Legal Affairs Manager resume example with 10 years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Legal Affairs specialist with successful experience in clerical support functions and information management. Recognized consistently for performance excellence and contributions to success in the Trade and Investment industry. Strengths in oral communication and written communication backed by training in Legal Studies.

  • Oral communication
  • Written communication
  • Information management
  • Clerical support
  • Client communications
  • Document preparation
  • Legal jargon knowledge
  • Litigation support
  • Legal Research
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Document filing
  • Legal support
  • Languages spoken : French, Japanese, Korean, Shona
Work History
06/2018 to Current Legal Affairs Manager Ameriprise Financial | Greenwich, CT,
  • Advised Africa Corporate Advisors on achieving statutory compliance by interpreting regulations, suggesting company policies, and distributing literature on compliant work practices.
  • Assessed proposed actions and employee conduct for potential liability and offered suggestions for risk management and remedy.
  • Minimized risk exposure through careful advice on business operations and strategic plans.
  • Conducted legal research and conferred with colleagues with subject matter expertise to develop strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.
  • Researched and wrote contracts, agreements and proposals.
  • Prepared documents, reports and presentations for executives and board members using advanced software proficiencies.
  • Conducted planning and strategy meetings with personnel.
10/2015 to 06/2018 Resident Chef Fisher Island Club | Miami Beach, FL,
  • Routinely tracked due dates, provided reminders, and followed up on work assignments on behalf of others, sometimes negotiating extensions of time and other adjustments on behalf of others and communicating updates accordingly.
  • Experience tracking my own work assignments using calendars, reminders or other aids and technologies, as well as screening others’ incoming work assignments and tracking them to completion, using calendars, reminders and other systems or databases.
  • Responsible for reviewing documents for substance and compliance with applicable guidelines, recognizing errors or problems, and taking action to resolve or escalate the problem to the appropriate person.
  • Routinely set priorities among multiple projects and made timely decisions, seeking help from management when needed.
  • Achieved budgeted revenues and expenses and improved profitability related to Food and Beverage department.
  • Experience entering, uploading, and downloading information using multiple data entry systems, including running various types of system reports and analyzing data from the system.
  • Monitored budgets in all areas of cost control with consistent focus on cost of inventory, sales, and payroll.
  • Increased level of guest happiness by delivery of outstanding product and service.
  • Directed daily activities and assignments of staff, ensured appropriate coverage, developed and communicated departmental strategies and goals, and assigned/prioritized work.
  • Directed supervision of Chefs to provide excellent quality and presentation of all food to guests.
  • Provided direct oversight of property-wide Banquet and Catering operations.
  • Partnered with Sales Department to review all Food and Beverage minimums and selling guidelines.
  • Collaborated with Director of Sales and Director of Catering on sales and marketing strategies.
  • Directly led all aspects of banquet operations including developing and maintaining managerial and oversight of all operations.
  • Reviewed and approved all menus and pricing in banquet/catering.
  • Ensured that evaluation of food product, front-of-house employee performance, and development of product consistent with market position.
  • Ongoing maintenance of physical assets through capital planning as required in budget process.
  • Followed all Health and Safety regulations.
  • Interviewed, hired, and trained employees; planned, assigned, and directed work; appraised performance; rewarded and coached employees; addressed complaints and problem solved.
02/2013 to 10/2015 Director of Food and Beverage Loews Hotels Inc. | City, STATE,
  • Monitored budgets and payroll records, and reviewed financial transactions to ensure that expenditures were authorized and budgeted.
  • Established standards for personnel performance.
  • Coordinated use of facilities for events such as banquets or receptions.
  • Kept records required by government agencies regarding sanitation, and food subsidies when appropriate.
  • Organized and directed worker training programs, resolved personnel problems, hired new staff, and evaluated employee performance.
  • Reviewed work procedures and operational problems to determine ways to improve service, performance, or safety.
  • Orchestrated smooth and efficient program development by collaborating cross-functionally across departments.
  • Met with project stakeholders on regular basis to assess progress and make adjustments.
  • Planned operations to effectively cover all needs while controlling costs and maximizing service.
Expected in Grande Diploma In Culinary & Arts | Culinary Arts Prue Leith Chefs Academy , Johannesburg South Africa , GPA:
Expected in 07/2022 Bachelor of Science | Legal Studies University Of Maryland , Global Campus, GPA:
  • Minor in Communications Studies
  • Coursework in ,legal research, legal writing, legal ethics, advanced legal writing, torts, domestic relations, criminal law procedures, litigation and contract law.

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School Attended

  • Prue Leith Chefs Academy
  • University Of Maryland

Job Titles Held:

  • Legal Affairs Manager
  • Resident Chef
  • Director of Food and Beverage


  • Grande Diploma In Culinary & Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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