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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Summary

Detail-oriented and highly-motivated business professional with desire to take on new challenges. Take-charge professional delivering executive support and team leadership to business operations. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Broad experience includes office management, legal support, invoicing, negotiations and contract management. Possessing excellent oral and written communication skills. Solutions-focused with a comprehensive background in complex analysis and contract drafting, strategic sourcing, risk determination and negotiations. Highly versatile; Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills and responsibilities. Accustomed to prioritizing and meeting critical deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Keen business sense, with the capability and willingness to understand legal and commercial detail. A professional who adds value to any organization in need of great team collaboration, interpersonal and multitasking abilities.

Skills
  • Excellent Verbal/Written Communications
  • Problem Solving
  • Time Management
  • Analysis
  • Leadership/Management
  • Microsoft Office Proficient
  • Accelerated Learner
  • Adaptable
  • Relationship Building
  • Active Listening
  • Organized
  • Business Development
  • Creative and Critical Thinking
  • Judgement and Decision Making
  • Establishing Effective Relationships
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Legal Document Preparation
  • Contract Review and Negotiation
Education and Training
University of San Diego San Diego, CA, Expected in 06/2000 J.D. : - GPA :
University of San Diego San Diego, CA Expected in 06/1992 Paralegal Certification : - GPA :
San Diego State University San Diego, CA, Expected in 06/1991 Bachelor of Arts (BA) : Political Science/History - GPA :
Experience
Carlyle - Attorney-at-Law/Business Owner
Washington, DC, 06/2011 - 01/2021
  • Advised clients on intricacies of law, fostering informed understanding of legal rights and obligations.
  • Provided legal advice, opinions and solutions regarding issues and risks on various transactional and regulatory matters.
  • Argued clearly, logically and persuasively in written and oral form.
  • Administered complex civil litigation in trial and appellate courts.
  • Conducted in-depth research in order to write effective proposals, agreements and contracts.
  • Spearheaded negotiations to settle cases before trials.
  • Reviewed of commercial contracts, and other legal documents, identified compliance, legal, and operational risk areas, and evaluated the level of associated risk.
  • Assisted in the administrative process and maintenance of the team's internal file systems and workflows.
  • Conducted win-win contract negotiations and found creative business-oriented solutions to legal issues, balancing legal risks against business interests.
  • Worked on non-contract or non-traditional legal projects and initiatives on an ad hoc basis. Prepared complex reports, legal documents for clients and third-party entities, ensuring full compliance with agency requirements and tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated strong management, analytical and negotiation skills in designing successful case and corporate strategies
  • Reviewed of commercial contracts and other legal documents, identified compliance, legal, and operational risk areas, and evaluated the level of associated risk.
  • Corporate/Business formation
Tsr, Inc. - Vice President
Newark, NJ, 07/2007 - 03/2017
  • Identified problems and implemented solutions to better streamline operations.
  • Led team in strategic executive-level planning.
  • Communicated regularly with executive team members to deliver pertinent details related to progress status and direction for projects.
  • Delivered strategic input into business decisions and deals.
  • Networked with industry contacts to gain competitive insights and inform best practices.
  • Responsible to Corporate Governance tasks.
  • Review, analysis, drafting and redlining various contractual and other agreements including NDAs, Escrow Agreements, Partnership Agreements, Financing Documents, Purchase and Sale Agreements and Joint Ventures.
  • Negotiated contract specifications with client and partner sources.
  • Exhibited leadership and prioritizing abilities in performing a broad range of legal and business firm management activities, including overseeing business development campaigns, allocating budgets, and developing financial initiatives
Bauer • Anderson, LLP - Attorney
City, STATE, 02/2007 - 06/2011
  • Provided legal advice, opinions and solutions regarding issues and risks on various transactional and regulatory matters.
  • Advised clients on intricacies of law, fostering informed understanding of legal rights and obligations.
  • Administered complex civil litigation in trial and appellate courts.
  • Negotiated and drafted settlement agreements to resolve litigated cases and contractual disputes.
  • Advised clients regarding legal matters, business transactions and claim liability.
  • Conducted in-depth research in order to write effective proposals, agreements and contracts.
  • Spearheaded and negotiated multi-million dollars in client settlements for personal injury claims, business contract disputes and real property claims
  • Prepared legal briefs and appeals and filed with state and federal courts as required.
  • Prepared complex reports, legal documents for clients and third-party entities, ensuring full compliance with agency requirements and tight deadlines
  • Headed office operations, managed staff and provide impeccable consultation and customer service including evaluate client goals and requirements
  • Analyzed, negotiated and prepared contracts inclusive of RFX (RFI, RFQ, RFP) as part of broader contract drafting and stakeholder discussions focused against commodity procurement and project financing

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University of San Diego
  • University of San Diego
  • San Diego State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Attorney-at-Law/Business Owner
  • Vice President
  • Attorney

Degrees

  • J.D.
  • Paralegal Certification
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)

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