Legal Assistant

Legal Assistant

02 Nov 2022
Virginia, Herndon, 20170 Herndon USA

Legal Assistant

All ManTech employees will need to meet the requirements set forth in Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Guidance requiring all covered contractor personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.Secure our Nation, Ignite your FutureBecome an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first. At ManTech International Corporation, you’ll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Legal Assistant to join our team in the Herndon, VA office.SummaryThe Legal Assistant will play an important role in supporting the company’s legal matters by providing substantive support and expertise in litigation, corporate governance, contracts, technology, labor and employment, and various other matters. This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated legal assistant to become an integral part of a fast-paced and collaborative in-house legal team, which values excellence and accountability.Essential Responsibilities | DutiesAssist attorneys in providing a full range of legal support and services to ManTech

Provide litigation and case management support, including coordinating with outside counsel regarding data collection, assisting with responses to discovery requests, and managing the litigation hold process

Work with in-house and outside counsel to respond to discovery requests, subpoenas, and Government requests for information (e.g., Inspector General, grand jury and third-party subpoenas; employment and business records requests; garnishment orders).

Liaise with other internal business functions such as HR, tax, accounting, security, and contracts in support of legal operations

Coordinate the tracking and handling of service of process issues and law firm and vendor invoices

Assist attorneys in negotiating and drafting of contracts and agreements entered by ManTech

Assist attorneys in corporate governance matters such as board and shareholder resolutions, entity formations, mergers and dissolutions, and maintenance of corporate record books

Assist attorneys with domestic and foreign business licensure and other regulatory compliance

Assist attorneys in employment matters to mitigate risk associated with hiring, discipline, discharge, and employment contracts

Identify and implement improvements to legal operations and workflows

Conduct legal research, manage special projects and other duties, as assigned

Perform some administrative tasks in support of legal operations

Basic QualificationsBachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and 3+ years of relevant law firm or corporate/in-house legal experience

Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a commitment to professionalism

Impeccable judgment, discretion, and integrity

Self-motivated, proactive, and able to complete tasks without extensive supervision

Self-starter who demonstrates ownership

Outstanding organizational skills, and attention to detail

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with executives, senior management, outside counsel, and varying levels of operations and functional support staff

Demonstrated ability to prioritize and complete projects under pressure

Thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Teams; advanced knowledge of Adobe Acrobat Pro.

Preferred QualificationsCompletion of an ABA-approved paralegal program

Corporate/in-house legal experience

Experience with complex litigation support and e-Discovery

Working knowledge of common collaboration tools, such as Share Point, Slack OneDrive.

Active Virginia notary public commission

Physical RequirementsMust be able to be in a stationary position more than 50% of the time

Must be able to communicate, converse, and exchange information with peers and senior personnel

Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a computer

The person in this position frequently communicates with co-workers, management and customers, which may involve delivering presentations. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations

The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.

For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services.If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation please click and provide your name and contact information.

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