Legal Assistant (Paralegal) - Banking

Chicago, Illinois Permanent USD80,000 - USD90,000 per year
  • Hybrid working schedule
  • Great team

About Our Client

Top law firm, focused on teamwork and innovation. This firm supports different practice areas and has international offices.

Job Description

  • Assist with due diligence
  • Draft and update closing agendas, documents and signature pages
  • Complex projects, including UCC lien searches and filings
  • Compile documents for closings and prepare closing sets for transactional closings
  • Organize and maintain files
  • Perform non-legal research
  • Prepare Practice Area specific materials
  • Assist with internal initiatives
  • Perform cross-reference and defined terms checks
  • Utilize DocuSign to obtain electronic signatures
  • Provide guidance to attorneys, members of the department and support staff
  • Ensure files are maintained within department-approved protocols and case management systems and improve workflow regarding storage and recall of materials
  • Maintain integrity of client files
  • Additional tasks

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Understanding of transactions concepts and procedures
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Westlaw, PACER, LexisNexis, SEC/EDGAR
  • Handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
  • Juggle multiple projects and changing priorities
  • Attention t o detail
  • Bachelor degree

What's on Offer

  • Salary and discretionary bonus
  • Health care
  • 401(k)
  • PTO
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Job summary

Office Support
Sub Sector
Legal Secretary
Business Services
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Consultant name
Kelly Will
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