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Levun, Goodman & Cohen, LLP - Main

11 Attorneys; 9 Staff

Reports to:              Partner     

LOCATION:              500 Skokie Blvd., Ste 650 Northbrook, IL 60062

EDUCATION:       Certificate in Paralegal Studies
EXPERIENCE:         Levun, Goodman & Cohen, LLP, a dynamic North Shore law firm, is seeking an experienced full-time real estate and corporate paralegal. A minimum of three years relevant law firm experience is preferred. Must be an organized and motivated self-starter problem solver with a “can do it” attitude, have excellent organizational and computer skills, and have a working familiarity with online researching and filings. Our firm offers an exciting, fast-paced and collegial work environment in a convenient Northbrook location. Most of our employees have very long tenure with the firm, averaging over 10 years Benefits include medical insurance coverage, generous paid time off policy and participation in a cafeteria plan, profit sharing plan and 401K plan. 
DESCRIPTION:         Principal duties include: Real Estate - Assisting in all phases of commercial and residential real estate transactions; Corporate – Assisting in a wide variety of corporate and business matters; Estate Administration - Assisting in various aspects of estate administration

SEND RESUMES/APPLY TO:         jeboyer@lgclaw.com

Posted: January 11, 2018 

Investment Services Paralegal

Vedder Price P.C. - Main

200 Attorneys; 200 Staff

Reports to:         Paralegal and Project Assistant Manager    

LOCATION:         222 N. Lasalle, Chicago, IL 60601

EDUCATION:           • A bachelor's degree is required and an ABA-approved paralegal certificate is preferred. • Strong research skills • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment • Keen attention to detail • Willingness to work overtime • Ability to work independently under tight deadlines • Strong organizational skills • Ability to lift 25 pounds 

EXPERIENCE:           • Three or more years' experience in Corporate or securities experience is required • Working knowledge of securities laws and regulations (1940 Act, Advisers Act, 1933 Act, 1934 Act, CFTC) • Private fund or registered mutual fund experience is a plus • Experience in investment services or mutual fund compliance a plus

DESCRIPTION:           • Preparing and reviewing filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission for mutual funds, private funds, investment advisers and broker-dealers including Form N-1A, N-2, Form N-14, Proxy Statements, Form ADV, Form BD, Form D and Schedule 13Gs/13Ds. • Drafting and maintaining corporate legal and governance documents • Conduct research related to filings and business transactions through both print and electronic sources • Assist attorneys with filings, opinions and business transactions • Review and organize due diligence materials • Draft closing documents and correspondence • Prepare closing sets and post-closing documentation • Analyze and organize client records • Work with corporate vendors to attend to the filing of governmental and agency filings for fund and adviser clients • Interact with clients and other counsel during business transactions • Work effectively with project assistants and other support personnel for completion of client closing document sets • Annually log at least 1,500 billable hours 

SEND RESUMES/APPLY TO:      Apply online by visiting vedderprice.com or send your resume directly to ch.recruiting@vedderprice.com     
Posted: December 21, 2017 

Litigation Paralegal

Jackson Lewis PC - Branch Office
32 Attorneys; 20 Staff
Reports to the Office Administrator
LOCATION: 150 N. Michigan Avenue, Ste 2500, Chicago, Illinois
EDUCATION:  Associates Degree required, Bachelor's Degree preferred Paralegal degree or related certificate, high school diploma or equivalent minimum
EXPERIENCE:  5 years minimum legal experience is a plus, preferably in employment law Knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedures Well versed in trial preparation Experience with class-actions, and wage and hour productions a plus Results oriented and excellent time management. Reliability, teamwork, professionalism, and the ability to multi-task are essential.
DESCRIPTION: Assist with preparation of pleadings and discovery in federal and state court matters and arbitration proceedings. Analyze, review and organize documents from data from materials produced during discovery; and, prepare/coordinate document production and responses to discovery requests. Trial and arbitration preparation; preparation and management of trial exhibits and other trial related assistance. Prepare initial drafts of various pleadings and discovery documents in matters before Federal Law Judges. Conducting legal research, including but not limited to Lexis and Pacer research. Cite-checking and shepardizing and assistance with motion preparation. Liaison with courts and litigation vendors, including process servers and couriers.
Send Resumes to/Apply Online By Visiting: ChicagoRecruiting@jacksonlewis.com
Posted: November 19, 2017