Private Equity

Paralegal, New York, NY

Paralegal (New York, NY): Our client, a successful and interesting private equity firm with over $15B in AUM, is looking to bring on a bright and driven paralegal professional to join their NYC team.  This is an opportunity to lead the transition to a new vendor contract management system, as well as running several impactful projects. The firm has a tremendous reputation in the industry and boasts one of the most generous benefits packages!   


Key Points: 

  • Individual will have the chance to take on more and more responsibilities as they gain familiarity with the firm within the legal and compliance departments, and have a strong handle on this transition 
  • Organization has a TON of perks – we’ve visited hundreds of offices and this is amongst the nicest: full gym with Peloton bikes, yoga/barre/meditation classes, free lunch daily, nursing room, and other amazing benefits
  • Working on afun team of three – the two hiring managers are engaging, personable, funny, and dedicated to finding a long-term hire


  • Spearhead and manage a new vendor contract management system, uploading all contracts (new and existing), ensuring they accurately reflect in the system and are renewed and/or terminated in a timely fashion 
  • Point person for the transition from manual tracking of legal entitles and documents into a product and management system that will house said documents, while conducting ongoing maintenance
  • Once the transition is complete, responsibilities will include ensuring that the data is accurate and up to date to reflect accurate point in time data
  • Part and parcel with legal entity management, handling the reconciliation process for stock certificates of various investments, some with transfer agents and some with electronic systems
  • Manage the reconciliation process for stock certificates of various investments 
  • Assist with completing regulatory filings, maintaining the appropriate records as part of the legal entity management system 
  • Prepare and distribute legal and IR communications to investors 


  • At least 2 years of paralegal experience from a reputable law firm or in-house at a private equity or a similar financial institution; bachelors degree with strong academic record
  • Deep understanding and experience with M&A, contract due diligence and legal entity formation and management; working knowledge in PE is highly preferred
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills; comfortable working efficiently and effectively on multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Drive for excellence, teamplayer, with the ability to take initiative on new projects and seeing them through to finish

 Job Reference #1612

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