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Best Buy Senior Paralegal in Richfield, Minnesota

801125BR

Job Title:

Senior Paralegal

Job Category:

Legal

Store Number or Department:

980240-105-Legal-Transactions

Job Description:

We believe that our company’s success depends on the passion and creativity of our amazing employees. To create environments in which our people can fully thrive, we turn to our guiding behaviors: Be human. Make it real. Think about tomorrow. These set the tone for Best Buy, along with our Rallying Cry: Let’s talk about what’s possible. Our supportive leaders collaborate with their teams through ongoing feedback and two-way dialogue to maintain a culture continual learning. All these factors combine to create an unbeatable experience for both customers and employees. If you like to have fun while you work, build confidence and grow your career, you’ll fit right in.

The paralegal filing this role will provide legal support to Best Buy transactional attorneys and would be primarily tasked with drafting and negotiating agreements with vendors engaged by Best Buy to provide operational goods and services not for resale.

What will you do?

  • Provide transactional advice on diverse and fast-paced business initiatives

  • Draft and negotiate nondisclosure agreements, trial & test agreements, End User License Agreements, as well as other license, hardware purchase and services agreements

  • Advise business leaders on a wide variety of topics, including intellectual property questions, liability caps, warranty provisions and indemnification obligations

  • Integrate and collaborate with internal clients to understand business objectives and legal needs

  • Facilitate conversations with subject matter experts and other cross-functional partners in areas such as risk management, tax and internal audit as part of vendor contract negotiations

  • Contribute in various ways to the operation and efficiency of the Legal Operations Transactions Team and the broader Legal Department

  • Handle multiple matters simultaneously; and other duties, projects, and assignments

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5 or more years of demonstrated work experience providing legal advice on sophisticated commercial contracts, including technology agreements, whether in private practice or as in-house

  • Associate degree or certification in paralegal studies from an ABA accredited schools

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience drafting, negotiating, and providing legal advice on agreements with third party vendors and service providers

  • Technology and call center agreement experience

  • Transactional expertise and work directly with the business and procurement team members as well as other cross functional partners, under supervision of a Best Buy attorney

  • Research and evaluate complex situations using multiple information sources and provide practical advice on technical matters and business operations

  • Quickly develop and maintain relationships and rapport with business owners and cross-functional partners that help facilitate transactions and ongoing operations

  • Use communication and diplomacy skills required to direct, persuade, and influence clients and cross-functional partners; demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills

  • Operate in a fast-moving environment with minimal supervision on critical enterprise projects

  • Willingness and flexibility to work in a multitude of business areas when required and accept work assignments on a variety of topics to address business’ new and changing needs

Req #:

801125BR

Address Line 1:

7601 Penn Avenue South

City:

Richfield

State:

MN

Zip:

55423

Job Level:

Individual Contributor

Employment Category:

Full Time

Brand:

Best Buy

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