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Corporate Paralegal

Greenberg Traurig
Boca Raton, FL
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Position Summary:
The Corporate Paralegal position will provide organizational and practice specific assistance to attorneys in the Corporate Securities Department in all stages of corporate transactions including related research and analysis.
Duties & Responsibilities:
·         Coordinates and manages multiple transactional closings including, private company financings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, real estate acquisitions, dispositions, and financings, and strategic investments Assists with drafting board and shareholder resolutions; assists with due diligence procedures, online and factual searches; organization of due diligence materials.
·         Assists with entity formation, including corporate name availability and reservation thereof; assists with drafting of corporate organizational documents; assists with operations of corporations and corporate records maintenance; prepares foreign qualifications, dissolutions and withdrawals.
·         Assists with the preparation and filing of UCC filings including continuation and termination statements; analyzes UCC search results; researches filing requirements in various states; calendars expiration dates.
·         Preparation and filing of documents and forms for ongoing corporate operations, including directors and shareholders’ resolutions, amendments to articles of incorporation and bylaws, applications for authority to do out-of-state business.
·         Prepares stock option agreements and stock certificates; maintains stock ledgers and capitalization tables.
·         Reviews and analyzes lien search reports.
·         Reviews and analyzes intellectual property search reports and prepares intellectual property filings.
·         Prepares all documents required to form corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies.
·         Prepares documentation for amendments, withdrawals, mergers and dissolutions of corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies.
·         Prepares qualification documents for foreign jurisdictions.
·         Drafts secretary's certificates, bylaws, operating agreements and resolutions Draft secretary's certificates, bylaws, and resolutions.
·         Maintains entity minute books and entity ledgers for various clients.
·         Prepares applications for federal employer identification numbers.
·         Redlines and proofreads documents.
·         Drafts audit response letters.
·         Conducts research and performs library and online searches; retrieves reference materials from outside libraries that may not be readily available.
·         Assists in real estate due diligence, including title and survey review, and the preparation of lease abstracts.
·         Coordinates closing details with title companies and escrow agents.
·         If required, prepares SEC filings, both corporate and Section 16, and with regard to securities offerings; respond to the requirements of the Securities Acts of 1933   1934 filings; prepares Rule 144 opinion letters; assists with preparation and organizations of documents related to public company transactions; draft Form S-8s.

·         Maintains timely and accurate timekeeping records.
·         Retains day to day responsibility for performance of general paralegal duties.
Skills & Competencies:
·         Knowledge of the workings of a corporation, and a general understanding, appropriate for a paralegal, of federal and Florida securities laws, and how to research the securities laws of other states. .
·         Experience working with governmental agencies and service companies, including Secretary of State, Department of Corporations and SEC (principally with respect to Forms D) to file and retrieve documents.
·         Public securities experience a plus, but not required.
·         Ability to be a proactive self-starter who understands the details within a much larger context.
·         Demonstrated attention to detail, reliability and ability to learn new technology quickly.
·         Excellent client service skills and ability to work on multiple matters simultaneously in an organized manner and under minimal supervision.
·         Flexibility and able to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands.
·         Ability to work overtime on an as-needed basis.
·         While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk from work station, to desk or to go to various offices to retrieve assignments. This position may also be sedentary and require the employee to sit for extended periods of time.
·         Requires manual dexterity to dial a telephone, enter data into a computer, handle objects and operate tools.
·         Some filing is required and this would entail the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary.
·         Position also requires the ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
Qualifications & Prior Experience:
·         Minimum of 5 years corporate experience within a law firm with demonstrated knowledge of complex issues within the Corporate & Securities practice area.
·         Must be proficient with Windows-based software and Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
·         Bachelor’s Degree or combination of relevant experience and ABA Paralegal certification required


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Posted: 2018-05-24 Expires: 2018-12-21

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Corporate Paralegal

Greenberg Traurig
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Median Salary: $50,410

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