Corporate Paralegal Supervisor

ORGANIZATION: Top International Law Firm 

LOCATION: New York, NY - Midtown, NY

HOURS: Monday – Friday, 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM

 

SALARY & BENEFITS:  Base salary to $130K and Well Paid Overtime, Bonus eligible, Medical and Dental Coverage; Paid Time Off; 401K; Savings Accounts; Transit; All Firm Amenities and many more benefits and perks!  Note:  This is a rare opportunity, that it also pays overtime.

 

SUMMARY: The Corporate Paralegal Supervisor assists in overseeing the Firm’s Corporate Paralegal Department.  Responsibilities include coordinating assignments and workflow, performing a variety of duties with respect to transactions and other Department initiatives, coordinating and/or providing training, and maintaining direct daily contact with attorneys and support staff.  This position reports to the Director of Paralegal Support.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Assigns paralegal support to specific matters, determining scheduling and support requirements while ensuring that all deadlines are met;

  • Maintains record of assignments and calendar of paralegal schedules so that the Department may provide optimum and continuous support to attorneys at all times;

  • Coordinates with other support departments to effectively and efficiently meet the needs of each transaction or project;

  • Creates and maintains training manuals for corporate paralegals;

  • Provides and/or coordinates training regarding all corporate paralegal skills and support applications (includes coordination of seminars and educational gatherings as needed);

  • Assists in analyzing and reporting on paralegals’ time to assess workload, productivity and ability to meet ongoing Firm needs;

  • Assists Director in assessing paralegals’ performance and resolving issues;

  • Assists with entity management and payment of vendor invoices;

  • Provides intermittent overflow support by working directly with attorneys on all phases of corporate transactions, including due diligence, transaction signing, transaction closing and post-closing work.

 

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE;

  • Knowledge of corporate documents (name, purpose, format); types of corporate transactions (mergers, acquisitions, tender offers (hostile and friendly), IPOs, LBOs, securities offerings, etc.); transaction sequences and what is involved in each phase (pre-transaction research, negotiating sessions, Securities and Exchange Commission filings, closings and post-closing activities); and SEC filing rules and EDGAR filings;

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;

  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints;

  • Ability to maintain working knowledge of Firm’s practice areas and procedures associated with each practice area;

  • Ability to consistently evaluate and upgrade practice support service and technology;

  • Ability and willingness to take on additional responsibilities as the need arises;

  • Position frequently requires more than 35 hours per week to perform the essential duties of the position.  Ability and willingness to extend the workday is required; well paid overtime is offered.

  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree required;

  • Minimum of three years’ experience as a corporate paralegal or supervisor of corporate paralegals in a major law firm;

  • Supervisory experience preferred.

 

TO APPLY:  If your experience meets the requirements of this paralegal supervisor position, please submit your resume.  Thank you.

 

CONTACT:

Mary Suneetha                   

Managing Director

New York, NY 10017

 

Resume Email Link

 

Private Page  https://www.filcrolegalstaffing.com/paralegal-supervisor

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