Entry Level Corporate Paralegal

Special Counsel's client in downtown Pittsburgh is seeking a Corporate Paralegal to join its Pittsburgh office. The Paralegal supports lawyers and experienced practice area paralegals performing a variety of functions that may include factual research, document analysis, cite checking and Shepardizing, drafting transactional documents and document and /or database coordination. Candidates must be self-starters who possess the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Excellent communication skills and a commitment to providing the highest quality client service are strongly preferred.  Please send your resume to Pittsburgh@specialcounsel.com to have a recruiter reach out.  

JOB DUTIES
-Draft and file documents related to business incorporation and ongoing operations
-Organize and maintain deal documents, minute books, and corporate records
-Responsible for the day-to-day operational and administrative activities for clients’ equity programs.
-Manage equity administration systems, including, but not limited to, ensuring cap tables are current and accurate, and process all updates 
-Prepare, reconcile and generate equity reports on a regular basis and custom reports on an as-requested basis
-Organize and maintain deal documents, minute books, and corporate records
-Assist with equity financings, acquisitions and mergers, and other transactions.

REQUIREMENTS
- BA / BS degree or equivalent practical experience
- 1+ years of experience as a paralegal or equity administrator in a tech start-up, large law firm or in-house
- Certified Equity Professional (CEP) or enrolled in comparable certification a plus
- Experience implementing and managing an equity administration software (Carta, Shareworks, Equity Edge, Certent,  E*Trade, etc.)
- Experience with multiple forms of Equity Plans (ISO, NSO, RSU, ESPP, etc.),
- Strong tech skills a must, MS Excel included
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, manage competing priorities, adhere to tight deadlines and exhibit strong customer service focus to collaborate with stakeholders at all levels of each organization.
- Self-starter with strong time management and organizational skills - detail-oriented, resourceful and diligent.
- Strong public speaking and communication skills
- Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism, discretion and ability to communicate clearly and concisely with internal and external stakeholders

This position is eligible for the Firm's "Allied Professional Relocation"

To hear more please send your resume to Pittsburgh@specialcounsel.com 



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