issues and risks to supervisor. * Proficiency with Word, Excel, Adobe and Internet and Westlaw

Primary Location: US-IL-Chicago
Organization: Hyatt Corporate Office
Pay Basis: Yearly
Job Level: Full-time
Job: Legal
Req ID: CHI009827

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