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Legal Staff Paralegal in New York City, NY

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Company name

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Corporate - General

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Mar 27,2018

Posted on

Jan 31,2018

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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.

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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