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The Boeing Company Experienced Paralegal in Seattle, Washington

Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

Boeing, the world's leading aerospace company, is looking for an Experienced Paralegal to join the Law Department (Boeing Intellectual Property) in Seattle, WA; Berkeley, MO; or Seal Beach, CA. This position will support the Boeing Research and Technology teams.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal support under the guidance of Boeing Intellectual Property (IP) counsel within a highly matrixed organization

  • Act as first point of contact to assist with legal issues arising in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a wide variety of agreements and contracts (e.g., non-disclosure, procurement, collaboration, software and data licenses, government contracts), especially in relation to intellectual property and risk of liability

  • Providing initial review of non-disclosure agreements by supporting contract administrators in reviewing non-standard language

  • Providing initial review of counter-party edits of procurement related contracts

  • Coordinate and assist with the preparation of risk analysis memoranda in accordance with corporate policies

  • Conduct preliminary investigations in furtherance of enterprise-wide protection and management of intellectual property (e.g., open source software due diligence, proper handling of information owned by others)

  • Develop comprehensive understanding of business to assist attorneys with a wide variety of legal issues, including proposal of possible solutions and courses of action as appropriate; triage of client needs via client phone calls and visits; supporting attorney work product via word processing, preparation of PowerPoint presentations, and project-status reporting (Excel, Passport, other applications); and organizing, tracking, and maintaining of files with attention to sensitive information

  • Provide training to internal clients on forms and procedures

  • Recommend and, as appropriate, implement process improvements to enhance compliance and efficiency

  • Perform legal, legislative, and factual research using specialized software (e.g., Lexis/Nexis, CourtLink, WestLaw), the Internet, the Boeing Intranet, and other applications, and drafting research results in memorandum format for attorney review as requested

  • Mentor and train junior paralegals

  • Must have effective oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work independently and in groups across a geographically diverse enterprise. A positive, constructive attitude is a requirement

This position is hybrid. This means that the selected candidate will be required to perform some work onsite at one of the listed location options. This is at the hiring team’s discretion and could potentially change in the future. Minimum of 3 days onsite.

The position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • 5+ years of experience with reviewing and revising contracts such as software licenses, supply agreements, services agreements, non-disclosure agreements or memorandum of understanding

  • 5+ years of experience in a law firm or corporate in-house counsel setting

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Paralegal Certificate, Bachelor’s Degree or higher

  • General contracts experience a plus

Typical Education & Experience:

High school diploma or GED and typically 7 or more years’ related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

Drug Free Workplace:

Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.

Shift Work:

This position is for 1st shift.

At Boeing, we strive to deliver a Total Rewards package that will attract, engage and retain the top talent. Elements of the Total Rewards package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities.

The Boeing Company also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work.

The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only.

Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

Summary pay range: $89,250-$128,800

Export Control Requirements: Not an export control position

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.