Job

Paralegal - Global Finance

Job ID: 5370
Location: New York, NY
Category: Paralegal

Our client, a leading international law firm, is seeking a paralegal with 3-5 years of experience to join the global finance practice in its New York City office. Primary responsibility will be to provide assistance to attorneys involved in large transactions by drafting, gathering, reviewing and organizing all documents related to the deal at hand.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates with clients, trustees, trustees' counsel, underwriters, underwriters' counsel and insurers involved in various transactions for efficient management and distribution of closing documents and signature pages.

  • Proofreads and maintains prospectus supplements, transaction documents, closing documents, legal opinions and closing sets.

  • Creates and reviews Form 8-K, Form 10-K and 424(b) filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • Files UCCs for clients.

  • Reviews documents delivered at closings, organizes the execution of documents at closings, maintains files for closings and follows up, as necessary, regarding outstanding documentation.

  • Assembles and distributes post-closing volumes and electronic documentation.

  • Summarizes, outlines, edits, abstracts, redlines and compares legal documents.

  • Orders documents from government agencies, private document retrieval companies and internal sources.

  • Assembles and updates working group lists, timetables and checklists.

  • Performs other miscellaneous projects and tasks as requested by attorneys and Paralegal/Project Assistant Manager.

  • Performs other work-related duties, as may be assigned.

Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with strong academic credentials.

  • A minimum of 3-5 years experience working at a large law firm.

If you are interested and available, please send your resume to Amrish Wadhera at awadhera@yorkson.com. All inquires will be held in strict confidence. We hope to hear from you soon!