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New York

Credit Funds

Ref#: 2235

Date published: 2-Oct-2018

Fortress Investment Group LLC is a leading, highly diversified global investment management firm. Fortress applies its deep experience and specialized expertise across a range of investment strategies – including credit, real estate and private equity - on behalf of over 1,600 institutional investors and private clients worldwide.

Fortress Investment Group seeks a Corporate Paralegal to work as a member of the paralegal team in the Credit Funds Business at Fortress.

The Corporate Paralegal will:

  • Collect information necessary to form entities, draft and file required formation and governance documents and structure charts and maintain up-to-date records in an entity database
  • Assist with know your customer reviews and requests, including drafting and providing required certificates, charts and letters with respect to various funds and portfolio companies
  • Draft consents, resolutions and tend to various corporate housekeeping matters;
  • Provide significant support in connection with investment fund and transactional closings; including obtaining signatures from the appropriate parties and updating files and closing sets
  • Process and log correspondence, including service of process, and distribute to relevant contacts
  • Respond to document production requests from various teams and counterparties as well as requests for entity and officer/signatory information
  • Initiate new legal matters and review and process invoices using legal billing software 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 4 plus years of corporate experience with an understanding of investment fund and asset level and portfolio company structures 
  • A bachelor’s degree is required  
  • Experience at a law firm or a corporate legal department is required
  • Each candidate must be able to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Familiarity with computerized databases and on-line services  
  • Excellent verbal, written, problem solving and organizational skills 
  • Deadline and detail oriented 
  • Ability to work independently and proactively as well as part of a team
  • A strong work ethic
  • Comprehensive knowledge of MS Office (including Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio and PowerPoint), Workshare and Adobe
  • Notary preferred or willingness to obtain 
  • Hours 9am-6pm with the ability to do overtime as needed

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Fortress Investment Group LLC collectively with its subsidiaries and operating affiliates is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.