Corporate Paralegal

Special Counsel's prestigious client is looking for a corporate paralegal. This position assists the Business Practice Group. If you have similar experience as listed below please send your resume to Mary.Welsh@specialcounsel.com or Pittsburgh@specialcounsel.com to hear more about this exciting opportunity.

Position experience needed:

  • Assist with corporate transactions and finance closings, including compiling and organizing documents for execution and closing; preparation and submittal of electronic and/or hard copy closing binders and packages to transaction parties
  • Perform searches of online public real estate records and analyze / summarize findings
  • Reviewing and analyzing title reports / commitments and lien searches; perform online bring-downs of prior title searches
  • Prepare and file/record basic legal documents at various Recorder of Deeds offices (Property Deeds, Realty Transfer Tax Statement of Value forms)
  • Preparation of settlement statements
  • Perform online corporate record searches and obtain, analyze and summarize public documents filed with PA Secretary of State / Corporations Bureau (and other jurisdictions)
  • Perform lien searches (UCC, judgment and tax) and review, analyze and summarize search results
  • Prepare and file electronic UCC Financing Statements (initial, continuations, amendments and terminations)
  • Prepare organizational documents, including articles of incorporation, certificates of organization, stock certificates, organizational resolutions, meeting minutes and articles of dissolution; obtain required clearance certificates from state agencies for entity dissolutions
  • Drafting correspondence to clients and transaction parties.
  • Create and distribute annual minutes or reports for business entities
  • Perform legal research and prepare memorandums of law on basic legal issues
  • Able to track a case/matter from initial file opening through closing and post-closing, as applicable
  • Routine communication with clients, filing offices and service providers
  • Calendaring and tracking of transaction deliverables and post-closing items and tasks
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Skills needed:

  • Detail oriented with excellent communication skills and understand corporate deadlines
  • Ability to use various technology systems
  • Drafting, revising, proofing, and finalizing correspondence and other documents
  • Ability to work independently
  • Bachelor's degree and paralegal ABA certificate is preferred, would look at all MBA's
  • Excellent compensation package


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