Sr Paralegal - Real Estate - posted 1/10/19

Sr Paralegal - Real Estate - posted 1/10/19

Company Name: 
DLA Piper LLP (U.S.)
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Full Time
New York
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DLA Piper 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 working closely with attorneys and clients while performing a range of substantive case and client matter related tasks, we want to hear from you! This position is located in the New York office. Relocation is available in accordance with the firm's 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.

What will your day look like? You will assist in drafting real estate documents, preparing closing documents, conducting due diligence reviews and coordinating closings as required for commercial real estate transactions. This will include ordering, reviewing and analyzing title commitments, recorded documents and surveys. You will develop, monitor and update closing, and other checklists, for real estate transactions. You will also assist with drafting documents for commercial, resort and mixed use developments, as well as draft lease amendments for attorney review. This will require forming L.L.C.s, partnerships and drafting organizational documents, authority certificates and resolutions. All reporting and research will be delivered to the appropriate parties’, counsel, lenders, governmental agencies, vendors, etc.

To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website 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. Agency submissions will not be accepted.

Requirements or Qualifications: 
Minimum Requirements: - College degree and/or Paralegal certificate - 8 years’ experience supporting a Commercial Real Estate practice group in a law firm environment - Mortgage finance experience representing lenders - Title and survey experience - Electronic data room experience - Strong proficiency in Word, Excel and Outlook - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills - Strong organizational and attention to detail Preferred Requirements: - Large law firm experience - Experience with public/private partnerships, mixed use development and resort development is a plus
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