Corporate Paralegal

Boston, MA

Summary

The Corporate Paralegal will provide paralegal support primarily to the corporate attorneys in the Boston office as well as providing support to the Corporate & Securities section across the firm, as needed.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare for and assist with closings and client meetings.
  • Prepare drafts of closing agenda, corporate resolutions, closing certificates, assignments, releases and bills of sale for attorney review.
  • Assemble, catalogue and assist attorneys in analyzing due diligence.
  • Order and assist attorneys in analyzing UCC, Tax Lien, and Litigation Searches.
  • Order Certificates of Good Standing and certified documents and documentation for closings, agreement representations and back-up documentation for legal opinions.
  • Maintain corporate and stock records.
  • Prepare drafts of and file SEC, Blue Sky and UCC filings.
  • Prepare drafts of and file entity formation documents for profit and non-profit corporations, limited liability companies, business trusts and limited partnerships including: Certificates of Formation, Certificates of Limited Partnership, Articles/Certificates of Incorporation, By-Laws, Initial Action by Incorporator, Initial Director Action, Stock Subscription Agreements, Stock Certificates, Applications for Employer Identification Number, Foreign Qualifications and related documents.
  • Prepare drafts of and file annual reports.
  • Prepare drafts of and file documents for qualifications, mergers, conversions and dissolutions.
  • Process audit letters.
  • Assume additional responsibilities as requested.
  • This role requires 60% in office presence; remote work is permissible 40% of the time.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 5+ years of corporate paralegal experience preferably in a mid to large law firm environment.
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to execute through to completion.
  • Creative problem solving skills, reasoning ability and logical thought process.
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritize competing demands and meet various deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to professionally interact and collaborate with colleagues at all levels.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Outstanding sense of customer service.
  • Enthusiastic, proactive, and positive attitude.
  • Ability to handle confidential matters with discretion.
  • Must be self-motivated to produce quality work.
  • High level of integrity and honesty.
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint. Ability to quickly get up to speed and master new applications and software is critical.
  • Flexibility to work overtime when necessary.

Compensation

The salary range for this position in NY is $75,000 to $140,000. This position is bonus eligible. Our client offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Disclaimer: This job description is a general description of the types of responsibilities that are required of an individual in this job.  It is not intended to be a complete list of the responsibilities, duties and skills that may be required for this position.

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Job Type: Full-time, Hybrid

Salary: $75,000 - $140,000

Date Active: 2.10.2024

Exempt/Not Exempt: Not Exempt

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