MORE ABOUT THIS JOB This paralegal position presents an opportunity for talented and motivated candidates to combine their interests in finance and the law and is an excellent opportunity for candidates considering a career in corporate law or business. The paralegal would be expected to assist attorneys on the Private Wealth Management (PWM) legal team, with a principal focus on supporting PWM's private lending attorneys. On the private lending side, the paralegal would, among other duties, help prepare loan documents, review corporate governance and trust agreements, maintain and update loan document forms and track negotiated documents, and coordinate with lending teams and operational teams to close finance transactions. On the general PWM side, the paralegal would support PWM's coverage attorneys in maintaining a variety of documents used in the PWM business, which offers a broad range of services (investment management, brokerage and banking) and products (securities, derivatives, cash, and alternative investments) to the firm's private clients. The paralegal would also assist with legal projects related to the PWM business.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS We are looking for an individual with the following skills:
Experience with negotiating loan documents and coordinating closings;
Law firm experience preferred
Strong analytical and organizational skills with sound judgment and integrity;
Superior writing skills; accurate and detail-oriented;
Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills; the ability to articulate ideas clearly;
Highly motivated and adaptable; the ability to work on a team of diverse individuals in multiple locations;
Proactive; the ability to respond creatively and quickly in a fast-paced, high-pressure, changing environment; and
Keen interest in transactional law and finance.
ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.