Corporate Legal Assistant
at LawStaff Group

Date Posted: 3/28/2019

Job Description


Job Description

The Corporate Legal Assistant will assist Corporate practice area attorneys and legal assistants with a variety of assignments and projects throughout a corporate deal/transaction.
  • Provides Corporate practice area support, including handling of routine corporate matters such as formations, organization of documents and agreements.
  • Proofreads and assists with SEC filings, proofread other agreements for sense, grammar, consistency, cross-references, definitions, formatting, facts and typos.
  • Maintains closing files, assists with transaction closings and compiles closing sets.
  • Creates and maintains/manages data rooms.
  • Organizes and manages electronic and paper files.
  • Ensures that all files are maintained within Department-approved protocols and case management systems.
  • Maintains integrity of client files.
  • Conducts due diligence non-legal research using various research tools.
  • Assists other legal assistants and attorneys across practice areas.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.



Qualifications

  • Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems.
  • Ability to navigate various electronic databases and document repositories.
  • Strong research skills and proficiency in using various research tools, including the Internet, Westlaw, LexisNexis and SEC/EDGAR.
  • Excellent analytical and trouble shooting skills.



Experience/Education

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a legal assistant/paralegal position requiring similar skillset, expertise and experience


Details

Job Snapshot

About Us

The LawStaff Group is a full-service legal recruiting firm specializing in the placement of Top Tier Legal professionals on a temporary, temp-to-hire and a direct-hire basis. We use a consultative approach to provide our clients with customized staffing solutions.

We specialize in the placement of:

Attorneys
Litigation Support
Legal Administrators
Legal Office Services
Legal Secretaries
Paralegals
Legal Nurse Consultants
Legal IT

The LawStaff Group partners with organizations ranging from Legal Firms to FORTUNE 500 companies. We add value to the hiring process by leveraging technology and networking with our strong referral base to provide our clients with the most qualified candidates currently on the market.

Most of the candidates we place are referred to us, enabling us to provide our clients with highly-qualified candidates that are selectively looking for an improved professional opportunity.