Mayer Brown LLP

Paralegal - Finance

Location US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/18/2018 6:09 PM)
Job ID
# of Positions Remaining
Paralegal - Other
Monday - Friday
8:30 - 5:00 or 9:00 - 5:30
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Mayer Brown LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in 24 key business centers across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realize their greatest potential.

If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness and adaptability, you may be the person we are seeking to join our Finance Practice Area, in Chicago, as a Finance Paralegal.

  • Prepare various documents/instruments: UCC forms/attachments, closing lists, corporate charters, LLC/partnership formation documents, corporate resolutions, officer certificates, etc.
  • Participate in finance closings: create/update closing list, distribute documents/signature pages and draft closing certificates
  • Maintains control of closing documents during closing
  • Post-closing assembly/distribution of closing documents and closing volumes
  • Order/review/chart lien searches, order business entity documents from public offices (certified charter, good standing, etc.)
  • File UCC and corporate/partnership organizational and other documents with state offices
  • Participate in and assist in the management due diligence projects
  • Coordinate/oversee the work of the closing clerk in the post-closing process


  • BA degree required
  • Paralegal certificate from ABA approved paralegal program a plus
  • 3-5 years experience preferred as a Finance Paralegal
  • Knowledge of and experience using MS Word, Outlook Calendar and Excel required
  • Knowledge of, Inkspot or other similar vendor websites and systems for the preparation of UCC and other forms and public record sharing preferred
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to apply practice area concepts to appropriate tasks
  • Ability to work independently and on a team
  • Strong problem-solving and creative-thinking skills
  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed
  • Lifting up 25 lbs.
  • Ability to travel for extended periods if necessary


We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous vacation and personal/sick plan, as well as opportunities for professional development and growth.

If Mayer Brown sounds like the right place for you, and if you have the qualifications we are seeking, please apply through the career section on EOE m/f/d/v


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