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Legal Staff Paralegal in San Francisco, CA

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Company name

Alchemy Legal

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Corporate - Investment Company Act
Corporate - M&A
Corporate - Private Equity
Corporate - Securities and Capital Markets
Corporate - Venture Capital

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


USA San Francisco, CA

Posted on

Jul 19,2018

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Corporate Paralegal (Investment Funds) Duties: Support multiple Corporate Partners and the overall practice on a variety of transactions. Prepares and files incorporation and formation documents, including amendments, mergers, and dissolutions, typically in Delaware but also other jurisdictions. Prepares initial short form agreements. Prepares board consents and stockholder consents. Completes and files Form SS-4s to obtain EINs, as well as other tax related forms. Prepares securities filings prior to fund closings for submission to the applicable regulatory authority (Form IDs, Form Ds and Form 99s). Maintains closing checklist as necessary. Formulates solutions to problems which may arise, such as good standing issues. Interfaces with corporate service providers regarding statutory registered agent services (including changing contact information). Provides direct support to clients (using discretion to handle matters directly or involving an attorney). Private Funds Tracking and Reporting. Subscription Booklet Tracking and Indexing. Reviews investor subscription booklets and indexes into Access database. Reviews investor subscription booklets and identifies follow up items. Contacts investor regarding follow up items relating to their subscription booklet. Creates and maintains Access database with revised investor information when updated documents arrive. Generate Reports from Access database. Generates and maintains fund status chart listing investor information including commitments. Generates Blue Sky reports after each closing listing states where state filings are required. Generates schedule showing the current investors along with their primary contact information and commitment amounts. Generates custom reports as needed per client/attorney request. Electronic Closing Files. Maintains executed electronic copies of all governing fund agreements, resolutions, opinions, support certificates, fund tax forms, securities filings, etc.. Maintains electronic copies of subscription booklets and related side letters on document management server. Updates subscription booklet materials with revised documents from investors. Updates closing checklist as new fund related documents and agreements are complete. Closing Files and Subscription Booklets. Maintains closing files which contain complete original hard copies of fund agreements, resolutions, opinions, opinion support certificates, good standings, fund tax forms, closing notice transmissions, securities filings, etc. Maintains hard copies, as needed, containing investor subscription booklets and fund transfer agreements. Updates subscription booklets with revised documents from investors. Maintains hard copies, as needed, containing investor side letters and related documents to the investor’s subscription materials. Closings. Handles signature page distribution to client containing documents needed for closing and securities filings. Prepares closing notices including General Partner acceptance pages. Prepares support certificates of K&E opinions. Obtains executed K&E opinion. Orders certified copies and good standing certificates. Identifies and resolves problems that arise. Verifies General Partner acceptance pages and distributes closing notices to investors. Runs Blue Sky audit and coordinates with fund attorneys regarding required state securities filings. Prepares closing book materials for new investors. Distributes closing book materials to the investors. Prepares final closing book index and assemble final closing book for client and K&E fund team. Distributes final closing book materials to client and K&E fund team. Uploads original closing files to records management database and sends final fund closing documents offsite.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required, meet CA AB 1761 requirements. 1 year of Investment Funds experience required. Experience in one or more areas including M&A, private equity, debt finance, asset-backed securitization, fund formation, investment management and/or venture capital. Excellent analytical and organizational abilities, solid communication and management skills, strong computer abilities, creativity, and initiative. Strong coordination and teamwork skills; Planning and organization skills, including the ability to manage a number of projects concurrently; Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; A proactive approach and the ability to work “hands-on” as required; Strong problem-solving skills; Proficiency in the use of law office software, Microsoft Access and Microsoft Excel is strongly preferred.

Additional info

Job Order #5178

Company info

Phillip Prodehl
Alchemy Legal
895 Caughlin Crossing
Reno, NV 89519