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Legal Staff Paralegal in Washington, DC

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Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff


Washington, DC

Posted on

Mar 20,2018

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Law Firm Staff brings you up to date and high quality legal staff openings in law firms and in-house legal departments of business organizations. In addition, we help solo attorneys hire experienced personnel from the legal industry. We not only have the best law firm staff positions, but we also have the most. Paralegal Duties: Draft, edit, review and assist in the preparation of legal documents and internal correspondence, for example, internal memos, service agreements, constitutional documents and NDAs. Assist in the organization of lawyer s work product and materials received from outside providers and other offices within client, including use and management of internal and external databases. Obtain and facilitate assistance for and from outside providers and other offices within Akin Gump s client specific to certain projects and tasks. Act as a liaison for Legal & Governance unit by coordinating, with certain government and regulatory agencies, banks, partners and other entities within Akin Gump s client to achieve team deliverables. Act as company secretary, which includes, creation of formation and constitutional documents for Akin Gump s client SPVs, submissions to relevant authorities, maintenance and recording of relevant documents, license registrations and renewals. Act as company investment committee secretary, which includes meeting minutes, organization and filing of deal approvals and proper reporting to relevant leadership team. Anticipate and assume responsibility for different staffing needs. Other Essential Duties (Duties are performed periodically, as necessary): Travel, as required by the Practice and/or client. As requested by the Practice Manager or assigned attorneys, coordinate work of other paralegals and/or project assistants or clerical team members.

Qualifications: Requirements: BA/BS degree required. 1-2 years of work experience required, preferably as a paralegal and preferably some experience with corporate transactional work. Ability to read, write and speak English. Substantive knowledge of and familiarity with specific areas of law, as required. Strong analytical and research skills. Thorough knowledge of MS Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate potentially detailed and complex information to others. Aptitude and willingness to work with complex procedures. Strong organizational and time management skills, including the ability to organize self and others. Demonstrated strong attention to detail. Ability to read, comprehend and follow instructions. Ability to manage multiple priorities and adjust to changing priorities in a professional manner. Ability to work independently and with a team. Willingness and ability to assume new tasks and responsibilities. Strong service orientation, and an ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with users, peers, office and firm management, and outside business partners. Ability to work well under pressure, facilitate solutions, and meet deadlines and milestones for projects assigned. Commitment to maintaining confidentiality of client and office information and adhering to the Firm s Core Values. Commitment to the office and firm. Commitment to professional growth and development.

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