Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job
The paralegal provides professional legal support to BHEs
general counsels office, focusing on supporting corporate legal
work and diversity, equity and inclusion including corporate
external reporting and compliance activities, merger and
acquisition activities, entity structuring including new entity
formation and maintenance, in the context of complex corporate and
LLC subsidiary structures, drafting board resolutions, and internal
business reporting. The paralegal will also support BHE attorneys
with basic legal research, summarizing legal documents, analyzing
data, and drafting of legal and business communications with
attorney oversight. The position involves working in a professional
environment and occasional contact with governmental agencies, law
firms, executive management and co-workers.
Support the corporate secretary by managing and maintaining
board, officer, shareholder and corporate subsidiary information,
drafting corporate documents and board of director meeting
materials, minutes and resolutions, all based on attorney inputs,
and assisting with corporate subsidiary and affiliate formation and
tracking. Will maintain corporate resolution archives and assist
with common and preferred stock ledgers. Will also provide support
regarding the companys reports filed with the Securities and
Perform legal and business research and communicate findings in
written summaries and memoranda; create electronic resource
libraries as needed.
Collect, review and organize information or documents; create
and follow procedures for collection and storage of information;
follow procedures for law department or corporate practices;
analyze or derive statistical or other mathematical data.
Draft and revise legal and business documents in appropriate
format and subject to an attorney's final approval.
Draft periodic reports and summaries for management; create,
maintain and update charts of legal activities, and assist with
processing and payment of expenses, including law firm
Provide support to BHE diversity, equity and inclusion
initiatives, including coordination of resource sharing and
collaboration across various businesses.
Provide limited administrative support to BHE legal department
(time entry, travel, expense reports, calendar management).
Perform additional responsibilities as requested or assigned.
Bachelor's degree. (Typically six years of related, progressive
work experience would be needed for candidates applying for this
position who do not possess a bachelor's degree.)
Persons with a certified legal assistant (CLA), certified
paralegal (CP) or advanced paralegal (AP) designation will be given
Five or more years working experience in a legal environment,
either at a mid- to large law firm, or in-house legal department.
Experience working with corporate/LLC entity formations and
management of complex corporate subsidiary structures and
director/officer slates preferred.
Previous experience in the energy industry helpful.
Demonstrated understanding of basic legal terms, proficiency in
legal, internet and traditional research tools.
Strong organizational skills, particularly working with document
Strong computer skills; proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint
and Wdesk; experience with hCue software will be given
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of company/corporate
Ability to build relationships with a variety of employees and
Ability to obtain information despite real or perceived road
Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the
position, with or without an accommodation.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or