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Commercial Real Estate Paralegal

Commercial Real Estate Paralegal

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McGuireWoods has a need for an experienced Commercial Real Estate Paralegal to join its team in Atlanta, GA.  This role will service a wide range of transactions, and should have at least six years of experience in commercial real estate. The Paralegal is relied upon as a subject matter expert in the drafting, reviewing, and analyzing of commercial real estate documents and will serve as the coordinator for title/survey review and closings.


McGuireWoods LLP is a major U.S. law firm with offices in the United States and Europe. Tracing the firm's roots back to 1834, McGuireWoods has a long history of growth through mergers with predecessor firms in existing markets, as well as client-centered expansion into new markets. Working with clients to develop these strategies, the firm has kept pace with its clients changing needs -- and helping them meet their goals. This has been the firm's philosophy for more than 175 years, and it continues to direct endeavors as the firm looks toward the future. For more information, please visit


  • Preparation of basic real estate documents for purchase sale and lending transactions
  • Ordering, reviewing and negotiating title insurance commitments and coverages and reviewing and summarizing exceptions for potential problems
  • Ordering, reviewing and negotiating surveys
  • Ordering and reviewing UCC and tax lien search reports
  • Reviewing Purchase/Sale Contracts and preparing and maintaining closing checklists and timelines
  • Performing due diligence for Real Estate transactions, including reviewing and summarizing leases and other contracts
  • Coordinating and organizing documents for multi-state and multi-asset transactions
  • Forming and qualifying new entities, as well as ordering and reviewing corporate and other entity certificates
  • Preparing and negotiating escrow closing instructions
  • Preparing closing statements for purchase/sale and loan transactions including computation of recording taxes, rents, real estate taxes and other prorations
  • Coordinating closings, real estate recordings, UCC filings, disbursement of funds and issuance of title insurance policies and handling post-closing matters



  • Requires at least six years’ experience as a real estate paralegal  
  • Paralegal education is beneficial
  • Ability to work on multiple projects autonomously


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