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Title : Corporate Paralegal - B&t

Location : Washington - Seattle
Refer to Job # TTVY826143

This high-powered, long-established firm offers great opportunities for top-notch candidates seeking rapid growth and high volume in intellectual property and dozens of other challenging practices. We really have a lot of good things to say about this firm because the firm seems to consistently set a high mark for itself in numerous, numerous categories. For example, the attorneys in this firm are all almost universally very nice people to work with and this firm puts a real powerful emphasis on quality of life issues for both its associates and partners. Without exception, the firm’s attorneys claim they are treated with a tremendous amount of respect – the firm is genuinely interested in making long-term relationships with people. Management is extraordinarily introspective about the candidates they interview – according to one candidate, the firm is “almost philosophical” in its approach towards recruiting. Attorneys here typically bill in the 1800 range.
Corporate Paralegal - B&T The candidate will draft and File Certificates of Incorporation and Certificates of Formation in Delaware and other Jurisdictions. Assist clients in preparing due diligence request lists and responding to due diligence requests in financing and M&A transactions; proficient in setting up and using different technology platforms (i.e. virtual data rooms) and other methods for responding to such requests; maintains best practices for organizing, tracking and communicating due diligence responses. Prepare and maintain closing checklists for private placement financings and M&A transactions. Act as primary interface with filing services for any corporate filings required to complete a financing or M&A transaction; keeps all parties aware of filing deadlines. Assist in closing of private placements and M&A transactions, including drafting ancillary documents, preparing signature pages, updating investor schedules, tracking receipt of signatures, and compiling fully executed copies of documents and agreements. Identify Lien Search Jurisdiction and Order Lien Searches. Review Lien Search results and prepare lien summaries. Review and Draft UCC-1 and UCC-3 Financing Statements. Identify and Distinguish all asset UCC Filings from equipment filings. Order Charters and Good Standing Certificates. Prepare and Disseminate Good Standing Status issues to team. Understand Differences in Long and Short Form Good Standings. Determine actions necessary to restore Good Standing Status. Obtain Bylaws/Operating Agreements. Organize Charters; Bylaws/Operating Agreements and Good Standing Certificates in Firm Document Management System (NetDoc s). Prepare Org. Charts showing ownership interests. Draft Resolutions, Opinion Support Certificates; Secretary Certificates and Closing Certificates. Assist with Distribution of above. Revise Resolutions, Secretary Certificates and Closing Certificates as necessary. Responsible for obtaining copies of Original Securities to be Pledged. Prepare Stock Certificates to be Pledged. Update Cap Tables and Ledgers as necessary. Draft Stock/Unit Powers and/or Endorsements. Responsible for ensuring Delivery of Original Certificates to Lenders Counsel. Obtain and Maintain Director and Officer lists for each loan party. Prepare Signature Packets for Attorney Review. Distribute Signature Packets for Execution. Review and Organize Executed Signature Pages. Prepare Signature Pages for DocuSign or similar electronic execution. Prepare and Review Closing Checklist and Conditions Precedent Section of Loan Agreements to determine deliverables. Identify Loan Parties. Order Bring Down Good Standing. Compile Closing Deliverables (e.g., Secretary's Certificates, Borrowing Notice, Officer/Closing Certificates, Perfection Certificates, and Solvency Certificates). Distribute Executed Signature Pages and Closing Deliverables to all Parties in Escrow. Add Executed Versions and Final Versions of Closing Documents to Firm Document Management System (NetDoc s). Compile and Organize Delivery of Original executed Signature Pages and Closing Deliverable to relevant Parties. Prepared Electronic Closing Sets. Distribute Original Executed Resolutions to Corporate Minute Book Holders. A strong background in providing corporate support to emerging companies, debt financing experience, and background in M&A transactions is required. Bachelor's degree and completion of paralegal program of study, or clear demonstration of equivalent knowledge and skill required. Advanced proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook) for the creation and editing of documents, Proficiency in cap table management software, including Carta and Capshare, is not required, but candidate will be expected to become proficient in both quickly required. Proficiency in the use of electronic signature applications (e.g. DocuSign) and document retention databases (e.g. Google Docs, Dropbox and other proprietary virtual data rooms) required. Ability to quickly adapt to new technologies and methods of client communication as needed. Ability to understand and follow work directions, make discretionary decisions, manage multiple priorities and respond to urgent requests with minimal supervision required. Excellent proactive communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to maintain effective working relationships and communicate verbally and in writing, with clients, firm members, and other business contacts required. Exceptional client service skills, as well as the ability to handle stressful situations in a calm, composed manner required. Ability to pay close attention to detail and be highly organized and accurate required. Strong time and task management skills required.

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