Paralegal (Corporate)

Seattle’s booming job market continues to present us with more and more exciting career advancement opportunities for our candidates! We are now accepting Paralegal resumes for a chance to work with one of our favorite AMLaw100 firms in Seattle, WA. In this role, you will be responsible for supporting a group of nationally recognized corporate attorneys by assisting with M & A transactions, corporate governance matters, and preparing various filings and agreements. You are an ideal candidate if you have over five years of recent Paralegal experience in a corporate law environment, high level of detail orientation, and strong understanding of blue sky research. Compensation for this opportunity is highly competitive for this market and contingent on experience. If you are interested in taking your career to the next level and would like to step into a role with excellent work-life balance and staff appreciation, then please apply today!
Paralegal (Corporate) Responsibilities:
  • Preparing and filing articles, certificates, organizational documents, agreements, resolutions and applications related to a variety of transactions related to incorporation/formation of corporations, partnerships and companies, assist with closing of mergers & acquisition transactions.
  • Preparing and filing various federal and state forms including applications for licenses to operate specific Business/Corporate and applications for exemption for charitable organizations.
  • Facilitate and assist with ongoing corporate governance matters including, but not limited to, preparing resolutions and minutes of directors’ and shareholders’ meetings and other miscellaneous corporate documents; maintaining annual corporate records and filings; and functioning as stock transfer agent in transferring stock of a corporation and maintaining list of stockholders; maintain capitalization records.
  • Submitting filings under federal securities and state blue sky laws including drafting and filing Form D with the SEC and drafting and filing other documents required for selling securities in a particular state. Also, researching and preparing blue sky memoranda.
  • Administer liquidations, dissolutions and withdrawals, including preparing resolutions of liquidations or dissolution; preparing and filing articles of dissolution or other required state forms to effect dissolution; preparing and filing state and federal tax liquidation or dissolution or withdrawal forms; and preparing documents in connection with the distribution of corporate assets.
Qualifications:
  • At least 5 years of recent Paralegal experience working in a corporate legal department or law firm/professional services environment.
  • Knowledge/expertise in incorporation and/or formation of corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies, foreign qualification application filing and applicable resolutions, and supporting mergers & acquisition transactions.
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio, eShares, HotDocs and Corporate Focus (with experience maintaining cap tables).
  • Ability to function in team environment, in addition to being an individual contributor.
  • Strong organizational skills and extreme attention to detail.
  • The ability to express and articulate him/herself clearly, including use of proper grammar and appropriate vocabulary, as well as the ability to describe a set of facts or information in an organized, precise, clear and unambiguous fashion.
Are you interested in hearing more about this Paralegal (Corporate) job in Seattle, WA? Then click “apply” below. This position and other great employment opportunities are available on our Special Counsel website at http://www.specialcounsel.com; please check them out!

 

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