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Corporate Paralegal

$32,000- $40,000
Posted May 22
Full Time
Seattle, Washington

Cooley is seeking a Corporate Paralegal

Position summary: A corporate paralegal provides legal support with general corporate maintenance and complex transactions for both private and public company clients. Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Position responsibilities:


  • Maintain corporate records and assist with compiling and organizing information and documents
  • Prepare legal opinions and assemble opinion back-up
  • Prepare corporate and securities filings and conduct related research
  • Prepare stock certificates and maintain capitalization tables and option records
  • Coordinate closings and prepare related documents
  • Obtain and file documents with public agencies
  • All other duties as assigned or required

Skills & experience:


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1-2 years of general corporate experience
  • Willingness and flexibility to work overtime, occasionally on short notice


  • Familiarity with Carta, Shareworks, or similar Web based equity tracking system
  • Previous law firm experience


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple priorities and track extensive details
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with clients and all levels of personnel and handle confidential information sensitively and discreetly
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast paced environment, while demonstrating initiative, diplomacy and tact when under pressure
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, advanced knowledge of Excel preferred

Cooley LLP offers a competitive compensation and excellent benefits program. EOE.

The expected hourly pay range for this position is $32.00 - $40.00. Please note that final offer amount will be dependent on geographic location, applicable experience and skillset of the candidate.

We offer a full range of elective benefits including medical, health savings account (with applicable medical plan), dental, vision, health and/or dependent care flexible spending accounts, pre-tax commuter benefits, life insurance, AD&D, long-term care coverage, backup care for children and/or adults and other parental support benefits. In addition to elective benefit options, benefited employees receive firm-paid life insurance, AD&D, LTD, short term medical benefits as well as 20 days of Paid Time Off (“PTO”) and 10 paid holidays each year. We provide generous parental leave and fertility benefits. New employees will attend a detailed benefit orientation to learn more about our many benefits and resources.

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