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Corporate Paralegal

$122,900- $184,300
Posted May 02
Full Time
Oakland, California

Company Description

Block is one company built from many blocks, all united by the same purpose of economic empowerment. The blocks that form our foundational teams — People, Finance, Counsel, Hardware, Information Security, Platform Infrastructure Engineering, and more — provide support and guidance at the corporate level. They work across business groups and around the globe, spanning time zones and disciplines to develop inclusive People policies, forecast finances, give legal counsel, safeguard systems, nurture new initiatives, and more. Every challenge creates possibilities, and we need different perspectives to see them all. Bring yours to Block.

Job Description

Block is seeking an exceptional paralegal to partner closely on all corporate governance matters. In this role, you will help provide organizational and substantive support to the attorneys on the corporate team. You will assist in coordinating and preparing for Block, Inc. board meetings and managing board requirements and will report to Block’s Governance Lead. This is a great opportunity to join the Block legal team and work on a variety of cutting-edge issues. As we expand our offerings, your ideas and contributions will make an immediate impact. We are looking for a highly adaptable, organized and self-motivated individual who can handle fast-paced projects independently.

You Will:

  • Coordinate and prepare for Block board and board committee meetings and pre-read deliverables
  • Provide administrative support to the corporate team and play a key role managing important corporate records, and maintaining confidentiality
  • Help coordinate with finance and regulatory teams on various requests in connection with our periodic filings and regulatory examinations
  • Manage special corporate projects
  • Help to facilitate the filing of registrations and similar documents with the Secretary of State and other government agencies including the SEC and NYSE
  • Help to facilitate shareholder engagement, including Q&A preparation
  • Work with our internal business, counsel, finance and compliance teams, as well as with external advisors and experts
  • Provide assistance to other members of the corporate legal team as needed with managing our domestic and international subsidiaries
  • Manage projects effectively, with a team-oriented approach


You Have:

  • At least 6 years of paralegal, project management or other experience requiring attention to detail and time management
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience working independently with limited supervision
  • Experience with participating in and sometimes leading large, cross functional initiatives

Additional Information

Block takes a market-based approach to pay, and pay may vary depending on your location. U.S. locations are categorized into one of four zones based on a cost of labor index for that geographic area. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These ranges may be modified in the future.

Zone A: USD $122,900 - USD $184,300

Zone B: USD $114,200 - USD $171,400

Zone C: USD $108,200 - USD $162,200

Zone D: USD $98,300 - USD $147,500

To find a location’s zone designation, please refer to this resource. If a location of interest is not listed, please speak with a recruiter for additional information.

Full-time employee benefits include the following:

  • Healthcare coverage (Medical, Vision and Dental insurance)
  • Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Account
  • Retirement Plans including company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness programs, including access to mental health, 1:1 financial planners, and a monthly wellness allowance
  • Paid parental and caregiving leave
  • Paid time off (including 12 paid holidays)
  • Paid sick leave (1 hour per 26 hours worked (max 80 hours per calendar year to the extent legally permissible) for non-exempt employees and covered by our Flexible Time Off policy for exempt employees)
  • Learning and Development resources
  • Paid Life insurance, AD&D, and disability benefits

These benefits are further detailed in Block's policies. This role is also eligible to participate in Block's equity plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies, and may be eligible for a sign-on bonus. Sales roles may be eligible to participate in a commission plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies. Pay and benefits are subject to change at any time, consistent with the terms of any applicable compensation or benefit plans.

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class.

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page _.

_ Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, assessing candidates in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We’ve noticed a rise in recruiting impersonations across the industry, where individuals are sending fake job offer emails. Contact from any of our recruiters or employees will always come from an email address ending with,,, or,

_Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

_ While there is no specific deadline to apply for this role, on average, U.S. open roles are posted for 70 days before being filled by a successful candidate.