Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP Project Assistant in Chicago, Illinois

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Katten is a firm of first choice for clients seeking sophisticated, high-value legal services in the United States and abroad. Our nationally recognized practices include corporate, financial services, litigation, real estate, environmental, commercial finance, insolvency and restructuring, intellectual property, and trusts and estates. Our more than 650 attorneys serve public and private companies, including a third of the Fortune 100, as well as a number of government and nonprofit organizations and individuals. We provide full-service legal advice from locations across the United States and in London and Shanghai.

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nnnnPROJECT ASSISTANT - COMMERCIAL FINANCEnnnnMajor Responsibilities: The Project Assistant will be responsible for performing clerical tasks and providing assistance in the areas of secure lending transactions and, in connection therewith, assist in the preparation of closing books and uniform commercial case financing statements. Other duties to include but not limited to: Assist attorneys and paralegals with document production, UCC financing statements, preparation of closing books for completed transactions, and special projects as requested. Perform file organization and maintenance. Maintain up-to-date time reports to ensure accurate client billing..nnnnn

Necessary Qualifications:Bachelor?s Degree required; Paralegal Certificate from an ABA accredited paralegal program a plus. One or more years related experience preferably in a law firm environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Computer literate with knowledge of Internet searching, Outlook, Word and Excel preferred. Excellent organizational skills including record keeping, data collection, and system information. Ability to compile and analyze data and furnish information in report format, written correspondence, e-mail, or verbally. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Ability to communicate with courtesy and diplomacy, efficiently follow written and verbal instructions, provide information, and maintain effective relationships with a diverse group of attorneys, clients, staff, and outside contacts. Analytical skills requiring an aptitude for detail and accuracy in order to perform clerical duties as requested, process information, and perform essential duties. Proactive with e cellent troubleshooting, problem resolution, and follow-through skills. Dependable team player who works collaboratively and cooperatively with others in a team-oriented environment. Ability to act independently and make routine decisions within scope of the position?s responsibilities. Possess excellent knowledge of reading, writing, grammar, spelling, punctuation, proofreading, and formatting in order to interpret source data, prepare litigation documents and forms, proofread material for grammatical, typographical, and spelling errors, and perform file maintenance. Work occasionally requires more than 37.5 hours per week to perform the essential duties of the position.

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We offer an outstanding benefit package which includes: medical/dental/vision, 401k with employer contribution; transportation fringe benefit programs; back-up care option; generous paid time off policy; and long-term and short-term disability policies.

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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA-M/F/SO/Disability/Veteran.

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