This position performs a variety of duties to assist lawyers in the Capital Transaction & Real Estate practice. The individual will maintain positive contact with clients, observe confidentiality of client matters, and must be a team-oriented paralegal. They must be able to work independently and efficiently in an environment that is heavily computer-based, perform under strict time constraints, and follow established client and team guidelines for case and matter management.
Candidates will have the following skills and responsibilities:
Draft closing documents, including deeds, bills of sale, assignments leases, estoppel certificates, indemnification agreements, mortgage releases, UCC financing statements, title affidavits, lien waivers, etc.
Order and analyze title examinations, review exceptions to titles, prepare necessary documents to correct or clear title
Order and analyze surveys, prepare and review legal descriptions
Coordinate closing logistics; prepare closing checklists; oversee execution of documents and recordation of appropriate documents; organize complex transactional files
Coordinate post-closing follow-up including recording documents, wiring funds, obtaining necessary cancellation documents, organizing and indexing files and overseeing preparation of closing documents binders
Perform legal research pertaining to multi-state real estate law practice and procedures, proper form execution and acknowledgement of real estate documents for domestic and out of state properties
Prepare and file entity organizational, amendatory, and dissolution/termination documents; prepare and file foreign qualifications and withdrawals
Process and track vendor invoices
Maintain positive relationships with firm attorneys, co-counsel, clients and vendors
Keep accurate time records
Observe confidentiality of client matters
Ability to work on multiple matters simultaneously and multi-task
Bachelor's degree with a 3.5 GPA.
At least five (5) previous years of law firm experience in a commercial real estate practice with substantial experience in title and survey
Proficiency in MS Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat Professional
Positive attitude and strong, concise communication and writing skills. Ability to organize, prioritize, and complete tasks under strict time constraints.
Committed team player as well as a motivated self-starter
Able to work overtime as needed (including weekends and holidays), often without advance notice
King & Spalding is an international law firm with more than 800 lawyers in Abu Dhabi, Atlanta, Austin, Charlotte, Dubai, Frankfurt, Geneva, Houston, London, New York, Moscow, Paris, Riyadh, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Singapore and Washington D.C.
This position provides paralegal support to attorneys in the Capital Transactions & Real Estate practice group. The ideal candidate must be highly organized, detail oriented and have excellent communication and people skills. Candidate must have at least five (5) years of corporate real estate experience in a mid- to large size firm, substantive familiarity with title and survey, and an undergraduate degree.
King & Spalding LLP (K&S) is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all state, federal, and local laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other status protected by applicable law.