Corporate Legal Assistant

 

Special Counsel is recruiting a Senior Finance Paralegal for the Chicago Office of a global law firm. The Senior Finance Paralegal will perform a range of substantive case, matter, or entity-related duties by supporting efforts between attorneys, clients, outside legal counsel, opposing legal counsel, and other parties. Competitive salary and benefits package.

Responsibilities:

• Developing, monitoring, and updating closing and other books and other documents

• Researching, preparing, and filing legal UCC Financing Statements, Articles of Incorporation/Organization, annual reports

• Managing data rooms, and matter files

• Coordinating execution and delivery of documentation to other parties’ counsel, lenders, governmental agencies, etc., including all closing         documentation

• Develop, monitor, and update closing and other checklists

 

Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree and/or Paralegal Certificate• 6 years’ Paralegal experience supporting a Finance practice group in a law firm or professional services environment

• Experience preparing and filing a variety of corporate legal documents (Articles of Incorporation/Organization, Amendments, state qualifications, consents, merger documents, closing books, electronic closing sets, initial drafts or certificates, short-form closing deliverables, and filing annual reports)

• Experience managing data rooms and matter files on document management systems

• Detail-oriented and self-motivated

• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

• Strong attention to detail and ability to handle large volumes of work

 

Experience:

6 years’ Paralegal experience, preferably in the area of corporate law

 

Employment Type:

Full-time, Monday-Friday



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