Filcro Legal Staffing recruits Paralegal Managers and Paralegal Supervisors for New York, Washington, DC and Boston, MA, Law Firms.
Filcro Legal Staffing offers specialized legal recruiting services with a heritage of recruitment excellence serving the legal community since 1985.
International, national and regional Law firms utilize Filcro Legal Staffing to recruit Paralegal Managers, Supervisors and highly skilled paralegals across all legal practice areas and specialties. For New York City
ORGANIZATION: Top International Law Firm LOCATION: New York, NY - Midtown, NY HOURS: Monday – Friday, 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
SALARY & BENEFITS: Base salary to $130K and Well Paid Overtime, Bonus Eligible, Medical and Dental Coverage; Paid Time Off; 401K; Savings Accounts; Transit; All Firm Amenities and many more benefits and perks! Note: This is a rare opportunity, that it also pays overtime as part of management.
SUMMARY: The Corporate Paralegal Supervisor assists in overseeing the Firm’s Corporate Paralegal Department. Responsibilities include coordinating assignments and workflow, performing a variety of duties with respect to transactions and other Department initiatives, coordinating and/or providing training, and maintaining direct daily contact with attorneys and support staff. This position reports to the Director of Paralegal Support
Assigns paralegal support to specific matters, determining scheduling and support requirements while ensuring that all deadlines are met;
Maintains record of assignments and calendar of paralegal schedules so that the Department may provide optimum and continuous support to attorneys at all times;
Coordinates with other support departments to effectively and efficiently meet the needs of each transaction or project;
Creates and maintains training manuals for corporate paralegals;
Provides and/or coordinates training regarding all corporate paralegal skills and support applications (includes coordination of seminars and educational gatherings as needed);
Assists in analyzing and reporting on paralegals’ time to assess workload, productivity and ability to meet ongoing Firm needs;
Assists Director in assessing paralegals’ performance and resolving issues;
Assists with entity management and payment of vendor invoices;
Provides intermittent overflow support by working directly with attorneys on all phases of corporate transactions, including due diligence, transaction signing, transaction closing and post-closing work.
SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE;
Knowledge of corporate documents (name, purpose, format); types of corporate transactions (mergers, acquisitions, tender offers (hostile and friendly), IPOs, LBOs, securities offerings, etc.); transaction sequences and what is involved in each phase (pre-transaction research, negotiating sessions, Securities and Exchange Commission filings, closings and post-closing activities); and SEC filing rules and EDGAR filings
Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints;
Ability to maintain working knowledge of Firm’s practice areas and procedures associated with each practice area;
Ability to consistently evaluate and upgrade practice support service and technology;
Ability and willingness to take on additional responsibilities as the need arises;
Position frequently requires more than 35 hours per week to perform the essential duties of the position. Ability and willingness to extend the workday is required; well paid overtime is offered.
Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
Bachelor’s Degree required;
Minimum of three years’ experience as a corporate paralegal or supervisor of corporate paralegals in a major law firm;
Supervisory experience preferred
TO APPLY: If your experience meets the requirements of this paralegal supervisor position, please submit your resume. Thank you.
Mary Suneetha Managing Director New York, NY 10017
A well respected Washington, D.C. law firm is actively recruiting for an experienced Paralegal Manager.
Ideal candidates will have demonstrated experience managing paralegal staff over multiple locations as well as cultivating an environment for learning and professional growth.
Preference will be given to those with strong knowledge in the following practice areas: Complex Commercial Litigation, IP, Trademark Prosecution, Bankruptcy, Corporate, Finance, Real Estate, International Trade and Healthcare.
Oversee paralegal team in multiple satellite offices
Collaborate with HR to recruit, interview and hire for openings within department
Execute performance reviews for new and existing staff providing feedback and areas to improve
Cultivate a team environment and handle all employee concerns and/or issues that may arise
Manage paralegal compensation approving changes based on merit and promotion within budget
Review timesheets and time entry, monitor billable hours and approving leave requests
Ensure deadlines are met by monitoring reporting statistics measuring workload, productivity and making re-assignments where needed
Spend half-time performing billable work assignments
10+ years litigation paralegal experience
Strong management and supervisory experience
Paralegal certificate preferred
Ability to approach the department from a business perspective balancing cost of operations and performance output
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
Flexible schedule with the ability to work overtime
Mary Suneetha Senior Manager Filcro Legal Staffing