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Real Estate Paralegal

Company: Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Location: Princeton
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Faegre Drinker is a firm designed for clients and designed for you. We understand that our people are critical to our success and we are committed to investing in our paraprofessional, administrative and operations professionals. We are always looking for talented, service-focused individuals to join our flexible and high-performing culture. With technology tools and resources that support our hybrid work environment, our colleagues enjoy a culture of learning, support for work and personal goals, opportunities to give back to our communities, and competitive benefits and rewards programs. At Faegre Drinker, you will have the opportunity to share your expertise within and across teams and contribute to our success.Job Description Summary:Faegre Drinker, a top international law firm, is searching for an experienced Real Estate Paralegal to contribute to our dynamic Real Estate practice group in our Princeton or Florham Park office. Come work with our experienced lawyers who represent corporations, large and small developers, investors, retailers, financial and other institutional lenders, contractors, owners, landlords and tenants in all types of real estate legal issues.Job Description:What you would do: Work with attorneys on transaction management, including tasks in connection with document drafting, due diligence, closings, and general real estate and corporate transactions.Draft and file UCCs.Prepare for and coordinate closings including managing logistics of signature pages from various parties.Handle state filings and county recordings of deeds, mortgages and other documents in various jurisdictions both by mail and e-recording.Perform research.Maintain closing checklists. Prepare closing binders.What is expected:Energetic, organized, detail-orientated and disciplined, with the willingness to work hard.Ability to work well independently and as part of a team.Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively in a virtual environment.Ability to manage workflow and work under tight deadlines and other time constraints with competing and shifting priorities.Knowledge and commitment of the utilization of technology, Docusign and Simlifile helpful.Strong sense of urgency and professional dedication.Ability to bill 1550 hours, annually, to meet the firm's billing expectations for paralegals.Strong organizational and project management skills.What we offer:Hybrid work arrangement.A career model that provides paralegals with an opportunity for growth and outlined path toward career advancement within the firm.A presumptive bonus for the achievement of the annual billable hours target and an opportunity to be rewarded for value-added work through a discretionary bonus.Encouragement to prepare for future responsibilities and career success through the pursuit of in-house and off-site professional and education opportunities.Opportunities to contribute to the health and vitality of the communities where we live and work through our tradition of pro bono, volunteerism, and philanthropy.What is required:A paralegal certificate and 4-year college degree preferred. 5+ years of previous real estate experience.Experience closing complex transactions in NY and NJ required, including experience with ACRIS, recording instruments, title and survey reviews, transfer tax and bulk sales filings.Apply now if you are ready to join the Faegre Drinker team!Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP participates in the federal government's E-Verify program. With all new hires, we provide the Social Security Administration and, when applicable, the US Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other characteristic made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local laws. Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of employment, including retirement, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline and termination.Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath (and any subsidiary) has an internal recruiting department and does not accept unsolicited resumes.

Keywords: Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, Trenton , Real Estate Paralegal, Legal , Princeton, New Jersey

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