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Job Locations US-NY-New York
Cleary Gottlieb is recognized as one of the top litigation firms in the world. The Firm’s clients range from large international corporations to indigent pro bono individuals. The Litigation Paralegals work and gain experience on a wide variety of matters including, but not limited to, securities and M&A litigation, sovereign litigation/arbitration, antitrust, bankruptcy, white-collar defense and investigations, employment, executive compensation, intellectual property and general commercial disputes, as well as numerous pro bono cases. These practice areas provide exposure to various federal, state, governmental and international agencies. Working closely with lawyers, the Litigation Paralegals are invaluable members of the teams, assisting with challenging, newsworthy and law-effecting matters. In addition, Cleary Gottlieb offers an excellent educational experience and provides opportunities to utilize language skills. A Litigation Paralegal will obtain transferrable skills that can be applied in law school or any organization.   Please submit a cover letter and transcript as part of your application.
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Job Locations US-NY-New York
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP is a leading international law firm engaged in the practice of law in major cities throughout the world. Cleary Gottlieb’s private funds practice has extensive experience in private equity, credit, special situations, venture capital, real estate and infrastructure funds—many with sophisticated structures attracting multibillion-dollar commitments.   The Private Funds Paralegal will function as an integral part of the firm’s leading private funds practice.  The Private Funds Paralegal will provide comprehensive support to the firm's global private funds team and be responsible for handling a wide variety of client and team-driven tasks.  This specialized position provides in-depth exposure to corporate law and the private equity industry, and is an excellent learning opportunity for those interested in attending law school or entering the business world.   The ideal candidate will be a highly qualified and motivated college graduate who possesses excellent interpersonal skills, strong attention to detail, demonstrated ability to multitask effectively and the highest personal integrity.  The environment is fast-paced and professional, requiring high quality work, flexibility and individual initiative.  The successful candidate must be able to work both independently and as part of a team.
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Job Locations US-NY-New York
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP is a leading international law firm engaged in the practice of law in major cities throughout the world.  The principal areas of the firm’s practice include all aspects of corporate and transactional matters, tax and regulatory matters, and litigation.  The firm’s clients include a diverse group of leading corporations and financial institutions based in the United States and abroad, as well as sovereign governments, government agencies and individuals.  Cleary Gottlieb has offices in the Americas (New York, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, São Paulo and Silicon Valley), in Asia (Beijing, Hong Kong, and Seoul), as well as in Europe and the Middle East (Abu Dhabi, Brussels, Cologne, Frankfurt, London, Milan, Paris, and Rome) with more than 1,100 lawyers worldwide.  The firm’s culture is one of tolerance, diversity and respect for all employees.   Because of the firm’s cutting-edge corporate practice, the corporate paralegals at Cleary Gottlieb are exposed to a wide variety of complex corporate transactions and work with some of the most knowledgeable attorneys in the country.  As a result of the firm’s leading international practice – especially in Latin America – corporate paralegals will be exposed to the latest cross-border transactions.  In addition to challenging work, the corporate paralegal experience at Cleary Gottlieb offers an excellent educational experience for those interested in pursuing law school.    
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Job Locations US-NY-New York
Cleary Gottlieb’s private clients practice helps clients protect and administer family wealth, and plan for the transmission of wealth to family members and charities, with sophisticated but practical tax advice integrated into confidential estate plans that reflect clients’ family, charitable and business objectives.   The Private Clients paralegal will provide support to the U.S. private clients lawyers in all aspects of trust and estate administration.
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