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Public Finance/Real Estate Paralegal


Kutak Rock, a US law firm with 500+ attorneys, locations coast to coast, has an exciting full-time employment opportunity for a Paralegal in the Washington DC Office.
Position Summary

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, opportunities for training and career development and a culture that lives its values of client service, inclusiveness and diversity, integrity and fairness, and innovation.


  • Prepare first drafts of basic and complex documents, including resolutions, trust indentures, loan and real estate documents, offering and bond purchase documents, credit enhancement documents and liquidity facilities, and closing documents and opinions; revise the same at the direction of department attorneys
  • Coordinate distribution of multiple documents to clients and other interested parties
  • Prepare and review due diligence checklists and monitor status of delivery of due diligence
  • Prepare closing certificates, opinions, UCC financing statements, document exhibits and closing memoranda and assist with document assembly
  • Coordinate required filings with federal, state and local regulators and administrative offices, including, without limitation, IRS filings and secured transaction filings
  • Facilitate and coordinate closings, including monitoring and confirming the execution and completeness of all financing and closing documents
  • Prepare closing transcripts
  • Monitor critical transaction dates and maintain master practice group transaction status and closing schedule
  • Develop and maintain databases of related offerings
  • Handle routine correspondence and client inquiries

Essential Job Applicant Attributes

  • Excellent and proven analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and follow up
  • Ability to be flexible, multi-task and prioritize workflow
  • Proven ability to think independently and meet critical deadlines
  • Ability to work and collaborate effectively and professionally with colleagues, clients and other transaction participants
  • Ability to coordinate with multiple parties in connection with transaction closings
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to assume ownership of assigned tasks
  • Ability and aptitude to work with numbers and calculations
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer skills, including knowledge of MS Office and other transaction facilitation software

Educational and Experience Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or paralegal certificate from an ABA approved institution preferred
  • Five to eight years of experience in a public finance and/or real estate law practice
  • Notary public license preferred

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Kutak Rock LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse working environment and to principles that promote inclusive practices. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, domestic partner status, pregnancy, caregiver status, gender stereotyping, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, AIDS/HIV status, handicap or disability, or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran, or any other legally protected category. The firm will provide reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Applicants requiring accommodation in the job application process should contact the Human Resources Department at 402-346-6000 or by emailing

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