ARAMARK Legal Assistant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, our more than 270,000 employees deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 22 countries around the world every day. Aramark is recognized among the Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE and the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. Learn more at www.aramark.com at http://www.aramark.com/ or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/aramark and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/aramark .
Aramark’s leisure group specializes in lodging, recreation, conference centers and meeting services. The scope of our operations includes lodging, conference and meeting space, houseboats and other marine activities, retail merchandise, casual and fine dining experiences, and interpretive tours in some of this country's most pristine protected lands and national parks. We have been active partners with the National Park Service for over 20 years, providing high-quality visitor services in numerous locations across the United States. We are one of the nation’s leading managers of conference centers with a strong focus on customer experience. We are considered a premier provider of professional services by clients and competition alike, committed to providing high-quality recreation, hospitality and authentic experiences to clients and visitors from all over the world.
The position will provide support and analysis for various legal matters and functions, including but not limited to managing subpoena compliance, reviewing service of process received by the Legal Department to ensure proper handling and maintain various litigation logs and databases.
This position will report to the AVP & Assistant General Counsel for Antitrust and Litigation. The Legal Assistant must possess excellent organizational skills and a close attention to detail, advanced Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills. Due to various litigation matters that the candidate will encounter, the successful candidate will have a strong ability to multi-task, to set priorities in the face of competing demands and to meet deadlines. The successful candidate will also possess good judgment and a strong ability to communicate problems and other high priority items to the AVP & Assistant General Counsel.
Provide general paralegal support for various litigation matters and functions.
Manage subpoena compliance, respond to incoming subpoenas, gather and review all responsive documents and maintain the subpoena log.
Review daily various complaints, and other pleadings received by the Legal Department and ensure that they are properly being handled by the appropriate Line of Business, department or insurer.
Maintain Aramark’s Document Retention Log.
Prepare and/or maintain various litigation logs, reports and databases.
Maintain database of EEOC charges and other employment claims.
Assist in the administration of Aramark’s E-billing systems.
Ability to work closely across lines of business and all levels of management.
Ability to request and use discretion in working with confidential information regarding employees, clients and vendors.
For this position, a BS/BA degree or equivalent is preferred and a solid knowledge and understanding of legal terminology and the legal process is required. Experience in litigation matters is also required. Advanced Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills are required.
Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran