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Legal Staff Paralegal in Dallas, TX

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Company name

Winston & Strawn LLP.

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Corporate - M&A
Corporate - Private Equity
Corporate - Securities and Capital Markets

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Dallas, TX

Date Last Verified

Sep 12,2018

Posted on

Aug 07,2018

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Profile

Paralegal-Corporate Candidate will assist the corporate attorneys in all phases of secured lending/corporate finance transactions, mergers and acquisition transactions, Securitization transactions and Private Equity deals, including due diligence, closing and post-closing work. Manage day-to-day workload while working under the general supervision of assigned attorneys. Will: Follow the ethical requirements as set forth by the Rules of Professional Conduct of the State. Prepare correspondence and external written communication to include general corporate housekeeping documents, security documents, UCC statements, etc. Communicate with clients, government agencies or officials, consultants and various other parties on a regular basis to collect and assemble information, communicate findings to attorneys. Ability to search and interpret UCC search results (including bankruptcy, judgment and lien searches). Prepare UCC summary charts. Prepare and organize signature pages. Prepare and file UCC financing statements. Assist in all aspects of a closing (management of signature pages and preparation of closing sets). Ability to obtain certified organizational documents, good standing certificates, bring down good standings. Coordinate pre-clearance documentation with State agencies. Assist with the formation of entities, including the drafting of organizational resolutions, certificates of conversion, name changes and other amendments to organizational documents. Familiarity with Secretary of State websites and forms. Proofread, redline and compare documents. Record daily time entries in accordance with Firm policies and procedures. Perform administrative tasks such as photocopying, faxing and filing. Perform other duties and projects.

Qualification and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required. 3+ years of corporate paralegal experience in a Law Firm or Professional Services environment is required. Paralegal certificate from an ABA approved program preferred, but not required. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other software applications and websites commonly used in corporate legal practice. Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints. Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail when performing duties. Ability to proofread typed material for contextual, grammatical, typographical or spelling errors. Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively in person, by e-mail and telephone; effectively follow instructions from a diverse group of clients, attorneys and staff; provide reports with professional courtesy and tact. Work occasionally requires a high level of mental effort and strain while organizing and maintaining multiple matters and projects and maintaining an acute attention to detail. Ability to travel to private and public buildings, locally and nationwide, via private or public conveyance, while attending to assigned legal work. Ability to work overtime, when needed, as the Firm determines is necessary to meet Firm and client business needs.

Company info

Amanda Sisk
Attorney Recruiting Development Specialist
Winston & Strawn LLP.
2501 N. Harwood St.
17th Floor
Dallas, TX 75201