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Legal Staff Paralegal in New York City, NY

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Company name

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe L.L.P

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Finance - Project Finance

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Sep 15,2017

Posted on

May 12,2017

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Paralegal, Structured Finance Duties: Support the delivery of quality legal services to clients by performing technical and clerical tasks that require accuracy, attention to detail, strong organizational skills, strong written and oral communication skills and computer proficiency. Provide assistance to others in all aspects of corporate work, focusing on the organization and maintenance of documents and transactional information. Provide assistance in coordinating the various structured finance transactions from inception to closing. Assist in drafting and reviewing routine legal documents, e.g., preparing signature pages for both OHS and non-OHS agreements, officers’ certificates, consents and working group lists. Draft indenture annexes, exhibits and schedules; paying and transfer agency agreements exhibits; closing certificates and opinions. Prepare and file simple UCC financing statements, amendments and terminations and is able to perform simple UCC searches through outside vendors or on-line services. Proofread and blackline documents. Prepare blacklined versions of subsequent draft documents, arrange copying and timely distribution to interested parties. Act as liaison with the client and any outside entities such as government agencies, corporations, vendors and other law firms to facilitate the transaction. Conduct final page-checking of final documents. Draft closing checklists. Assist in closings by preparing and assembling closing files, DTC letters, obtaining good-standing certificates and attending the pre-closings and closings. Prepare and distribute the closing transcripts. Review executed documents to ensure proper execution. Organize documents for mailing. Follow up with client and other parties to the transaction to ensure delivery of complete documentation required for closing binders. Perform various administrative tasks as required. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree is required and a paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved training program is preferred. Strong academic background and leadership ability as demonstrated through extracurricular activities and work experience is required. Prior experience in business or law office is desired. Demonstrated detail-attentiveness, excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills. Exhibit aptitude to develop specific and detailed knowledge and understanding of complex issues and procedures. Strong time management skills, and ambition to work in a dynamic, shared environment are essential; ability to coordinate multiple tasks concurrently. Ability to work effectively and enthusiastically within a team environment. Excellent computer skills with proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel and ability to learn any practice related software. Ability to be flexible with your work schedule. Interested in gaining 2 years of law firm experience before attending law school.

Additional info

Ref. 199374

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe L.L.P
51 West 52nd Street
New York City, NY 10019-6142