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Senior Paralegal, Commercial Contracts Specialist

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Senior Paralegal, Commercial Contracts Specialist

The Expedia legal team is looking for a corporate Senior Paralegal to support its innovative B2B organization based in Seattle. In this role, you will provide legal support for the Expedia Partner Solutions and Retail Partnerships businesses, fast-paced global organizations providing travel technology solutions to partners across the globe. The role will be based in Seattle and report to Director, Legal.

What you’ll do:

  • Be responsible for all new business agreements across the organization leveraging templates and contract management systems

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams such as Finance and Sales to understand business needs and draft, amend or terminate agreements accordingly

  • Create, manage, update, and maintain key legal support documents such as template agreements, clause banks, contract trackers and drafting guides

  • Provide support for the implementation and development of standard forms and their integration into contract management systems

  • Project managing new business and legal initiatives

  • Be responsible for the development and delivery of training modules on the contracting process and tool, and work with the business on pro-active education and planning

Who you are:

  • Bachelor's degree with Paralegal Certificate, and 5+ years paralegal experience with a top regional or national law firm or working in a dynamic in-house legal environment, or equivalent related professional experience

  • Someone with experience of supporting large, matrixed organizations in a transactional role

  • Highly organized, with a keen eye for detail and excellent work ethic

  • someone with experience working in an in-house environment who can appreciate the importance of gaining a commercial as well as legal understanding of issues

  • Someone with excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

  • Someone with a track record of establishing strong working relationships with internal/external business clients

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About Expedia Group 

Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.  

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Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.
  • United States - Washington - Seattle

  • Legal and Government Affairs

  • Full-Time Regular

  • 07/12/2022

  • ID # R-71203

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