McGuireWoods LLP

  • Debt Finance Paralegal

    Job Location US-PA-Pittsburgh
    Category Paralegal
  • Overview

    McGuireWoods LLP has an opening for a Corporate/Transactional Paralegal to join the Debt Finance and M & A team located in our Pittsburgh, PA office. This team is fast-paced and deadline-driven, and the ideal candidate will be able to adapt quickly and will have a general understanding of corporate/transactional work and deal closings. 


    McGuireWoods LLP is a global law firm with a legacy reaching back more than 175 years.  We are strong in the traditional legal practices such as litigation and corporate law, but we are also leaders in rapidly expanding fields such as data privacy and security, the life sciences, private equity, and healthcare, among many others.  We offer the opportunity to grow through an extensive range of legal practice areas and industries, and to work in locations around the world.  Perhaps the most attractive aspect of joining our firm is the opportunity to work with our lawyers and leaders, all of whom reflect the value McGuireWoods places on experience, talent and diversity.  For more information, please visit


    • Prepare closing documents for entity formation and transactions
    • Participate in closings: create/update closing list, distribute documents/signature pages, and draft closing certificates
    • Order/review/chart lien searches, order business entity documents from public offices
    • Manage calendars, docket and tickler systems, and assists in meeting deadlines
    • Manage and coordinate checklists for closings
    • Prepare closing binders with attention to collection/follow-up of routine post-closing items and matters


    • Bachelors degree with 2-4 years of corporate experience at a mid to large-size firm or equivalent in-house experience
    • Paralegal certificate from ABA approved paralegal program a plus
    • Knowledge of UCC Article 9 preferred
    • Knowledge of and experience using MS Word, Outlook Calendar and Excel required
    • Knowledge of E-Rooms preferred
    • Experience working with loan investment or acquisition closing procedures preferred
    • Ability to work well in a team environment 


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