Job Details

Paralegal - Corporate

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Mar 23,2018

Posted on

Mar 05,2018
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Paralegal - Corporate The candidate will assist lawyers by working on all aspects of transactional work; assist with research and document management. Will 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. 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 M&A deal team.Prepare working group lists for M&A deals. Prepare drafts of ancillary documents for closings or other transactions. Assist with closings by assembling closing documents and signature pages. Prepare closing CDs of fully executed transaction documents. Proofread documents for consistency and grammar. Redact documents. Should possess a degree in BA/BS Degree. 4+ years of paralegal experience in Corporate/M&A transactional work at a medium or large law firm. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications. Preferably have a Paralegal Certificate from an ABA accredited program.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Sidley Austin LLP
1 South Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60603


"An Amazing Firm "

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 16, 2017

Make sure that people aren't getting overwhelmed with work as that will just lower the quality of their work in the future.

Pros : This firm seems to understand what people's wants and desires and does it's best to fulfill them to the best of their abilities.
Cons : The workload at this firm is much higher than most would expect and you are expected to keep up with it.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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