Corporate paralegal

San Francisco, CA 94101

Posted: 03/14/2024 Job Number: 434 Pay Rate: $100,000-$170,000/yr

Job Description

Avata Partners is seeking a Senior Corporate Paralegal to work with a nationally known firm. The ideal candidate will have an extensive working knowledge of  Corporation Law. The candidate can set anywhere in California where an office is, Los Angeles, Palo Alto, or San Francisco. All Employees work on a 2 day in office hybrid schedule.   

  • documents related to the formation and dissolution of various corporate entities.
  • Ancillary documents related to corporate financing, and M&A transactions; foreign qualifications; and UCC financing statements.
  • Assist with certain SEC filings, including Form D filings, confidential treatment requests, and Registration Statements.
  • Compile, analyze, and summarize information for lawyer review as it relates to transactions.
  • Perform corporate and securities law research using Westlaw, LexisNexis, and similar online research services.
  • Coordinate transaction tasks/projects with lawyers, clients, advisors, and other parties, in person, via telephone, and by written correspondence.
  • Coordinate closings and attend to post-closing tasks/projects; file and track transaction documents with federal, state, and local authorities as required.
  • Communicate regularly with lawyers regarding the status of tasks/projects and issues relating to matter staffing and assignments.
  • Maintain timely attendance in the office and, as needed, work outside of normal business hours to accommodate transaction schedules.
  • Assist with other projects as assigned by the Paralegal Supervisor or other Firm management.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience at an AMLAW 100/200 law firm or a Fortune 1000 corporate legal department with extensive experience in general corporate transactional support.
  • Familiarity with all of the following and with extensive experience in at least one area: corporate financing transactions, M&A, private equity, and new venture formation.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required to interact with attorneys, staff and clients, often on a daily basis.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong skills with Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and be a part of a team under tight deadlines.
  • Four-year degree from an accredited college or university is required. A graduate degree such as a JD is a plus, but is not required.

Salary Range (CA): $87,500 - $170,000 (Dependent on experience)
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