Description

At Baker & McKenzie LLP, we are different in the way we think, work and behave -- like no other firm and few other businesses. With more than 4,100 locally admitted lawyers and more than 5,800 business service professionals in 77 offices worldwide, we have a passionately collaborative community of 60 nationalities and are committed to world-class career development to everyone in every job at every level in our firm. Baker McKenzie can offer you both the uncompromising commitment to excellence expected of a top firm and a distinctive way of thinking, working and behaving - as a passionately global and genuinely collaborative firm. Baker & McKenzie LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

The New York office of Baker McKenzie seeks a U.S. Paralegal for the North America Transactional Practice Group. This paralegal will perform a variety of duties to assist with US entity formations and miscellaneous ongoing corporate maintenance.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with preparation of regulatory filings in conjunction with transactions
  • Compile and manage deal rooms and deal closings on significant transactions
  • Compile closing sets
  • Perform corporate research and assist with due diligence investigations
  • Assist with documentation management for corporate approvals
  • Create and maintain corporate minute books
  • Coordinate corporate maintenance and related activities for non-US entities
  • Assist with audit letter responses
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
  • Bachelor’s Degree or a certificate of completion of a paralegal program
  • One (1) to three (3) years of transactional (Corporate & Securities) paralegal experience preferred
  • Must be able to work independently, exhibit professionalism and work in a team-oriented environment
  • Must maintain client confidentiality
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of SharePoint