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Sr Corporate Paralegal (Hybrid)

Job Req ID:  8662
Location: 

Nashville, TN, US, 37203

Date:  Sep 19, 2022
Description: 

As a leader in high-performance building solutions, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP Building Solutions, NYSE: LPX) manufactures engineered wood building products that meet the demands of builders, remodelers and homeowners worldwide. LP’s extensive offerings include innovative and dependable building products and accessories, such as siding solutions (LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding, LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® Trim & Siding, LP BuilderSeries® Lap Siding, and LP® Outdoor Building Solutions®), LP Structural Solutions (LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier, LP WeatherLogic® Air & Water Barrier, LP Legacy® Premium Sub-Flooring, and LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing, LP NovaCore™ Thermal Insulated Sheathing, and more), LP® TopNotch® Sub-Flooring, and oriented strand board (OSB). In addition to product solutions, LP provides industry-leading customer service and warranties. Since its founding in 1972, LP has been Building a Better Worldby helping customers construct beautiful, durable homes while our shareholders build lasting value. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, LP operates 25 plants across the U.S., Canada, Chile, and Brazil. For more information, visit LPCorp.com.

LP’s values-driven, positive culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in a safe, ethical, fun, challenging and rewarding place to work.  For more than 40 years, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry.

Job Purpose

This position will provide paralegal and administrative support to the compliance, corporate governance and corporate securities legal team. They will be able to work effectively with minimal supervision and to utilize advanced computer skills. They will exercise judgment and discretion while completing time-sensitive and confidential priorities, with an acute attention to detail.

 

We’d love to meet you if... 
… you’re energized by big challenges and creating a plan to meet the challenge 
… you enjoy working with others to deliver great work 
… you’re innovative and looking for a values-driven, positive culture and environment

In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Board Duties: Assist the General Counsel and Senior Counsel on matters relating to Board meetings and actions, minute books, communications, and corporate governance practices and policies.
  • Securities Duties: Assist the Senior Counsel, executive management and outside counsel with respect to the preparation and filing of the Company’s various filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Related duties will include:
    • Researching various SEC requirements and competitors’ disclosure practices
    • Ensuring director and officer compliance under Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act
    • Assisting in preparation of annual proxy statements
    • Assisting in preparation of forms of certifications for certain SEC filings
    • Providing general assistance to the Legal Department on SEC/NYSE compliance matters.
  • Compliance Duties: Under the direction of the Director of Compliance, this position will handle certain day-to day duties relating to the Company’s various compliance functions and responsibilities.
  • Miscellaneous Administrative Duties: Provide general administrative support as needed, including, among other things:
    • Assisting the Corporate Secretary in managing governance of the company’s subsidiaries
    • Directing inquiries to appropriate personnel
    • Maintaining calendars, scheduling meetings and coordinating meeting logistics
    • Establishing and maintaining filing systems
    • Preparing correspondence and other documents in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Proofreading documents for formatting, spelling and grammar
    • Ensuring certain policies and governance documents are posted to appropriate websites when updated.

What do I need to be successful?

  • At least 5 years experience as a paralegal in a corporate law firm or public company in-house legal department
  • Experience assembling on-line Board books preferred, but not required.
  • Experience in corporate securities is required
  • Experience in corporate compliance matters is a plus
  • Excellent organizational skills and written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work in sometimes time-pressured environment
  • Ability to analyze a situation, exercise judgment, and handle ambiguity
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Word, and proficiency in other Microsoft Office programs including Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ability to proofread complex documents meticulously but efficiently
  • Knowledge of confidentiality standards within a legal function and ability to adhere to those standards
  • Ability to communicate professionally with executive officers and senior management of the company

Education

  • Associate’s degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Certification in Paralegal Studies a plus, but not required

 

Work Environment

  • This position will work at home and in our Nashville office on a hybrid schedule
  • Must be within a commutable distance to Nashville or willing to relocate to the greater Nashville area

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LP offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including health and welfare benefits, 401(k) program, career mobility, tuition reimbursement, volunteer opportunities, profit sharing and more.


Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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