Experienced Corporate Paralegal

Morrison & Foerster - New York, NY (30+ days ago)4.0

Morrison & Foerster LLP, an Am Law 50 law firm with 16 offices worldwide, has an opening for an Experienced Corporate Paralegal within our Corporate Group in our New York office.

The Opportunity

This is a great opportunity to work with our premier Corporate practices! The Corporate Paralegal provides organizational an substantive assistance to the attorneys in the group. In this role, you'll work closely with attorneys focusing on mergers & acquisitions, private equity investments & buyouts, private equity funds, and our leading blockchain practice.

  • Assist in all phases of corporate transactions from inception to closing.
  • Assist with entity formation, including drafting subscription, shareholder, employment, and confidentiality agreements, checking and reserving corporate names, and preparing drafts of corporate organizational documents.
  • Draft and file documents related to business incorporation and ongoing operations.
  • Assist with closings of venture capital financings, public offerings, acquisitions and mergers, and other transactions.
  • Assist with due diligence and data rooms.
  • Organize and maintain deal documents, minute books, corporate records, and stock ledgers.
  • May prepare and file UCC financing statements, Blue Sky and SEC registrations, and public company SEC filings.
  • May assist with stock option plan administration, including drafting BOD/shareholder plans, resolutions, agreements, and other state and federal filings.
  • Ideal Candidate

  • Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred.
  • Four years relevant experience in the Corporate practice area preferred.
  • Who We Are

    At Morrison & Foerster, our culture is defined by our deeds. We’re passionate about what we do. We’re equally passionate about how we do it. We resist hierarchies and operate within a model of respect — for our colleagues, their ideas, and the differences that make us stronger. We encourage you to learn more about who we are, and what we do .

    Should you find you’re ready to do the best work of your life, we encourage you to let us know!