Corporate Paralegal

New York, NY; Houston, TX; Dallas, TX


Our client is currently searching for an experienced Corporate Paralegal to provide support to the Finance, ETP and MACM practice groups. The individual should be highly organized and extremely detail-oriented as well as someone who is a self-starter and able to work with multiple attorneys.


  • Coordinate closings and post-closing aspects of transaction (coordinate logistics of online and in-person closings, prepare closing sets, and oversee E-Bible creation).
  • Liaise with corporate service providers for entity and intellectual property search requests.
  • Draft standard closing documents (receipts, officer’s certificates).
  • Prepare schedules and tables to agreements.
  • Prepare initial drafts of closing checklists.
  • Perform searches, prepare and track filings under the Uniform Commercial Code (using technology-based resources and outside service bureaus).
  • Ability to interpret UCC search results (including bankruptcy, judgment and lien searches).
  • Review and draft UCC-1 financing statements and UCC-3 financing statements.
  • Conduct definition checks, cross reference checks and editing of documents using applicable software.
  • Contact clients, attorneys, service organizations and other professionals in connection with transactions, with the approval of the supervising attorney.
  • Create databases, charts, graphs, tables, etc. for analysis of data.
  • Process invoices related to vendor services contracted on behalf of a client or attorney.
  • Prepare daily time entries and submit weekly overtime reports for services performed.
  • Work closely with attorneys to deliver the highest caliber of legal representation to our clients.
  • Draft deal documents for clients by conducting market research and incorporating economic terms.
  • Maintain detailed records of client deal history and assume responsibility for crucial administrative duties relating to those records.
  • Assist with company formations, mergers and acquisitions, dissolutions, and foreign qualifications in accordance with the rules of each state.
  • Understand local rules, practices and procedures and assist attorneys in understanding local practice in connection with case management.
  • Develop and maintain time records regarding billable hours spent on specific cases, review bills and prepare tracking files in connection with fee application preparation.
  • Assist in the legal due diligence process, including reviewing contracts and other due diligence materials, conducting public licensure, secretary of state and intellectual property searches, and coordinating with company’s outside counsel in respect of diligence review.
  • Assisting in the review and execution of various legal documents in connection with M&A transactions, including confidentiality agreements and other ancillary transaction agreements.
  • Manage outside counsel and internal business teams in connection with execution of transactions.
  • Assisting with the management of corporate structure, including management of equity matters.
  • Assist with a broad range of other corporate and legal matters, particularly in the area of corporate governance and commercial contracts, as and when required.
  • Conduct e-filing of pleadings with US Bankruptcy and US District Courts.
  • Communicate with clients, government agencies or officials, consultants and various other parties on a regular basis to collect and assemble information, communicate findings to attorneys.
  • Responsible for reviewing, tracking, and monitoring legislation that impacts the company’s products and/or processes.
  • Updating leadership with timely analysis and summaries of new legislation/regulations affecting the business.
  • Assists in implementing changes to contracts to comply with legislation/regulations.
  • Renewing and maintaining company licensing.
  • Drafting, filing and managing various business entity documents for corporations, LLCs and partnerships with State agencies.
  • Drafting legal contracts, correspondence and other documents. Submitting accurate legal documents in a timely manner.
  • Achieves billable hourly requirement set by the firm.
  • Independently manage day-to-day workload while working under the general supervision of assigned attorneys.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Occasional overtime and travel may be required.


  • Bachelor’s degree required; paralegal certificate preferred.
  • Minimum five years’ experience preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of the legal corporate space. Familiarity with fundamental finance, bankruptcy and M&A concepts.
  • Technical expertise in full suite of Microsoft Office; ability to perform Internet-based searches.
  • Work with limited supervision; keen attention to detail; excellent oral and written communication skills; strong organizational and time management skills; excellent collaboration and communication skills, ability to multi-task; ability to understand and analyze legal issues.
  • Ability to learn and embrace new skills and best practices as the position evolves and Firm needs change. Ability to develop relationships and foster teamwork at all levels of the Firm. Ability to maintain confidentiality, and to exercise discretion and good judgment.


The salary range for this role is $72,000 – $151,500 (nonexempt). Salary is dependent upon qualifications, experience, and location.



Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $72,000 - $151,500

Date Active: 4.10.2024

Exempt/Not Exempt: Not Exempt

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