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Paralegal – Business Law

The Business Law Team seeks a very experienced paralegal to join the Morristown office.   We are an equal opportunity employer - women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

The ideal candidate will have prior transactional experience  -  essential functions include the following:

  • Experience working on transactional matters such as formation of entities, preparation of first draft agreements, checklists, due diligence/document control of sales and purchases of businesses, loan transactions,  and real estate related matters.
  • Ability to create Excel related analysis and organizational charts of companies and their structure.
  • Ability to communicate directly with clients and outside counsel to facilitate a matter.
  • Research experience on Lexis or  Westlaw (and preferably Practical Law) to organize and create form contracts and other documents.
  • Ability to manage and follow-up on projects with the use of ASANA based platform (preferred).

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Paralegal Certificate, from an ABA-approved program, preferred.
  • Project management experience or training preferred.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated mastery of practice area skills, professional skills, and knowledge of internal operations sufficient to handle routine matters within individual area of authority using discretion and initiative.
  • Strong verbal, written, analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Flexibility in daily work schedule to meet company/client needs during periods of heavy workload.
  •  Flexibility in schedule to travel on company/client-related business.
  •  A valid driver’s license and/or ability to transport oneself to off-site project locations independent of mass transit.