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Title : Capital Markets Paralegal

Location : New York - Long Island
Refer to Job # VHKR822384

Be a part of a highly successful, full-service law firm that counts among its esteemed clients many Fortune 250 firms. This firm has a reputation for treating associates exceedingly well. The branch office of a large international law firm, this firm's practice has consistently been strong in the litigation, corporate and tax fields; however, the firm also has made a definite commitment to intellectual property related work in the Los Angeles legal market. The Los Angeles branch has a full book of business involving some of the biggest movers and shakers on the national and international scene. An aggressive development track has associates achieving partner status in a very limited amount of time compared to other national firms of its stature. This firms is generally seeking the best and the brightest--meaning it is most willing to consider associates from top schools and firms.
Capital Markets Paralegal The candidate drafts and files certificate of incorporation and certificate of formation, typically in Delaware but also other jurisdictions. Drafts and files statutory filings with Secretary of State, including amendments, conversions, mergers, and dissolutions, typically in Delaware but also other jurisdictions. Drafts written board consents in lieu of a meeting and written stockholder consents in lieu of a meeting, including both organizational and transactional closing matters. Drafts resolutions to be presented at a board meeting and/or stockholder meeting. Prepares basic organization documents, including initial stock subscription agreement, stock certificates and stock ledger, typically for Delaware but also other jurisdictions. Completes and files Form SS-4s to obtain EINs. Prepares and files qualification and withdrawal applications. Orders lien searches and summarizes lien search results. Interfaces with corporate service providers regarding statutory registered agent services (including changing contact information). Provides direct support to clients (using discretion to handle matters directly or involving an attorney). Drafts signature pages and written consents in connection with closings. Prepares and files UCC statements, amendments and termination statements. Reviews collateral description on lien summary. Prepares initial draft of closing checklist. Assists with closing, including tracking down signature pages, filling in dates, tracking down final agreements and providing general support. Handles distribution of original securities (e.g. stock certificates, unit certificates and notes). Assist with preparation of preliminary offering memos/registration statements for launch of notes or stock offerings. Will proofread of offering memos/registration statements and related documents. Attend drafting sessions at financial printers or remotely at K&E to send in proofread changes reflecting comments from client, accountants, underwriters or underwriter's counsel. Draft board consents, secretary certificates and officer's certificate and related closing deliverables. Draft SEC Form ID and generate EDGAR Codes. Assist with all closing matters: attend to post closing materials such as distribution of documents and original signature pages, prepare and organize documents, prepare and organize materials for shipment, create index and labels, assemble documents into tabs and create binders, create stock certificates and legends, deliver and pick up documents to and from various clients and law firms. In preparation for a closing: fill out foreign qualification applications, apply for Employer Identification Numbers from the IRS, order corporate documents, e.g. charters, bylaws, good standings. Keep track of all relevant documents and signature pages for the Attorneys and/or Paralegals. Draft simple documents such as stock certificates, powers of attorney, resignations and standard certificates and resolutions. Prepare and complete UCC search requests and compile information into UCC logs. General corporate housekeeping, e.g. maintenance of corporate minute books, franchise tax filings, annual meetings, preparation of board and stockholder minutes. Proofread, duplicate and scan documents to PDF, format and save to document management system. Conduct research on Intelligize, Live Edgar, and other databases. Perform clerical tasks as needed, e.g. make copies, create folder labels, prepare packages, write generic cover memos, etc. Should possess experience in one or more areas including Capital Markets, M&A, private equity, debt finance, asset-backed securitization, fund formation, investment management and/or venture capital. The successful candidate will possess 2-4 years of corporate paralegal experience with a bachelor's degree preferred. Strong technical skills are required, particularly Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, and a Document Management System; knowledge of Carpe Diem, Legal Key and Sharepoint is a plus. Flexibility for travel and overtime is required.
 
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