Corporate Paralegal

Company Details

About GM LLP:

Greenspoon Marder is a national full-service business law firm with over 200 attorneys and offices across the United States. We are ranked among
American Lawyer’s Am Law 200, as one of the top law firms in the U.S. since 2015. Our firm was founded with the goal of providing the highest quality legal services at the highest value for our clients. Each of our clients is unique and so are their legal needs. We believe no one size fits all for professional services. Our lawyers offer flexible and creative solutions to meet our clients’ respective needs. Our mission is to understand the challenges our clients face, build collaborative relationships and craft solutions with a focus on strategic goals.

Overview:

We have a wonderful opportunity for an accomplished Corporate Paralegal in our New York Office! Greenspoon Marder is looking to add an additional team member to assist our growing Corporate department. This role will support a partner and be responsible for the legal as well as the administrative duties of the practice including billing, filings, correspondence and client communication. The ideal candidate will have true word processing skills and at least three years’ of Corporate experience. Please see below for more information regarding our Corporate Paralegal opening!

Responsibilities:

Your Corporate Paralegal Responsibilities:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Client correspondence and calls
  • Revising/drafting documents/correspondence (frequently utilizing automatic numbering and advanced page numbering skills)
  • Redlining/comparing documents
  • Preparing documents for filing with Departments of State and other jurisdictions; working with outside agents for filing out-of-state documentation; following up on filings
  • Handles all calendaring and scheduling for meetings and calls
  • Copying/Scanning/Filing
  • Drafting engagement letters
  • Preparing new file openings
  • Preparing and revising organizational charts
  • Establishing and organizing files; monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines; documenting actions; inputting information into file database and case management software
  • Maintaining case costs by verifying outstanding balances with attorney, clients, and providers
  • Assists with completing expense reports if needed
  • Record attorney billable hours and costs
  • Contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
Competencies:
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Exceptional organizational and file management skills a must
  • Detail-oriented
  • Excellent proofreading skills
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Capable of handling confidential client information in a professional and trustworthy manner

Qualifications:

Preferred Experience:
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in a Corporate practice within a law firm setting, highly preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency in WORD, required
  • Demonstrated proficiency in document management and time entry systems, preferred

Greenspoon Marder is currently not accepting resumes or referrals from search firms for this position.

Greenspoon Marder is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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