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Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, LLP Legal Assistant-Entry Level -NY in New York, New York

  • Manage and organize case files and document productions (includes document coding in databases).

  • Conduct and compile research, maintain/update working group lists and organize due diligence documents.

  • Deposition and trial preparation.

  • Draft letters to clients and other counsel.

  • Prepare Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) filings, order Lien searches and stay abreast of regulations relating to Article 9 of the UCC.

  • Assist with the creation of corporations and limited liability companies, including preparation of formation documents, ordering searches and overseeing all filing requirements and maintenance obligations.

  • Validate and process vendor invoices in a timely manner.

  • Prepare responses to auditor requests.

  • Coordinate filing and service of motions.

  • Obtain pleadings from court dockets and monitor dockets.

  • Assemble and distribute documents for hearings and client meetings.

  • Maintain and update case contact information.

  • File court documents electronically.

  • Cite-check and bluebook briefs.

  • Notarize documents, assist with notary authentication and apostilling/consularization of documents.

  • Review and proofread legal documents (grammar/punctuation, definition/cross reference checks and book reads).

  • Assist with closings, draft and review closing checklists and prepare closing binders in electronic and paper format for distribution.

  • Load and organize closing sets and deal documents in relevant databases.

  • Draft form documents/correspondence for deal participants.

  • Other responsibilities as they may be assigned from time-to-time.

This job description sets forth the authorities and responsibilities of this position and may be changed from time to time as shall be determined. THe position will commence Summer 2022.

  • A 4-year college degree required by the time employment commences.

  • Strong client service and demonstrated written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to handle and complete multiple projects simultaneously with minimal supervision.

  • Strong organizational skills and an ability to prioritize.

  • Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure.

  • Strong attention-to-detail, spelling and grammar skills.

  • Ability to think critically and analytically, and exhibit sound judgment.

  • Effective and proactive team player.

  • Flexible and available to work overtime as needed (includes evening and weekend).

  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat.

  • Become a notary public within the first 6 months of employment.

  • Available to report to work on regularly scheduled days and at the scheduled hour.

  • Willing and able to commit to a minimum of twenty five months in the role.

ID: 2021-1224

External Company Name: Milbank LLP

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Street: 55 Hudson Yards