Robert Half Legal Paralegal in Houston, Texas

International law firm has an immediate opening for a highly skilled and visionary corporate paralegal. If you are a motivated self-starter and standout colleague with good computer skills and ability to multi-task, with a real passion for the legal industry, this may be the position for you. You will report directly to the practice head for the International Corporate Department. This is a great opportunity for you to take the next step in your paralegal career and become part of a dynamic, growing firm.

  • Assist attorneys in drafting and coordination of signing process for confidentiality agreements, board resolutions, meeting minutes and other agreements

  • Provide mergers and acquisitions support, including assistance with due diligence and data rooms

  • Assist with document preparation and execution for transaction closings

  • Proofread and revise legal documents

  • Assist with pre-closing and post-closing support (including tracking closing requirements and filings)

  • Organize and maintain transactional files (both electronic and physical)

  • Maintain attorney calendars and track deadlines

  • Assist attorneys with legal research, including performing UCC searches

  • Assist with legal entity management, including creating entities

  • Provide administrative and general support to attorneys

Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters. Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.

Call your local Robert Half Legal office at 888.798.2974 to discover more about this position. Apply for this job now or contact our branch office for additional information.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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Req ID: 04170-9500702408

Functional Role: Account Executive/Staffing Manager

Country: USA

State: TX

City: Houston

Postal Code: 77056

Compensation: DOE

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience and knowledge of corporate transactional work and M A deals

  • Excellent written skills and strong attention to detail required

  • Excellent communication, organization and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize tasks

  • Computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and Outlook

  • Prior tax experience not required