Legal Assistant

Special Counsel is currently recruiting a Marketing/Sales Legal Assistant for the Chicago office of a National company.  This role involves general marketing legal assistant support, including reviewing sweepstakes and promotional matters, other advertising matters and assisting with packaging and label review, as well as reviewing sales contracts and some review of supply chain contracts all while collaborating with other members of the Law Department.


  • Review of sweepstakes and promotional programs to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements including the drafting of terms and conditions, registration, etc.
  • Review of digital marketing programs, including programs executed via social media.
  • Assist in the negotiation and drafting of promotion and sponsorship agreements.
  • Review of packaging and advertising materials including regulatory compliance of labels.
  • Assist in the review, negotiation and drafting of sales contracts.
  • Assist in the review, negotiation and drafting of supply chain contracts.
  • Main interactions within & outside organization.
  • Continuous communication and interaction with the Marketing and Sales attorney and other legal assistants in the law department in general.
  • Maintain close communication with the Marketing, Communications, Consumer Relations, Regulatory, Sales and other Cross-Functional colleagues.
  • Interact with outside marketing agencies in the implementation of marketing activations, contests, sweepstakes and promotions.
  • Interact with outside counsel on marketing, sales and supply chain issues.
  • Qualifications:

  • B.A. Degree preferred.
  • 3-4+ years corporate legal assistant experience at a consumer products company and/or top law firm.
  • Knowledge of promotion, marketing and advertising laws.
  • Knowledge of FDA labeling regulations a plus.
  • Experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts.
  • Experience with sales and supply chain contracts a plus.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle tight time deadlines, prioritize and work well under pressure.
  • Strong ability to work with minimum supervision and closely with the business.
  • Ability to communicate with business clients and other members of the law department.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Superior organizational, prioritization and interpersonal skills.
  • Would you like to learn more about the Legal Assistant position that Special Counsel is recruiting for in Chicago, IL?  If so, then please submit your resume below.  Or, visit our website at to apply or consider other available opportunities with us.  Please follow me on Twitter @cherylnjacobs for additional career opportunities.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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