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Legal Staff Paralegal in Houston, TX

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Company name

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe L.L.P

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Finance - Banking

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Houston, TX

Date Last Verified

Sep 15,2017

Posted on

May 09,2017

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Paralegal, Public Finance The candidate will be an integral member of firm's financing team assigned to public finance projects. Will be involved in other roles for which we are hired, such as disclosure counsel, underwriter's counsel and bank counsel. Will be the primary person in charge of the coordination of the document flow and the activities of the financing team that are to be directed by the firm, keep track of the financing schedule and coordinate responses by the firm and other interested parties to the tasks assigned in the schedule. Will facilitate the preparation of the firm documents by producing initial drafts and maintaining consistency of conventions across documents (definitions, Authorized signatories, naming, numbering and style conventions, etc.). Will and coordinate the schedules of the issuer and other staff members to ensure that procedural requirements of the governing body (i.e. staff reports, agenda packets and deadlines, publications, agenda postings, etc.) are handled smoothly and properly. Will also be responsible for preparing and filing reports to governmental agencies (such as IRS 8038 Tax Returns and the like). Responsibilities: All aspects of organizing, coordinating and managing transactions for closings. Drafting resolutions, opinions and closing documents for attorney review. Preparing and distributing bonds and transcripts. Coordinating notices and hearings for public entities. Conducting due diligence as required. Participating in business development events and conferences.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from accredited four-year institution. 5+ years of relevant paralegal experience is required. Demonstrated organization, strong verbal and written communication skills (business letters, technical writing), plus specific and detailed knowledge and understanding of complex issues and procedures. Extraordinary computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel and any practice related software. Prefer candidates with understanding of public finance transaction structure.

Additional info

Submit resume and cover letter. Please include salary expectations in cover letter.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe L.L.P
1301 McKinney Street
Suite 4100
Houston, TX 77010-3096