Capital Associated Industries, Inc.
  • Durham, NC, USA
  • Full Time

Cato Research is a full-service contract research and development organization with international resources dedicated to helping pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies efficiently and expeditiously navigate the regulatory approval process in order to bring new drugs, biologics, and medical devices to the people who need them.  Cato is a non-laboratory environment. 

We are currently recruiting a Paralegal to join our team. 

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Administer and prepare service-related contracts.
  • Review contractual documents to ensure adherence to Cato Research policies and requirements, and conformance to master agreements.
  • May negotiate and/or administer agreements including Master Services Agreements, Limited Services Agreements, Letters of Intent, Confidential Disclosure Agreements, and Master Subcontractor Agreements.
  • Verifies all aspects of the contracts to ensure conformance with company policy while maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction and responsiveness.
  • Anticipates problems and initiates actions to ensure that contracts are prepared, executed and processed efficiently.
  • Update and maintain applicable contracts and business development databases.


  • Bachelor's degree and/or Associate degree with Paralegal Degree or Certification
  • 3-5 years of related experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate and work across functional areas.   
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Excellent organizational skills with a strong sense of urgency, priority and a commitment to deadlines.
  • Must be detail oriented and have excellent follow skills; Proven ability to manage own work.

 Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action

Cato Research is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action. We recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles and ensure that all other personnel actions are administered without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. Cato Research is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants with disabilities to the full extent required by the Americans with Disabilities Act - ADA. If you feel you need a reasonable accommodation pursuant to the ADA, you are encouraged to contact us at 919.361.2286.

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