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Career Corporate Paralegal-Capital Markets
Position Summary:
The Senior Corporate Capital Markets Paralegal will:
  • Work closely with and provide support to the Corporate Department on a variety of transactions;
  • Manage high volume and complex corporate transactions;
  • Assist in training and mentoring less experienced paralegals.
  • Assist supervisor and/or coordinator with staffing requests, distribution of workload and development of training programs
Primary Responsibilities and/or Essential functions:
  • 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.
Position: Career Corporate Paralegal-Capital Markets
Organization: WEIL
Location: New York,  NY 
United States
Salary: $65,000 +
Posting Start Date: 11/2/2021
Date Posted: 11/2/2021
Requirements Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Candidate must have:
  • 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.
  • BA/BS from an accredited 4-year college or university with strong academic record.
  • Understands and applies current information, technology, resources, methods and procedures necessary to perform assigned work.
  • Accepts responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work; acknowledges and corrects mistakes; does not make excuses for errors or problems.  Understands that one’s individual performance directly affects business results.
  • Actively works with supervising attorneys and coordinator to balance projects and identify and address conflicting project demands.
  • Analyzes problems, develops effective solutions and understands implications of proposed solutions.  Makes appropriate and timely decisions.
  • Communicates clearly and concisely in written / verbal communications.  Proactively communicates to facilitate workflow, teamwork and efficiency.  Chooses appropriate communication tools and utilizes technology to facilitate communications.
  • Produces high quality work; is efficient, accurate and has good attention to detail; consistently strives to improve performance; seeks opportunities to develop professionally and expand job knowledge.  Displays high level of personal integrity.
  • Works effectively with co-workers as part of the team to get the job accomplished.  Flexible and open-minded; willing to share and exchange ideas/suggestions.
Status: This listing expires on: 1/1/2022
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