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Legal Operations Technology Specialist

Date: Jul 22, 2021

Location: Memphis, TN, US, 38197

Company: International Paper

“This position is currently located in the IP organization, assigned to the Sylvamo project, and will be transferred to the Sylvamo organization contingent upon the closing of the transaction estimated to occur 10/1/2021.



Position Responsibilities:


  • Lead implementation and support of the e-billing and matter management system including system data feeds, reporting and analytics
  • Manage department vendor relationships including law firm engagement, rate reviews, alternative fee arrangements, publications and subscriptions
  • Complies with medicare reporting requirements and manages the settlement payment process
  • Facilitates quarter-end reporting process by working with finance to ensure reports are prepared for meetings with external auditor and information has been updated regarding reserve changes from each region
  • Works closely with Finance to prepare department annual budget and forecast, provide monthly variance explanations or support as needed
  • Works closely with legal groups to identify opportunities for improvement that support the department goals and objectives related to operations or legal systems
  • Maintain and update legal department policies (delegation of authority, preferred counsel, conflict waiver, settlement policy, legal services policy) 
  • Maintain the department’s internal websites and keeping content current 
  • Lead department administration matters
  • Act as liaison with other functions in the company (IT & Finance)
  • Other tasks relating to litigation or commercial matters as directed by Deputy General Counsel
    Customers include legal department members and other internal and external stakeholders.


Knowledge and Experience:


  • Associates degree or paralegal certificate
  • Minimum of 6+ years legal experience in field of expertise or related field




  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Customer Focus
  • Organizing and Planning
  • Written/oral Communications
  • Project Management
  • Process Design Skills
  • Analytical Reporting Skills
  • Knowledge of legal matter management and e-billing systems a plus


Nearest Major Market: Memphis