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Corporate Paralegal

Baltimore, MD

A global law firm is seeking a paralegal with corporate experience for their Baltimore, Maryland office. From high-profile transactions to regulatory issues and complex litigation, our lawyers harness their knowledge across multiple legal disciplines to provide a holistic perspective for sophisticated matters.  These firm prides itself on offering lawyers and professional staff, countless opportunities to apply their talents toward important, challenging projects on a global stage. Their office culture attracts people with diverse skills and backgrounds who are dedicated to teamwork, collaboration, and superior client service.


The Corporate paralegal will assist lawyers on the Life Sciences Transactions Team by working on all aspects of transactional work, assist with research and document management.  The position will require overtime and may include minimal travel.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Prepare and file documents for corporate, limited liability company and partnership formations, amendments, conversions, reinstatements, mergers, qualifications, dissolutions and withdrawals
  • Conduct searches for entity name availability
  • Prepare and file Form SS-4s to obtain EINs
  • Prepare basic organization documents, including initial stock subscription agreements, stock certificates and stock ledgers
  • Prepare organizational, annual, and special consents, by-laws, stock issuance and company record books
  • Prepare and maintain minute books and consents for limited liability companies, partnerships and limited partnerships
  • Prepare and file annual/biennial reports in various jurisdictions
  • Order status reports, good standing certificates and charter documents
  • Research state statutes
  • Coordinate research and filings with corporate service providers and Secretary of State offices
  • Order lien searches, review and prepare summaries
  • Prepare and file UCC statements, amendments and termination statements
  • Compile desk sets of precedent documents or SEC filings for members of the Life Sciences Transactions teams
  • Prepare working group lists for Corporate deals
  • Prepare drafts of ancillary documents for closings or other transactions
  • Assist with closings by assembling closing documents and signature pages
  • Prepare closing sets of fully executed transaction documents
  • Proofread documents for consistency and grammar
  • Redact documents
  • Establish and maintain virtual data rooms through life of the transaction

Education and/or Experience: 
  • BA/BS Degree
  • Minimum three years of paralegal experience in Corporate/M&A transactional work at a law firm or corporate legal department
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Paralegal Certificate from an ABA accredited program
Other Skills and Abilities:
The following will also be required of the successful candidate:
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good judgment
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Able to work harmoniously and effectively with others
  • Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities

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