Corporate and SEC Paralegal

$1,000 signing bonus

Work for an incredible manager and team!

NO billable hour’s requirement

Up to $120,000 DOE with growth, paid OT, and incredible benefits.

Hybrid work model of 3 days in the office in either, Chicago, DC, Los Angeles, Charlotte, Houston, Atlanta, or NYC and two days remote.

8:30-5 or 9-5:30 with an hour lunch break

This award-winning international firm with offices in all major business centers worldwide seeks a Corporate and SEC Paralegal who loves working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness, and adaptability.

If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness and adaptability, then come join us in supporting the Corporate and Securities practice, as a Paralegal.

Responsible for entity formation and qualifications, preparation of corporate organizational documents and minutes, merger filings, research, and assisting the corporate practice in all aspects of filings, closing, document review. The candidate would be an integral part of deal teams executing corporate and high-profile transactions.

Core Responsibilities

  • Document Retrieval: Status certificates, Charter documents, UCC Searches.
  • Corporate/LLC/LP/Trust organization documents and Filings on the State Level: Checking name availability.
  • Arrange for name reservations in various states, as required, drafting resolutions including deal specific and annual meeting, drafting documents for filing in any state, formation, amendment, dissolution, merger, conversion, qualification/registration, UCC etc.
  • Due Diligence: assist with document review, assist with drafting review results.
  • Data Rooms: organize, arrange staffing and maintain.
  • Closings: create and/or update losing memo, distribution of documents/signature pages, drafting closing certificates, control of closing documents during the closing.
  • Post-closing assembly/distribution of closing documents & closing volumes.
  • Blue-Sky Filings: Form D, State Filings.
  • Certain types of SEC Filings: Section 16 – Form ID and Forms 3, 4, 5.
  • Coordinate/oversee the work of the closing clerk in post-closing process
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required to meet Firm goals and objectives

Required and Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, required
  • Paralegal certificate from ABA approved paralegal program, preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years of related experience, required
  • Experience working with public/private financing, closing procedures, UCC (both
    preparation/filing of forms & lien searching), company/partnership formation and maintenance and public document retrieval, required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, required
  • Knowledge of CT, Inkspot or other similar websites and systems for the preparation of UCC and corporate forms and public record sharing, preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate effectively and in a professional manner with all levels of the Firm and outside vendors

They offer an excellent salary of up to $120,000 based on education, skills, and years of experience. Comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous vacation and personal/sick plan, discretionary bonus, and opportunities for professional development and growth.