Business Consulting III (Legal Analyst (Paralegal) Transactional)

San Ramon, CA 94583

Posted: 03/19/2024 Job Category: Professional Job Number: 179834 Pay Rate: $50.00 - $60.00

Job Description

Oil, Products & Gas ("OPG") Law has a team of Legal Analysts (paralegals) who provide support for transactional matters for various business in OPG Law. This position will provide legal support to a team of commercial attorneys and legal analysts responsible for commercial transactions and projects, and will report to the Senior Manager, OPG Law Legal Operations and Services.

Roles and Responsibilities:

This contractor position requires a highly skilled Legal Analyst who is knowledgeable in commercial transactions and exhibits strong leadership and influencing skills. The ideal candidate is an experienced Legal Analyst who thrives in a challenging and fast-paced environment, is technology proficient, and has excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate should also excel at solving problems and exhibits a high-level of initiative.


This position will perform paralegal tasks under the guidance and direction of attorneys or legal analysts, including:

Prepare and negotiate a variety of agreements including, but not limited to the following: Products and/or Services Agreements, Sales Agreements, Research Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Contract Amendments, all based on consultation with business partners and review by attorneys.
Engage with and provide recommendations (risk analysis) to business partners, contract administrators and attorneys on counterparty s changes to legal terms in agreements.
Work closely with subject matter experts in tax, finance, intellectual property, information risk management, compliance and insurance to integrate guidance into negotiations and agreements.
Analyze and summarize documents for review by business partners and attorneys.
Perform legal due diligence and legal research.
Work closely with business partners and attorneys to resolve a variety of day-to-day issues and support a broad range of commercial transactions and/or projects.
Recommend, develop and implement process improvements and simplification of tasks.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

Minimum of five years of experience as a paralegal.
Ability to effectively analyze and communicate legal issues and collaborate across broad functional and organizational lines (e.G., business partners, subject matter experts, attorneys and law professionals).
Strong organizational, analytical, proofreading, editing and research skills.
Ability to exercise good judgment and maintain-high quality performance with competing deadlines and priorities in a fast-paced work environment.
Strong communication (both oral and written), collaboration and interpersonal skills.
Self-starter who is adept at working in a team environment and partnering with management, business partners, in-house counsel, outside counsel and staff.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and think independently on how to solve problems and offer solutions.
Demonstrate a growth mindset.
Ability to commit to contributing your perspective in a professional manner.
Demonstrated initiative, ownership and accountability.
Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of tools and the ability to quickly learn new tools.

Must have a valid driver s license and current state required minimum vehicle insurance coverage to drive onto Client and Company property.

Preferred Skills:

Bachelor s degree or paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved program.
Law degree from an ABA-accredited school.
Advanced skillset in Microsoft Office tools (i.E., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint, Forms, OneNote, Sway and Visio).

Pay Range:

The pay range for this position is $50.00-$60.00 per hour; however, the pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This pay information is being provided pursuant to applicable law and is based in part on market location.


The benefits available with this position include:

  • Ongoing Training (RSO, Systems, Software Programs, OSHA Safety, JJ Keller, etc.)

  • Continuous Employment Development and Learning

  • Ongoing Advocacy, internal assets with HSE, Legal and HR teams and experts to aid in Employee Career Path and Advancement

  • 401K

  • Aetna & Kaiser Group Medical Coverage

  • Dental Insurance Coverage

  • Vision Insurance Coverage

  • Basic Life Insurance & AD&D

  • Long Term Disability

  • Voluntary Short-Term Disability

  • Access to Health Joy

  • GAP Medical Coverage

  • Direct Deposit

  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts

Cenergy is a dynamic, diverse, woman-owned company that has provided stellar support to our clients globally for over 25 years! We hire extraordinary people, and each of our team members are encouraged to embody our core values to drive innovation and own it with integrity and trust while adding to our positive and forward-thinking atmosphere.

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