Commercial Real Estate Paralegal

Join our dynamic Real Estate team as a Commercial Real Estate Paralegal. At Much, our culture is our difference-maker. We encourage innovation and entrepreneurial spirit across the firm and maintain a professional, respectful, and familial environment among attorneys and staff alike.

Commercial Real Estate Paralegal

Much Shelist has an opportunity for an experienced Commercial Real Estate Paralegal in the Chicago location.

The Commercial Real Estate Paralegal is responsible for all aspects of commercial real estate closings and related matters and transactions. 

Specific Duties Include:

  • Coordinate due diligence for a variety of real estate transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, loans, etc.
  • Facilitate communications between attorneys for the various parties on a transaction.
  • Review and summarize title commitments and surveys and prepare title and survey objection letters.
  • Work closely and directly with title companies to clear title(s), work through objections and obtain title policies.
  • Obtain, review and summarize entity organizational documents and UCC, judgement, tax and other lien searches.
  • Prepare and file/record a variety of documents, including deeds, mortgages, memoranda or leases, resolutions, UCC financing statements, etc.
  • Prepare closing checklists, critical dates lists, closing documents, various affidavits, certificates and resolutions and coordinate and control the closing process for various real estate transactions.
  • Prepare and distribute closing binders.

To apply please email Please include the position title you are applying for in the subject line of the email. Note that for security reasons, we can only accept resumes in PDF format.