Delicato Family Vineyards has an immediate career opportunity for a Transactions Paralegal with significant transactional experience, including contracts and trademark expertise, working in our Napa office.
Delicato Family Vineyards is a family-owned California winery founded in 1924. Three generations of the Indelicato family have guided grapes from vineyard to bottle and into homes and dining establishments around the world. Delicato Family Vineyards is steadfastly committed to crafting and representing wines of the highest quality produced in accordance with sustainable winegrowing practices. Among the leading and fastest growing wine companies in America, the Delicato Family Vineyards’ portfolio includes Gnarly Head, Black Stallion Estate Winery, Noble Vines, Belle Ambiance, Juxtapoz, HandCraft Artisan Collection, La Merika, Brazin, Bota Box, Massimo, Irony, Domino, Sequin and Twisted”.
Position Summary: The Transactions Paralegal will have at least 3 years’ experience to support legal and business services functions in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with a growing family-owned and operated winery. Assist legal department to develop, support, and maintain contract management and knowledge management systems, policies, and processes. Manage trademark prosecution, monitoring, and enforcement, including registrations, renewals, availability searches, infringement enforcement, assignments, maintenance, and title ownership, as well as copyright and domain name matters. Administrative support to the Legal Department and other matters as assigned. Good communication skills and ability to maintain strict confidentiality a must.
Ability to read/analyze reports, trade journals, and brand related materials. Capable of writing/creating reports, business correspondence, and presentations. Aptitude in effectively presenting information and responding to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Proficiency in solving practical problems and dealing with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
Experience: Wine Industry experience. Reading, analyzing, and interpreting legal documents. Skilled in writing ordinary business and legal correspondence. Desire to improve skillset in the legal field.
Knowledge: Knowledge of legal contract terminology and contract management experience.
Delicato offers its employees a very generous and comprehensive benefits package. The core health insurance components include medical, dental and vision, where Delicato covers nearly the entire cost for employees and a large percentage for dependents. Additional health benefits include life, disability and flexible spending accounts. Other benefits include 401(k) with generous company match, discretionary profit sharing, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, wine & merchandise discounts, tuition reimbursement, gym discounts & many more.