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Senior Paralegal, Private Investment Funds (PEG)

Location: Boston, MA

Make an impact at Goodwin, where we partner with our clients to practice law with integrity, ingenuity, agility and ambition. Our 1,400 lawyers across the United States, Europe and Asia excel at complex transactions, high-stakes litigation and world-class advisory services in the technology, life sciences, real estate, private equity and financial industries. Our unique combination of deep experience serving both the innovators and investors in a rapidly-changing, technology-driven economy sets us apart. Also a global destination for business professionals, Goodwin’s team of professional staff was named in 2019 the “Best Business Team” by The American Lawyer.

Goodwin is rethinking the traditional work environment, providing our employees with the flexibility to work remotely. We enable a flexible approach for specific positions. We are open to candidates who live in CA, DC, MA, NY, CT, MD, NJ. We may also consider candidates who live in GA, IL, MN, OH, PA, SC, NC, UT, WA, CO, VA, NV, TN, NH, TX and WY.

At Goodwin we realize that being a paralegal is not just a job, it is a profession. As professionals, Paralegals are offered opportunities to play key roles on our client teams while also developing themselves to the highest caliber. Goodwin Paralegals work side-by-side with attorneys to provide high-quality, cost effective legal services on each of our groundbreaking matters. They add value through experience, advising on how to best approach tasks at hand.

What you do:

  • Assist attorneys with all aspects of leveraged finance and private equity transactions, as well as corporate acquisition and sales transactions. 
  • Duties will include: drafting officer certificates, board and shareholder resolutions and side letters; conducting lien searches and preparing summaries; ordering and reviewing certificates of good standing and corporate charters; preparing UCC filings; drafting closing agendas and organizing closing documents; tracking and organizing signature pages; coordinating closing mechanics; preparing and delivering closing binders; and, assisting with Blue Sky filings.
  • Duties may also include: entity formation; ongoing corporate maintenance; drafting board minutes and maintaining minute books.
  • Experience on both borrower and lender side of leveraged finance transactions preferred, but not required.

Who you are:

  • BA/BS required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Paralegal Certificate or qualifying work experience required.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and client service skills.


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