Overview

New York, NY

Premier, global, law firm has an immediate opening in their Finance Practice for an experienced, motivated, and resourceful Paralegal/Senior Paralegal.

In this capacity, the Paralegal/Senior Paralegal will:

  • Perform work in an efficient and cost-effective manner so as to permit the Firm to reasonably collect fees for such work; Meet expectations of billable hours target of 1,725 (unless otherwise specified);
  • Under the supervision of an attorney, coordinate, organize, prepare and interpret highly complex legal documents; Build and maintain relevant databases and files; File and provide copies to relevant parties;
  • Perform factual research on internal and external databases and libraries;
  • Assist with legal business transactions and logistics;
  • Partner and coordinate with internal resources and outside vendor services; Direct work and train team members;
  • Work overtime as required; Travel as required; and
  • Handle additional related projects as assigned. 

Qualifications

  • At least 5+ years’ Corporate/Finance experience (preferred);
  • At least 5+ years’ Paralegal experience (preferred);
  • Ordering lien searches and intellectual property searches;
  • Preparing and filing UCC financing statements and intellectual property security interest filings (required);
  • Analyzing results from UCC and intellectual property searches (required);
  • Limited liability company and partnership formation;
  • Copyright and trademark research reports and filings;
  • Company formation and filings;
  • Preparing stock certificates;
  • Preparing board and stockholder resolutions;
  • Participating in deal-closing activities, including preparation of signature packages;
  • Preparing closing binders;
  • Expert proficiency in supporting legal business transactions such mergers, acquisitions, securities, financing or tax activities;
  • ABA-approved Paralegal Certificate and/or Bachelor’s Degree;
  • Proficiency in MS Outlook and web-based conference call/web-sharing applications;
  • Proficiency in MS Word and document editing/comparison applications; MS Excel and spreadsheet/database applications; MS PowerPoint and presentation applications;
  • Proficiency in online research and internet search resources (Lexis Nexis/Westlaw);
  • Knowledge of Firm and Corporate practice-area-specific procedures and terminology (preferred);
  • Knowledge of relevant jurisdictional/court/agency processes and procedures;
  • Knowledge of timekeeping and expense reporting applications; and
  • Knowledge of legal billing processes.

Salary: Highly competitive above market compensation
Date Active: 2.1.2022
Exempt/Not Exempt: Non-Exempt