Entry Level Paralegal: Corporate Practices

Morrison & Foerster - New York, NY

Full-time
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Morrison & Foerster LLP, an Am Law 50 law firm with 17 offices worldwide, has an opening for an Entry-Level Paralegal within our Corporate Group in our New York office.

The Opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity to gain exposure to the fast-paced world of corporate law. The Corporate Paralegal has the opportunity to be directly mentored by our premier team of partners and associates focusing on Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Markets, Private Equity, and Blockchain.

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 from a top school and a GPA of 3.50 or higher. Please include GPA on your resume.
Ability to commit to at least two years before law school or other ventures.

Specific interest in gaining exposure to corporate practices strongly 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!