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Corporate Paralegal

We are seeking candidates with 3-5 years experience working as a Corporate Paralegal, preferably in a law firm.  Good oral and written communication skills, strong attention to detail, project management skills, and the ability to work independently, but also to work closely as a member of a team, are all necessary attributes.

Responsibilities

  • Assist attorneys in preparing corporate and financing documents
  • Work with lawyers to prepare all documents required to form corporations (both business and not-for-profit corporations), partnerships and limited liability companies.
  • Assist lawyers in the creation of financing documents, including loan and equity investment agreements and related documentation
  • Create and maintain corporate minute books including all required annual filings and annual meeting requirements; maintain accurate corporate secretary database for companies, including their respective organizational documents, registered agents, officers, directors, ownership (stock and options), and other relevant data.
  • Work directly with attorneys and clients during closings and corporate transactions.
  • Assist lawyers in the preparation for and closing of various corporate transactions, including bank and equity financings, and mergers and acquisitions.
  • Prepare and monitor transaction checklists; coordinate with all parties to ensure all items on checklist are obtained or completed.
  • Research lien status (UCC and real estate) and real estate title; obtain pleadings from various courts.
  • Obtain consents to assignments, releases, and other appropriate documents.
  • Prepare closing documents; manage assembly and execution of documents at closing.
  • Prepare and file financing statements (UCC and real property), blue sky filings, SEC Form Ds and related items.
  • Prepare closing files and bound volumes.

Qualifications Required

  • High proficiency in use of Corporate Focus software, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
  • Familiarity with Massachusetts and Delaware corporation law requirements
  • Experience with Delaware Franchise Tax Online Filing System
  • 3–5 years of experience working as a corporate paralegal, preferably in a law firm
  • Associate’s Degree and paralegal certificate or a Bachelor’s Degree.

Please send resumes to hr.recruiting@gesmer.com

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