Senior Paralegal - Capital Markets

New York Permanent
  • International law firm with over 1,000 attorneys, headquartered in New York City
  • Rapidly growing team with opportunity for upward mobility!

About Our Client

International law firm seeks the best and brightest talent to join their Administrative Staff team. Their employees are the future of the firm so they invest in their training and development. The environment embraces and encourages positiveminded professionals who seek to be challenged and acquire knowledge and skills in an atmosphere built on teamwork. Highly skilled and knowledgeable Administrative Staff assist the attorneys in successfully meeting and exceeding client needs and are vital to the overall success of the Firm.

Job Description

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.

Description

Incorporate, amend, qualify, and dissolve business entities. * Order certified charter and good standing documents from State offices. * Assist in due diligence reviews. * Act as liaison with Financial Printers and the SEC. * Oversee and update the Capital Markets database and Weil EDGAR Archives * Draft ancillary documents under attorney supervision, including secretary certificates, bylaws, resolutions, notes, stock certificates, stock powers, collateral receipt letters, etc. * Proofread and revise transaction documents (e.g., Prospectus, Registration Statement, Indenture, Underwriting Agreement, etc.) * Disseminate documentation to clients and to outside parties; work efficiently with firm support services, such as, Reprographics, Document Production, outside couriers. * Prepare documents for execution; notarize and review closing agreements. Coordinate with outside parties so that they provide documents for which they are accountable. * Create closing checklist and working group list; draft signature pages and assist with preparation of schedules and exhibits. Proof documents and track the status of document preparation. Incorporate client and outside counsel comments in documents. Compile executed documents and save onto internal document management system (DeskSite). * Organize and distribute originally executed agreements to client and outside counsel. Compile and index documents for preparation of closing binder. Assemble and distribute closing binders in a timely fashion. * Any additional responsibilities as required by management.

The Successful Applicant

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: * 5+ years of experience in a Corporate transactional practice group. * Law firm experience. * Prior experience conducting and reporting on due diligence reviews. * Outstanding written and oral communication skills and must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment. * Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time. * Excellent attention to detail. * Highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with Attorneys confidently and graciously, Partners, Paralegals, and all staff members; and * Strong document management skills and proficiency Word, Adobe, and Excel. Education/Certifications: * BA/BS from an accredited 4-year college or university with strong academic record.

What's on Offer

Competitive compensation package comprised of base pay and discretionary year-end bonus for eligible employees. Benefits include, but are not limited to medical, dental, vision, disability coverage, life insurance, flexible spending plan and a 401K plan. Weil also offers generous paid time off and holidays.

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Alyssa Bonavita
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Alyssa Bonavita
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