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Corporate Paralegal

Company: Fortune Brands
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Job Description:

Company Description

At Fortune Brands Innovations, we believe that our innovation and success are fueled by the passion of our people and the strength of our teams. Together, we work to fulfill dreams of home by aligning around common goals, being agile in the face of change, holding ourselves accountable, and acting with integrity and transparency. We succeed when everyone belongs and strive to build a Home for All where all associates can be their true, authentic selves at work. Learn more about our culture here.

Job Description

TheParalegalprovides support to various areas of the Legal department based on departmental priorities and needs including contract review, litigation, compliance, and more.

This can be a hybrid role (in office at least 1 day each week) based out of our office in Deerfield, IL.


  • Assist with a wide variety of requests to support the corporate legal department, including contract review and providing support on real estate, compliance-related initiatives, debt and financing or M&A transactions.
  • Assist with managing contract intake and review processes.
  • Assist in creating and/or managing agreements, data, documents and information.
  • Assist with review of legal or business-related documents, including contracts, to issue-spot potential legal concerns and provide advice.
  • Assist on projects related to product warranties, labeling, and compliance.
  • Assist in managing real estate portfolio and reviewing associated documents.
  • Liaise with outside counsel as needed.
  • Draft internal memos, summaries, reports and other correspondence.
  • Prepare spreadsheets, organizational charts, timelines, presentations, project management tracking.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with various departments with which our team interfaces to obtain and/or provide information.



    • 5+ years of experience working as a paralegal
    • Prior experience with some, but not all, of the listed duties and responsibilities. Willingness to learn and assist with any of the above


      • Paralegalcertificate
      • Paralegal experience working in corporate setting

        Additional Information

        At Fortune Brands Innovations, we support the overall health and wellness of our associates by offering comprehensive, competitive benefits that prioritize all aspects of wellbeing and provide flexibility for our teammates unique needs. This includes robust health plans, a market-leading 401(k) program with a company contribution, product discounts, flexible time off benefits (including half-day summer Fridays per policy), inclusive fertility / adoption benefits, and more.We offer numerous ERGs (Employee Resource Groups) to support inclusivity and our associates feeling of belonging at work.

        Fortune Brands Innovation (FBIN) is built on industry-leading brands and innovation within our operating segments: Plumbing, Doors and Security. We have an impressive track record of strong financial results, market outperformance and growth, which translates into career and professional growth opportunities for associates. Please visit our website at to learn more.

        Equal Employment Opportunity

        FBIN is an equal opportunity employer. FBIN evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability/handicap status, marital status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic history or information, or any other legally protected characteristic.

        Reasonable Accommodations

        FBIN is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please contact us at and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

Keywords: Fortune Brands, Arlington Heights , Corporate Paralegal, Legal , Deerfield, Illinois

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