Overview

New York, NY

Global, alternative, investment firm, is seeking a Legal Project Manager or Document Manager to support the legal team across the Firm’s business platform, including: private equity, corporate credit, real estate, residential and commercial mortgage-backed opportunities, direct lending.  This is a great opportunity for cross business functionality in a complex financial institution. 

Responsibilities

  • Maintain legal files, including documentation and related correspondence for assets, entity organizational documents, internal memorandum and other matters; assist with internal document databases and record keeping
  • Oversee firm’s document management, processing and recordkeeping, including: NDAs, Engagement Letters, Release Letters, correspondence databases, entity organizational documents, internal memorandum,
  • Coordinate internal and external Corporate Formation and maintain corresponding databases
  • Assist in assessing current and future applicable legal and compliance developments
  • Liaise with internal and external counsel on anti-trust matters
  • Track firmwide litigation matters
  • Coordinate with outside counsel the creation of standard organizational formation documents, non-disclosure agreements, engagement letters, and other standardized forms
  • Assist in oversight of regulatory filings and periodic reporting
  • Develop and support corporate governance
  • Oversee junior and non-lawyer support
  • Coordinate diligence, audit and other projects on an as needed basis 

Candidate Requirements

  • 5+ years working as a paralegal or document manager in an alternative asset manager, bank or similar institution
  • Highly organized and detail oriented with the ability to manage documents from multiple sources. multi-task and prioritize
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must work well independently, be self-motivated – follow-up and follow-through skills essential
  • Must be open to supporting all members of trading, legal and operations teams
  • Ability to remain focused and flexible to address changes in work requirements
  • Strong work ethic and pride in work product
  • Notary Public a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of applications

Salary: Highly competitive above market compensation
Date Active: 11.11.2021
Exempt/Not Exempt: Exempt