Real Estate Project Legal Assistant
Company: Arnold & Porter
Location: New York
Posted on: November 26, 2022
The Practice Support Services Department of Arnold & Porter has
a Real Estate Project Legal Assistant opening in the New York
office. The Real Estate Project Legal Assistant assists legal staff
in preparing for pre and post-closing transactional work and due
diligence investigations. Under the appropriate supervision and
reporting to the Legal Assistant Manager, the qualified candidate
will effectively support attorneys and senior legal assistants on a
wide range of legal tasks from deal inception through closure.
Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Supports attorneys and legal assistants in transactional
Schedules lien searches and filings.
Prepares closing sets.
Files and obtains documents at various courts and agencies.
Updates minute books and summaries of officers and directors.
Prepares audit letter responses.
Conducts research using various resources including databases and
Assists with department projects as needed and performs other
work-related duties as assigned.
A minimum of a high school diploma, with a bachelor's degree
Excellent academic record.
Superior organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and
manage a large workload efficiently and effectively.
Highly detail-oriented, including the ability to assess and respond
to underlying detail issues and implications.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Exceptional interpersonal skills, a commitment to professionalism,
integrity, and collegiality.
Proven ability to multi-task and set priorities while meeting
deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Exceptional problem solving skills, critical thinking abilities and
the ability to work well under pressure.
Flexibility to work overtime as necessary, including nights and
weekends and travel, as necessary.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, school transcript
and a short writing sample for consideration.
This position pays $52,000.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and
affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis
of race (inclusive of traits historically associated with race,
including hair texture and protective hairstyles), ethnicity,
color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes
pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical
conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status,
sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression,
transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition,
family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status,
ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any
other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws,
rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic
protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or
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