Job Details

Corporate Paralegal

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Oct 24,2019

Valid Through

Feb 06,2020

Posted on

Sep 05,2018

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Santa Monica, CA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Corporate Paralegal
The candidate will establish the corporate name, obtain the EIN, prepare organizational documents and coordinate execution and subsequent filing in proper jurisdiction. Will prepare entity qualification or registration forms for foreign jurisdictions. Prepare and maintain minute books and capitalization tables. Use capitalization management software to maintain capitalization records of clients. Assist in drafting employment, purchase and option agreements, stock plans and other related documents. Research and figure out filing, recording and notary procedures required in the locality where the project is located. Prepare and file necessary state and federal forms and reports with appropriate governmental entities. Assist with liquidations and dissolutions of companies and other entities. Assist in the research of state statutes for corporate filings. Obtain documents from Secretary of State offices and Franchise Tax Board. Assist in closings by preparing and gathering closing materials and attending the pre-closings and closing. Help in drafting and reviewing routine transactional documents, e.g., signature pages, officer's certificates and, correspondence with a particular focus on serving companies in the technology, energy and financial sectors.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree. A paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved training program is preferable. Must have 3+ years of equivalent experience. An understanding of Delaware General Corporate Law, New York Business Corporate Law and California Corporations Code is required. Should have significant substantive working knowledge of the procedures, terminology and documents relating to the formation of a variety of corporate entities. May be required to be licensed as a Notary Public in the appropriate jurisdiction.

Additional info

Ref. No.: 565SM

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
631 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 210
Santa Monica, CA 90401


"A Last Hope Firm "

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 16, 2017

Keep new people on standard hours and instead offer overtime for the first week or two if they stay extra for training.

Pros : If you have no other choice in place to work this place will be nearly on par with other places.
Cons : You will be expected to work long hours during your first few months until they trust you enough that you understand your job.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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