OVERVIEW

The corporate paralegal/legal assistant is responsible for performing corporate legal tasks, working on legal projects and providing administrative support to attorneys.

REPORTING

General: Firm management

Projects: Assigning attorneys

RESPONSIBILITIES

Primary

  • Assist assigned attorneys in creating legal documents
  • Communicate with filing agent as to corporate filings (e.g., in connection with formations, dissolutions, UCC-1 filings)
  • Maintenance of corporate records
  • Assist with filings with the IRS, and other regulatory bodies
  • Perform research (including on EDGAR)
  • Organize, proofread and manage documents (responsible for version control)
  • Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication with clients, outside vendors, governmental authorities and other parties
  • Prepare and send correspondence to clients, outside counsel, etc.
  • Promote effective work practices and work as a team member
  • Perform billing, as needed

Secondary

  • Back-up other support staff in the event of absences or work overflow
  • Back-up receptionist in event of absences or when need arises
  • Perform all other tasks as reasonably requested by firm management and/or attorneys

SKILLS

This position requires proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and PowerPoint and advanced Word skills including Styles, formatting documents and Tables of Contents; enjoy being a team player as well as work independently; be well organized; exhibit a positive attitude; pay attention to detail; and have excellent organizational skills. German language skills desired. Knowledge of Westlaw a plus.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certification required

2-3+ years of general corporate experience desired

Salary commensurate with experience.

Please submit applications to recruiting(at)wg-law.com