Giant Eagle Supermarkets

About Giant Eagle Supermarkets


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Sr. Paralegal

Giant Eagle Supermarkets - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Posted: 11/10/2018

About Us

Giant Eagle Inc., ranked 36 on Forbes magazine's largest private corporations list, is one of the nation's largest food retailers and distributors with approximately \\$9.5 billion in annual sales. Founded in 1931, Giant Eagle, Inc. has grown to be the number one supermarket retailer in the region with more than 420 stores throughout western Pennsylvania, north central Ohio, northern West Virginia, Maryland and Indiana.

Giant Eagle was previously named America's Second Harvest Regional Retailer of the Year for its support of local food banks, and also actively supports numerous community events, the United Way, Children's Hospital, Race For The Cure and other non-profit organizations. The company also has created education initiatives such as Apples For The Students, which has provided millions of dollars in computer equipment, software and other classroom learning tools for local schools and the Be A Smart Shopper school nutrition program. Further information can be found at

Position Summary

Research, negotiate and prepare various documents to ensure an accurate and advantageous legal perspective is presented at all times and to assist legal counsel in meeting the Company's and the internal business contacts' requirements for the corporate and independent stores, the distribution centers and the Company's corporate headquarters.

Job Responsibilities

  • Draft documents and prepare forms to document the transactions of the various business areas of the company. Submit such materials in a timely manner to customers or appropriate regulatory agency as required to ensure transactions are substantiated to best represent Giant Eagle, Inc.'s interest from a legal perspective.
  • Update business contacts and supervising legal counsel on the status of projects.
  • Elicit information, negotiate terms and draft documents as directed by counsel.
  • Follow transactions through to completion.
  • Organize projects and develop systems to assist counsel in meeting customer requirements.
  • Create and maintain databases for departmental and company use.
  • Correspond with internal and external parties to follow-up on assignments in a well-prioritized manner.
  • Assist counsel in collecting and organizing documents for specific transactions as necessary.
  • Become knowledgeable in all paralegal area responsibilities to effectively complete additional projects as assigned by counsel.
  • Assist with special projects as needed.
  • Attend corporate meetings as directed.
  • Responsible for controlling some expense within a department. Amount of Budgetary Responsibility: \\$1 - \\$100k
  • None

Education and Training Required

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Experience Required

  • 5 years current experience as a paralegal in a corporate legal department in contracts, labor and employment and/or corporate

Competencies Required

  • Adaptability
  • Customer Focused
  • Gets Things Done
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Respect for Self and Others
  • Analytical
  • Composure
  • Computer Skills
  • Continuous Learner
  • Creative
  • Negotiation
  • Open to Feedback
  • Presentation & Verbal Communic
  • Project Management
  • Technical (specific to job)
  • Written Communication

Work Environment

  • Normal office environment

Physical requirements

  • Carrying Up to 50 pounds
  • Lifting Up to 50 pounds

Equipment Used

  • Calculator
  • Computer
  • Copier
  • Fax Machine
  • Printer
  • Telephone

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