Paralegal Financial Restructuring & Reorganization

Paralegal Financial Restructuring & Reorganization

Paralegal Financial Restructuring & Reorganization

Category

Paralegals

Location

New York

Employment Type

Permanent

Salary

$65000 - $100000



Job Description:

Essential Duties

Working on various insolvency and restructuring transactions involving corporations, banks, hedge funds and other financial institutions

Ability to electronically file bankruptcy pleadings and proofs of claim with the bankruptcy court

Drafting of notice of appearances, pro hac vices and proofs of claim

Managing files, or providing updates on the development of the case

Updating and otherwise managing attorney calendars with particular attention to court dates and other relevant case-related deadlines

Reviewing and analyzing matters for the purpose of preparing status reports to attorneys and clients

Proofreading and marking legal documents

Interacting with clients and maintaining files


Job Requirements:

Skills Needed to be Successful

Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to interact with attorneys and court personnel

Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints

Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail when evaluating legal matters

Ability to proofread typed material for contextual, grammatical, typographical or spelling errors

Interpersonal skills necessary to establish relationships, effectively liaise, communicate, and follow instructions from the client, attorneys, staff, and vendors and provide information with courtesy and tact

Commitment to providing superior customer service

Thorough knowledge of Firm systems, practices and procedures to effectively meet employee and department needs


Education and Experience

Completion of a bachelor's degree and/or a paralegal certificate are required for consideration

Minimum 3 years of related work experience in a law firm or professional services industry