Global Finance Paralegal

  • Location
    Dallas, Texas
  • Category
    Legal Support Personnel - Paralegal
  • Contract Type
    Direct Hire
  • Reference

This position can be based in Dallas, TX or Houston, TX 

A Global Finance paralegal provides assistance to lawyers by researching law, reviewing and preparing documents, and assisting in all manner of organizing commercial lending transactions.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Reviews and organizes due diligence materials.
• Obtains, reviews and analyzes lien search reports and prepares lien summaries.
• Prepares UCC financing statements, collateral descriptions and amendments; researches revised Article 9/UCC issues.
• Prepares or obtains incorporation/formation documents, and prepares initial drafts of ancillary closing documents.
• Prepares and updates working group lists, timetables and checklists; prepares correspondence and drafts of documents for comment.
• Conducts, monitors, or coordinates closing, as well as post-closing activities.
• Reviews closing documents for completeness and compliance; prepares, maintains and distributes closing books (electronic and bound).
• Interfaces with clients and other counsel.
• Orders documents from government agencies, private document retrieval companies and internal sources as appropriate.
• Performs searches on Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Pacer and other databases.
• Delegates appropriate assignments to project assistant(s) and utilizes other resources effectively.
• Must be able to handle multiple demands, work well under pressure, and have the flexibility to assist the team in meeting client demands on accelerated schedules.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the Duties and Responsibilities (the “Duties”) above satisfactorily and meet the requirements below. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Employees or applicants who need an accommodation should contact Human Resources.

Education and/or Experience:
• Minimum five years of finance law firm experience
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

• Paralegal Certificate from an ABA accredited program
Other Skills and Abilities:
In addition to the above, the following may also be required of the successful candidate:
• Strong organizational skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Good judgment
• Strong interpersonal communication skills
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Able to work under pressure
• Able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities
• A self-starter who takes ownership and shows commitment to the job
• Able to work harmoniously and effectively with others
• Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion

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