Paralegal to General Counsel

Paralegal to General Counsel

Our client, a midsize, New York based accounting firm, is actively seeking an experienced paralegal with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in an accounting firm or other professional services firm to work side by side with the General Counsel of the firm, on key matters, especially assisting the general counsel reviewing and negotiating NDAs and contracts.

Superior writing and editing experience are required for drafting demand letters and drafting, distributing, managing and tracking legal hold notices as well as reviewing leases and other legal documents. Additional work includes managing, tracking, and organizing firm’s licensing requirements; assisting with diligence on transactions, and summarizing, managing and organizing documents related to transactions; assisting with insurance requirements, insurance renewals, and obtaining COIs for various projects and engagements; assisting with internal investigations.

This constituent facing role requires a critical thinker, able to work independently with minimal supervision, as an integral part of the general counsel’s office. Bachelor’s degree is required. Compensation of 95K-110K plus benefits. Knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint with the ability to learn new software and operating systems required. Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational and planning skills also required.

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