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Legal Assistant

Lyndhurst, New Jersey
Job Type
1 Oct 2021
Company DescriptionWe are H Mart, the largest Asian supermarket chain in America. Starting in 1982 with a single store in Woodside, Queens, H Mart has grown to include more than 67 stores across the United States. H Mart is America's premier Asian food destination and provides groceries and everyday essential needs as well as upscale products. H Mart offers a full line of Asian foods as well as a broad range of Western groceries to complement its full scale offering to that of a traditional supermarket. H Mart is also known for its innovative new food halls which are an extension of over 37 years of providing eateries in its stores.Job DescriptionAbout Legal AssistantH Mart is looking to hire a Legal Assistant with superb research and administrative skills. Legal Assistants are expected to work well under pressure and deliver on tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. To ensure success, Legal Assistants should be proficient at multi-tasking, intuitive and excellent communicators with a keen interest in providing accurate and insightful support to lawyers and legal teams. Top candidates will be experts in key legal concepts with fantastic organizational skills, great IT skills and a meticulous attention to detail.You will find the dynamic environment and challenges. Yet you will find something more: an opportunity to apply your analytic and technical skills to a company and focus on developing careers. Much of the work is used to help Corporate legal counselors make critical decisions for the organization.Responsibilities, but not limited to:Conduct legal research on cases and gather pertinent legal information.Interpret laws, rulings and regulations in legal documents.Compile, proofread and edit drafts of contracts, leases, licenses, policies and other legal documents.Monitor, study and develop written summaries of proposed and enacted legislation, regulations, court decisions, industry guidelines, trade journals and other relevant publications.Assist with case preparation including opening and closing arguments, and aiding in court motions or pleadings.Daily record keeping with electronic and physical filing of caseloads.Analyze and summarize documents.Assist with the administration and management of workflow.General administrative duties i.e. answering correspondence and taking telephone calls.Manage various legal cases that arise from store operations including compiling documents such as accident reports, CCTV video footages, cleaning logs, and etc.Compile and track all invoices pertaining to legal feesManage billing for storesFile annual reports, articles of organization, articles of incorporation, and other forms related to creating, maintaining and dissolving H Mart legal entitiesManage all aspects of POS Data System maintenance process used by Food CourtTenant performance control including analyzing tenant sales revenue, service quality and issuesQualificationsQualification / Requirements:Minimum Bachelor degree (BS or BA)Fluent in English & Korean is a MustLegal research experienceExperience in drafting legal and business documentsAnalytical thinker with strong conceptual and research skillsAbility to understand and interpret legal documentsStrong organizational skills and meticulous attention to detailAbility to work under pressure and meet deadlinesAbility to work independently and as part of a teamExcellent written and verbal communication skills.Proficient in Microsoft Office, Lexis-Nexis, PACER, Westlaw and other legal research sites.Additional InformationWork Hours & Benefits: MON-FRI, 9:00am to 6:00pmHealth InsurancePTO5% Employee Discount on H Mart ProductsFree Daily LunchLocation: 300 Chubb Ave., Lyndhurst, NJ 07071Salary:TBDH Mart is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.H Mart is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, status as a Vietnam Era or disabled veteran, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done that will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on H Mart. Please inform our Human Resources Department or the Store Manager if you need assistance completing any forms or otherwise participating in the application process. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
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  • Job Reference: 386583023-2
  • Date Posted: 1 October 2021
  • Recruiter: H Mart Companies, Inc.
  • Location: Lyndhurst, New Jersey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent