McGuireWoods LLP

  • Case Assistant - M&A/Corporate Transactions

    Job Location US-VA-Richmond
    Legal Support
    Pos. Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    McGuireWoods has an opening for a Transactional Case Assistant in the Richmond Office.  The case assistant will provide support to attorneys in the Mergers & Acquisitions/Corporate Transactions group and will be responsible for assisting attorneys execute, administer and close M&A and other corporate transactions. The ideal candidate will have 0-2 years of general/clerical experience, preferably in a legal environment, an eye for detail and accuracy, and strong organizational skills.


    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


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    • Assist with M&A closings, including preparing signature page packets and compiling execution versions of documents
    • Prepare and organize transaction closing binders
    • Prepare and organize transmittals of original documents to clients
    • Assist with post-closing due diligence
    • Assist with the preparation of initial M&A documents
    • Scan and save documents to the computer system using established naming protocols
    • Arrange courier pickup and delivery of documents for execution and for closings


    • Requires zero to two years law office clerical or general office experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines
    • Accurate filing skills, particularly with regard to document management
    • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.) and Adobe Acrobat is required
    • Good planning and organizational skills 

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