10 yrs required
New York City, NY, United States
Aug 11, 2022
Paralegal Duties: The candidate will perform all assignments in strict compliance with ethical guidelines governing the practice of law. Demonstrate good teamwork skills within and among practice groups, offices, and firms to facilitate efficient delivery of legal services. Docket and take appropriate action to monitor and meet deadlines. Assist with closings, closing checklists, and the preparation, distribution, and tracking of closing documents. Provide direct support to clients and use discretion to handle matters involving an attorney. Maintain positive relationships with firm attorneys, co-counsel, clients, and vendors. Participate in the training and professional development of other paralegals in routine practice elements. Track and record client-billable time as required meeting minimum billable hour requirements. Prepare and draft various corporate documents for entity formation and maintenance of funds. Obtain good standing certificates and certified charter documents. Prepare initial operating or partnership agreements, and basic interest transfer documents, and maintain final versions of all private fund documents in the database. Draft prospectuses, statements of additional information, supplements, and agreements required for mutual funds under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Company Act of 1940. Coordinate, oversee, and facilitate the filing process, including the electronic filing of documents with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Support SEC investigation work, including Bates stamping and compilation of supporting documents. Support board meetings and governance, including preparing agendas and resolutions and drafting minutes.
Qualifications: Graduation from a four-year college or university with a Bachelor's degree. Should have 10+ years of experience with the corporate transactions; Law firm experience preferred; or any combination of training, education, and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. Experience with reporting requirements under blue sky securities laws is preferred but training will be provided. Experience with High Q is preferred but training will be provided. Assist with various marketing functions. Be a self-starter, detail-oriented with strong organizational and verbal/written communication skills. Receive and follow complex instructions. Ability to juggle multiple assignments in a fast-paced team-oriented environment. Possess impeccable attention to detail and analytical skills. Possess strong client relations skills. Be a team player and willing to collaborate regularly with other paralegals, attorneys, and staff. Consistently exhibit a high degree of professionalism. Use initiative and discretion in accomplishing routine assignments with minimum supervision.