Morgan Lewis

Structured Transactions Paralegal

1 week agoNew York, NY

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world's leading international law firms firm with almost 4000 lawyers and staff in 31 offices, is seeking a Paralegal for the Structured Transactions Practice Group. While currently remote, this position will ultimately reside in either the Chicago, New York or Washington D.C. office and will report to the group's Paralegal Manager.

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Drafting legal agreements and transaction documentation.
  • Managing deal closings and taking responsibility of all closing mechanics.
  • Frequent communication with many high-profile clients and third parties.
  • Forming corporations, limited liability companies, and statutory trusts.
  • Drafting officer certificates, resolutions and incumbency certificates.
  • Preparing and reviewing SEC filings, UCC financing statements/amendments, and specimen securities.
  • Compiling and distributing final deal documentation.
  • Post-closing responsibilities such as assembling closing sets consisting of all transaction documents and opinions.
  • Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum of 1-year prior relevant experience. Paralegal experience and a background in transactional practice is strongly preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel), as well as PDF software;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in a professional environment to interact effectively with clients.
  • Strict attention to detail for document review and preparation.
  • Ability to multi-task a variety of assignments concurrently while under time constraints.
  • Self-starter who will take ownership of projects but always remain a team player.
  • Flexibility with overtime required.

    You must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by your hire date to be eligible for starting in the role. Proof of vaccination will be required. Morgan Lewis will provide reasonable accommodation(s) based on medical or religious grounds for qualified candidates.

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