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Corporate Paralegal

Company: Legal Placements, Inc.
Location: New York
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

New York City, Boston or San FranciscoTop AmLaw50 firm seeks an experienced Paralegal, Corporate and Transactional. Global law firm with established paralegal program, room for growth, and lots of autonomy. ABOVE market salaryBA plus 3 yrs or more experience as a Corporate Paralegal from a law firm. You will also mentor, train and interview paralegals. Draft and file corporate documents: certificates of incorporation, amendments, UCC statements. Manage closings for transactions, Understand mergers, debt financings, bridge financings, preferred stock offerings, IPOs; draft supporting certs and schedules, SEC/state filings and exemptions Track filingsDraft amendments, and entity conversion documents; assists in the drafting of related entity documents for corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships and trusts.
Availability for OT and flexibility for travel required.
Assist with drafting and filing of basic corporate documents including certificate of incorporation, amendments, and uniform commercial code financing statements. Availability for overtime and flexibility for travel are required.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Independently manages closing logistics for small to mid-size transactions; demonstrates understanding of common types of transactions such as mergers, debt financings, bridge financings, preferred stock offerings, IPOs and raising private investment funds; drafts supporting certificates and schedules as directed by attorney; coordinates distributions of large document productions; develops system for tracking delivery of documents; able to evaluate common problems encountered in transactions and correct with minimal assistance; forms appropriate opinions after consideration and deliberation.
  • Understands life cycle of corporate entities; drafts amendments to charter documents and entity conversion documents; assists in the drafting of related entity documents for corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships and business trusts.
  • Understands common SEC and state filings for a variety of entities (e.g. private companies, trusts, mutual funds, public companies); demonstrates familiarity with common exemptions and their application with the SEC and various states. Assists in tracking of annual and follow-on filings; can perform basic research into appropriate exemption in connection with filings.
  • Performs public searches of all kinds, including federal and state lien searches, financing statements and secretary of state records; prepares summary charts; obtains status certificates and certified copies of documents from state and federal agencies; understands importance of communication in relation to deadlines for ordering and obtaining documents.
  • Works independently to complete and file various forms with the Internal Revenue Service, including, but not limited to, forms 1023, SS-4, and 8832.
  • Participates in hiring by conducting interviews and advising on hiring strategy.
  • Knowledgeable of industry specific journals, websites and materials published for specialty; recognizes need to stay current with trends.
  • Coaches and guides attorneys and colleagues as to utilization of paralegals.

Keywords: Legal Placements, Inc., New York , Corporate Paralegal, Legal , New York, New York

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