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Title : Corporate Paralegal

Location : Oregon - Portland
Refer to Job # SICY847051

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 Paralegal The candidate will highly organized and experienced in corporate/transactional law and record keeping including entity formation, annual reporting, operating agreements, partnership agreements, corporate structuring, sales, mergers and acquisitions. Conduct lien and litigation searches nationwide. 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. Draft Operating Agreements, Bylaws, Certificates of Incorporation, Board and Shareholder Consents, Warranty and Stock Option documentation, Securities memos and Closing Checklists. Prepare final closing book and draft necessary stock certificates in regard to Mergers and Acquisitions and corporate refinancing/restructuring deals. Prepare UCC financing statement filings, amendments and terminations. Prepare, distribute and file annual reports and renewals. File and obtain employer and tax identification numbers (EINs). Develop and maintain positive relationships with the firm's clients, title insurance companies, closing agents, administrative agencies, and other outside vendors. Perform administrative responsibilities assigned by the practice area or department chair. Examples include disseminating changes in the codes, statutes, regulations and procedures to others in the firm and maintaining current files of forms used in the assigned practice area. Other duties as assigned. High school degree is required; college degree is preferred. Must have paralegal certificate and 5+ years of relevant experience. Must have prior experience with or be capable of rapidly understanding, interpreting and applying to various client circumstances the applicable legal framework and internal procedures related to the assigned practice area. Blue Sky experience is preferred.
 
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