- 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
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!