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About Kirkland & Ellis
Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a preeminent, full-service law firm with offices around the world and a staff as diverse as the practice areas we support. Our clients range from Fortune 100 companies to medium and small corporations, financial institutions, and private equity firms. Known for our commitment to excellence, Kirkland strives to provide superior service to our clients as well as our fellow employees. From Information Technology to Human Resources, Paralegal Services to Business Development, Kirkland offers non-attorney professionals challenging careers in a variety of functional areas. Whether starting or growing your career, Kirkland can offer a performance-driven culture filled with bright and innovative teams of co-workers.
Essential Job Functions
Corporate M&A Transactional
Closing and Post-Closing - General
Handles distribution of original securities (e.g. stock certificates, unit certificates and notes)
Qualifications & Requirements
The ideal candidate will possess experience in one or more areas including M&A, private equity, fund formation, investment management and/or venture capital. The ideal candidate will possess 5+ years of corporate paralegal experience with a bachelor’s degree and California 1820 Certification preferred. Additional qualifications include excellent analytical and organizational abilities, excellent attention to detail, solid communication skills, strong computer abilities, creativity, and initiative. Ability to manage multiple assignments and prioritize appropriately. Flexibility for overtime is required.
This position will be located in Century City.
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