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Title : Regulatory Paralegal

Location : District of Columbia - Washington
Refer to Job # ISDS715175

Experience the prestige and challenge of Fortune 500 companies including dot coms, while enjoying the sunny lifestyle of the Southwest at this very busy, larger firm. Well-reputed in intellectual property, civil and securities litigation and corporate transactional practices, it is always striving towards excellence and professionalism in its associates, and actively encourages new associates to delve into responsible roles as soon as possible. Ready to meet the challenge? The associates here are some of the happiest associates in Phoenix and truly seem to enjoy the work that they do. We do not need to tell you that as a very successful Arizona firm the people here do appear to work very hard and we hate to say it but we will: Many are working New York type hours. The firm also has been criticized in many respects for its lack of diversity; however, we do not believe that this is a serious problem because the firm's recent hires have all been very diverse in our opinion. The firm also receives very high scores for the treatment of associates by partners and there does appear to be a very good relationship here between associates and partners with associates feeling they are part of the mix to a great degree and respected by partners. Most associates at this firm would much rather stay with the firm than switch firms. In our book this is a good sign.
Regulatory Paralegal Duties: Under general supervision, assist regulatory lawyers and compliance managers with all regulatory matters, including the administration and maintenance of all state and federal licenses, corporate governance and reporting requirements; drafting and revising legal documents and correspondence; conducting factual research and analysis on donors, financial transactions, and other individuals and entities as needed; preparing materials for internal and external distribution; coordinating service of process and/or filings with public entities; obtaining factual information from clients and third parties, including governmental agencies; monitoring case/matter deadlines; tracking relevant regulatory developments; and organizing and maintaining practice group research and memoranda. Requirements: Bachelor's degree and 1+ year of regulatory paralegal experience in a law firm or business environment. Paralegal assistant or legal clerk experience or equivalent. must have excellent organization and prioritization skills, maintain positive contact with clients, observe confidentiality of client matters, and show an enthusiasm for all phases of regulatory support. Experience using Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis and other legal search engines. Interest or background in politics is an asset, as is a general knowledge and understanding of the regulatory process. Fluency in standard MS Office applications, strong organization and prioritization skills, and the ability to manage time sensitive matters with professionalism and tact. Superb customer service skills. Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong research skills required. Blue booking ability, knowledge of Relativity and familiarity with annual reports and corporate registrations for non-profits are a plus. Experience with research software required. Working additional hours beyond the normal schedule may be required.

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