Job Description: DLA Piper, a leader in the practice of law worldwide, seeks and experienced Corporate and Finance Paralegal in our Miami, FL office. Under the supervision of an attorney, performs a range of substantive case, matter or entity related duties. Prepares drafts of legal and other documents and correspondence for attorney review. Compiles, analyzes and summarizes information. Coordinates efforts between attorneys, clients, outside legal counsel, and other parties and outside vendors.
•Prepares and files Articles of Incorporation/Organization, state qualifications, and organizational related documents.
•Prepares documents for the authorization of a variety of corporate actions to include drafting consents, filing Amendments and preparing merger documents, annual reports, etc.
•Prepares documents and spreadsheets for transactions such as financings, mergers and acquisitions and closing statements. Prepares UCC searches and filings.
•Organizes documents and closing books in connection with corporate transactions such as financings and mergers and acquisitions.
•Prepares and files annual reports in states where corporations are incorporated and/or qualify to do business.
•Communicates regularly with attorneys regarding the status of projects and deadlines, and informs attorneys of any issues.
•Interacts with clients by telephone and by written correspondence.
•Drafts option grants and stock option agreements.
•Maintains stock and option ledgers.
•Assists with other projects and duties as assigned.
•Incumbent must have a college degree and/or Paralegal certificate, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. BA/BS degree in Business, Finance or Accounting strongly preferred.
•Minimum of Five (5) years corporate and securities Paralegal experience required.
•Health Care experience which includes health care regulatory, tax, and environmental experience preferred.
•Must have strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
•Experience with legal software such as Corporate Focus, eProsper or similar application preferred. Public and private company experience and preferred stock financing experience required.
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required to interact with attorneys, staff and clients on a daily basis.
•Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required to handle large volumes of work associated with each case and transaction.
•Must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment, and meet deadlines. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and be a part of a team.
Job Posting Date: 03/18/2015
Location: Miami, Florida
Job Posting Link: http://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_dlapiper/int1068202340/jobDetails.do?functionName=getJobDetail&jobPostId=1384&localeCode=en-us
Company Website: http://www.dlapiper.com
Company Profile: DLA Piper is one of the largest business law firms in the world and one of the most recognized law firm brands globally. In just eight years since our firm’s founding, we have established ourselves as an innovative and entrepreneurial firm that is deeply committed to our global core values of people, clients and community. In fact, it is the individual members of the DLA Piper team—the combination of talented lawyers and business professionals working together—that define our success and drive our growth.
DLA Piper provides its employees with highly competitive salaries and benefits, including eligibility for year-end bonuses, profit sharing eligibility, a generous paid-time-off policy and a 401k plan. Employees are recognized and rewarded for their achievements through annual performance evaluations and salary reviews. The firm encourages ongoing personal development and supports a healthy work/life balance.
Qualified applicants are invited to apply by visiting the Careers section of our website, completing the online application and submitting a cover letter to include salary history.
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DLA Piper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or Protected Veteran status.
Agency applications will not be considered.
Contact Name: Deitrich Thompson
Contact Email: email@example.com
Contact Phone: (813) 498-6302