Corporate Paralegal

Corporate Paralegal

A prestigious Stamford, CT law firm is seeking a corporate paralegal with 2-3 years of general corporate transactional experience.  Ideal candidates will have experience in mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financing, corporate governance, securities and general corporate law matters.

Responsibilities:

  • Corporate transactional work including organizational matters, stock transfers, board minutes, and other general corporate matters.
  • Prepare formation documents, foreign qualifications, amendments, mergers, and dissolutions  of corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies.
  • Manage multiple and concurrent transactional closings including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic investments and other corporate work.
  • Prepare resolutions, consents, secretary certificates and closing documents related to mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions.
  • Assist with the closing of transactions including maintenance of closing checklist, preparation of closing documents, preparation of signature pages, tracking receipt of signatures; compiling fully-executed documents and delivery of documents at closing.
  • Prepare stock certificates, Form D and other securities filings in connection with the transaction.
  • Conduct due diligence investigation.
  • Coordinate lien, judgment and IP searches; create and file UCC financing statements; prepare intellectual property filings; file documents with the USPTO and Copyrights Office. 
  • Maintain entity minute books and capitalization tables and stock ledgers for various clients.
  • Prepare applications for federal employer identification numbers.
  • Skills and Knowledge:

  • College degree and/or paralegal certificate from ABA approved program. 
  • 2-3 years paralegal experience or transactional and corporate-related experience.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel and Outlook).
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task on time-sensitive projects.
  • Flexibility to work overtime.
  • Flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities and multiple tasks.
  • Compensation is commensurate with experience.


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