Job: Corporate/Bankruptcy Paralegal

Title Corporate/Bankruptcy Paralegal
Categories Paralegals
Job ID 2377
Location New York City
Job Information

Our Client, a top international law firm, is seeking a Corporate/Bankruptcy Paralegal. The Paralegal applies advanced Corporate knowledge of law and legal procedures to provide high-level assistance to lawyers. In this capacity, the Paralegal will:
Perform work in an efficient and cost-effective manner so as to permit the Firm to reasonably collect fees for such work;
Meet expectations of billable hours target of 1,725 (unless otherwise specified);
Under the supervision of an attorney, coordinate, organize, prepare and interpret complex legal documents;
Build and maintain relevant databases and files;
File and provide copies to relevant parties; Perform factual research in internal and external databases and libraries;
Assist with legal business transactions and logistics including local/remote set-up and travel arrangements;
Partner and coordinate with internal resources and outside vendor services; Direct work and train team members;
Work overtime as required; Travel as required; and Handle additional related projects as assigned.

General Chapter 11 case administration;
Commencement of and administration of adversary proceedings and appeals;
Administration of cases representing Office Committee of Unsecured Creditors, Lenders, and other parties;
Prepare and file proof of claims;
Order and organize lien searches and certificate of good standings;
Proficiency with cite checking and blue book;
Review dockets and maintain case calendar, as well as prepare for hearings;
Handle calls from creditors and interested parties;
Review and research Bankruptcy Code and local rules;
Expert proficiency in supporting legal business transactions such as mergers, acquisitions, securities, financing or tax activities;
Advanced proficiency in MS Outlook and web-based conference call/web-sharing applications;
Advanced proficiency in MS Word and document editing/comparison applications;
Advanced proficiency in MS Excel and spreadsheet/database applications;
Advanced proficiency in MS PowerPoint and presentation applications;
Advanced proficiency in online research and internet search resources (Lexis Nexis/Westlaw);
Expert knowledge of Firm and Corporate practice-area-specific procedures and terminology;
Expert knowledge of relevant jurisdictional/court/agency processes and procedures;
Advanced knowledge of timekeeping and expense;
At least 5 years of Paralegal experience; At least 5 years of relevant Corporate experience; and ABA-approved Paralegal Certificate;
Bachelor’s Degree.

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