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Patterson Companies | Saint Paul, MN
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Job Description


This internship reports directly to the Associate General Counsel (Commercial Transactions) and will support this team. This role will be 40 hours per week. Work will be performed in Patterson's General Office located in Mendota Heights, Minnesota.


* Legal Intern will be exposed to the general corporate commercial transaction practice of law.
* Drafting, redlining and negotiating contracts.
* Assisting with managing the contract management process.
* Reviewing documents and responding to business questions.
* Assisting with researching, creating and implementing the Retention Schedule policy.
* Assisting the Legal team with other duties as needed.
* Supporting various business units and responding to their questions.


* Current law student
* Proficient with Microsoft Office tools and able to learn project management software.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills.
* Superior attention to detail and accuracy, organizational skills.
* High level of personal productivity, quick to execution that gets great results.
* Encourages and acts on personal critical feedback, high level of self-awareness.
* Practices what is best for the company in decisions and actions.
* Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and high-performance work environment.
* Ability to use a computer workstation for an extended period.
* Business people skills: how to respond to legal questions from a variety of leaders and business units in a professional, timely and effective manner based on best for business and values.

About Patterson Companies

Patterson Companies, Inc (Patterson) is a value-added distributor serving three markets: North American dental supply; United States companion-pet (dogs, cats and other common household pets) and equine veterinary supply, and the worldwide rehabilitation and assistive products supply market. The Company's three segments, dental supply, veterinary supply and rehabilitation supply, are business units that offer similar products and services to different customer bases. Patterson's operating units include Patterson Dental, Webster Veterinary (Webster) and Patterson Medical. In April 2008, the Company announced the acquisition of a regional dental distributor, Leventhal & Sons, Inc., and Associated Medical Supply, Inc., a veterinary distributor located in Scottsdale, Arizona.