Our Firm:

Since our founding in 1930, Mandelbaum Barrett has been committed to providing our clients with the highest level of personal, hands-on attention to their legal needs. With 100+ attorneys (and growing) and 7 offices in New Jersey, New York, Colorado, and Florida, we are rated as one of the Best Places to Work and one of the Best Law Firms in New Jersey. What sets us apart is our people-centered culture, where we strive to recognize, reward, and unite our attorneys and staff.

Purpose of Role:

We are seeking to hire a commercial and industrial Real Estate Paralegal with 5+ years of experience. As a paralegal, you will play a crucial role in assisting attorneys with managing and closing complex commercial and industrial real estate transactions. This opportunity is ideal for a dynamic individual with a strong work ethic and a team-oriented spirit.


  • Prepare and manage deal files and maintain deal checklist.
  • Assist attorneys in preparing entity formation and organizational documents, including certificates, resolutions and consents.
  • Create, compose, and edit written materials and transaction documents.
  • Support due diligence efforts for real estate transactions, including the review of title reports, surveys, zoning reports, and other third-party reports.
  • Draft correspondence and facilitate communication with clients, counterparties’ counsel, and outside vendors under the guidance of supervising attorneys.
  • Assist in the preparation of signature pages, closing files for distribution, and closing binders.
  • Manage escrow style closings, prepare closing statements, and oversee post-closing requirements.
  • Handle various administrative tasks necessary for deal management, such as file management, scanning, copying, and preparing FedEx packages.
  • Maintain detailed time records and submit daily time entries.
  • May require local travel to meet clients and attend closings.

Qualifications and Required Skills:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Paralegal Studies or a Bachelor’s Degree with Certification in Paralegal Studies.
  • At least five (5) years of paralegal experience, preferably in a law firm setting.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and Kofax.
  • Proven ability to handle various support aspects of a commercial and industrial real estate transaction, including title and survey review, document drafting, entity formation and maintenance, preparation and tracking of signature pages, and adherence to pre- and post-closing procedures.
  • Experience coordinating with clients, attorneys, and outside vendors, including title companies and corporate service providers.
  • Qualification as a Notary Public (or willingness to become a Notary Public) is preferred.
  • Experience with filing SS-4s and related forms with the IRS to obtain EINs is a plus.
  • Excellent word processing and computer skills, strong organizational and time-management abilities, and exemplary written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple transactions in a fast-paced environment with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Reliability, fast learning ability, self-motivation, attention to detail, and a strong team player.
  • Strong critical thinking skills and the ability to think outside the box.
  • Willingness to work overtime (after 6 pm and occasional weekends) if requested.

The Perks:

  • Competitive Salary & Comprehensive Benefits Package.
  • Ongoing Opportunities for Professional Growth and Development.
  • Immerse Yourself in a Collaborative and Supportive Work Environment, Recognizing and Celebrating Individual Contributions.
  • Contribute to Our Firm’s Philanthropic Initiatives and Make a Positive Impact Beyond the Legal Realm.
  • Make a Substantial Impact Within Our Esteemed Law Firm.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. For more information on our firm and our culture, visit us at https://www.mblawfirm.com/.

Why Mandelbaum Barrett PC?

Unlock Your Potential with Mandelbaum Barrett PC! Dive into a world of legal brilliance, teamwork, and rewards that’ll make your career soar! Together, we’ll make a meaningful impact in the legal field. #LegalExcellenceUnleashed #SkyrocketYourCareer

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