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Senior Paralegal, Restructuring

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


New York City, NY

Posted on

Feb 17,2018
Practice Area
Bankruptcy >> Bankruptcy
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Senior Paralegal, Restructuring Duties: Research debtor’s company background to identify officers, directors, major creditors, major litigation, other assigned matters. Review Local and Federal Bankruptcy Rules, as well as administrative orders, to assure that filings are in proper form and order. Utilize PACER to prepare electronic filing of pleadings. Compare case history with Shepard’s to verify case law cited in brief is accurate. Review cite form in pleadings for completeness and accuracy in accordance with Blue Book. Assist with the production of debtor’s petition, schedules and statement of financial affairs, 20 largest unsecured creditors, equity holders, and related first day filings. Draft pro hac vice for attorneys not admitted to the bar in the state of the court proceeding. Craft notices of stay in various pending litigation involving the debtor. Assist with drafting complaints and related pleadings, including discovery, in connection with various adversary matters. Conduct Uniform Commercial (UCC) searches and real property searches to confirm status of liens on property and/or equipment. Examine and, if necessary, obtain public records relevant to facts of lawsuit.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree is required and a paralegal certificate from an ABA approved program is preferable. May need to have, or be eligible to obtain, licensure as a Notary Public in the appropriate jurisdiction. Proven organization, strong verbal and written communication skills. In In addition, specific and detailed knowledge and understanding of complex issues and procedures. Significant working knowledge of US Bankruptcy Code and the court procedures, Delaware General Corporate Law, New York Business Corporate Law, and California Corporations Code. An understanding and previous application of the local rules regarding bankruptcy administrative filings of other states. proven ability to delegate appropriate tasks and offer mentorship to other firm resources. Strong time management skills, and a desire to work in a dynamic, collaborative environment are essential. Extraordinary computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel and any practice related software.

Additional info


Company info

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


"A Last Hope Firm "

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 16, 2017

Keep new people on standard hours and instead offer overtime for the first week or two if they stay extra for training.

Pros : If you have no other choice in place to work this place will be nearly on par with other places.
Cons : You will be expected to work long hours during your first few months until they trust you enough that you understand your job.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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