Corporate Paralegal

Full-time 34 views
Company Ropes & Gray LLP. Location Boston, MA, United States

Law Firm

Legal Staff

Min 3 yrs required


May 11, 2022

Aug 24, 2022

Jan 25, 2022


Corporate Paralegal
Duties: The candidate will assist attorneys and paralegals in the corporate department, with a particular focus on Asset Management. Familiar with differences between Hedge Funds, Private Investment Funds; able to understand both the fund and investor sides of a matter. Independently manage closing logistics for transactions; demonstrate understanding of common types of transactions; draft supporting certificates and schedules; coordinate large document productions; develop a system for tracking the delivery of documents; prepare state, UCC, and federal regulatory filings as necessary; resolve common problems encountered in transactions and corrects with minimal assistance; form appropriate opinions for corrective actions after consideration and deliberations. Assist in organizing relevant documents related to funding formations and private fund investments; provide ongoing corporate maintenance for private. Assist and mentor more junior paralegals; recognize different learning styles and adjusts method of instruction accordingly when supervising on projects; confirm comprehension by others of instruction. Perform other work-related duties as assigned by other corporate paralegals and other individuals within the corporate management structure. Work proactively to stay up-to-date on developments in a practice area. In unique situations, can develop a logical course of action. Serve as a resource, facilitator, and mentor to effectively support the needs of the department.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: The candidate should have a Bachelor's Degree. And 3+ years of experience as a corporate paralegal or comparable work experience preferred. Must be a demonstrated self-starter who is both highly organized and a team player. Must demonstrate the ability to maintain strict confidentiality of the firm's internal and personnel affairs. Able to interact and collaborate effectively with all levels of personnel, including management staff and support staff. Possesses strong oral and written communication skills. Able to successfully manage and lead a team. Able to be a proactive self-starter, who understands the details within a much larger context. Demonstrates familiarity of unique or uncommon events in life cycles of public and private companies; familiarity with the state and federal reporting requirements in connection with regulatory matters and company documents. Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of tasks and projects in the primary area of expertise. Must be flexible and able to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands and opportunities. Able to work under tight deadlines and handle multiple, detailed tasks. Must be able to anticipate problems and issues and exercise independent judgment to make sound, justifiable decisions and take action in solving problems while knowing when and to whom to escalate issues. Must be team-oriented and able to share information, goals, opportunities, successes, and failures with the appropriate parties. Able to influence at all levels of the organization. Possesses excellent attention to detail and follows up and follows through on deliverables. Owns professional development by actively seeking out feedback and learning new skills. Takes ownership of deliverables and is accountable. Able to maintain a professional demeanor in all situations. Able to effectively work in a multi-office environment and a culturally and educationally diverse environment. Able to travel nationally and internationally on short notice.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Ropes & Gray LLP.
Prudential Tower
800 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02199

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