Paralegal - Mutual Funds


Date: Dec 9, 2018

Location: Jersey City, NJ, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co


A career at New York Life offers many opportunities. To be part of a growing and successful business. To reach your full potential, whatever your specialty. Above all, to make a difference in the world by helping people achieve financial security. It’s a career journey you can be proud of, and you’ll find plenty of support along the way. Our development programs range from skill-building to management training, and we value our diverse and inclusive workplace where all voices can be heard. Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and service, supported by our Foundation. It all adds up to a rewarding career at a company where doing right by our customers is part of who we are, as a mutual company without outside shareholders. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of


New York Life is looking for an experienced, dynamic paralegal with experience preferably in the mutual fund/financial services legal area. This is an exciting opportunity to grow in a firm with a history notable for consistent financial strength as well as dynamic innovation. The paralegal will work collaboratively with others in the Office of the General Counsel Investments Group to perform the duties listed below.




  • Assist attorneys in preparation and distribution of materials for mutual fund Board meetings
  • Assist attorneys in drafting and revising legal memos, corporate governance documents and contracts
  • Coordination of projects in connection with Board meeting initiatives and other corporate governance matters
  • Interact with various business departments and attend meetings on behalf of the Office of the General Counsel




  • BA or BS
  • Minimum 5 years of paralegal experience, preferably in mutual fund/financial services legal area
  • Ability to work collaboratively to achieve team objectives
  • Excellent interpersonal, writing, presentation skills and the ability to communicate effectively and concisely. Attention to detail a must.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and complete projects on a timely basis
  • Establishes and maintains effective partnerships
  • Possess strong computer skills, including Word and Adobe


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