1+ months

Paralegal, Structured Finance

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
New York, NY 10007 Work Remotely
  • Jobs Rated

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.  

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.


  • A bachelor’s 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? Orrick is a global law firm focused on serving the technology & innovation, energy & infrastructure and finance sectors. Founded more than 150 years ago in San Francisco, Orrick today has offices in 25+ markets worldwide. We are recognized worldwide for delivering the highest-quality legal advice through our diverse teams and for our culture of innovation and collaboration.  Financial Times selected Orrick as the Most Digital Firm of 2020, and in the past five years, the Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year three times and runner-up twice. For the seventh year in a row, Fortune named Orrick to its 2022 list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For.  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, from wellness and mindfulness programs to social impact opportunities, professional staff affinity group communities and generous paid time off. 

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/Careers

No phone calls please. 

What you need to know:  Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the commencement of employment. Applicants who wish to apply for a medical, religious accommodation or any other accommodation required under applicable law can do so later in the process (accommodations are not guaranteed and are decided on a case by case basis).

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 




Jobs Rated Reports for Paralegal

Posted: 2022-05-23 Expires: 2022-07-07

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Paralegal, Structured Finance

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
New York, NY 10007

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
40th2019 - Paralegal
Overall Rating: 40/199
Median Salary: $50,940

Work Environment
Very Good
Powered ByCareerCast