Fund Formation Paralegal

Chicago, IL


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


  • 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.


  • 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