Corporate Paralegal in La Grange, IL at Pridestaff

Date Posted: 5/15/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Our client is a growing firm in the Central Western Suburbs that embraces technology such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, and cybercurrencies like Bitcoin.  They are seeking a Corporate Paralegal who is well organized, detail oriented and adaptable with the willingness and ability to learn and implement a defined prioritization system. The successful candidate will have at least 5 years experience as a paralegal with knowledge of corporate formation, corporate agreements, corporate compliance and general management of files.  Demonstrable analytical and problem-solving skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, excellent organizational skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel is required. 

Responsibilities:


•        Draft Corporation and Limited Liability Company formation paperwork for filing in a variety of states.


•        Draft operating agreements, bylaws, stock certificates, shareholder agreements, and other corporate documents needed for new companies.


•        Draft FEIN paperwork for new companies.


•        Draft annual reports and annual corporate resolutions.


•        File annual reports in a variety of states and maintain registered agents in those states.


•        Review corporate paperwork for existing companies to determine if amendments are needed.


•        Provide assistance to senior level attorneys, senior paralegals and staff members with buy/sell agreements, stock purchase agreements, employee agreements, lease agreements, non-compete agreements, employee manuals and other corporate agreements.


•        Draft corporate resolutions and all other documents needed for real estate purchases and sales.


•        Effectively organize and maintain client files.


•        Monitor and calendar corporate deadlines.

Requirements:


•    Paralegal certificate


•    Minimum 5+ years job experience as a corporate paralegal.


•    Willing to pitch in and support growing legal department in a fast-paced growing environment.


•    Skilled at meeting strict deadlines under significant time pressure


•    Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously with a high degree of professionalism and client orientation


•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively work with various types of clients


•    Fast thinker/quick learner


•    Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to prioritize and work independently.


•    Ability to manage time and resources effectively and independently, and balance conflicting priorities.

Please give us a call at 630.246.7837 for immediate consideration.