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Legal Staff Paralegal in New York City, NY

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Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

USA New York City, NY

Posted on

Feb 23,2018

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The firm has a full-service international practice and specializes in corporate and securities transactions, commercial litigation, and intellectual property. The attorneys at this firm are a diverse group with a wide variety of backgrounds, but they are all dedicated to the quality of their work and to serving the needs of their clients. While this firm is decidedly rigid in the academic standards necessary to work here, they also look for individualists. Hoping to learn and profit from diversity, this firm likes people who stand out in a crowd, which makes these offices lively and occasionally competitive. While well known for their corporate practice, it's the litigators pulling the long hours these days, in sometimes cramped but well decorated midtown offices. This firm is known in the community as one of the most desirable places to work, and we couldn't agree more. Corporate Paralegal Responsibilities: Assist attorneys to prepare integral corporate documents/materials, and State filings. Prepare structure charts. Conduct document maintenance. Draft resolutions. Responsible for corporate formation and associated tasks (EINS, resolutions, etc.) Work directly with attorneys and clients in connection with corporate transactions. Assist with formation of entities including preparation of entity organizational documents such as formation certificates, tax forms, operating agreements, board resolutions. Assist with administration of entities including preparation of board resolutions to update officer slates, assistance with filing obligations, preparation of initial drafts of annual forms or filings, etc. Assist with maintenance of client s document library and legal entity information database. Assist with fund administrative issues including coordinating with client s personnel regarding investor requests. Assist with fund investment issues including acting as a resource for deal counsel in preparing resolutions, coordinating execution of documents. Act as resource for clients, attorneys and paralegals or other third parties in connection with requests for client entity information or documents. Assist with Form D and Blue Sky Filings.

Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree required; 3+ years of prior work experience as a paralegal in a Corporate Department; in-house experience a plus; Some transaction skills experience required; Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Word, Excel, Power Point); Proactive, energetic and hardworking team player; Exceptionally well organized and detail oriented; Manage multiple projects in a deadline driven environment; Adaptable to ever changing priorities; Demonstrated organizational skills; and Excellent oral and written communication skills.

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Law Firm Staff