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Paralegal - Finance

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required


Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Apr 02,2018

Posted on

Feb 24,2018
Practice Area
Finance >> Finance - Banking
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Paralegal - Finance Duties: Prepare various documents/instruments: UCC forms/attachments, closing lists, corporate charters, LLC/partnership formation documents, corporate resolutions, officer certificates, etc. Participate in finance closings: create/update closing list, distribute documents/signature pages and draft closing certificates. Maintains control of closing documents during closing. Post-closing assembly/distribution of closing documents and closing volumes. Order/review/chart lien searches, order business entity documents from public offices (certified charter, good standing, etc.). File UCC and corporate/partnership organizational and other documents with state offices. Participate in and assist in the management due diligence projects. Coordinate/oversee the work of the closing clerk in the post-closing process.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: BA degree required. Paralegal certificate from ABA approved paralegal program a plus. 3-5 years' experience preferred as a Finance Paralegal. Knowledge of and experience using MS Word, Outlook Calendar and Excel required. Knowledge of, Inkspot or other similar vendor websites and systems for the preparation of UCC and other forms and public record sharing preferred. Attention to detail and strong organizational skills. Ability to apply practice area concepts to appropriate tasks. Ability to work independently and on a team. Strong problem-solving and creative-thinking skills. Flexibility to work overtime as needed.

Additional info

Job ID: 2018-2456

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Mayer Brown LLP
71 South Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606


"Law Firm with Good Management"

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 16, 2017

There needs to be a focus on offering employees a varied work schedule. Management should work towards improving in the area of treating the support team with more respect.

Pros : The law firm offers a salary that is in the same area as other firms. The firm does pay attention to the office and its employees. Employees are shown recognition for what they do for the firm.
Cons : The law firm falls short in offering a varied work schedule for people who struggle with balancing work. The support team is not treated with the same respect as others.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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