Senior Corporate Paralegal

DocuSignSan francisco, CaliforniaFull TimeRemote

Senior Corporate Paralegal

Legal | San Francisco, CA or Seattle, WA

This position is not eligible for employment in the following states: Alaska, Hawaii, Maine, Mississippi, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, West Virginia and Wyoming.

Our agreement with employees DocuSign is committed to building trust and making the world more agreeable for our employees, customers and the communities in which we live and work. You can count on us to listen, be honest, and try our best to do what's right, every day. At DocuSign, everything is equal. We each have a responsibility to ensure every team member has an equal opportunity to succeed, to be heard, to exchange ideas openly, to build lasting relationships, and to do the work of their life. Best of all, you will be able to feel deep pride in the work you do, because your contribution helps us make the world better than we found it. And for that, you'll be loved by us, our customers, and the world in which we live.

The team
The Legal team helps DocuSign achieve strategic goals, manage legal risk, and preserve the legal and ethical integrity of the company. We are regularly involved in critical, complex operations, and partner across the business to solve challenging problems to support our growth and progress globally. We focus on providing thorough analysis and offer legal advice to foster sound decision-making and ensuring compliance with legal and other relevant standards and certifications.

This position
The Senior Corporate Paralegal will help DocuSign's corporate and securities team deliver timely, organized legal support to our global clients, contribute directly to DocuSign's securities law compliance programs, and help manage our global portfolio of subsidiaries.

This position is an individual contributor role reporting to the Deputy General Counsel and is designated Flex.


  • Support the preparation and filing of DocuSign's 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, proxy statement and other public company and regulatory filings, working in collaboration with attorneys, accounting and finance and other professionals
  • Organize backup, update drafting calendars and gather supporting materials for DocuSign public company filings, including D&O questionnaires; assist in organizing and administering annual stockholder meeting and related communications
  • Prepare and file Forms 3, 4 and 5; manage Section 16 compliance tracker; assist in administering 10b5-1 trading plan compliance
  • Assist with entity formation, state filings and maintenance for U.S. and international subsidiaries, including managing and updating entity management platform and assisting with execution of intercompany transactions
  • Organize and update corporate legal and related records
  • Assist with implementing and maintaining compliance related policies and processes, including supporting policy trainings
  • Assist as needed with corporate development and strategic transactions, including organizing due diligence materials and data rooms

Basic qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college
  • Minimum of 8 years of paralegal experience, including in-house and Section 16 reporting experience
  • Working knowledge of securities reporting and compliance requirements applicable to Section 16 filings
  • Familiarity with public company corporate governance, including insider trading policies

Preferred qualifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including collaborating with various internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience preparing board and committee materials; familiarity with annual meeting processes
  • Experience at a major law firm and in-house for a technology company
  • Experience using Workiva/Wdesk platform
  • Intermediate to advanced software skills with Microsoft Office and Google Drive, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and tasks in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent analytical capabilities, organizational skills, and dedication to the details
  • Fast learner and self-starter with a demonstrated ability to work and communicate globally and across cultures
  • Paralegal certification

Vaccination requirement (US)
DocuSign requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Therefore, to ensure the safety and well being of our employees and community, to support public health efforts, and comply with the Executive Order that applies to federal contractors, this offer is conditioned upon submission of written proof, prior to your start date, that you are fully vaccinated. DocuSign will comply with applicable law regarding the reasonable accommodation of individuals with disabilities and/or sincerely held religious beliefs.

About us DocuSign helps organizations connect and automate how they prepare, sign, act on, and manage agreements. As part of the DocuSign Agreement Cloud, DocuSign offers eSignature: the world's #1 way to sign electronically on practically any device, from almost anywhere, at any time. Today, over a million customers and hundreds of millions of users in over 180 countries use DocuSign to accelerate the process of doing business and simplify people's lives. And we help save the world's forests and embrace environmental sustainability.

It's important to us that we build a talented team that is as diverse as our customers and where all employees feel a deep sense of belonging and thrive. We encourage great talent who bring a range of perspectives to apply for our open positions. DocuSign is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes hiring decisions based on experience, skill, aptitude and a can-do approach. We will not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected category.

DocuSign provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in job application procedures, including if you have any difficulty using our online system. If you need such an accommodation, you may contact us at


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