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Senior Corporate Paralegal

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jun 25,2019

Valid Through

Oct 08,2019

Posted on

Dec 04,2018

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required


San Francisco, CA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - M&A
Corporate >> Corporate - Securities and Capital Markets
Corporate >> Corporate - Venture Capital
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Senior Corporate Paralegal
Duties : To assist in all phases of corporate transactions from inception to closing. Assist with entity formation, including drafting subscription, shareholder, employment, and confidentiality agreements, checking and reserving corporate names, and preparing drafts of corporate organizational documents. Draft and file documents related to business incorporation and ongoing operations. Assist with closings of venture capital financings, public offerings, acquisitions and mergers, and other transactions. Assist with due diligence and data rooms. Organize and maintain deal documents, minute books, corporate records, and stock ledgers. May prepare and file UCC financing statements, Blue Sky and SEC registrations, and public company SEC filings. May assist with stock option plan administration, including drafting BOD/shareholder plans, resolutions, agreements, and other state and federal filings.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements : The candidate should have Bachelor’s degree and one year of law related experience or certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program and strong academic record is desired. Should have preferably 7 years of relevant experience in practice area or comparable work experience. Possess prior experience working with start up clients. Should have strong sense of accountability, taking ownership over projects and responsibilities and resolving issues proactively. High level of accuracy, attention to detail, and excellent proofreading skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to assess information, anticipate issues and outcomes, and make effective decisions. Strong initiative to proactively increase value to the position.

Additional info

Job ID: 6947

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Morrison & Foerster LLP.
425 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105


"The Perfect Firm "

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 16, 2017

New people need to be encouraged to talk about their problems and guided for a short while until they are comfortable with the firm.

Pros : This is the firm of your dreams with a high pay and lots of great co-workers that you will be able to learn from.
Cons : When you first start it will feel daunting with how great some people look compared to yourself. It might seem that you will never get to their levels.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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