Our client is looking for a paralegal
Under the supervision of lawyers from the Global Projects Department, the Paralegal will provide professional services and support to Global Projects lawyers and assist in delivering superior and comprehensive legal advice and support. The paralegal will operate as part of a team comprised of lawyers and staff with the goal to provide high level service to both internal and external clients. This is a full-time, non-exempt position with excellent benefits.
-Closing and post-closing activities such as assembling closing packets, preparing documents to be bound, verifying complete execution of documents.
-Research laws and rulings and best practices relating to legal compliance.
-Assist in the review and preparation of client files for production.
-Summarizing transaction documents and reviewing or preparing miscellaneous corporate organizational documents, such as resolutions, by laws and certificates.
-Liaison with states which entails ordering good standing certificates, copies of formation documents, and UCC searches.
-Coordinate filings with government agencies and county clerk offices.
-Monitor filings at various government agencies and retrieve filings as requested by lawyers.
-Organize and maintain precedent files. Attend to daily administrative matters.
-Other tasks as assigned by supervising lawyer(s) and Office Administrator.
-Very limited supervisory responsibilities; may supervise a paralegal clerk.
-Bachelor’s degree required.
-Minimum of three (3) years’ work experience in a law firm environment, or related professional experience.
-Experience with support for merger, acquisitions and joint ventures in the oil and gas and real estate areas.
-Extensive knowledge and skill in utilizing the Internet, proprietary software research tools (e.g. LexisNexis); experience with legal research tools preferred.
-Handling of audit request letters, preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including MSWord, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
-Ability to learn and use databases.
-Ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals.
-Ability to proofread materials for contextual, grammatical, typographical or spelling errors.