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Legal Staff Paralegal in Chicago, IL

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Company name

Vedder Price, P.C.

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Finance - Transportation Finance

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


USA Chicago, IL

Posted on

Jan 20,2018

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Global Transportation Finance Paralegal Duties: Manage closings and prepare closing sets; preparation and filing of documents and UCCs for closings; post-closing document preparation and follow-up. This high-profile position entails direct interface with the Global Transportation Finance attorneys, clients and opposing counsel. Manage, prepare and distribute post-closing sets and other materials. Manage and coordinate transaction closings. Create electronic post-closing CDs. Assist attorneys with business leasing and loan transactions. Review and organize due diligence materials. Proof read. Prepare and review UCC filings and documentation. Draft closing documents and correspondence. Analyze and organize client records. Reconcile vendor invoices. Interact with clients and other counsel during business transactions. Work with project assistants and other support personnel to complete closing sets.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A bachelor's degree is preferred. A certificate from an ABA-approved paralegal program is preferred. 2+ years’ experience in commercial lending/asset-based financing and transactional work. Familiarity with UCC's a plus. Able to learn quickly and apply training to practical issues. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Excellent verbal and written skills. Able to work under pressure on time sensitive projects. Able to work interdependently. Ability to travel as required. Excellent interpersonal skills. Effective in managing multiple tasks. Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Willingness to work overtime. Annually log a target 1500 billable hours.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Vedder Price, P.C.
222 North LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60601