Legal Assistant

Southwestern Family of Companies

2451 Atrium Way, Nashville, TN 37214


Position Description / Responsibilities

Established in Nashville in 1855, Southwestern Family of Companies is one of the largest and oldest private corporations in Tennessee comprised of family member companies across a range of industries, all with the shared goals of building people and positively impacting communities worldwide. The 2-lawyer Legal Department is seeking professional administrative and clerical support to provide document creation and editing, tending to details with respect to outside counsel, public records searches, office supplier and vendor relations, conference scheduling, contract management, help with maintaining the Intellectual Property portfolio, handling inquiries of stakeholders, keeping the departmental budget, and being a team player with other executive and non-executive support staff.

Position Requirements

At least 3 years experience in a law firm and/or legal department, experienced with MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, DropBox, and ZOOM conference calling. Familiarity with LexisNexis research would be a plus. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Highly organized and detail-oriented. Excellent problem-solving skills. Impeccable judgment and reliability.

Application Instructions

Send letters of inquiry with a work history included to Legal Department, attn: Gary C. Pears, Corporate Legal Counsel, Southwestern/Great American, Inc., 2451 Atrium Way, Nashville, TN 37214. Follow-up may be sent to email address,

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