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Senior Corporate Paralegal - Commercial Real Estate

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Sep 15, 2020

Valid Through

Dec 29, 2020

Posted on

Jun 12, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required


New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Senior Corporate Paralegal - Commercial Real Estate
Duties: Assist Attorneys and Paralegals with their responsibilities and assignments in connection with the real estate and finance transactions. Manage day-to-day transaction activity and Attorney requests. Perform due diligence, including review of title, survey, offering plans, appraisals, environmental reports, zoning reports, regulatory agreements, UCC financing statements and related filings, tax searches, judgment and bankruptcy search results, leases, service contracts, and corporate documentation. Draft and prepare legal documents for Attorney review. Draft and edit organizational documents, including operating agreements, certificates of formation, articles of organization, structure charts, consents and certificates. Form, amend, qualify and dissolve business entities as required for transaction strategies. Obtain and review lien searches, as well as prepare UCC financing statements and UCC abstracts/charts. Review titles abstracts and summarize title commitments, exception documents. Prepare title objection letters and coordinate with title companies, surveyors, lenders, borrowers, property owners and outside counsel. Review and summarize leases, appraisals, property condition reports, environmental reports, zoning reports and licenses. Review surveys, plats, legal descriptions for accuracy noting defects, encumbrances, liens, easements, etc. Coordinate resolution of issues with title companies, surveyors, lenders, borrowers and property owners and counsel. Prepare review, and assemble and organize closing documents. Draft and maintain closing checklists. Compile and maintain key contract dates schedule. Maintain ftp sites and manage document collection to ensure all requisite documentation is received an in proper order. Provides overflow assistance to peers/team members within department to further enhance departmental operations; and promotes a positive work and team environment. Maintains time records ensuring accurate and timely release of Intapp entries. Demonstrate proficiency in technical skills consistent with new and existing technology. Assumes other duties and/or assists with special projects as requested by the Paralegal Management.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: College degree, paralegal certificate from an ABA accredited program, or comparable work experience, preferably in a law firm. 8+ years real estate paralegal experience required. Displays expertise in areas of essential functions; understands and applies current information technology, and resources necessary to best achieve work results. Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to work well under pressure and with constant interruptions. Exhibits excellent interpersonal skills in communications in person, by e-mail and telephone and provides information with courtesy and tact; follows instructions effectively from a diverse group of clients, attorneys and staff. Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints. Ability to work overtime hours and travel, if needed or requested.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
767 Fifth Avenue
New York City, NY 10153



Current Employee - Reviewed on December 28, 2019

Pros :
Cons :
Approve of the CEO[?] : Yes
Recommend this employer to a friend? : Yes
Business outlook for the next 6 months? : up
Current or former employee? : Current Employee
Job type : Full time

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