Senior Paralegal, Investments

Unum

3.5

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Multiple Locations

Why you should apply for a job to Unum:

  • 4/5 in supportive management
  • 75% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 67% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • 67% female workforce, 59% in management/director roles, and nearly 50% of our board of directors are women.
  • Our workforce includes hybrid, in-office and fully remote employees, striking the right balance to support our customers and each other.
  • We offer 8 weeks paid parental leave, maternity coaching, lactation rooms, fertility support, and $25K per employee for adoption.
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    Position summary

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    *All the benefits listed above are subject to the terms of their individual Plans.

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    With 10,000 employees helping more than 39 million people worldwide, every role at Unum is meaningful and impacts the lives of our customers. Whether you're directly supporting a growing family, or developing online tools to help navigate a difficult loss, customers are counting on the combined talents of our entire team. Help us help others, and join Team Unum today!

    General Summary:
    As Senior Paralegal, Investments, you would be a member of the Transactions Practice team in Unum's Law Department, assisting the attorneys and paralegals who provide legal support to Unum's investment analysts, who manage an investment portfolio of over $50 billion. We are seeking a bright individual with strong communication skills to join a high-functioning and cohesive team that works on complex investment transactions. The successful candidate must be able to interact with co-workers and other businesspeople in a professional, approachable manner, be independent and motivated and embrace ownership of day-to-day responsibilities.

    General Duties and Responsibilities

    • Manages a high volume of fast-paced critical work, requiring appropriate attention to detail, prioritization and coordination.

    • Locates information for attorneys and other internal and external stakeholders.

    • Reviews, analyzes, summarizes and organizes documents as needed.

    • Prepares drafts of legal documents.

    • Ensures that legal documentation is processed in compliance with legal and organizational requirements.

    • Assists with large projects and assists other paralegals with their workload, as necessary.

    • Conducts legal research and analysis as assigned.

    • May perform other duties as assigned.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities

    • Supports the attorneys who work on investments in secured and unsecured domestic and foreign private placement debt and equity investments, commercial mortgage loans, derivative transactions and public bonds.

    • Communicates with members of internal departments and outside parties to ensure effective and efficient closings, fundings, and delivery of information and documents related to investments.

    • Prepares and assists with documentation for closing and post-closing requirements.

    • Completes drafts of investor questionnaires and subscription documents for equity investments.

    • Manages a database of form documents.

    • Manages checklists and oversees processes related to investments documentation.

    Job Specifications

    • High school diploma

    • A minimum of some paralegal or law school courses or five (5) years of paralegal experience

    • Strong oral and written communication skills

    • Strong interpersonal relations skills

    • Strong computer and research skills

    • Proficiency in digital technology including document management systems

    • Strong judgment

    • Ability to mentor and/or train individuals

    • Ability to work on multiple matters/projects simultaneously

    • Prior experience with commercial mortgage lending, private placement debt or private equity transactions is preferred

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    Unum and Colonial Life are part of Unum Group, a Fortune 500 company and leading provider of employee benefits to companies worldwide. Headquartered in Chattanooga, TN, with international offices in Ireland, Poland and the UK, Unum also has significant operations in Portland, ME, and Baton Rouge, LA - plus over 35 US field offices. Colonial Life is headquartered in Columbia, SC, with over 40 field offices nationwide.

    The base salary range for applicants for this position is listed below. Unless actual salary is indicated above in the job description, actual pay will be based on skill, geographical location and experience.
    $45,600.00-$82,100.00

    Additionally, Unum offers a portfolio of benefits and rewards that are competitive and comprehensive including healthcare benefits (health, vision, dental), insurance benefits (short & long-term disability), performance-based incentive plans, paid time off, and a 401(k) retirement plan with an employer match up to 5% and an additional 4.5% contribution whether you contribute to the plan or not. All benefits are subject to the terms and conditions of individual Plans.

    Company:
    Unum

    Why you should apply for a job to Unum:

  • 4/5 in supportive management
  • 75% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 67% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • 67% female workforce, 59% in management/director roles, and nearly 50% of our board of directors are women.
  • Our workforce includes hybrid, in-office and fully remote employees, striking the right balance to support our customers and each other.
  • We offer 8 weeks paid parental leave, maternity coaching, lactation rooms, fertility support, and $25K per employee for adoption.