1+ months

Paralegal, Structured Finance

New York, NY 10007
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Are you a self-starter and have a high level of initiative and drive? Do you enjoy working with smart, dynamic, collaborative teams? Are you looking for a position where you can gain two years of legal experience prior to attending law school? This may be the opportunity for you.

Orrick currently has an excellent opportunity for a Structured Finance Paralegal in the New York office.

Orrick is a leading global law firm with a particular focus on serving companies in the technology, energy and financial sectors. We are recognized worldwide for delivering the highest-quality legal advice and for our culture of innovation and collaboration.

What Will You Do? As a Paralegal, you will support the delivery of quality legal services to clients by performing technical and clerical tasks that require accuracy, attention to detail, strong organizational skills, strong written and oral communication skills and computer proficiency. You will provide assistance to others in all aspects of corporate work, focusing on the organization and maintenance of documents and transactional information.

You will perform a wide array of tasks, including but not limited to:

  • Provide assistance in coordinating the various structured finance transactions from inception to closing.

  • Assist in drafting and reviewing routine legal documents, e.g., preparing signature pages for both OHS and non-OHS agreements, officers certificates, consents and working group lists.

  • Draft indenture annexes, exhibits and schedules; paying and transfer agency agreements exhibits; closing certificates and opinions.

  • Prepare and file simple UCC financing statements, amendments and terminations and is able to perform simple UCC searches through outside vendors or on-line services.

  • Proofread and blackline documents; Prepare blacklined versions of subsequent draft documents, arrange copying and timely distribution to interested parties.

  • Act as liaison with the client and any outside entities such as government agencies, corporations, vendors and other law firms to facilitate the transaction.

  • Conduct final page-checking of final documents.

  • Assist with closing by drafting closing checklists, preparing and assembling closing files, DTC letters, obtaining good-standing certificates and attending the pre-closings and closings.

  • Prepare and distribute the closing transcripts; Review executed documents to ensure proper execution; Organize documents for mailing.

  • Follow up with client and other parties to the transaction to ensure delivery of complete documentation required for closing binders.

  • Perform various administrative tasks as required and perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:
  • A bachelors degree or equivalent work experience is required.
  • Paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved training program is preferable.
  • Strong academic background and leadership ability as demonstrated through extra-curricular activities and work experience is required.
  • Demonstrated detail-attentiveness, excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Exhibit aptitude to develop specific and detailed knowledge and understanding of complex issues and procedures.
  • Strong time management skills, and ambition to work in a dynamic, shared environment are essential; ability to coordinate multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Ability to work effectively and enthusiastically within a team environment.
  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel and ability to learn any practice related software.
  • Prior experience in business or law office is desirable.
  • Ability to be flexible with your work schedule.
  • Ability to work overtime as required.
Who is Orrick? As an employer of choice we will provide our employees with challenging work, training opportunities, team oriented culture, and the opportunity to work with the best talent in the legal profession. For the fourth year in a row, Fortune selected Orrick among the 100 best workplace cultures for the very best talent. Orrick ranks in the top 15 and is the highest-ranked law firm of only four firms on the 2019 list. We provide excellent service to our clients and we hire the brightest and most hardworking individuals at every level. We champion a culture that is committed to excellence, but is also fun, inclusive and real. Learn more about our awesome employee experience here: Fortune 100 Great Place To Work certified company.

Orrick offers a collaborative work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits, including lots of extra perks like free biometric screenings, paid time to participate in community service activities and the day off for your birthday.

Please visit www.orrick.com for more information about the firm.

How to Apply: If you are searching for a chance to create an impact, you have a little grit and you love working with a team, we want to talk with you. To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please visit our Staff and Paralegal Opportunities Listings at www.orrick.com/en/Careers.

No phone calls please.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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Posted: 2019-11-22 Expires: 2020-02-14

We focus on serving the Technology, Energy & Infrastructure and Finance sectors globally. Clients worldwide call on our teams for forward-looking commercial advice on transactions, litigation and compliance matters. We bring distinctive quality, teamwork and value to the table – and innovate in everything we do.

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