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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.
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 New York, Washington, D.C., Beijing, Brussels, Buenos Aires, Cologne, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Milan, Moscow, Paris, Rome, São Paulo, Abu Dhabi and Seoul and has 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.