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Legal Staff Paralegal in East Palo Alto, CA

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Company name

Ropes & Gray LLP.

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Corporate - General


USA East Palo Alto, CA

Date Last Verified

Mar 02,2018

Posted on

Dec 25,2017

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Corporate Paralegal (Entry Level) The candidate will assist with the recovery, drafting and filing of basic corporate documents including certificate of incorporation, amendments, and Uniform Commercial Code financing statements. Assist with managing, filing, proofreading and drafting all documents and correspondence related to funds. Availability for overtime and flexibility for travel are required. Track and maintain corporate minute books, board books and stock records. Track, calendar and maintain deadline-driven documents. Complete and file various forms with the IRS, including Form SS-4 (Application for Employer Identification Number). Draft and process legal response letters in connection with audit requests in compliance with established firm processes. Assist in the preparation of stock certificates, financing statements, and other corporate documents as requested. Retrieval of certified copies of corporate documents, certificates of good standing and legal existence and related documents from state officials for corporate transactions or when otherwise requested. Perform public searches of all kinds, including federal and state lien searches, financing statement, and secretary of state records; prepare charts to illustrate results. Assist with SEC filings and searches within the SEC’s EDGAR database. Review printer proofs (proofreading). Assist in closing binder preparation and distribution, and with other corporate document distributions. Assist with tasks in connection with closing of corporate transactions, including preparation of signature page packets, tracking execution status of documents and the maintenance and organization of corporate closing rooms, whether physical or electronic. Must be flexible in order to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands and opportunities; ability to work under tight deadlines and handle multiple, detailed tasks. Performs other work-related duties as assigned by the Senior Manager of Corporate Support, Corporate Paralegal Supervisor and Corporate Paralegal Coordinators. Should have a bachelor’s degree from a top-ranked institution.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Ropes & Gray LLP.
1900 University Avenue
6th Floor
East Palo Alto, CA 94303-2284