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Title : Corporate Transactional Paralegal

Location : Washington - Seattle
Refer to Job # XWUW822352

This large, rapidly growing, full-service law firm is making big strides in the global realm of telecommunications, e-commerce and dot coms in addition to having a very notable practice in international commerce, corporate and contract litigation. It is located in the Pacific Northwest with branches in the West and in Washington DC. Associates are encouraged to pursue community involvement to enhance their well-rounded approach to law and life. Billable hours credit is given for Pro Bono work, and the firm's hours requirements are very reasonable. Strong mentoring and training programs are present.
Corporate Transactional Paralegal The candidate will draft Operating Agreements, Bylaws, Certificates of Incorporation, Board and Shareholder Consents, Financing Documents, Legal Opinions, Officers Certificates, Notices of Borrowing, other ancillary closing and funding documentation, Warranty and Stock Option documentation, Securities memos and Closing Checklists. Prepare structure charts and steps memos. Prepare final closing book and draft necessary stock certificates for Mergers and Acquisitions and corporate refinancing/restructuring deals. Prepare UCC financing statement filings, amendments and terminations. Prepare, distribute and file annual reports and renewals. Filing and obtaining employer and tax identification numbers (EINs). Manage preparation, assembly and compilation of documents in advance of closing and coordinate signature page gathering directly with client. Perform corporate/transactional law and record keeping including entity formation, annual reporting, operating agreements, partnership agreements, loan agreement, equity contribution agreements, joint ventures, corporate structuring, sales, mergers and acquisitions. Conduct lien and litigation searches nationwide; analyze and summarize results. Maintain and update corporate records and minute books. Research and analyze legal sources such as statutes, case law, legal articles, and regulatory sources. Communicate regularly with attorneys and clients regarding the status of projects and deadlines and informs attorneys of any issues. Manage inventory of closed transaction documentation and locate applicable precedent upon attorney request. Download, organize, and inventory due diligence documentation from client-provided data sites. Distribute draft documents to opposing counsel and clients. Develop and maintain positive relationships with the firm's clients, title insurance companies, closing agents, administrative agencies, and other outside vendors. Occasional travel to attend closing dinners and other client events. Train incoming first-year associates and summer associates in corporate formation, corporate governance, document management, closing process and UCC search/filing matters. Supervise case assistants and junior paralegals. Bachelors degree, or additional four (4) years of applicable experience, preferred. Paralegal certificate and at least 10 years experience, including in project finance preferred. Must have corporate transactional experience with a demonstratable knowledge of Mergers and Acquisitions; and Project Finance Transactions.
 
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