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Legal Staff Paralegal in Atlanta, GA

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Company name

The Coca-Cola Company.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Corporate - M&A
Corporate - Securities and Capital Markets

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

USA Atlanta, GA

Date Last Verified

May 16,2018

Posted on

Jan 16,2018

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Senior Paralegal Corporate Finance M A Duties: Assist attorneys in the Legal Finance - Mergers and Acquisitions Group of Company. Assist attorneys with the preparation and review of documents to be filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) which requires a working knowledge of securities laws and the SEC’s EDGAR filing system. File or assist in filing various securities documents with the SEC (e.g., Form 10-K, Form 10-Q, Form 8-K, Schedules 13D, 13G, etc.). Establish and maintain annual calendar for the Company’s SEC filings. Assist attorneys by managing the Company’s process for the collection, review and reporting of litigation matters to the auditors. Assist in connection with the Company’s securities offerings, including coordination of underwriters’ due diligence. Assist attorneys with the preparation, review and proofing of various financing and treasury documents in connection with the Company’s financing and treasury programs (e.g. loan and lease documents, notes, ISDA agreements, bank credit agreements, etc.). File and/or coordinate the filing of UCC Financing Statements; order and review documents in connection with UCC searches. Assist attorneys with the preparation, review and proofing of various transaction documents in connection with the Company’s acquisitions and divestitures (e.g., confidentiality agreements, purchase and/or sale agreements, escrow agreements, guaranties, shareholder and/or partnership agreements, opinions of counsel, etc.). Assist attorneys with the due diligence process (e.g., preparation of due diligence checklists, reviewing and summarizing documents, etc.). Prepare required certificates, compile required documents and obtain required signatures (e.g., secretary’s certificates certifying incumbency, corporate documents - charter, by-laws, resolutions, etc.; officer’s certificates, incumbency certificates, etc.). Corporate Provide support to attorneys regarding general corporate matters (e.g., preparing and filing incorporation documents and amendments, initial corporate actions, secretary’s and officer’s certificates, incumbency certificates and legalization of documents; preparing and filing foreign qualifications and withdrawals, trade name registrations and renewals; etc.). Miscellaneous Perform research tasks on various corporate, securities and other matters. Open new matters and manage electronic filing system for securities, audit, finance and transactions matters. Review files for destruction in compliance with the Company’s Records Retention Schedule.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Associate’s degree and/or Bachelor’s degree in Paralegal Studies/Education from an ABA approved program or a Bachelor’s degree with a Paralegal Studies Certificate from an ABA approved program, or equivalent work experience. 5+ years’ experience in securities law, specifically in the preparation and filing of various securities documents (e.g., 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, 11-K, 13D, 13G, S-3, S-8, etc.) Must have had experience with EDGAR filings. 5+ years’ experience in transactions law (mergers, acquisitions and divestitures), specifically in drafting and reviewing various transaction documents (e.g., confidentiality agreements, purchase and/or sale agreements, shareholder and/or partnership agreements, limited liability company agreements, escrow agreements, opinions of counsel, etc.). 5+ years’ experience in financial transactions law, specifically in drafting and reviewing various loan documents (e.g. loan agreements, pledge agreements, notes, etc.). 5+ years’ experience in corporate law, specifically in the preparation and filing of corporate documents (e.g., certificates of incorporation, by-laws, board resolutions, qualifications and withdrawals, assumed name registrations, etc.). Related experience as a Securities and Transactions Paralegal. Experience working in a law firm or large corporate legal department. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Coca-Cola Company.
One Coca-Cola Plaza
Atlanta, GA 30301