Closing Coordinator, Real Estate Finance ( Ballard Spahr - DC )

Emily Goodall

Closing Coordinator, Real Estate Finance ( Ballard Spahr - DC )

Ballard Spahr LLP seeks a Closing Coordinator for the Real Estate Finance Group in our Washington, DC office. This position offers a work schedule of 3 days a week in the office.  The Closing Coordinator will support our nationally-recognized Real Estate Finance lawyers who represent commercial lenders in virtually every type of commercial real estate financing transaction. The successful candidate will undertake a range of tasks and responsibilities, including preparing, organizing, proofreading and assembling closing documents and coordinating closing and post-closing logistics. The coordinator will work with lawyers, paralegals, legal administrative assistants, and project assistants within the practice group to provide timely high quality closing support.

Excellent organizational and interpersonal and strong communication skills are essential to be successful in this position. Candidates must be detail-oriented, have a proven track record of being able to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment, and have a strong attention to detail. An intermediate level with Microsoft Office, Adobe/Nuance, and document management systems required.


Requirements include relevant work experience as a paralegal or closing coordinator in commercial lending transactions, preferably with a mortgage company, title company, law firm or other firm providing services to borrowers, lenders or mortgage companies. Familiarity with a variety of commercial financing executions involving Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and HUD is preferred.


Ballard Spahr is committed to increasing diversity in the legal profession and to supporting the communities where we live and work. People from all backgrounds are valued and integrated into every part of the firm. Diverse candidates including women, people of color and members of the LGBTQAI+ community, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


The health, safety and well-being of our Ballard community is a top priority. Therefore, all lawyers and staff are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. We believe this is the most prudent position to take in order to meet our obligation to provide as safe of a workplace as possible. The firm will provide exemptions and accommodations for medical and religious reasons consistent with applicable law.

The firm is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

Excellent compensation, a comprehensive benefits package and a generous paid time off program is offered.  For immediate consideration, please visit and apply online. 

Ballard Spahr is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse environment. The firm encourages applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin, handicap or disability, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, transgender status, sex stereotyping, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.