Experienced Corporate Paralegal

  • Full Time
  • Chicago

The Chicago office of a well known large law firm is seeking an experienced corporate paralegal with at least 3 years of prior recent experience. Some of the tasks are: Coordinate deal checklists, working group lists, timelines, signature pages and related workflow both internally and with clients and other counsel Prepare initial drafts of corporate documents such as corporate resolutions, incorporation/formation documents, operating agreements, contracts. Secretary’s certificates, by laws, etc. Maintaining minute books, corporate records and stock ledgers Prepare “blue sky”​ and other state and federal filings Prepare UCC financing statements Reviewing and summarizing the results of UCC and other lien searches and otherwise assisting with merger and acquisitions, financing and a limited number of real estate transactions. Creating signature packets and coordinating their execution Preparing and circulating closing documents to all parties for their review and comments Preparing closing binders Order and maintain good standing for legal entities in various jurisdictions; regularly update corporate databases and internal reference documents Responding timely to requests for information Managing corporate services vendors including reconciliation and approving invoices Must be client focused and able to handle multiple assignments efficiently, work well under pressure and have the flexibility to assist teams in meeting client demands on accelerated schedules. The ideal candidate must have a strong worth ethic , be a self starter and operate with strong initiative to meet billable requirements. Bachelors degree along with 4 years of recent corporate paralegal experience preferably in a mid size to large size law firm Excellent proofreading and technical skills, keen attention to detail Professional oral and written communication skills with excellent email and telephone responsiveness Take on new challenges Familiarity with corporate service vendors and government agencies to obtain certified documents Familiarity with federal, state and local rules/filing procedures preferred Paralegal certificate is a plus! Please send your resume to: jsjobmarket@gmail.com if qualified and interested. Please don’t hesitate to call evenings, lunch times or weekends:312-504-5839 THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR ANY INTEREST OR REFERRALS! Jody Schwartz

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