• Paralegal

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    Energy XXI is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company whose growth strategy emphasizes acquisitions, enhanced by its value-added organic drilling program.  The company's properties are located in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico waters and the Gulf Coast onshore. Our legal team is growing and looking for our first paralegal to report to our General Counsel. We are looking for someone motivated, energetic, intellectually curious, and willing to go above and beyond to get the job done in a fast moving environment. The candidate must be willing to wear many hats and handle matters that span various subject matter and departments. You will be working in a dynamic environment that will require you to self-directed and interact and collaborate with executives, Board members, outside counsel and employees. 


    Support to Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary


    • Prepare corporate documents including secretary’s certificates, resolutions, minutes, corporate organizational matters and other documentation related to Corporate Secretarial functions
    • Assist with preparation for Board meetings and for the Company annual meeting
    • Analyze contracts, leases and other legal documents to summarize key data
    • Litigation support including managing intake of litigation matters and case project management and reporting through all phases of litigation
    • Tracking and reporting on legal expenses
    • Perform legal and other research as requested
    • Manage electronic file organization and document management for Legal Department
    • Comprehensive Calendar manager
    • Assist in creating PowerPoint presentations, Excel spreadsheets and other documents
    • Perform general administrative duties such as , coping, faxing, filing, mail distribution, and other tasks as directed
    • Other duties as assigned


    • A minimum of a high school diploma or GED. Associate degree or higher and paralegal certificate or a combination of paralegal certificate and relevant experience preferred
    • 5+ years of legal support experience, oil and gas industry or public company knowledge strongly preferred
    • Adept at handling highly complex tasks and projects with exceptional administrative competency, knowledge and discretion
    • Resourceful problem solver employing a diversity of creative ideas to resolve problems while achieving goals and objectives
    • Outstanding and effective verbal and written communication skills


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