Job Summary

In collaboration with the Blue Sky Attorney, manages and assists with basic and advanced Blue Sky-related research and filings, while providing Blue Sky-related assistance, Firm-wide, to attorneys and other professional staff, as needed.

  • Demonstrates an advanced proficiency, and excels, in handling Blue Sky-related research and filings, including Form D filings in the Electronic Filing Depository (EFD).
  • In collaboration with the Blue Sky Attorney, serves as a Blue Sky resource for attorneys and other professional staff, Firm-wide, as needed.
  • Maintains knowledge of up-to-date practices regarding Blue Sky laws and basic filing procedures.
  • Ensures that all files are maintained within Department-approved protocols and case management systems and seeks to improve workflow regarding storage and recall of materials.
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others.
  • Manages Firm resources responsibly.
  • Complies with and understands Firm operation, policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • In-depth understanding of advanced task specific concepts and procedures
  • Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems
  • Ability to navigate various electronic databases and document repositories
  • Strong research skills and proficiency in using various research tools
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational and planning skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
  • Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrates close attention to detail
  • Flexibility to travel as required
  • Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs

Experience/Education

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in a legal assistant position inclusive of Blue Sky experience, skillset and expertise is a must
  • Knowledge of the Electronic Filing Depository system is strongly preferred
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