Winston & Strawn LLP is an international law firm with nearly 1,000 attorneys among 15 offices in Beijing, Charlotte, Chicago, Geneva, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Moscow, New York, Newark, Paris, San Francisco, Shanghai, and Washington, D.C.
Our firm serves the needs of enterprises of all types and sizes, in both the private and the public sector. The exceptional depth and geographic reach of our resources enable Winston & Strawn to manage virtually every type of business-related legal issue.
We understand that clients are looking for value beyond just legal expertise. With this in mind, we work hard to understand the level of involvement our clients want from us. We take time to learn about our clients organizations and their business objectives. And, we place significant emphasis on technology and teamwork in an effort to respond quickly and effectively to our clients needs.
Winston & Strawn has built its reputation on the quality and character of its lawyers, past and present, many of whom are recognized leaders in the American legal community. Our history of more than 150 years is a chronicle of individuals and events that have helped shape the firm and create the strong foundation on which we continue to build.
We remain committed to the traditions of client service, professional development, and community involvement instilled by our leaders of the past, while embracing the innovations driving the legal profession in the 21st century.
In January 2008, Winston & Strawn launched our eleventh office located in Charlotte a financial, energy, and manufacturing hub with a group of attorneys practicing in Charlotte's Hearst Tower. Through a number of significant lateral hires, Winston has quickly grown its Charlotte presence to provide legal services to clients in a number of key areas, including corporate finance and lending, financial services, business and environmental litigation, labor and employment, and white collar defense.
This position will assist attorneys in all phases of lending and finance transactions and maintenance of financing documentation and records including assisting attorneys with proofreading loan documentations, conducting and reviewing UCC searches and preparing UCC filings, assisting in the preparation of transactional documentation, organizing document distributions, coordinating and organizing documentation and files for closings, attending and assisting at closings, preparing closings books, and correspondence related thereto.
Must be specifically listed on resume in order to be considered for this position:
Strong oral/written communication and analytical skills are needed. Ability to prioritize work and manage time with the flexibility to work required hours in order to meet deadlines is essential. Candidate needs the ability to take direction, follow through, and work independently, and as part of a team. Strong computer knowledge is necessary. Knowledge and understanding of corporate procedures and legal terminology is helpful. Willingness to work overtime is essential. Clearance of Firm standard background checks required. A Paralegal Certificate is optional.
WE VALUE DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE AND ARE AN EOE/AA EMPLOYER