Senior Paralegal

Corporate & Securities Law Firm - Fort Lauderdale, FL (30 days ago)


Founded in 2001, Legal & Compliance, LLC is a pioneer in corporate and securities transactional law. We have created, reinforced and cultivated a superior business and service model by offering sophisticated, full-service legal counsel within the public and private sectors, robust educational platforms, and broad media-friendly marketing programs. We are proud of our stellar reputation and currently service over 400 premium clients, 50 of which are publicly-traded companies. We offer an innovative culture, dynamic leadership, and highly competitive compensation.

L&C is currently seeking a high-level and experienced paralegal. This position has broad responsibility and scope and involves, among other things, a wide variety of corporate and securities matters. The successful candidate will be very detail-oriented and eager to learn and grow and will be able to utilize independent judgment, prioritize competing assignments and be extremely responsive in a fast-paced environment, all while maintaining excellent relationships with high-dollar-value clients.

Our hope and intentions are to have this important role filled no later than June 1, 2018. All applicants must use the Indeed.com portal to apply. Thank you.

In this role you will:

Complete required corporate and regulatory filings for:

  • OTC Markets
  • FINRA
  • NYSE and NASDAQ
  • EDGAR
  • Blue Sky

Additional responsibilities are expected to include:

  • Assist with SEC filings.
  • Obtain EINs, good standing certificates, and other necessary documents
  • Keep all minute books, corporate seals, etc.
  • Proof, edit and correct legal forms and documentation
  • Manage transactions; closing binders, trackers, etc.
  • Maintain and update director and officer information
  • Compile and authenticate signature sets
  • Assist with the internal reorganization of entities as required
  • Understand transaction structures (mergers, share exchanges, offerings, etc.)
  • Systemize share issuances, cancellations, and exchanges with transfer agents, including preparation of instruction letters, shareholder lists, stock powers, etc.
  • Maintain corporate compliance for current and acquired legal entities
  • Prepare officer closing certificates, etc.
  • Draft formatted Articles, Bylaws, employment agreements, etc.

Applicant Qualifications

  • Ability to exercise independent judgment as necessary.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, with impeccable written and oral communication skills.
  • Discretion handling confidential information.
  • Skillful project manager with the ability to handle multiple, high priority projects in a highly demanding environment.
  • Stellar organizational and interpersonal skills and a demonstrated track record of managing the details required of a paralegal.
  • Five years or more of corporate governance or related legal experience with a corporate and securities law firm.
  • Highly responsive and a collaborative team player
  • Self-starting and proactive, with a strong ability to work autonomously on multiple projects.
  • Hands-on, energetic and motivated self-starter who is intellectually curious
  • Able to build strong client relationships

Education

A paralegal certification is preferred but not required. Applicants possessing Associate or Bachelor’s Degree (English major or Business major) and/or a Paralegal Certificate from an ABA Certified program will be given priority consideration. Applicants should have at least 5 years of experience as a paralegal in a corporate law firm.

All applicants should live within a commutable distance to the Firm’s main office in West Palm Beach. We offer competitive salary and benefits and will provide additional information to suitable candidates.

Compensation

Starting salary of $67,500 and a defined bonus schedule.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $67,500.00 /year