29 days old

Paralegal - ECVC

Los Angeles, CA 90012
Job Description: At Perkins Coie, we look for individuals that are self-motivated, dedicated to providing value and superior services and, above all, people who have a high degree of integrity and enthusiasm for their work. Weve created a company culture that is based on collaboration, devotion to serving our clients, and mutual respect. Perkins Coie is committed to advancing diversity and inclusion both within the firm and throughout our collective communities. Work for one of the 100 Best Workplaces in America, get great health insurance, tuition reimbursement, your birthday off, and paid sabbaticals. GENERAL PURPOSE Under supervision, assist lawyers and clients with a variety of high-level paralegal duties. Maintain positive contact with clients and observe confidentiality. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS These essential functions are primary job duties that incumbents must be able to perform unassisted or with some reasonable accommodation. Draft and prepare formations, qualifications, conversions, dissolution documents, and board and stockholder actions. Maintain corporate records including stock ledgers, option plan administration, securities or blue sky research, and other factual research and analysis. Perform diligence production and/or review. Draft miscellaneous transaction documents. Assist with and/or manage closings of venture capital financing and/or merger and acquisition transactions. Obtain factual information and documentation from clients and third parties, including agents and governmental agencies. Ability to handle multiple assignments, work well under pressure, and have the flexibility to assist team in meeting client demands on accelerated schedules. Keep track of matter deadlines. Keep accurate time records. Perform computer database input and retrieval. Be present at work during regularly scheduled working hours and as needed in the job position, consistent with the firms attendance expectations. SPECIFIC SKILLS REQUIRED Excellent organizational, analytical, and communications skills a must. Ability to establish effective working relationships with firm lawyers and staff, clients, and other professionals. Ability to take initiative, exercise discretion and independent judgment. SPECIFIC SKILLS PREFERRED Knowledge of Delaware corporate law, federal and state securities laws, and option plan administration. Familiarity with mergers and acquisitions, and public company reporting/compliance a plus. Experience with diligence data rooms, Google Docs, Box, Excel, DocuSign, Shareworks, and Carta software preferred. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Requires a 4-year degree and at least 3 years of experience as a corporate paralegal working with emerging growth companies, capitalization and securities for same. Bachelors degree in related field or equivalent required. Paralegal degree or certificate preferred.
Posted: 2022-09-04 Expires: 2022-11-02

Perkins Coie understands your career is about choices, not trade-offs. Named one of the country's "100 Best Places to Work For" by FORTUNE magazine for 13 consecutive years, we provide an exceptional foundation on which to continue or expand your practice. During the past three years, we have hired more than 200 lateral attorneys firmwide at all experience levels. Our attorneys have broad and diverse backgrounds both within and outside the practice of law. By focusing on outstanding client service, superior legal work and generous pro bono and community involvement opportunities, we're dedicated to providing an atmosphere that encourages you to pursue your definition of success--both inside and outside the office.

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Paralegal - ECVC

Perkins Coie LLP
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