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Public Finance Paralegal

The primary responsibilities is to provide direct assistance to department attorneys in performing due diligence for transactions, prepare transaction and corporate formation documents in connection with public and private securities offerings, prepare closing documents and transcripts and coordinate all aspects of a closing of a financing.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare first drafts of basic documents, including resolutions, trust indentures, offering documents and closing documents and opinions, and make revisions to primary documents
  • Perform due diligence to collect and verify information and data contained in the offering document, including review of financial statements of public entities and statistical data
  • Coordinate the distribution of documents to clients and other interested parties
  • Coordinate the printing of the offering document and various filings with the SEC and state securities regulators
  • Develop and maintain databases of related offerings
  • Coordinate closings
  • Prepare closing transcripts
  • Handle routine correspondence and client inquiries

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or paralegal certificate from an ABA approved institution are preferred for this entry-level position

Experience

  • Knowledge and use of Microsoft Office suite of products

Complexity of Duties

  • Ability to examine, evaluate and summarize large quantities of information with respect to public financings, including numerical data
  • Ability to review and understand at a rudimentary level (initially with some guidance), basic financial statements of governmental entities and existing securities offering documents and incorporate such information into an offering document
  • Ability to perform simple mathematical computations and analyze for inclusion in offering documents
  • Ability to work unsupervised and meet multiple demands and work as part of a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are necessary
  • Ability to coordinate with multiple parties in connection with closing a financing
  • Must be a self-starter with a strong work ethic and willingness to assume ownership of certain tasks in the transactions

Physical Effort

  • Essentially a sedentary position
  • Normal effort of general office work typically will include bending, moving and ability to lift up to 25 pounds

Contact with Others

  • Excellent communication skills to interact with lawyers, firm clients, visitors to the firm and other firm members daily
  • Telephone skills to interact with and on behalf of lawyers and with clients, regulatory agencies and vendors

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