Overview

Fund Formation Paralegal

Chicago, IL

Summary

Fund formation paralegals provide legal support with complex fund formation and venture capital transactions.  Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the preparation and maintenance of organizational documents, partnership and limited liability company agreements, side letters, transfer agreements, admission agreements and other amendments
  • Conduct investor suitability due diligence
  • Research Federal and State securities regulations in connection with fund formations and preparing and filing requisite notices
  • Conduct due diligence review of documents and prepare opinions and backup in connection with fund formation
  • Handle SEC compliance reporting on behalf of venture fund clients with respect to their public company stock portfolios.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ years of experience with fund formation and venture capital transactions in a comparably sized law firm or public company corporate law department
  • Available to work overtime, as required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple priorities and track extensive details
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with clients and all levels of personnel and handle confidential information sensitively and discreetly
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast paced environment, while demonstrating initiative, diplomacy and tact when under pressure
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, advanced knowledge of Excel preferred

Salary: Competitive based on experience
Date Active: 6.23.2021
Exempt/Not Exempt: Non-Exempt