Job Details

Paralegal Global Finance

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Feb 28,2019

Valid Through

Jun 13,2019

Posted on

Dec 21,2018

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Finance >> Finance - Banking
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Paralegal (Global Finance)
Duties: Support lawyers in the Global Finance Group on commercial loans, securitizations and other corporate finance transactions; Draft and arrange for the recordation of U.C.C. financing statements and fixture filings and exhibits; Research Article 9 & U.C.C. issues; Obtain, review and analyze lien search reports and prepare lien summaries; Obtain incorporation/formation documents and prepare initial drafts of ancillary closing documents; Review, summarize and organize due diligence materials; Conduct, monitor or coordinate a closing and all post-closing activities; Review closing documents for completeness and compliance; Supervise the preparation and distribution of closing books; Other responsibilities as assigned by the lawyers or paralegal manager.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: BA/BS with strong academic credentials. 2+ years' experience at a medium or large law firm in banking or financial transactions. C.C. experience. Preferred: Paralegal Certificate from an ABA accredited program. Excellent organizational skills. Excellent attention to detail. The use of good judgment and good interpersonal communication skills. Well developed analytical and problem solving skills. Works harmoniously and effectively with others as part of a team. A self-starter who desires to show ownership and commitment to the job. Exercises confidentiality and discretion. Strong proofreading skills.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Sidley Austin LLP
1 South Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60603


"An Amazing Firm "

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 16, 2017

Make sure that people aren't getting overwhelmed with work as that will just lower the quality of their work in the future.

Pros : This firm seems to understand what people's wants and desires and does it's best to fulfill them to the best of their abilities.
Cons : The workload at this firm is much higher than most would expect and you are expected to keep up with it.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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