NC Certified Paralegal (NCCP) - corporate analyst and contracts management background with a solid reputation for achieving goals and taking on new projects. Effectively work in joint or independent environments through professional oral and written communications. Corporate industries include Banking, Telecommunications, and Manufacturing.
•Project lead in mitigating Legal and Regulatory issue with value in excess of $20million.
•Research resulted in full settlement for client; attorney received highest fee for the year.
•Team lead for contract disposition during merger & acquisition, completed on schedule.
•Identified key contract terms and file history during dispute to prevent arbitration and cost of $300k+
•Prevented regulatory sanctions in excess of $30k by researching cause and coordinating team to resolve issues.
Perform contracts review, assist in client negotiations, and develop contract drafts. Manage and maintain contracts database, Quickbooks Accounting system. Perform accounting activities. Provide assistance in research and analysis for Ad Hoc business issues.
Perform contract review and drafting. Assist in negotiations for supply vendors. Interact with multiple departments and external law firms during high level legal issues, projects, and board resolutions. Manage and maintain contracts database. Provide research and analysis for Ad Hoc legal and business issues.
Identify contract/legal terms and conditions for entry into contract management system. Perform data and process analysis and reporting in preparation of transfer to new system (Emptoris contract management system implementation).
Perform contract review and system testing, create templates and define workflow. Interact with multiple departments and external support to gather information for transition procedure. Investigate disputes.
•First to create templates, reports and workflow during trial stage of System (Novatus) analysis.
Communicate contract negotiation terms with vendor and attorney, Draft agreements and support staff for review of legal/regulatory/compliance issues for Global Sponsorship Marketing (GSM),
•Prevented legal/compliance violation by clarifying correct use(s) of logo in first month.
Contracts review for disposition including review of terms, statements of work (SOW), risk assessment, etc. Draft transaction documents such as amendments, terminations, and renewals. Generated and facilitated status reports. Researched complex issues and Identified legal, compliance, and process obligations. Categories: Hardware, Software, Network, Professional, Corporate, Real Estate and Market Data.
•Identified cancellation and renewal terms, prepared documented preventing unwanted extensions.
•Performed contracts audit and transition of 5000+records for two mergers in timeframe for one.
Commission reports for state regulatory commissions and Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Monitored compliance requirements and recommended resolutions to prevent sanctions. Investigated and responded to customer complaints and internal company inquiries.
•Prevented regulatory penalties $30k+ through analysis, problem presentation and coordinating team work to resolve service quality issues before annual deadline.
•Resolved contract dispute resulting in $16k cost reduction.
•Investigated and responded to customer complaints filed with regulatory agencies to ensure resolution.
Records & GIS Database Administrator – Engineering 5yrs
Systems database administrator for records & reports, data table creations, workstation IT setup, Computer Aided Design Engineering (CAD/E) drafting (Oracle SQL, Microstation, FRAMME). E911 compliance: collaborated with area law enforcement (Cabarrus County Sheriff's Communication Division), municipalities, counties, and telecommunications incumbent to ensure customer data transferred with accuracy.
•Workflow developed to create administrative duty synergy; implemented within six months.
•Designed error prevention workflow for E911 compliance; reached target of 5% or less within one year.
Computer Aided Design Engineer (CAD/E) system, maintained accounting records.
•Cost-Benefit report for ruggedized laptops resulted in approval for $50k the first year.
•Lead analyst over data transfer from engineering (GIS/Oracle) to accounting (JD Edwards).
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