Sr. Paralegal - Corporate Finance - posted 4/25/18

Sr. Paralegal - Corporate Finance - posted 4/25/18

Company Name: 
DLA Piper
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Location
New York
NY
Salary Range: 
$100,000
Job Summary: 
DLA Piper LLP (US) is a leading global business law firm. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best people across our practice and business service groups. We are looking for collaborative, results oriented people who enjoy working in a fast paced environment and have exceptional problem solving skills. If you are a highly talented Sr Paralegal interested in supporting our Finance practice group, we want to hear from you! This position is located in the New York office. Relocation will be offered according to the firm’s relocation policy. Paralegals are a critical part of DLA Piper’s client service teams, working side by side with lawyers, co-counsel and clients on an array of substantive client matters. The majority of our paralegals are career professionals. They work independently and on teams, locally, nationally and globally. The paralegal team itself includes Case Assistants, Paralegals, Senior Paralegals and Paralegal Specialists. We offer ample opportunities for advancement and career development through formal and informal training and mentoring, and provide many opportunities to give back to our communities through pro bono work.
Requirements or Qualifications: 
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree and/or Paralegal Certificate; 8 years’ of Paralegal experience supporting a Finance practice group in a law firm or professional services environment; Experience preparing and filing a variety of corporate legal documents (Articles of Incorporation/Organization, Amendments, state qualifications, consents, merger documents, closing books, electronic closing sets, initial drafts or certificates, short-form closing deliverables, and filing annual reports); Experience managing data rooms and matter files on document management systems; Detail-oriented and self-motivated; Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook; Strong attention to detail and ability to handle large volumes of work. Preferred Requirements: Large firm experience
Application Process: 
Please send resume to: BOS-Recruitment@dlapiper.com
Selection Criteria: 
Additional Information: 
What will your day look like? Your day will be spent performing a range of substantive case, matter or entity related duties by supporting efforts between attorneys, clients, outside legal counsel, opposing legal counsel and other parties. This will include developing, monitoring and updating closing and other books and other documents. You will also be responsible for researching, preparing and filing legal UCC Financing Statements, Articles of Incorporation/Organization, annual reports, managing data rooms and matter files, coordinating execution and delivery of documentation to other parties’ counsel, lenders, governmental agencies, etc., including all closing documentation. You will also develop, monitor and update closing and other checklists. We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success. To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website. We are (DLA Piper) an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Agency applications will not be considered.