Job ID: 5669
Updated: May 19, 2021
Location: New York, NY, United States
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
The New York Office office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP is seeking a Capital Markets Paralegal who will support multiple Corporate Partners and the overall practice on a variety of deals. The Capital Markets Paralegal, manages and organizes materials and information relating to particular matters and transactions.
The Capital Markets Paralegal assists attorneys with the preparation of documents necessary to comply with federal, state and local regulations in the conduct of business activities as well as:
This role routinely uses standard equipment such as computers, phones, and printers.
Qualifications & Requirements
Education, Work Experience, Skills
The ideal candidate will possess experience in one or more areas including Capital Markets, M&A, private equity, debt finance, asset-backed securitization, fund formation, investment management and/or venture capital. The successful candidate will possess 2-4+ years of corporate paralegal experience with a bachelor’s degree preferred. Strong technical skills are required, particularly Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, and a Document Management System; knowledge of Carpe Diem, Legal Key and Sharepoint is a plus. Flexibility for travel and overtime is required.
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