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Company logoPosted Mar 29
Full Time
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

OVERVIEW : Duane Morris LLP, a global law firm with 900 + attorneys in offices across the U.S. and around the world, offers innovative solutions to the legal and business challenges presented by today’s evolving global markets.

SUMMARY : Duane Morris is seeking an experienced Paralegal to work under the direction of practicing attorneys and provide substantive legal support to the Corporate Practice Group.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


  • Drafting and filing corporate documents in multiple states including Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware
  • Preparing and reviewing SEC filings and UCC financing statements
  • Conducting and summarizing UCC searches
  • Maintaining corporate records for a variety of clients
  • Creating and monitoring transaction timelines and checklists
  • Maintaining minute books and corporate records
  • Preparing and filing formation and dissolution documents for corporate entities
  • Preparing final closing and post-closing documentation for financial and merger and acquisition transactions
  • Prepare federal and Blue Sky filings for equity financings
  • Coordinating of documentation for equity financings and merger and acquisition transactions

QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum knowledge, skills, and experience requirements):


  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or Paralegal Certificate
  • At least 5 years’ of corporate paralegal experience
  • Strong technical skills: able to prepare documents in Microsoft Word/PowerPoint/Excel including editing and redlines and working knowledge of Excel
  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong proofreading, grammar, organizational and time management skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Extremely accurate and detail oriented

BENEFITS:

  • Comprehensive healthcare, dental, vision, and prescription plans.
  • Commuter, HSA and FSA spending accounts
  • Short-term and long-term disability and life insurance coverage
  • 401k and Pension Plan
  • 22 PTO days, 11 paid holidays
  • Employee Referral Bonus ($3,000.00)

EEO STATEMENT: Duane Morris is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact Shawn Tato, HR Assistant at 215-979 1224. DATA PRIVACY STATEMENT: Duane Morris LLP is a limited liability partnership organized under the laws of Delaware. References in this privacy notice to “Duane Morris”, “we” or “us” are references to Duane Morris LLP and our affiliated entities. This privacy notice together with our Website Disclaimer and (if applicable) our relevant terms of business or other contract between us (if applicable) set out the basis on which Duane Morris processes your personal data (and any mandated controller/processor information). Reference in this privacy notice to “personal data” means any information that identifies, or could reasonably be used to identify, a living individual, either on its own or together with other information. Our “Website” means this website and any other websites of Duane Morris. Duane Morris is committed to protecting personal data and respecting your privacy. Please read this notice carefully to understand our practices with respect to personal data and how we treat it and how you can exercise your rights in connection with it. You should also read any other privacy notices that we give to you, that might apply to our use of your personal data in specific circumstances from time to time. Data Privacy Statement Disclaimer: The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not a contract or employment agreement and is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of all functions, responsibilities or requirements. In addition, Duane Morris reserves the right to amend, suspend or terminate any benefit plan, in whole or in part, at any time. The authority to make such changes rests with the Plan Administrator