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Paralegal (Evanston, IL)

ZS is the world’s largest firm focused exclusively on improving business performance through sales and marketing consulting solutions, from customer insights and strategy to analytics, operations and technology. Together, we design and implement strategies that lead to greater market share, more competitive operations and increased use of today’s latest technologies. From our worldwide offices, ZS professionals draw on deep industry and domain expertise to deliver impact where it matters for clients. We are particularly known for our expertise in the pharmaceutical and health care sectors, yet work across a range of industries.

ZS’ Corporate Support teams operate the firm’s core internal enterprise functions. Our global teams comprise team-oriented, pragmatic and results-driven people who thrive in a challenging work environment. Our people come from diverse backgrounds, but share a passion for quality customer service and dedication - whether our customer is a client or another ZS employee.

The ZS legal team reviews contracts, advises the firm on matters of legal consequence, and proactively assesses and manages the firm’s risk exposure. The legal team is responsible for staying abreast of legal developments impacting the firm on a global basis and then advising the firm based on the changing legal landscape.

We seek a professional, experienced Paralegal to join our Evanston, IL office. As a Paralegal, you will support the ZS legal team in its mission to provide legal services to the organization. You will work collaboratively with a highly-motivated team within a fast-paced company.


  • Assist in the contracting process (manage databases for tracking contracts and contract provisions);
  • Manage/maintain ZS agreement templates and forms;
  • Draft and revise correspondence, amendments and other documents;
  • Assist in maintaining the corporate records and other corporate governance documents;
  • Coordinate with offices and local counsel on contracts, policies, forms and matters;
  • Coordinate with stakeholders across the organization;
  • Design, recommend, and implement new processes and procedures to increase group efficiency;
  • Support special projects as they arise;
  • Ad hoc legal research.


  • BA/BS degree required with a strong academic record;
  • 2-4 years of paralegal or similar experience, preferably with a top-tier law firm or an in-house legal department;
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills, with a strong ability to review and organize numerous legal documents;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and commitment to professionalism are required;
  • Foreign language skills preferred;
  • Sense of humor is appreciated.

ZS is a global consulting firm; fluency in English is required, additional fluency in at least one European or Asian language is desirable. 
Candidates must possess work authorization for their intended country of employment.  An on-line application, including a cover letter expressing interest and a full set of transcripts (official or unofficial), is required to be considered.
ZS offers a competitive compensation package with salary and bonus incentives, complete medical/dental/life insurance programs and 401k. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago