Paralegal (Capital Markets - NY)

New York, NY, US

Sep 17, 2023

Dentons US LLP offers a competitive salary and benefits package.


Dentons US LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans. We are an Affirmative Action Employer. Pursuant to local ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


About Dentons

Dentons is the world's largest law firm, connecting talent to the world's challenges and opportunities in more than 75 countries. Dentons' legal and business solutions benefit from deep roots in our communities and award-winning advancements in client service, including Nextlaw, Dentons’ innovation and strategic advisory services. Dentons' polycentric and purpose-driven approach, commitment to inclusion and diversity, and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client and community interests in the New Dynamic.


Dentons US LLP is currently recruiting for an entry-to-junior level full-time Capital Markets Paralegal to be based in our New York office.  This position will support the New York Capital Markets Practitioners and the national Capital Markets Practice Group.  This position will report to the Manager, Paralegal Services and the Paralegal Services Administrator.  This will be a second position located in the New York Office. 

• On-going interaction and communication with attorneys, opposing counsel, clients and other third parties
• Oversee and coordinate transaction closings and assist attorneys in reviewing, organizing, obtaining and preparing closing documentation
• Assemble and distribute all post-closing documentation to transaction parties
• Fulfill requests and field questions from clients and transaction parties
• Maintain all records for completed transactions
• Prepare and ensure timely filing of UCC financing statements and continuations
• Conduct pre-closings, coordinate execution of closing documents and maintain transaction files
• These duties may be ongoing or ad-hoc in nature
• Other duties as may be assigned to fully meet the requirements of the position


Experience & Qualifications
• Bachelor's Degree
• Desire to work in a legal environment
• Effective time management and handle multiple assignments simultaneously
• Must have superior communication skills and be able to work in a team environment
• Must have the ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure
• Must have the ability to interact and work productively with all levels of Firm staff
• Professional demeanor, attention to detail, and great organizational skills are essential
• Strong verbal, written, analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills
• Strong computer technical skills and demonstrated ability to learn new software
• Strong problem resolution abilities appropriately combining logic, analysis, and follow-through
• Ability to maintain discretion and privacy with confidential matters and documents
• Ability to recognize and comprehend facts and legal concepts
• Ability to meet minimum billable hourly requirement
• Ability to lift boxes up to 25 lbs., and to transport files, documents and office supplies throughout the office
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, PDF creation tool(s), document management software, Intapp or other timekeeping software, Internet required
• Excellent client service, ability to work overtime and travel as needed


Salary Range: $50,000 - $55,000 DOE

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City