Job Details

Corporate Legal Assistant

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


New York City, NY

Posted on

Jan 31,2018
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Corporate Legal Assistant Duties: Preparing and revising basic corporate documents. Assisting lawyers with transaction due diligence. Preparing for SEC filings and closings, including tracking and maintaining closing documents and checklists. Fulfilling post-closing responsibilities, including closing set completion and distribution. Contributing to knowledge management efforts within practice group. Coordinating with clients, lawyers, government agencies, service companies, vendors and firm staff.

Qualification and Experience

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree and demonstrated academic achievement. Willingness to make a 2 year commitment to the firm. Availability to work overtime on nights and weekends. Proven analytical skills and excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. Strong organizational skills, efficiency and attention to detail. Able to prioritize requests under time pressure and handle multiple, detailed tasks. Motivation: ability to work efficiently without direct supervision, to take ownership of discrete projects and to develop specialized expertise. Excellent experience for graduates contemplating law school. Gain real-world exposure to cutting-edge corporate transactions. Work closely as part of tight-knit practice team within a global law firm of more than 700 lawyers. Develop professionally in a motivating and collaborative culture. Form strong relationships with deal teams and mentors.

Additional info

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Company info

Apryl Stevenson-Holden
Human Resources Generalist
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
919 Third Avenue
New York City, NY 10022
Fax: 212.909.6033


"A Great Workplace "

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 16, 2017

Make sure that can't afford the time aren't pressured to help other people all the time so that they can focus on their work.

Pros : If you are ever having a problem with something two or three people likely will offer to help you with it.
Cons : You likely will feel pressured to help other people when they are having issues with some problem just like how you got help in the past.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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