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Salary: $60,000 – $80,000 per year
A bit about us:
Our client is a global law firm, committed to their clients.
Why join us?
Our client is seeking a Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions Paralegal to join their Chicago, New York or Los Angles office. The Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions Paralegal is responsible for all aspects of deal management for M&A and other transactions from inception to post-closing, including document organization, preparation and filing of documents for closings, assistance at closings, post-closing management and follow-up and oversee/manage preparation of closing sets. Familiar with both buyer and seller side transactions and equity deals. This high-profile position involves direct interface with attorneys, clients, Corporate Services and opposing counsel.
As a Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions Paralegal, your duties will include but not be limited to:
Develop and conduct research related to transactions and filings through both print and electronic sources
Develop physical and virtual data rooms; manage data in firm approved data management system
Preliminary organization of records and documents
Manage corporate services vendors, post-completion billing and vendor invoice management
Manage client information in client management database
Merger and Acquisition
Prepare withdrawal and qualification documents in accordance with all state, local, and federal laws and regulations for conducting business;
Prepare stock certificates, legend, and backing sheets;
Draft shareholder and board consents;
Draft and file amendment certificates for corporation or Limited Liability Companies;
Prepare and draft merger or purchase agreements;
Prepare and draft disclosure schedules;
Draft, assemble and track signature packets;
Manage/oversee the preparation of closing sets, binders and CDs (electronic format) and other post-closing deliverables; distribute to appropriate parties;
Assist attorneys with various tasks and assignments;
Interact and coordinate projects with various service companies;
Recognize and resolve problems
Draft organizational, incorporation, and formation documents such as Articles of Organization
Operating Agreement, Consents, qualification documents
Conduct name availability and reserve entity name if required
Draft Subscription Agreements, Stock certificates, stock powers and related documents
Prepare SS-4 form and apply for Employer ID Number
Coordinate execution of consent forms for using service companies as Registered Agent
Interface with the Corporate Maintenance Team to transition annual maintenance projects, documents and other materials post-closing
Skills & Competencies:
Strong research and writing skills
Willingness and flexibility to work overtime
Ability to work under pressure on time-sensitive projects
Ability to multi-task
Ability to work independently
High level of attention to detail
Qualifications & Required Experience:
Bachelor’s degree preferred
ABA-approved paralegal certificate is preferred
At least 5 years of paralegal or related experience involving transactional and corporate securities matters required
Position also requires the ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be proficient in the following software:
Proficient in Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
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