Overview

Finance/Transactional Paralegal Job at Haynes and Boone, LLP – 3.7 in Charlotte, NC

At Haynes and Boone, our people are the driving force behind our success. Because we value the role every individual plays in how we deliver exceptional legal services, we hire people who will contribute to our professional reputation, enhance client relationships and share in our success.

Haynes and Boone’s Charlotte office is based in one of the world’s foremost banking centers and serves as a key hub for the firm’s global finance practice. Our experienced finance lawyers focus on complex bilateral and syndicated financial transactions in the areas of capital commitment subscription finance, commercial middle market lending, leveraged lending, asset-based lending, specialty finance, private equity finance, and real estate lending. Our Charlotte office has a close-knit group of practitioners who are dedicated to providing outstanding client service. We are committed to having a diverse workforce that reflects our communities, and we seek highly motivated lawyers and staff who value our culture of respect and teamwork. All new employees in the office are partnered with one or two mentors to help them get acquainted with the firm.

This non-exempt employee will assist attorneys in accomplishing clients’ goals by using organizational, analytical and communication skills. Position requires individual with ability to conduct legal research, manage closings and draft documents.

Basic Function

This non-exempt employee will assist attorneys in accomplishing clients’ goals by using organizational, analytical and communication skills. Position requires individual with ability to conduct legal research, manage closings and draft documents.

Essential Duties

Interact with finance teams and clients to facilitate all aspects of credit facility closings, including preparation of closing binders. Draft and review lien filings at state/county levels and review of entity formation and organizational documents (e.g., certificates of incorporation/formation, qualifications, bylaws/initial LP and LLC agreements, organizational consents, and assumed name certificates). Draft transactional board consents and officer certificates. Conduct due diligence. Prepare Schedules to Credit Agreements, Security Agreements and Information Certificates. Manage closings deliveries. Prepare and update closing agendas. Conduct UCC and intellectual property lien searches and prepare summary findings.

Other Duties

Assist attorneys with speeches and articles. Attend CLE and courses so as to expand knowledge of substantive law. Perform other related duties as needed or assigned.

Reporting Relationship

Reports directly to the Office Administrator, and indirectly to assigned attorneys.

Qualifications

Knowledge/Experience :
The Paralegal should be familiar with effective administrative processes and possess the ability to manage a multitude of tasks and deals simultaneously. This employee should be able to work independently with minimal supervision. The Paralegal should have administrative experience related to the legal services environment.

Skills :
The Paralegal must possess above-average writing skills and have the ability to conduct legal research and translate difficult concepts into simple terms. This employee should also have great computer skills.

Education :
Paralegal certification from an ABA approved school or bachelor’s degree in a field related to law, administration, or liberal arts required.

Physical Demands

Must be able to move around the office up to 15% of the time to make copies, fax, file, etc. Remains stationary at least 75% of the time. This position constantly operates, computers and other office productivity machines (e.g., fax machine, copier, printer, etc.). Occasionally required to move documents or files weighing up to 15 lbs. This position requires constant communication and exchange of information with the Firm attorneys, clients and staff. This position must be able to inspect and observe information on a computer screen at least 80% of the time.

Working Conditions

Office Environment. Overtime Required.

About the Company

Company: Haynes and Boone, LLP – 3.7

Company Location:  Charlotte, NC

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About Haynes and Boone, LLP - 3.7