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Title : Senior Paralegal - Capital Markets

Location : New York - Long Island
Refer to Job # IHEC815948

Practice law in the London office of this powerhouse international New York firm. This firm’s client list reads like a “Who’s Who” of the world’s corporate big leaguers, and they have a full service practice that excels in virtually all areas of the law. This energetic, youthful firm blends polished professionalism with a bright, informal atmosphere. The combination is awesome! Associates are respected and are given early responsibility as well as good training and feedback. They are now seeking candidates of the highest caliber with excellent academics and experience.
Senior Paralegal - Capital Markets The candidate will work closely with and provide support to the Corporate Department on a variety of transactions; manage high volume and complex corporate transactions; assist in training and mentoring less experienced paralegals; assist the supervisor and/or coordinator with staffing requests, distribution of workload and development of training programs. Incorporate, amend, qualify and dissolve business entities. Order certified charter and good standing documents from State offices. Assist in due diligence reviews. Act as liaison with Financial Printers and the SEC. Oversee and update the Capital Markets database and Weil EDGAR Archives. Draft ancillary documents under attorney supervision, including secretary certificates, bylaws, resolutions, notes, stock certificates, stock powers, collateral receipt letters, etc. Proofread and revise transaction documents (e.g., Prospectus, Registration Statement, Indenture, Underwriting Agreement, etc.). Disseminate documentation to clients and to outside parties; work efficiently with firm support services, such as Reprographics, Document Production, outside couriers. Prepare documents for execution; notarize and review closing agreements. Coordinate with outside parties so that they provide documents for which they are accountable. Create a closing checklist and working group list; draft signature pages and assist with the preparation of schedules and exhibits. Proof documents and track the status of document preparation. Incorporate client and outside counsel comments in documents. Compile executed documents and save them onto an internal document management system (DeskSite). Organize and distribute originally executed agreements to client and outside counsel. Compile and index documents for preparation of closing binder. Assemble and distribute closing binders in a timely fashion. Any additional responsibilities as required by management. The candidate should be a BA/BS from an accredited 4-year college or university with a strong academic record; 5+ years of experience in a corporate transactional practice group; law firm experience; prior experience conducting and reporting on due diligence reviews; outstanding written and oral communication skills and must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment; ability to manage multiple projects at the same time; excellent attention to detail; highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to confidently and graciously interact with Attorneys, Partners, Paralegals, and all staff members; and strong document management skills and proficiency Word, Adobe and Excel.

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