1+ months

Paralegal, Technology Companies Group

Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Orrick currently has an excellent opportunity in the Santa Monica office for a Technology Companies Group Paralegal. Were looking for the best of the best for this dynamic department and offer highly competitive salaries and, for a limited time, generous signing bonuses!

What will you do? As a Corporate Paralegal, you will support the delivery of quality legal services to clients by performing technical and clerical tasks that require accuracy, attention to detail, strong organizational skills, strong written and oral communication skills and computer proficiency. You will have representative duties which include the organization and maintenance of various corporate entities such as corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, and limited liability partnerships.

You will perform a wide array of tasks, including but not limited to:

  • Establish the corporate name, obtain the EIN, prepare organizational documents and coordinate execution and subsequent filing in proper jurisdiction
  • Prepare entity qualification or registration forms for foreign jurisdictions

  • You will prepare and maintain minute books and capitalization tables

  • Use capitalization management software to maintain capitalization records of clients

  • Assist in drafting employment, purchase and option agreements, stock plans and other related document.
  • Research and figure out filing, recording and notary procedures required in the locality where the project is located

  • Prepare and file necessary state and federal forms and reports with appropriate governmental entities

  • Assist with liquidations and dissolutions of companies and other entities

  • You will assist in the research of state statutes for corporate filings

  • Obtain documents from Secretary of State offices and Franchise Tax Board

  • Assist in closings by preparing and gathering closing materials and attending the pre-closings and closing

  • You will help in drafting and reviewing routine transactional documents, e.g., signature pages, officer's certificates and, correspondence with a particular focus on serving companies in the technology, energy and financial sectors. We are recognized worldwide for delivering the highest-quality legal advice and for our culture of innovation and collaboration.

Job Requirements:
  • A bachelors degree is required, and a paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved training program is preferable but not required
  • At least 3 years Orrick equivalent experience
  • Demonstrates good organization, verbal and written communication skills, plus exhibits aptitude to develop specific and detailed knowledge and understanding of complex issues and procedures
  • Shown ability to delegate appropriate tasks and offer mentorship to other firm resources
  • Strong time management skills, and ambition to work in a dynamic, shared environment are essential
  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and any practice-related software
  • An understanding of Delaware General Corporate Law, New York Business Corporate Law and California Corporations Code
  • Significant substantive working knowledge of the procedures, terminology and documents relating to the formation of a variety of corporate entities. May be required to be licensed as a Notary Public in the appropriate jurisdiction

California Requirements: In the California offices, paralegals must meet the qualifications, including compliance with the continuing education requirements, as set forth in the California Business and Professions Code, Section 6450 et seq

Who is Orrick? As an employer of choice we will provide our employees with challenging work, training opportunities, team oriented culture, and the opportunity to work with the best talent in the legal profession. For the fourth year in a row, Fortune selected Orrick among the 100 best workplace cultures for the very best talent. Orrick ranks in the top 15 and is the highest-ranked law firm of only four firms on the 2019 list. We provide excellent service to our clients and we hire the brightest and most hardworking individuals at every level. We champion a culture that is committed to excellence, but is also fun, inclusive and realLearn more about our awesome employee experience here:Fortune 100 Great Place To Work certified company


Orrick offers a collaborative work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits, including lots of extra perks like free biometric screenings, paid time to participate in community service activities and the day off for your birthday.

lease visit www.orrick.com for more information about the firm.

How to Apply: If you are searching for a chance to create an impact, you have a little grit and you love working with a team, we want to talk with you. To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please visit our Staff and Paralegal Opportunities Listings at www.orrick.com/en/Careers.

No phone calls please.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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Posted: 2018-09-12 Expires: 2020-02-02

We focus on serving the Technology, Energy & Infrastructure and Finance sectors globally. Clients worldwide call on our teams for forward-looking commercial advice on transactions, litigation and compliance matters. We bring distinctive quality, teamwork and value to the table – and innovate in everything we do.

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