The Washington DC office of one of our AmLaw 100 firms is seeking a Paralegal to join their Mergers & Acquisitions practice group. The Paralegal will demonstrate an increased level of technical understanding of legal tasks and procedures within the Business area and related subgroups. Exercises limited discretion and independent judgment and performs standard legal tasks under lawyer supervision.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
Specific Skills Required:
Strong word processing and related technical skills, ability to express self effectively, both orally and in writing. and in writing. Ability to handle multiple tasks, multiple concurrent deadlines and work well under pressure. Ability to establish effective working relationships with Firm lawyers and staff, client personnel and other professionals including responding to emails and phone calls in a timely manner. Independently prioritize and organize workflow, possess strong attention to detail and display initiative. Demonstrates increased level of technical understanding of legal tasks and procedures. Demonstrates ability to exercise limited discretion and independent judgment. Works directly with clients and other professional outside the Firm. Excellent customer service skills.
Specific Skills Preferred:
At least 3 years of recent experience as a corporate/finance paralegal
Education & Experience:
Requires a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years of paralegal experience. Paralegal Certificate preferred.
Compensation will be commensurate with experience, salary is flexible.
Prestigious law firm provides great environment and working atmosphere.
To hear more (confidentially of course), please email your resume along with salary expectations.