UCC Paralegal

New York, NY


The UCC Legal Assistant will draft and review UCC-1 and UCC-3 financing statements, review lien search results and work with our client’s Finance team and third-party vendors to coordinate filings and searches.


  • Draft and review UCC financing statements
  • Perform lien searches and prepare lien search summaries
  • Assist with reviewing perfection certificates and schedules to security documents
  • Maintain and organize client documents and filings
  • Obtain charter documents and good-standing certificates from the Secretary of State in applicable jurisdictions
  • Assist attorneys with pre-closing, closing, and post-closing transactions
  • Coordinate with internal and external working groups to facilitate transaction execution
  • Other responsibilities as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree with a strong academic record is required.
  • At least 3 years’ experience preferred.
  • Experience with corporate service providers’ UCC platforms
  • Ability to manage a varied workload, meet deadlines, and work well under pressure
  • Must be punctual and reliable
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and other applications as needed
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work collaboratively with attorneys and staff, demonstrating strong teamwork and a positive attitude
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to proofread typed material for typographical spelling, and grammatical errors
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ensure confidentiality of all the Firm’s and clients’ documentation and information


The expected base salary for this position ranges from $70,000–$90,000, nonexempt. Salary offers are based on a wide range of factors including relevant skills, training, experience, education, anticipated assignment, and where applicable, licensure or certifications obtained. Market and organizational factors are also considered.




Job Type: Full-time, Hybrid

Salary: $70,000–$90,000

Date Active: 4.10.2024

Exempt/Not Exempt: Not Exempt

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