Senior Paralegal

11 - 15 years experience  •  Financial Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
New York, NY
11 - 15 years experience
Financial Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17


Under limited supervision, the Senior Paralegal performs day-to-day paralegal activities in support of the Legal and Compliance Department. Responsibilities include project management; contract management, negotiation and drafting; legal research; handling of routine corporate and litigation matters, identify enhancements to department and organization processes.  This role will include interaction with other departments to ensure the following responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities may include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assist attorneys with drafting and negotiation of complex client and commercial agreements; position will include drafting, reviewing, and managing of vendor, client, non-disclosure and similar agreements; prepare and manage template agreements
  • Provide support for strategic (M&A, joint venture and other) transactions, including performing due diligence and preparing legal documents
  • Facilitate response to regulatory examinations; assist in routine litigation matters; coordinate subpoenas and document production
  • Develop and implement corporate policies and procedures
  • Conduct legal research, as assigned
  • Prepare periodic and/or ad hoc reports; assist with management reporting
  • Perform various other duties as assigned

Required Education and Experience To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to demonstrate and perform the knowledge, skills and/or abilities listed.

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA) from four-year college or university. Must have minimum 10 years of paralegal experience, in-house experiencepreferred.
  • Ideal candidate will have broad-based legal experience; experience in financial services, ERISA and/or tax matters a plus.
  • Must have the ability to practice in a complex and evolving corporate environment and to learn new areas of law quickly.
  • Must have the ability to handle multiple projects under pressure with specific deadlines; be solution-oriented and highly organized; and be able to perform assigned responsibilities with mi
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