Senior Paralegal - Investment Management at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Type: Full Time
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world's leading global law firms with offices in strategic hubs of commerce, law, and government across North America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, is seeking an experienced Corporate Paralegal for our Investment Management Practice Group. The Paralegal will work as an integral part of various client teams to perform a variety of basic and increasingly complex tasks for our Private Fund clients within the Investment Management practice area.This position will reside in either our Boston, New York, Philadelphia or Washington, DC office with a hybrid in-office/remote working schedule.ResponsibilitiesPerforms a variety of basic and increasingly complex work under the supervision of attorneys and with the guidance of supervisory or senior paralegals.Demonstrates strong leadership and organizational skills to manage ongoing projects and assist attorneys in meeting project deadlines and client needs.Assists attorneys with the formation of new entities (corporations, limited partnerships, limited liability companies, etc.) and related organizational matters (State filings, tax identification numbers (EINs), etc.).Completes, coordinates, and manages transfer processes for sales and purchases of interests in private funds (including transfer documents, investor questionnaires, anti-money laundering and know-your-client packets, and more).Participates in hedge fund and private equity fund launches and periodic fund raising.Drafts, monitors and completes subscription documents.Maintains project timelines and agendas, organizing materials and otherwise assisting with a variety of new and ongoing projects.Serves as the "gatekeeper" for ongoing projects, monitoring progress to ensure that projects remain on track and maintaining organized project files.Interacts with clients and working team members to distribute draft documents for review and to coordinate receipt and reconciliation of client comments on distributions.Coordinates signatures for contracts, including e-Signatures and DocuSign.Compiles closing documents and post-closing records.Proofreads various documents.Organizes and maintains client records and files and makes client documents and files easily accessible for attorneys and working groups.Over time, acquires and grows knowledge of the federal securities laws and legal concepts and terminology and demonstrates the ability to apply such knowledge to daily tasks to contribute to work products in a thoughtful and effective manner.Applies solid computer skills and becomes proficient with practice-specific technologies.Demonstrates good judgment, common sense, and ingenuity to apply knowledge to assess alternatives and to identify and recommend solutions.Experience/QualificationsA Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college.3 to 6 years of transactional paralegal experience at a large law firm.Strong leadership and organizational skills.Strong attention to detail.Strong communication skills (written and verbal). Ability to think critically and see "big picture" effects.Ability to multi-task and shift priorities to meet moving and demanding deadlines.Ability to follow up and follow through on tasks and project deadlines.Ability to interact effectively and work well in a team environment.Ability to be proactive and a self-starter to serve as a "go to" person for both internal and external needs.Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of client and firm affairs.Ability to work overtime.Qualified candidates must apply online by visiting our website at and selecting "Careers."#LI - HybridFor positions in NY, the salary range for this job posting is $83,672.00 - $133,874.75.Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.Pursuant to applicable state and municipal Fair Chance Laws and Ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.California Applicants: Pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act, the following link contains the Firm's California Consumer Privacy Act Privacy Notice for Candidates which explains the categories of personal information that we collect and the purposes for which we use such personal information. CCPA Privacy Notice for CandidatesMorgan Lewis & Bockius LLP is also an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.If you are interested in applying for employment with Morgan Lewis and need special assistance or accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please call or email the following contacts:Professional Staff positions: Please call 888.534.5003 or email talent.acquisition@morganlewis.comLawyer/Summer Associate positions: firmattorneyrecruiting@morganlewis.comMorgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP reasonably accommodates applicants and employees who need them to perform the essential functions of the job because of disability, religious belief, or other reason protected by applicable law. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact Talent Acquisition at base salary or hourly wage range for this position will be determined during the interview process and will vary based on multiple factors, including but not limited to prior experience, relevant expertise, current business needs, and market factors. The final salary or hourly wages offered may be outside of this range based on other reasons and individual circumstances. Additionally, salary or hourly wages may be only part of the total compensation package. The total compensation package for this position may also include a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, the employee will be in an "at-will position" and the firm reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, firm or individual department/team performance, and market factors.PDN-986e0d5d-252b-4a06-819f-c9312febb15b

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