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Senior Paralegal (Sales Support)

Sapphire Digital

Sapphire Digital

Customer Service, Legal, Sales & Business Development
Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

The Senior Paralegal, Sales/Commercial Transactions will be part of the Zelis Sales Legal Team and responsible for managing corporate contracts and agreements. The Senior Paralegal will collaborate closely with attorneys, sales, account management, business stakeholders, clients and external parties to intake, prepare, track and manage legal and contract requests, draft, review and revise various types of contracts, and assist with contract administration, including templates and executed contracts. The candidate will possess strong organizational and communication skills, attention to detail, be a team player, and have a proactive approach to problem solving. The Senior Paralegal will report to the Vice President—Managing Counsel, Sales and work closely with fellow Sales Legal Team members and other members of the Zelis Enterprise Legal team to provide effective, efficient, and timely legal advice to the Zelis Sales.


  • Matter and Process Management: Intake, track, assign and manage incoming legal requests – for contracts or other legal support needs. Manage workflow of legal requests and contracts to ensure timely processing. Assist with process improvements and efficiencies.

  • Contract Preparation and Review: Draft, review, and revise various types of corporate contracts, including but not limited to, non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), business associate agreements (BAAs), service agreements and statements of work (SOWs). Ensure contracts comply with company policies, legal requirements, and regulatory standards. Collaborate with attorneys to negotiate terms and conditions with external parties.

  • Contract Management: Managing contract templates / forms and versions, including inventory and version history. Administer and manage requests and contracts within company’s contract management tool, including standard contract forms and maintain fully executed contracts. Ensure appropriate contract authorizations.

  • Legal Research, Contract Review and Analysis: Perform legal research and/contract review as requested by attorneys and provide analysis and recommendations to support decision-making processes related to contract interpretation, contract drafting and negotiation.

  • Administrative Support: Assist attorneys with document preparation and correspondence between internal and external parties as needed.

Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Paralegal Studies, Legal Studies, or related field.

  • Paralegal certification preferred.

  • 5+ years of experience working as a corporate paralegal, preferably in contract management or transactional law.

  • Proficiency in contract drafting, reviewing, and negotiation.

  • Experience with contract management system preferred.

  • Strong understanding of contract law and legal terminology.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple deadlines effectively.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

  • In-house experience preferred, but not required.

  • Experience working with sales teams to close transactions.

  • Collaborative team player with a professional attitude and strong sense of discretion.

  • Ability to function in fast paced, dynamically evolving and rapidly growing start-up environment.

As a leading payments company in healthcare, we guide, price, explain, and pay for care on behalf of insurers and their members. We’re Zelis in our pursuit to align the interests of payers, providers, and consumers to deliver a better financial experience and more affordable, transparent care for all. We partner with more than 700 payers, including the top-5 national health plans, BCBS insurers, regional health plans, TPAs and self-insured employers, over 4 million providers, and 100 million members, enabling the healthcare industry to pay for care, with care. Zelis brings adaptive technology, a deeply ingrained service culture, and a comprehensive navigation through adjudication and payment platform to manage the complete payment process.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging
At Zelis, we champion diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in all aspects of our operations. We embrace the power of diversity and create an environment where people can bring their authentic and best selves to work. We know that a sense of belonging is key not only to your success at Zelis, but also to your ability to bring your best each day.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Zelis is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, even if you do not believe you 100% fit the qualifications of the position, including women, LGBTQIA people, people of color, and people with disabilities.

Accessibility Support

We are dedicated to ensuring our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and require a reasonable accommodation with any part of the application and/or interview process, please email TalentAcquisition@zelis.com

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