Junior Real Estate Paralegal

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Title :

Junior Real Estate Paralegal

Location :

New York

Job Summary

Gibson Dunn is a leading global law firm, advising clients on significant transactions and disputes. Our exceptional teams craft and deploy creative legal strategies that are meticulously tailored to every matter, however complex or high-stakes. The firm’s work is distinguished by a unique combination of precision and vision.

Based in New York, the Junior Real Estate Paralegal will assist our attorneys with a wide variety of tasks and projects.

This role reports to the Manager of Paralegal Services.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Work on deal closings relating to the mortgage financing, mezzanine financing, acquisition and sale of national commercial real estate projects.
  • Maintain closing checklists, prepare UCC financing statements, escrow instruction letters, loan assignment and termination documents and other ancillary documents.
  • Prepare signature page packets, inventory signature pages and assemble final documentation for closing.
  • Attend to post-closing matters including the distribution of original documents, preparation of closing binders and follow-up of recorded documents, title policies and other post-closing items.
  • Form corporate entities and prepare operating documentation, consents and certificates. Apply for employee identification numbers.
  • Prepare transfer forms on ACRIS.

Qualifications

  • Excellent organizational skills and a strong attention to detail.
  • Flexible and able to multi-task, balancing priorities and tight deadlines.
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Superior analytical and reasoning abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must be able to work overtime as needed and work at least 4 days a week in-person.
  • Upon date of hire, willingness to obtain your license as Notary Public.
  • Other tasks as required by the group/firm.

Experience

  • College degree
  • Strong computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint

 

Gibson Dunn will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of local law.

 

Compensation & Benefits:

The annual compensation range for this position is $55-63k. The salary offered within this range will depend upon qualifications and other operational considerations.

Benefits offered for this position include health care; retirement benefits; paid days off, including sick time, and vacation time; parental leave; basic life insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts; as well as discretionary, performance-based bonuses.

GIBSON DUNN & CRUTCHER LLP IS COMMITTED TO THE PRINCIPLES OF EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL PARTNERS, EMPLOYEES AND APPLICANTS AND, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE APPLICABLE FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS, DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF SEX, RACE, CREED, COLOR, RELIGION, MATRICULATION OR POLITICAL AFFILIATION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ALIENAGE OR CITIZENSHIP STATUS, ANCESTRY, AGE, MARITAL STATUS OR PARTNERSHIP STATUS, FAMILY RESPONSIBILITIES, DISABILITY, MEDICAL CONDITION, PERSONAL APPEARANCE, GENETIC INFORMATION, PREDISPOSING GENETIC CHARACTERISTICS, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, MILITARY STATUS, STATUS AS A VICTIM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, STALKING AND SEX OFFENSES, ARREST OR CONVICTION RECORD, OR ON ANY OTHER BASIS PROHIBITED BY LAW.