Executive Legal Assistant-NA in Nashville, TN at BMI

Date Posted: 2/8/2024

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Nashville, TN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    2/8/2024

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: Assist attorney(s) with a wide array of litigation, matters, including infringement cases in federal court in fifty states and arbitration proceedings, as well as contract and estate matters. Organize attorneys’ calendars, travel arrangements, files, and correspondence. Work with local counsel, other departments within BMI and courts. This position requires a high degree of accuracy, responsibility, confidentiality and interaction with others.

LOCATION: Nashville, TN office. BMI has transitioned back to working in the office on a regular hybrid schedule. At present, most team members are expected in the office three (3) days a week.  Decisions regarding future transitions will take place in phases as BMI continues to closely monitor COVID-19 as employee safety is our priority. 

FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB

  • Provide administrative support for Legal department initiatives.
  • Research via telephone, Internet, and internal systems.
  • Maintain and update extensive file systems.
  • Interact with other departments.
  • Perform or assist as needed with departmental administrative functions.
  • Communicate with state and federal courts in numerous jurisdictions. 
  • Draft contracts, legal memos, briefs and court pleadings.
  • Liaison with other BMI departments regarding discovery of information for court cases.
  • Proofread lengthy legal documents such as court filings, license agreements, estate and probate documents.
  • Coordinate supervisors’ participation in industry and bar association activities.
  • Schedule meetings.
  • Make travel arrangements.
  • Process payments received on infringement and collection matters.
  • Photocopy and print legal materials.
  • Scan and index legal documents. 
  • Respond to telephone inquiries and prioritizes phone calls for attorneys.
  • Draft correspondence (mail, faxes, email).
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Regular attendance.
  • Support BMI Core Values and cultivate a culture of diversity and inclusion.

    POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

    Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent preferred
    Experience: Minimum two years’ experience in a law firm, corporate legal department or equivalent.

    SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Proficient in basic Internet functions and research techniques
  • Proficient with company specific databases and equipment (copiers, fax machines and scanners)
  • Ability to speak effectively to licensees and employees of the organization on routine matters
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Must be able to prioritize and balance multiple tasks
  • Excellent oral and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Familiarity with estate planning is a plus but not required

    SALARY RANGE 
    The specific base salary offered to a successful applicant will be based on individual qualifications, skills, experience and education.  The pay range is subject to change at any time based on various internal and external factors.  The position may also be eligible for one or more performance-based bonuses. In addition to cash compensation, BMI offers a competitive portfolio of benefits to its employees, as described below

    What We Give to You:

    • Health, dental, and vision insurance
    • 401K with employer match
    • Flexible spending accounts
    • Paid vacation and paid sick/personal time
    • 12 paid calendar holidays
    • Paid volunteer time off
    • Summer hours that offer more time for fun in the sun
    • Company paid life insurance
    • Up to 12 weeks paid parental leave
    • Tuition assistance for qualified team members
    • Commuter benefits (New York)
    • Amazing and engaging culture
    • Employee Resource Groups

    BROADCAST MUSIC, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: All applicants will receive equal opportunity for employment without regard of race, color, sex, religion, nationality, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, veteran’s or marital status, disability, or any other cultural factor.

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