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Legal Staff Paralegal in Chicago, IL

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Company name

Mayer Brown LLP

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Finance - Banking

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required


USA Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Apr 02,2018

Posted on

Feb 24,2018

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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