Senior Paralegal - Real Estate

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



Latham & Watkins, a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world, is currently seeking a Senior Paralegal - Real Estate to join our winning team, located in Los Angeles. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation and collaboration. The Senior Paralegal - Real Estate will receive a generous total compensation package. Bonuses are awarded in recognition of individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham's comprehensive benefit program including healthcare, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401k plan, and more! In addition, employees receive 10 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure. As a Senior Paralegal - Real Estate at Latham, you will be responsible for assisting in various stages of closing commercial real estate transactions (loans, refinancings, acquisitions, sales and leasing transactions) for a client base which includes lenders, developers and investors while accomplishing these and other critical functions: * Reviewing title materials, surveys, zoning reports, lease-related documents and other due diligence items, as well as coordinating with diligence service providers * Preparing and maintaining transaction checklists * Preparing closing documents under the supervision of attorneys and maintaining closing files * Following up on post-closing matters As a Senior Paralegal - Real Estate, you will be expected to apply your organizational and communication skills while displaying a positive, high-energy attitude. The successful Senior Paralegal - Real Estate must have proficient knowledge of applications typically used in a legal office environment, such as Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word, Excel and Outlook. Well-developed and professional interpersonal skills are desired, as well as the ability to interact effectively with people at all organizational levels of the firm, clients and other transaction parties. The Senior Paralegal must display the ability to work in a team environment with a customer service focus. A Bachelor's degree or paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved program is required, as well as a minimum of six (6) years of related law firm experience as a Real Estate Paralegal. Experience in title and survey review is required. Solid experience assisting on commercial, multi-state real estate transactions is required. An ideal candidate should have knowledge of basic corporate structures and UCC matters. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by clicking the 'Apply Now' link. Latham & Watkins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity, equal opportunity and sustainability enables Latham & Watkins to draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms. Latham & Watkins is also committed to protecting the health and well-being of our employees and partners, their families, and members of our community against COVID-19. Accordingly, we require all partners and employees based in the United States to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have a documented underlying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief that prevents such vaccination. Offers of employment will be conditioned upon applicants presenting proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or obtaining an exemption on medical or religious grounds. Latham & Watkins LLP will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance (FCIHO). Please click the link below to review the Ordinance. Please click here to review your rights under U.S. employment laws. #LI-JR1

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