Finance Paralegal (DFM #963)

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High-profile, international law firm in Dallas is seeking a Senior-Level Transactional Paralegal to work in the Firms’ Finance Practice Group.  The Paralegal will assist in all aspects of syndicated and non-syndicated credit facilities, including lender and borrower representation and secured and non-secured loans in all market sectors.  This Firm has been ranked by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 best companies” to work for 23 years in a row!


Essential Duties:

-Assist attorneys in drafting loan documents and schedules for term loans, revolving loans, asset-based loans, real estate loans, lines of credit and unsecured facilities.

-Prepare for, assist with, and attend closings and coordination of all post-closing requirements, including funding.

-Obtain, organize, review and summarize due diligence materials, including corporate status certificates and certified corporate documents, patent and trademark searches,  and real estate title examinations and surveys, as well as preparation of necessary documentation to correct or clear title.

-Determine UCC/lien search locations, order UCC/lien searches and prepare and file UCC Financing Statements and any amendments thereto.

-Recordation of security instruments and other documents as necessary, including with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and coordinating with international counsel relating to international trademark and patent filings.

-Prepare and distribute closing binders.

-Proofread and mark legal documents.

-Operate standard office equipment such as copiers, fax machines and computers.

-Maintain current and accurate daily time records.

-Perform special projects as assigned.

-Ability to work overtime and irregular hours s dictated by the Firm and client needs.


Skills Needed to be Successful:

-Minimum of five (5) years of prior paralegal experience in a corporate practice.

-Completion of a Bachelor’s degree and/or a paralegal certificate are required for consideration.

-High functioning knowledge of UCC filings and searches.

-Establish relationships and effectively liaise with clients and vendors on a regular basis.

-Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints.

-Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail when evaluating legal matters.

-Ability to proofread typed material for contextual, grammatical, typographical or spelling errors.

-Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate and follow instructions effectively from the client, attorneys, and staff and provide information with ordinary courtesy and tact.

-Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate by phone and provide information with same.

-Work may require more than 40 hours per week to perform the essential duties of the position; may often require irregular hours.

-Self-motivated and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.


The firm provides an excellent benefit package (Medical/Dental/Vision (starts ASAP), tuition, generous PTO, 401(k), profit sharing, merit bonus, etc.) along with beautiful offices in Dallas!


Salary:  $92,000-100,000 DOE


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