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Title : Senior Paralegal - Commercial Real Estate

Location : New York - Long Island
Refer to Job # JECC847191

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 - Commercial Real Estate The candidate will assist attorneys and paralegals with their responsibilities and assignments in connection with the real estate and finance transactions. Demonstrate proficiency in technical skills consistent with new and existing technology. Perform due diligence, including review of title, survey, offering plans, appraisals, environmental reports, zoning reports, regulatory agreements, UCC financing statements and related filings, tax searches, judgment and bankruptcy search results, leases, service contracts, and corporate documentation. Coordinate resolution of issues with title companies, surveyors, lenders, borrowers, property owners, and counsel. Manage day-to-day transaction activity and attorney requests. Draft and prepare legal documents for attorney review. Conduct due diligence and research. Draft and edit organizational documents, including operating agreements, certificates of formation, articles of organization, structure charts, consents, and certificates. Form, amend, qualify and dissolve business entities as required for transaction strategies. Obtain and review lien searches, as well as prepare UCC financing statements and UCC abstracts/charts. Review titles abstracts and summarizes title commitments and exception documents. Prepare title objection letters and coordinate with title companies, surveyors, lenders, borrowers, property owners, and outside counsel. Review surveys, plats, and legal descriptions for accuracy noting defects, encumbrances, liens, easements, etc. Review and summarize leases, appraisals, property condition reports, environmental reports, zoning reports, and licenses. Prepare review, and assemble and organize closing documents. Draft and maintain closing checklists. Compile and maintain key contract dates schedule. Maintain FTP sites and manage document collection to ensure all required documentation is received and in proper order. Assists with pre-closing, closing, and post-closing matters. Provides overflow assistance to peers/team members within the department to further enhance departmental operations, and promotes a positive work and team environment. Maintains time records ensuring accurate and timely release of Intapp entries. Assumes other duties and/or assists with special projects as requested by the Paralegal Management. Should have a College degree, paralegal certificate from an ABA-accredited program, or comparable work experience, preferably in a law firm. Must have 8 years of real estate paralegal experience. Displays expertise in areas of essential functions; understands and applies current information, technology, and resources necessary to best achieve work results. Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to work well under pressure and with constant interruptions. Exhibits excellent interpersonal skills in communications in person, by e-mail, and by telephone and provides information with courtesy and tact; follows instructions effectively from a diverse group of clients, attorneys, and staff. Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints. Ability to work overtime hours and travel, if needed or requested.

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