Legal Assistant, Restaurant Development Legal Team

Mcdonald's Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 1 week ago

Refer A Friend Company Description McDonald's is proud to be one of the most recognized brands in the world, with restaurants in over 100 countries that serve 70 million customers daily. As the global leader in the food service industry, our legacy of innovation and hard work continues to drive us.

From drive thru updates to delivery to mobile order and pay, we are innovating quickly and growing. Joining McDonald's means thinking big and preparing for a career that can have influence around the world. At McDonald's, we see every day as a chance to create positive impact.

We lead through our values centered on inclusivity, service, integrity, community and family. From support of Ronald McDonald House Charities to our Youth Opportunity project and sustainability initiatives, our values keep us dedicated to using our scale for good: good for our customers, people, industry and planet. We also offer a broad range of outstanding benefits including a sabbatical program, tuition assistance and flexible work arrangements - check them out here!

While most of us are working remote during COVID-19, we're excited to get back to our state-of-the-art headquarters in the booming West Loop of downtown Chicago! It's set up to be a global hub that cultivates collaboration: Take a class at Hamburger University Sample future items in our Test Kitchen Utilize the latest technology to connect with your team around the globe We are an equal opportunity employer committed to the diversity of our crew members, staff, operators, and suppliers.

We promote an inclusive work environment that creates feel-good moments for everyone. We are interested in people who enhance our company culture: Does this role interest you?

We encourage you to apply even if you don't meet every single requirement! Must be fully vaccinated (i.e., at least 2 weeks after last dose) for COVID-19 and, if hired, present proof of vaccination by start date. Job Description The Restaurant Development Legal Team is comprised of lawyers and other professionals who provide legal services and support to McDonald's USA,US Restaurant Development, US Construction and 10 Field Offices across the country.

The team provides legal services focused in the area of new McDonald's restaurant development, and the legal approval process for rebuilding and modernizing McDonald's existing restaurant buildings. The Restaurant Development Legal Teamhas an immediate opening for a Legal Assistant. Description: Under supervision of McDonald's attorneys and/or paralegals, performs administrative duties to support the legal functions associated with the work of the Restaurant Development Legal Team.

Principal Accountabilities: In addition to following McDonald's policies and procedures, principal accountabilities include, but are not limited to: Core Administrative Support:

Basic understanding of and ability to identify various real estate documents. Responsible for intake, assignment of and tracking of client legal clearance requests. Receive, organize and manage record and file requests and deliveries.

Assist attorneys and paralegals to track and obtain consents from third parties. Process invoices and obtain appropriate authorization for payment. Answer telephone calls, take messages, and responds to routine inquiries.

Send overnight courier and e-mail correspondence to customers and clients. Type, proof, copy and distribute correspondence/legal documents. Track and respond to incoming calls and letters from external customers.

Receive, organize and distribute incoming documents for principals. Draft letters and responses to handle routine correspondence. Establish, organize and maintain files, records and electronic data banks.

Make travel arrangements for principals. Ability to work in team environment as well as the ability to work independently. Ability to support attorneys, paralegals and co-workers who work from home.

Take on special projects which may arise on the team or in the department from time to time. Qualifications Critical Global Competencies: Able to work and communicate effectively with professional-level individuals.

Able to handle a large volume of matters from multiple individuals and prioritize matters in a high-pace environment Use technology appropriately. Understand the team's goals and objectives, and contribute to the success of team by being an active participant and promote a shared responsibility for achieving results. Participate in the training of new employees on the team and within the department.

Lead the team in the use of and application of software programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, iManage, Team Connect, Tririga, etc. Demonstrate high work-ethic, collaboration and cooperation with team, reliability and ability to adapt to change. Critical Legal Competencies:

Demonstrate professional integrity. Exercise good judgment in handling sensitive information. Maintain knowledge of appropriate software packages.

Communicate information effectively in a clear and concise manner. Experience: High School or equivalent experience required, including typing and other business related courses. Minimum of three years prior administrative experience required(real estate experience and project management experience a plus). Advanced level of proficiency in Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Additional Information McDonald's is committed to providing qualified individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodations to perform the essential functions of their jobs. Additionally, if you (or another applicant of whom you are aware) require assistance accessing or reading this job posting or otherwise seek assistance in the application process, please contact McDonald's provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), race, color, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, disability status, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, protected military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Nothing in this job posting or description should be construed as an offer or guarantee of employment.

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Legal Assistant, Restaurant Development Legal Team