Paralegal - Corporate, M&A and Securities

Blank Rome LLP - New York, NY3.6

Full-time

Job Summary & Objectives:
The New York office of Blank Rome LLP is seeking a full-time Corporate, M&A and Securities Paralegal to support the practice on a variety of transactions and corporate matters. Blank Rome is an Am Law 100 firm with 13 offices and more than 600 attorneys and principals who provide a full range of legal and advocacy services to clients operating in the United States and around the world.

Duties:

  • Provide support to the Group’s 40 Act Practice
  • Corporate maintenance responsibilities will include preparing documents for formation of new entities, including bylaws, operating agreements, basic shareholder agreement and similar documents, evidencing board and stockholder actions, maintenance of minute books, corporate records and stock ledgers, "blue sky" and other state and federal filings
  • Prepare documentation for entity amendments, qualifications, withdrawals, mergers and dissolutions of corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies
  • Transactional responsibilities will include due diligence production, organization and/or review, drafting of miscellaneous transaction and closing documents, and assistance with closings
  • Research SEC filings
  • Prepare closing documents, including execution copies and closing binders
  • Strong knowledge of New York and Delaware corporate law, federal and state securities laws, and private company M&A required

Skills/Qualifications:

Education

  • Bachelor's degree, paralegal certification or equivalent work experience

Competencies:

  • Three-to-five years of related paralegal experience in a law firm or corporation is preferred
  • Experience with public offerings, public company reporting/compliance and 40 Act work is preferred
  • Strong work ethic with ability to produce high-quality work in a consistent and reliable manner.
  • Detail-oriented and organized, with ability to perform routine tasks with thoroughness, precision and care
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), Adobe Acrobat and electronic data rooms
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Demonstrated aptitude for research, writing, analysis and presentation of information in a concise and efficient manner
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others in a collaborative and hands-on business environment
  • Proactive personality, positive and enthusiastic attitude, and a willingness to learn

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Paralegal: 5 years (Preferred)
  • public offerings, public company reporting/compliance: 3 years (Preferred)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs