Paralegal - Litigation, Employment, and Compliance

  • Cadence Design System
  • Jan 20, 2021
Full time Legal

Job Description

Job Description

Cadence is a leading provider of system design tools, software, IP, and services.  We take pride in our collaborative and high-performance culture, and we are looking for an experienced Paralegal to join our team.  The Paralegal will be an essential member of the Litigation, Employment & Compliance team, and be a key liaison to other cross-functional teams.

This position is ideal for someone with a litigation and employment background who is detail-oriented, practical, collaborative, and enthusiastic about learning.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Support the department on Litigation, Employment, and Compliance matters, including ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) and compliance training
  • Support global litigation, pre-litigation, investigation, and employment matters - including document collection and review, subpoena responses, and related systems
  • Draft and revise correspondence, presentations, reports, policies, agreements, and other employment-related documents
  • In partnership with other department members, research and maintain legal requirements and related processes for compliance training, COVID safety protocols, and other litigation, employment, and compliance topics
  • Support processes relating to hire and exit
  • Engage in cross-functional special projects

Required Qualifications:

  • BS/BA and 4-6 years of paralegal or related experience in a corporate Legal department, law firm, or related field, including significant litigation experience
  • Superior organizational and project management skills
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Ability to research legal and business issues and learn new concepts quickly
  • Takes initiative and can handle multiple and varied projects simultaneously to completion
  • Ability to be discreet and handle confidential matters appropriately
  • Positive and team-oriented attitude

Preferred Experience:

  • Significant work in employment law or HR environment
  • Prior work with technology companies

We invite you to see what it’s like to work with a dynamic legal team in a company with a high-performance culture recognized as a Great Place to Work around the world, including as one of the Fortune“100 Best Companies to Work For” over the last six years