Corporate Paralegal

Currently working remotely until the fall, and then in-office in Chicago, IL

No billable hour’s requirement.

5-10 hours a week of paid overtime on average

Up to $85,000

This cutting-edge leading global law firm with offices in over 25 major business centers across the World seeks a Corporate and Securities Paralegal. They are a happy place that offers diversity, development, and growth to every team member. If you enjoy working with the best, then this is the opportunity for you!

This fantastic firm seeks a paralegal 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, you will love working with this practice group in Chicago.

As the Corporate Paralegal, you will be responsible for conducting research, coordinating document production, and assisting the practice area attorneys with all aspects of filings, closings, and document review.  Also, document Retrieval: Status certificates, Charter documents, UCC Searches; Corporate/LLC/LP/Trust Filings on the State Level: Checking name availability; Arranges 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: assists with document review, assists with drafting review results; Data Rooms: organizes, arranges to staff and maintaining; Closings: creates and/or updates losing memo, distributions 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; Coordinates/oversees the work of the closing clerk in the post-closing process.

Required Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in a related field, required

A minimum of 6 years of Corporate, SEC, or other related experience in a law firm or corporate entity

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

Proficiency in Microsoft Office products

Preferred Qualifications

Paralegal certificate from ABA-approved paralegal program

Knowledge of CT Advantage.com, Inkspot, or other similar websites and systems for the preparation of UCC and corporate forms and public record sharing

This job is currently remote, with back to the office by late fall in Chicago

They have no billable hour requirement, but you will be busy! They offer an excellent salary opportunity based on education, skills, years of experience, and current salary. Comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, backup childcare and eldercare, generous vacation and personal/sick plan, as well as opportunities for professional development and growth.