Project Assistant - Private Equity
Company: Jones Day
Posted on: October 12, 2018
With more than 2,500 lawyers, including more than 400 lawyers in Europe and 200 lawyers in Asia, Jones Day ranks among the world's largest law firms. Jones Day seeks to employ the most qualified people for every position in the Firm in order to continually deliver superior client service through professional excellence and teamwork. Jones Day offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and career advancement opportunities in a stimulating work environment. Summary of Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned): Primary responsibilities include providing general assistance to a project team in the Private Equity Practice. Duties include legal factual research with respect to client matters, including entity formation and foreign qualifications, mergers, entity good standing, litigation and lien searches, SEC filings, relevant markets and industry standards and practices; participate in due diligence and other reviews of client records and files; assist with entity formations, qualifications, mergers, dissolutions, etc.; prepare and maintain corporate record books and databases of client records and due diligence materials; obtain services from outside contractors, including corporate services, research services, filing services, duplicating services, bindery services and printers, including processing billing and disbursement paperwork in connection with those services; under the supervision of an attorney, draft, edit, conform and otherwise assist in the preparation of contracts, closing documents and other legal documents and correspondence; and assist supervising lawyer with closings and post-closing matters. Required Qualifications:
- BA/BS degree
- Paralegal certificate desired, but not required
- Strong organizational and time management skills, including the ability to organize self and others
- Must possess strong analytical, research and communication skills, proficiency with computer-based word processing, spreadsheet and database applications and Internet research, and a willingness to learn
- Ability to work overtime as needed Applicants must complete the online application to be considered for this position. Jones Day is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Keywords: Jones Day, Cleveland , Project Assistant - Private Equity, Accounting, Auditing , Cleveland, Ohio
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