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Title : Junior Paralegal - Investment Funds

Location : New York - Long Island
Refer to Job # PDGB804413

Be a part of a highly successful, full-service law firm that counts among its esteemed clients many Fortune 250 firms. This firm has a reputation for treating associates exceedingly well. The branch office of a large international law firm, this firm's practice has consistently been strong in the litigation, corporate and tax fields; however, the firm also has made a definite commitment to intellectual property related work in the Los Angeles legal market. The Los Angeles branch has a full book of business involving some of the biggest movers and shakers on the national and international scene. An aggressive development track has associates achieving partner status in a very limited amount of time compared to other national firms of its stature. This firms is generally seeking the best and the brightest--meaning it is most willing to consider associates from top schools and firms.
Junior Paralegal - Investment Funds The candidate will under the supervision and direction of a Paralegal, helps to manage and organize the materials and information relating to particular matters and transactions. These duties allow them the opportunity to work with and assist our legal staff in preparing documents for the formation of entities/organizations, due diligence investigations and fund closings. The projects typically involve clerical duties and basic file organization tasks, and may require long hours and travel. Review and track investor subscription booklets and indexes into various tracking charts; Prepare and file incorporation and formation documents (Delaware and other jurisdictions), as well as stock certificates, powers of attorney, resignations and standard certificates and resolutions; Interface with corporate service providers regarding statutory registered agent services; Maintain executed electronic copies of all governing fund agreements, resolutions, opinions, support certificates, fund tax forms, securities filings, related side letters, etc.; Prepare electronic closing sets to be delivered to client as needed; Assist with all closing matters: attend to post closing materials such as distribution of documents and original signature pages, prepare and organize documents, prepare and organize materials for shipment, create indexes, assemble documents into tabs and create electronic binders, deliver and pick up documents to and from various clients and law firms, fill out foreign qualification applications, apply for Employer Identification Numbers from the IRS, order corporate documents, e.g., charters, bylaws, good standings; Keep track of all relevant documents and signature pages for the attorneys and/or paralegals; Proofread, duplicate and scan documents to PDF, format and save to document management system; Perform clerical tasks as needed, e.g., make copies, create folder labels, prepare packages, write generic cover memos, etc; Commitment to work overtime as needed, which may be heavy at times, and may include weekends or holidays with potential to be for extended periods of time. Must be available to travel. a college graduate with a strong interest in the legal profession and corporate law with the ability to commit to the position for at least two years. Excellent oral and written communication skills are necessary with the ability to interact professionally with staff, attorneys, legal assistants, clients and vendors. The successful candidate must be able to work independently as well as with a team, have an acute attention to detail and the ability to multi-task and prioritize while working in a high pressure, deadline-driven environment.
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