Trimas Corporation

Corporate Paralegal

Company: TriMas Corporation

Primary Location: 38505 Woodward Avenue, Suite 200, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304 USA

Employment Type: Salaried | Full-Time

Function: Legal

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Main Duties & Responsibilities

This position provides legal support for public company compliance, legal maintenance, governance, tax collaboration, transactional activity and special projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Supports public company compliance activities and related filings (including primary responsibility for Section 16 filings and organizational responsibility for the annual proxy).

  2. Assists with preparation of the TriMas Board and Committee materials and meetings; lead responsibility for organization of annual shareholder meeting.

  3. Manages director and officer questionnaire process and the Board portal.

  4. Lead responsibility for corporate maintenance of TriMas worldwide entities.

  5. Leads organization of outside counsel, collaborates with tax /finance and manages related documentation for corporate restructuring projects.

  6. Supports transactional activity (due diligence and closing deliveries).

  7. Supports General Counsel and other members of the Legal team on special projects.


Education and/or Experience

Required: Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; and five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred: Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; and five year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Paralegal certificate accredited institution (preferred).

Language Skills

Ability to speak and write effectively; communicate complex topics in a clear manner

Other Skills and Abilities

Research skills, analysis of regulations, and understanding of corporate formalities. Experience in a professional office environment utilizing multi-tasking and administrative skill sets. Ability to meet deadlines consistently; excellent attention to detail; problem solver; and strong initiative.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision.

Computer Skills

Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint). Internet based research skills.



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