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Corporate Paralegal

Posted Jul 05
Full Time
Chicago, Illinois

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

  • Assist with the preparation and execution of M&A and financing transactions, including conducting due diligence (reviewing and summarizing material provisions), drafting transaction documents, and coordinating closings.
  • Assist with private equity transactions, including fund formations and subscription agreements.
  • Conduct, analyze, and summarize UCC and other lien searches.
  • Prepare UCCs (initial and amendatory filings).
  • Manage the formation and registration of entities, including corporations, LLCs, and partnerships, throughout the United States.
  • Prepare and file SEC Form D and state blue-sky compliance.
  • Prepare board and stockholder resolutions in connection with transactions, ensuring compliance with corporate formalities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • 8+ years of experience as a corporate paralegal, with a focus on M&A, private equity, corporate governance, and entity formation.
  • Strong knowledge of corporate law principles and practices.
  • Exceptional legal drafting skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines effectively.
  • Experience working on complex M&A transactions and private equity deals.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail and commitment to accuracy.

Benefits

Benefits:

  • Emphasis on professional development.
  • Low turnover, collegial and collaborative environment.
  • Healthcare (medical, vision, dental), life and long-term disability insurance.
  • Competitive compensation, benefits package including 401k and profit sharing.
  • Paid primary and secondary caregiver leave.
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits and wellness programs (e.g., in-office gym and massages; 24/7 tele-medicine).
  • Hybrid in-office/remote role.

Full-time (37.5 hours per week, overtime occasionally needed)

Non-Exempt