Brunswick Mercury Marine - Paralegal in Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin

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Work for the undisputed leader in the Marine Industry! Mercury Marine, a Division of Brunswick, based in Wisconsin offers a unique, fun and rewarding work environment that fosters individual growth and rewards performance in the Marine segment of the recreational industry. Mercury’s work environment is fast-paced, competitive and high-energy.

Position Summary:

Become part of Mercury’s Law Department team providing support in all areas of corporate law including litigation, contract review and creation, confidentiality agreements, and administrative support of matter and financial management. Assist various business units within the company and manage relationships with outside law firms and vendors.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Assist the General Counsel in the timely and effective conduct of the duties of the Law Department.

  2. Assist the General Counsel with coordinating the flow of efficient and timely communications between employees related to their requests and concerns as appropriate.

  3. Research, compile, compose, organize, and prepare written reports, presentations, and documents for the General Counsel. Organize and/or distribute written and oral communications as appropriate.

  4. Manage and maintain the General Counsel’s schedule including making travel arrangements and submitting expense reports.

  5. Coordinate and organize Law Department special events and projects. Schedule meetings with internal and external customers. Act as the General Counsel’s liaison and screening point for visitors and phone calls.

Required Qualifications:

Required qualifications should be able to be answered by a “yes” or “no” (i.e., Bachelors Degree - yes, five years experience, yes, etc.)

  • Associate degree in Paralegal studies or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired. Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred.

  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible related work experience in a legal environment.

  • Extensive knowledge of modern office practices and procedures, grammar, spelling, punctuation and modern English usage.

  • High degree of skill in computer applications and use of hardware and software applications. Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite, including MS Outlook. Familiarity with databases and database management.

  • Strong problem-solving skills to include accuracy and attention to detail. Must demonstrate ability to capture essential issues, suggest solutions and provide research and follow-through.

  • Willingness to take initiative, work independently with little supervision and make decisions with minimal direction. Must demonstrate strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize projects along with ongoing assignments.

  • Willingness to learn and take on new challenges. Ability to work with multiple projects under tight and varied deadlines.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated effective email communication skills.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and use good judgment in making independent decisions with a high degree of tact and diplomacy.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications are comparative between two candidates, and are traits which will not exclude someone from consideration if they do not have them.

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Experience with creating and managing databases

  • Contract drafting

  • Litigation experience

About the Company:

Mercury Marine (a division of Brunswick Corporation, NYSE:BC) is the world leader in the manufacture of recreational marine propulsion engines. Employing Lean Six Sigma methodology, we have made lasting improvements in our products, processes, and service that have earned us J.D. Power Awards for Customer Satisfaction on both the Optimax 2-stroke and MerCruiser sterndrive power. Being the world leader doesn’t happen by chance. It takes investment in leading edge technologies and top rated talent to create and maintain innovative product offerings that shape the future of marine propulsion. We are ready to make that investment in you!

We are the people behind life’s passions.

Brunswick does not accept applications, inquiries or solicitations from unapproved staffing agencies or vendors. For help, please contact our support team at: hrservicecenter@brunswick.com or 1-888-735-4767.

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Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) is home to the people behind life’s passions. Our company is made up of some of the world’s leading lifestyle brands in categories such as recreational boats, marine engines, fitness equipment, active recreation, and activated workplace products. While we are family to 14,000 employees around the world, three divisions in more than 30 countries create a local environment, with our global headquarters in the Chicago suburb of Mettawa, IL.