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Project Assistant - Capital Markets

Project Assistant - Capital Markets

Recruiting Location 
US-NY-New York
Paralegal & Project Assistant

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Project Assistant is a two-year position supporting lawyers and others within the Capital Markets Practice Group.



Duties and Responsibilities

Capital Markets
Primary duties involve assisting the Capital Markets Practice Group with a variety of corporate closings including Trust-Preferred, Multi-Issuer Pool, Subordinated Debt, Collateral Bond Offerings and Merger & Acquisition transactions.  Their tasks include a variety of pre and post-closing work such as, set-up and organization of closing room, maintaining inventor of transaction documents, and assembling and distributing post-closing volumes and electronic documentation.  Project Assistants also assist in the proofreading of Prospectus Supplements, Offering Circulars and 10-K public filings.  Other responsibilities include coordinating the execution of closing documents and the delivery of securities to clients, trustees and counsel.

Other duties, as assigned.



Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the Duties and Responsibilities (Duties) above satisfactorily and meet the requirements below. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. If you need such an accommodation, please email (current employees should contact Human Resources).

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.


Other Skills and Abilities:
In addition to the above, the following will also be required of the successful candidate:

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • The use of good judgment
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Able to work harmoniously and effectively with others as part of a team
  • Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion
  • A self-starter who desires to show ownership and commitment to the job
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities
  • Proofreads accurately

Sidley Austin LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer