Previous Job
Previous
Paralegal or Attorney Consulting
Ref No.: 19-03657
Location: at Houston,, Texas
Role : Business Consulting & Description: Job Responsibilities:
The individual must perform delegated paralegal tasks under the guidance and direction of attorneys, including:
-Provide pre-publication review of marketing, PR and advertising materials.
-Review and clear marketing materials to ensure compliance with applicable advertising regulations, company standards
and industry standards (such as FTC Regulations & Guidelines).
-Partner with communications teams to identify necessary substantiation for claims made in corporate print, broadcast and digital advertising.
-Advise clients on social media issues, including disclosure requirements and endorsement guidelines on social media posts and advertising. Review marketing materials for TV and video services.
-Assist in obtaining affidavits and releases for use of intellectual property rights, including trademarks, copyright, name and likeness rights, etc.
-Assist trademark and copyright team with trademark, copyright and domain name issues as needed.
-Issue spot and review corporate marketing materials as produced and developed by -Policy, Government and Public Affairs (PGPA) and outside agencies.
-In consultation with Department attorneys/managers, provide advice to Marketing groups on all of the above topics.

Required Qualifications:
-Ability to effectively analyze and communicate legal issues across broad functional and organizational lines (e.g., business partners, and attorneys).
-Ability to maintain high quality performance with varied deadlines and competing priorities in a fast-paced work environment.
-Strong organizational, analytical, proofreading, editing, and research skills.
-Strong communications skills (both oral and written) and interpersonal skills.
-Self-starter who is adept at working in a true team environment and partnering with management, business partners, in-house counsel, outside counsel, and staff.
-Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of tools.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Minimum three years of experience with Intellectual Property, Social Media, Advertising, Marketing, Promotions as an in-house or law firm paralegal or attorney. Experience managing claims substantiation.
-Background in all or some of the following areas: Trademark, Copyright, Promotions, -Privacy, Entertainment, Social Media, and Advertising Law.
-Paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved program or a law degree.
-Fluency with speaking and writing in English and Spanish (desired but not required).
-In-depth transactional experience (preparing and negotiating a variety of complex agreements) will also be considered