In this critical role on AlixPartners' Corporate Services team, you will work with other Legal and Compliance professionals to manage and prepare critical legal pleadings, letters and documents, many required by the bankruptcy courts, in AlixPartners' Turnaround and Restructuring Services and bankruptcy engagements.
The Legal and Compliance Senior Bankruptcy Paralegal position (internally titled Legal Manager - Restructuring) is a full-time role in New York, New York or Southfield, Michigan and reports to the Associate General Counsel - Restructuring. Paid relocation is not available for this position.
* Manage processes and prepare documents required for retention in Chapter 11 matters; assist with getting such retention approved in Bankruptcy matters * Prepare, manage and develop engagement letters related to turnaround and restructuring services, using SpringCM engagement letter tool * Understand and formulate disclosures required in Chapter 11 matters and ensuring proper supplementation of such disclosures; advise on parties in interest matters and related disclosures * Prepare supplemental declarations, certifications and similar documents * Create and maintain internal reports to track status and requirements in Chapter 11 engagements * Review, revise and finalize NDA's and confidentiality agreements * Assist with management and production of Court filings in Chapter 11 matters * Conduct document retrieval, research and tracing/confirming retention filings, CNO on Prime Clerk, KCC, Epiq and Pacer * Handle special projects and other duties identified, when required
* Undergraduate degree required. * Minimum of 10 years of experience in a professional services firm or in-house Legal department highly preferred. * Ability to work effectively with the Legal, Compliance and Risk Team, professionals in the field, as well as outside legal counsel. * Ability to work independently and within a team-oriented environment. * Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate detailed and complex information to others. * Strong organizational and time management skills, including the ability to organize self and others. * Ability to work well under pressure, in a fast-paced environment, including responding to urgent situations as needed, prioritizing multiple business objectives, and meeting deadlines and milestones for projects assigned. * High level of accuracy, attention to detail, and excellent proofreading skills. * Ability to handle confidential, sensitive information. * Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and working/communicating via e-mail. * Possess characteristics such as: common sense, diligence, integrity, professionalism, good judgment, and accountability. * Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills. * Ability to work full time in an office environment and flexible to work overtime, as needed; Physically able to sit/stand at a computer and work in front of a computer screen for significant portions of the work day.
This description is not designed to encompass a comprehensive listing of required activities, duties or responsibilities.
In addition to a positive workplace, the firm offers a competitive compensation package including an excellent benefit program (health, vision, dental, disability, 401K, tuition reimbursement).
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