Transactional Paralegal-(Corp/Real Estate)

Baltimore Permanent USD80,000 - USD95,000 Hybrid working
  • Opportunity to join Am Law 200 firm
  • Generous compensation package

About Our Client

U.S.-based law firm with 16 offices and approximately 400 attorneys providing a broad range of legal services. Its offices are located along the East Coast from Boston to Miami and extend into the Midwest by way of Chicago

Job Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  Familiar with drafting, filing and searching for Charter documents for corporations, LLC's, and other entities  Preparing and filing UCC's and obtaining certificates of good standing in various states  Prepare governing documents and minute books, including: by laws, operating agreements, stock certificates and ledgers  Track and document client securities issuances and transfers in ownership ledger and capitalization table  Obtain copies of documents filed with land records in various states; obtaining plats, drafting requests for and obtaining zoning compliances in various states and drafting deeds and promissory notes  Possess and maintain extensive understanding of transactional paralegal work  Research, draft, review documents, and legal opinions related to practice area  Communicate directly with attorneys, clients and outside counsel on active matters as necessary to resolve issues and keep projects on track.  Prepare and organize closing documents  Attend and participate in closings  Track, follow-up, and record post-closing documents  Communicate with Secretary of State, IRS, SEC, and various county deed recording offices  Provide cross-office support

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:  Maintain up to date working knowledge of the Corporate practice area  Must be proficient in use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook  Excellent communication skills, both written and oral  Ability to maintain professional relationships with firm attorneys, opposing counsel, clients, firm management and peers  Must be proactive, detail-oriented, organized and demonstrate initiative on a consistent basis  Must have ability to multi-task, problem solve and organize  Must be available to occasionally work overtime including evenings and weekends, as necessary  Must be flexible, demonstrating the ability to adapt easily to a fast-paced working environment  Must be able to keep client matters confidential  Experience in a large law firm environment or extensive transactional (business & real estate) experience preferred  Must have a professional and pleasant demeanor as they communicate with clients and attorneys  Ability to manage client expectations  Knowledge of CARTA or other electronic records software a plus  Legal project management experience is a plus Qualifications:  Bachelor's degree  Minimum 5 years' experience as a transactional paralegal  Corporate and real estate experience preferred

What's on Offer

This position only requires employees to be in office 8 days/month and those days can be chosen however you'd like with the exception of Wednesday, everyone is required to be in office on Wednesdays. They also offer 4 weeks of PTO, profit sharing, merit bonuses, and health insurance!

Contact
Alyssa Bonavita
Quote job ref
JN-062022-5660319

Job summary

Sector
Legal
Sub Sector
Paralegals / Legal Assistants - Private Practice
Industry
Business Services
Location
Baltimore
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Alyssa Bonavita
Job Reference
JN-062022-5660319
Job Nature
Hybrid working