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Mira Jackson

Mira Jackson

Contract & Compliance Manager

Pernod Ricard USA

Contract & Compliance Manager





Pernod Ricard USA

Contract & Compliance Manager

•Evaluating point of sale materials for compliance with federal and state alcohol beverage
regulations, industry standards and the Pernod Ricard Commercial Code of Conduct.
•Responding to inquiries regarding permissible promotional advertising activities and events
for alcohol beverage products.
•Obtaining label approval for new products and label revisions from the Alcohol Tax & Trade
Bureau and waivers to import samples of products not currently registered for importation.
•Drafting and reviewing of contracts including Non-Disclosure, Consulting and Agency Services
•Maintaining and managing the company’s contract database.
•Responsible for all contract reporting, creating audits and providing outside auditors with any
required agreements.
•Vetting all new vendors to ensure compliance with Pernod Ricard’s Vendor and Contract Policies to reduce both financial and legal risks.
•Currently collaborating on the design and implementation of software which will automate and track the work-flow process for both contract and marketing compliance review.

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Career medium 05

Pernod Ricard USA & Pernod Ricard Americas Travel Retail

Contract & Travel Retail Paralegal, February 2008-June 2011

•Drafting NDA, Consulting, and Agency Service Agreements.
•Evaluating point of sale, ad campaign, and special event materials for compliance with applicable laws both within and outside of the U.S.
•Review and negotiate incoming vendor contracts to mitigate legal risk and comply with corporate initiative and policies.
•Managing the visa application process for all foreign nationals seeking U.S. work authorization and permanent residency.
•Assisting employees by responding to their legal questions relating to the marketing, sale, and distribution of alcoholic beverages.
•Implementing and managing a new database management system for all contracts companywide.
•Onboarding and managing the Legal Department’s legal interns.


Brooke St. Staffing

Administrative Assistant

•Hitachi America-Legal Department
•IVI International-Project Management Department
•Pace University School of Law-Office of Development

Provided administrative support utilizing Mircosoft Office Word and Excel. Duties included answering phones, generating reports, faxing, filing, and proofreading documents.

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Career medium 04

Special Counsel Legal Staffing Firm

Contract Administrative Assistant

•TriMas Corporation-Legal Department
•Developed a new filing system for the legal department of TriMas Corporation in conjunction with the IT department utilizing Microsoft Access.
•Assisted with locating and organizing due diligence materials for corporate transactions.
•Gathered and organized insurance policies into an insurance index to be utilized in a corporate transaction.
•Blackwell Igbanugo Law Firn-Warranty Litigation
•Provided administrative support to the Warranty Litigation Department of DaimlerChrysler Corporation.
•Created retention analysis reports utilized by case managers in the final evaluation to determine financial risk.
•Prepared the final repurchase package to be sent to the recovery agent.
•Entered cases into Law Manager for assignment to attorneys and case managers.
•Reviewed billing from outside counsel for accuracy.


Roosevelt University

Paralegal Certificate With Honors, Paralegal Studies

Illinois State University

Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc.), Criminal Justice Sciences