McGuireWoods LLP

Commercial Real Estate Paralegal

Job Location US-VA-Richmond
Pos. Type
Regular Full-Time


McGuireWoods has a need for an experienced Commercial Real Estate Paralegal to join its team in Richmond, VA.  This role will service a broad range of commercial real estate transactions, including financings, purchases and sales, and candidates should have at least five years of experience as a paralegal in commercial real estate. 


McGuireWoods is a full-service firm providing legal and business solutions to corporate, individual and nonprofit clients worldwide for more than 184 years. Our law firm has earned the loyalty of many longstanding clients with deep understanding of their businesses and broad skills in corporate transactions, high-stakes disputes, and complex regulatory and compliance matters. People come here to do great, challenging work and we provide the resources and training for them to succeed and develop professionally. Working together from offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia, McGuireWoods is dedicated to diverse perspectives, impeccable service, and innovative delivery of practical, business-minded solutions. For more information, visit


  • Reviewing title insurance commitments, including analyzing title exceptions for potential problems, requesting revisions to eliminate or modify exceptions, requesting and reviewing appropriate endorsements, and preparing title objection letters
  • Reviewing plats of survey, including comparing to title insurance commitments, analyzing survey matters for potential problems and requesting revisions to eliminate or reflect title exceptions
  • Preparing and maintaining closing checklists and timelines
  • Ordering and reviewing entity certificates and lien search reports
  • Preparing escrow closing instructions
  • Computing recording taxes
  • Reviewing closing statements
  • Handling post-closing matters


  • At least five years’ experience as a commercial real estate paralegal strongly preferred 
  • Paralegal education is beneficial
  • Title insurance industry experience is beneficial

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