Role details

Corporate Paralegal

New York   •  Permanent

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  • Corporate Paralegal
  • Top-tier, Mid-sized firm

About Our Client

Top-tier, Mid-sized firm

Job Description

  • Reviews, drafts, and prepares legal documents; conducts due diligence and research; manages information using Firm databases
  • Exhibits technical skills consistent with new and existing Firm technology and is proficient with respect to filing procedures and filing jurisdictions
  • Prepares and organizes documentation for pre-closing, closing and post-closings
  • Forms, amends, qualifies and dissolves business entities
  • Provides overflow assistance to peers/team members within department to further enhance departmental operations and promotes a positive work and team environment
  • Interacts with departmental paralegal clerk(s), including the monitoring and coordinating of assigned duties and tasks
  • Maintains time records ensuring accurate and timely release of DTE entries
  • Assumes other duties and/or assists with special projects as requested by the Paralegal Supervisor
  • Develops and maintains excellent customer service relationships with clients, attorneys, vendors, and administrative staff
  • Adheres to Firm policies and procedures and supports Firm's initiatives
  • Attends training classes and completes annual training requirements for skills enhancement

The Successful Applicant

  • A minimum of 1 year experience as a paralegal or legal assistant
  • Strong communication, organizational and research skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints
  • Must be highly motivated, self-starter, creative and possess the ability to work under pressure with demanding deadlines
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to confidentially and graciously interact with law school and law firm staff, attorneys and students also required.
  • Strong clerical and typing skills as well as proficiency in Word, Excel, Position also requires the ability to travel and to work occasional overtime as necessary
  • Law firm experience is preferred
  • BA/BS with strong academic record

What's on Offer

Competitive base salary with bonus potential

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