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Private Equity

Paralegal, New York, NY

Paralegal (New York, NY): Our client, a successful Private Equity firm, is looking to bring on an experienced and meticulous paralegal to join their NYC team. This hire will provide support to the legal team from a broader standpoint, covering all aspects of documentation processes.

 

Key Points:

  • Firm has been actively growing creating this new opportunity for a talented paralegal to work hand in hand with the GC/CCO 
  • Opportunity to work autonomously and truly take on responsibilities from start to finish
  • Team hiressmart, hardworking, driven individuals who value integrity, honesty and teamwork

Responsibilities:

  • Review standard agreements ensuring they align with precedent; coordinate directly with counterparties to finalize
  • Maintain forms library of standard contracts (NDAs, consulting agreements); create and maintain electronic sources of signed contracts and corporate documents 
  • Prepare initial responses to D&O questionnaires; act as gatekeeper on firm-related KYC, communicating with outside counsel and senior professionals on responses 
  • Maintain lists of portfolio company presidencies and EDGAR codes, structure charts and key corporate documents; oversee and track process for portfolio company risk assessments and insurance review 
  • Liaise with outside counsel to manage conflicts of interest process; work with deal professionals in responding to destruction requests 

Qualifications:

  • 5 – 7 years of relevant experience in a similar capacity at a law firm or asset manager; Bachelors degree required
  • Previous legal and/or compliance support is ideal; exceptional attention to detail
  • Superior organizational and problem-solving skills; must be comfortable working independently, with a strong sense of integrity and confidentiality 
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to effectively speak to and build relationships with various teams and outside counsel

Job Reference #1581

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