CLEVELAND Paralegal, Mergers & Acquisitions
The candidate will be providing general assistance to a project team in the Mergers & Acquisitions Practice. Duties include legal factual research with respect to client matters, including entity formation and foreign qualifications, mergers, entity good standing, litigation and lien searches, SEC filings, data management, relevant markets and industry standards and practices; participation in due diligence and other reviews of client records and files; assist with entity formations, qualifications, mergers, dissolutions, etc.; prepare and maintain corporate record books and databases of client records and due diligence materials; obtain services from outside contractors, including corporate services, research services, filing services, duplicating services, bindery services and printers, including processing billing and disbursement paperwork in connection with those services; under the supervision of an attorney, draft, edit, conform and otherwise assist in the preparation of contracts, closing documents and other legal documents and correspondence; and assist supervising lawyer with closings and post- closing matters. BA/BS degree required; Paralegal Certificate a plus. Minimum three years’ experience as a Corporate Paralegal, preferably in a large law firm. Strong organizational and time management skills, including the ability to organize self and others. Must possess strong analytical, research and communication skills, proficiency with computer-based word processing, spreadsheet and database applications and Internet research, and a willingness to learn.