1+ months

Senior Paralegal

Portland, OR 97201
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 The Portland office of Perkins Coie LLP is seeking a detail oriented business paralegal to work with our busy business group on a wide variety of projects including with the corporate and securities and emerging companies groups. Responsibilities include entity formation, drafting board and stockholder minutes and consents, maintenance of corporate records and capitalization tables, option plan administration, \"blue sky\" research and state and federal securities filings. Transactional responsibilities may also include due diligence, production and/or review, drafting miscellaneous transaction documents, and management of closings. Must be able to handle multiple assignments, work well under pressure, and have the flexibility to assist team in meeting client demands on accelerated schedules. Organizational, analytical and communications skills a must. Must be available to work overtime. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Requires 4-year degree and 5 plus years of experience as a business paralegal working with emerging growth and mature companies. Law firm experience strongly preferred. Strong knowledge of Delaware corporate law, federal and state securities laws, option plan administration, venture capital finance and private company, familiarity with, capitalization platforms such as Carta, Shareworks, CapMx or Capshare strongly preferred. Public company filings a plus. Perkins Coie understands your career is about choices, not trade-offs. We're dedicated to providing an atmosphere that encourages you to pursue your definition of success. Click HERE to learn more. Please click HERE for more information. Perkins Coie is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities and termination. Learn more HERE Read the full 2022 report HERE Learn more HERE Learn more HERE Learn More HERE
Posted: 2022-08-23 Expires: 2023-02-11

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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Senior Paralegal

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Portland, OR 97201

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