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Paralegal - Financial Services

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Fried Frank

1mo ago

💼 Graduate Job

New York

🤑 $50K

AI generated summary

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance or related fields with a minimum GPA of 3.0, strong attention to detail, ability to multitask, excellent communication skills, capacity to work independently and in a team, proficiency in MS Word/Excel/Outlook, willingness to work overtime, and interest in pursuing a career in law/finance.
  • The Paralegal - Financial Services at Fried Frank will be responsible for drafting deal documents, communicating with clients and legal counsels, filing deals with the SEC, and maintaining detailed client deal records and administrative duties.

Graduate Job

LegalNew York


  • We have an opening for a Financial Services Paralegal position hiring for summer 2024 but will take immediate hires as well. Our team is a market-leading practice specializing in derivatives and structured products, servicing investment banks, asset management firms, and other financial institutions. Led by a distinguished partner who has been consistently recognized as a leading lawyer in his area of expertise by independent commentators such as Chambers Global and Chambers USA who ranked him Band 1 in both Capital Markets: Derivatives – USA Nationwide and Capital Markets: Structured Products – USA Nationwide, our group has been recognized as “one of the best derivatives practices in the country, without a shadow of a doubt” by Chambers USA, making the paralegal position an ideal opportunity for someone with a keen interest in law or finance.
  • In particular, our paralegals enjoy a broad range of responsibilities including performing research, drafting documents, and assisting with the preparation and filing of transactional documents. Our workplace is fast-paced and team-oriented, providing an engaging environment on a daily basis. Further, our small group size allows for paralegals to function in a client-facing role and work closely with attorneys to deliver the highest caliber of legal representation to our clients. Consequently, our paralegals gain significant exposure to professionals in the fields of securities law, tax law, equity derivative sales, securities trading, and asset management.


  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college/university (preferably in Economics, Finance or other related fields); minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and an interest in financial markets
  • Capacity to work in a team setting and perform tasks/projects independently
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Knowledge of VBA and/or experience with Bloomberg Terminal or other programming languages is a plus but not required
  • Availability/Flexibility to work a considerable amount of overtime and make an approximately 2-year commitment
  • Interest in pursuing law school or a career in law/finance is a plus
  • Able to work a considerable amount of overtime

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • Draft deal documents for clients by conducting market research and incorporating economic terms
  • Communicate regularly with clients and other legal counsels regarding outstanding deals
  • Handle the filing of deals with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Maintain detailed records of client deal history and assume responsibility for crucial administrative duties relating to those records


Work type

Full time

Work mode



New York


50000 USD