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ISDA Paralegal
Posted on 3/9/2023
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 4+ years of relevant experience working with ISDA documentation
  • Proven organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects
  • Must be comfortable working independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Manage workflow of other commercial agreements, confidentiality agreements and vendor agreements
  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels of the firm
  • Prepare first drafts of Schedules to ISDA Master Agreements, Credit Support Annexes and ancillary documentation, in accordance with company templates and guidelines
  • Assist attorneys with the review and negotiation of ISDA documentation and other OTC trading documentation
  • Track status of open negotiations, facilitate timely execution of agreements, and communicate updates to trading desks and other stakeholders
  • Maintain and update documentation templates under the direction of attorneys
  • Organize executed contracts in Legal contract management system

1,001-5,000 employees

Proprietary trading firm
Company Overview
DRW's mission is to build revolutionary finance. The company is doing this by building a system that applies modeling, technology and quantitative research to identify opportunities in the global financial markets.
  • Daily catered breakfast & lunch
  • Massages
  • Social events
  • Gym subsidy
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Monthly tastings
  • Game room
  • On-site yoga classes and meditation
  • Employee led affinity groups
  • Mentor/mentee outings
  • Trivia nights
  • Educational opportunities
  • DRW-sponsored sports teams
  • Poker tournament
  • Private mother's suite
Company Core Values
  • Integrity - In order to collaborate thoughtfully and build strong relationships, we value transparency and hold ourselves and our people accountable.
  • Critical thought - We like solving problems and discussing technical and research topics. We question what we think we know.
  • Learning - Continual growth and exploration, both formally and in our day-to-day interactions, helps build our skills individually and as a team.
  • Challenge consensus - We achieve the highest standard of success by challenging our decision making every day. Our formula? Strong opinions, loosely held.
  • Preparation - Always be prepared for the expected and the unexpected. We adapt as the markets evolve, and in-depth research helps us do that.
  • Respect - Our work environment is diverse, and that diversity makes us stronger. We collaborate thoughtfully, and hold each other in high regard.
  • Sense of urgency - In a fast-paced industry, we adapt and are always ready to act. Priorities shift, objectives evolve and we move quickly to adjust.