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Corporate Legal Assistant

Location: New York, NY, United States
Date Posted: Jun 11, 2024

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Company Overview

Since 1983, Alvarez & Marsal (A&M), a leading independent global professional services firm, has set the standard for working with organizations to solve complex problems, boost operating performance and maximize value for stakeholders. Drawing on a deep operational and turnaround heritage and hands-on approach, A&M helps companies across the industry spectrum to improve operating and financial performance, and to navigate business, litigation and tax matters with speed, responsiveness and unmatched quality. A&M’s professionals based in locations across North America, Europe, Middle East, Asia, Australia and Latin America excel in problem solving and value creation. The firm expects high performance and rewards individual contributions to the team’s success.

Job Description

This Corporate Legal Assistant position will play a critical role within Alvarez & Marsal’s Legal Team. The position will support the corporate secretary function globally under the guidance of the Associate General Counsel. 

Job Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

  • Assist with forming new entities or restructuring existing entities.
  • Assist with “Know your Client” and “Anti-Money Laundering” requests.
  • Prepare contracts from standard forms with advanced word-processing features.
  • Coordinate and manage contract execution with A&M leadership to meet required deadlines, including notarizing and obtaining apostilles or authentication documents as needed.
  • Assist with the new reporting requirements under the Corporate Transparency Act.
  • Interface with other teams at A&M, such as Human Resources, Tax, and Finance, to source information needed to respond to certain compliance requests.
  • Assist with organizing and managing A&M’s corporate electronic records and files for all A&M subsidiaries globally, including the internal entity management database.
  • Assist with various internal corporate processes.

Other Functions:

  • Undertake special projects of a complex nature under general supervision.
  • Perform miscellaneous administrative and clerical tasks as needed.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Paralegal Certificate strongly preferred.
  • NY State Notary Required
  • Minimum of 3 years of legal administrative support experience in a professional environment.
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office programs
  • Excellent interpersonal and listening skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of correct grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • High level of judgment/organizational skills and initiative to deal with complex duties
  • Ability to adapt to constantly shifting priorities and a changing work environment
  • Ability to exercise discretion and integrity when dealing with sensitive, highly confidential matters

Additional Information

Work Environment - This position operates with a hybrid work from home and in-office requirement.

The salary range is $60,000 - $80,000 annually, dependent on several variables including but not limited to education, experience, skills, and geography. In addition, A&M offers a discretionary bonus program which is based on a number of factors, including individual and firm performance.  Please ask your recruiter for details

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Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, family medical history, genetic information or other protected medical condition, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by and in accordance with applicable laws. Employees and Applicants can find A&M policy statements and additional information by region here.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our Inclusive Diversity values. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

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