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Title : Paralegal-corporate Transactions And Securities

Location : Illinois - Chicago
Refer to Job # AENJ826203

This Midwest firm manages its practice groups efficiently and matter-of-factly. Solid and steady work help solidify this firm as a reliable player in the smaller law firm market. Associates can expect good training, including more hands-on work than in other firms offering similar levels of sophistication in the practice. Associates will be pleasantly surprised by the sophistication of this small firm, combined with a warm collegial environment.
Paralegal-Corporate Transactions and Securities The candidate will prepare basic organizational documents for for-profit corporations, non-profit corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, and general partnerships. Such documents include; Articles of Incorporation; Original Appointment of Statutory Agent; Initial subscriptions, shareholder and director actions, and member minutes; Code of regulations; Stock journal and certificates; Applications for Exemption; IRS Form 1023; Operating, partnership, and limited partnership agreements; Membership certificates; Certificates of Limited Partnership; Statements of Authority. Prepare forms or resolutions to qualify applicable groups in foreign jurisdictions and amend or dissolve related charter documents. Prepare and file UCC-1 financing statements (state and county). Prepare and file UCC-3 amendments (continuations, releases, assignments, terminations, etc.); and conduct UCC searches of state and county records. Prepare basic transactional documents including; Buy-Sell (Shareholder) agreements, stock purchase agreements, assignment and assumption agreements, stock powers and lost stock affidavits, close corporation agreements, certificates of merger and assist with the preparation of merger agreements, documents to convert entities from one form of organization to another. Obtain and organize due diligence documents. Prepare closing checklists and basic closing certificates. Organize and attend closings; review and finalize closing documents to include appropriate schedules and exhibits; witness and acknowledge closing documents. Assist with the preparation of state and federal securities exemption filings and blue sky research. The candidate should have a 4-year college degree and at least 3 years of experience as a Paralegal in related area. Must have familiarity with Ohio and Delaware General Corporation Law, the Ohio Nonprofit Corporation Law, Ohio Limited Liability Company Law, and Delaware Limited Liability Company Act. Familiarity with the federal security acts of 1933 and 1934, and the Uniform Commercial Code are also highly desired. Should also have experience with LEXIS, Hot Docs, Case Map, and Microsoft Office suite. The ability to handle tasks under pressure and operate efficiently under tight deadlines are critical. Superb interpersonal skills (verbal and written) and the desire to consistently provide excellent customer service to internal and external clients are mandatory. This position will occasionally require employees to work additional hours or adjust their work schedule as determined by workflow.

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