Sr. Paralegal, Capital Markets

New York Permanent USD120,000 - USD130,000
  • Opportunity to join Am Law 100 firm
  • Excellent opportunity for growth

About Our Client

Am Law 100 firm seeks the best and brightest talent to join our Administrative Staff team. Our employees are the future of the firm so we invest in their training and development. Our environment embraces and encourages positive-minded professionals who seek to be challenged and acquire knowledge and skills in an atmosphere built on teamwork. Highly skilled and knowledgeable Administrative Staff assist our attorneys in successfully meeting and exceeding client needs and are vital to the overall success of the Firm.

Job 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.

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

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 confidently and graciously interact with Attorneys, Partners, Paralegals and all staff members; and

Strong document management skills and proficiency Word, Adobe and Excel.

What's on Offer

a 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. Also offers generous paid time off and holidays.

Alyssa Bonavita
Quote job ref

Job summary

Sub Sector
Paralegals / Legal Assistants - Private Practice
Business Services
New York
Contract Type
Consultant name
Alyssa Bonavita
Job Reference