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Title : Paralegal (M&A & Private Equity)

Location : California - Los Angeles
Refer to Job # PEPD794230

Paralegal (M&A & Private Equity) Duties: Organizes business entities of all types (corporations, limited liability companies and limited partnerships); checks availability of and reserves corporate entity names; prepares and files incorporation, merger, acquisition, dissolution and related documents. Prepares incorporation documents including but not limited to certificate/articles of incorporation, bylaws, restricted stock purchase agreements, organizational board and stockholder resolutions and related applications, filings and documentation. Handles stock administration, equity benefit plan administration, Section 16 Act compliance. Maintains, organizes and updates electronic corporate record books. Prepares, maintains and updates database for corporate capitalization records, drafts stock option and restricted stock agreements, effects transfers of stock and prepares stock certificates. Familiar with stock administration software. Assists attorneys with commercial lending transactions including lien searches and preparation/filing of UCC financing statements. Assists with venture capital financings including tracking status of closing documents, gathering corporate due diligence materials, drafting ancillary documents and preparing electronic closing volumes. Coordinates setup and use of data rooms. Retrieves documents from government agencies, private document retrieval companies and internal sources as appropriate. Researches state and federal securities compliance ( Blue Sky ) rules and regulations, drafts and files securities notices. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree (B.A./B.S.) from an accredited college or university, graduation and certificate from ABA approved Paralegal training program or equivalent combination of education and/or experience. 2-5 years' experience in the areas of securities and/or general corporate law. Experience handling stock administration, equity benefit plan administration, Section 16 Act compliance. Proficiency in Word and Excel. Must be able to handle multiple assignments, work well under pressure, and has the flexibility to assist team in meeting client demands on accelerated schedules. Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Excellent organizational skills. Excellent attention to detail. The use of good judgment and good interpersonal communication skills. Well developed analytical and problem solving skills. Works harmoniously and effectively with others as part of a team. A self-starter who desires to show ownership and commitment to the job. Exercises confidentiality and discretion. Proofreads accurately. Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance. Familiar with stock administration software CapMx. Previous experience in a law firm.

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