Job Details

Commercial Paralegal

Company name

Adtalem Global Education

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Mar 13,2018

Posted on

Mar 12,2018
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - Securities and Capital Markets
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Commercial Paralegal The candidate will be engaged with corporate governance, transaction support, SEC and NYSE reporting, domestic and international books and records maintenance and general paralegal and administrative needs within the legal department of a global, publicly-traded education services company. Will from time to time support other projects for the legal team, including general litigation management support. Provide legal assistance to General Counsel, Senior Counsel - Corporate and Securities and other attorneys. Assist in preparation and filing of aspects of periodic SEC reports (e.g., 10-Qs, 10-Ks, 8-Ks, etc.). Assist with other corporate and securities compliance matters. Prepare, process, and manage Section 16 filings for directors and officers. Prepare and file state, local and international filings (qualifications) for the organizaiton and its subsidiaries. Assist with all aspects of corporate transactions including financings, licenses, corporate partnering deals, leases, etc. Assist in administration of company’s equity incentive plans. With direction from a supervising attorney, draft, review and negotiate confidentiality and other agreements, and correspondence. Coordinate approvals and signatures of documents. Prepare, and/or assist in compilation of board and committee materials and resolutions and coordinate approvals and signatures of documents Maintain corporate and institutional minutes books for the organization, its subsidiaries and governing bodies of its affiliated institutions. Assist with litigation occasionally, as needed, including conducting Supervising fact investigations, assisting with discovery processes and general litigation management support. Respond to information requests from colleagues outside Legal, including research of legal matters and historical information from company records and information from other departments regarding corporate entities, commercial transactions and litigation. Review documents and transmit information and documents to outside counsel and organization personnel with minimal guidance from supervising attorney. Maintain professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest developments in college and university law and in other related areas. Support other organization-wide and cross-institution/functional initiatives and projects as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree. Must have 5+ years of paralegal experience in a corporate law capacity, including 2+ years in an in-house legal department. Experience working in cross functional groups is required. High proficiency in MS Office applications is needed. Should have administrative expertise with legal management systems (hQue, Compliance Suite, Counsel Link). Additional experience in other areas of the law, such as employment, real estate or litigation, is essential.

Additional info

Job ID: 2018-98005

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Adtalem Global Education
3005 Highland Parkway
Downers Grove, IL 60515-5799

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