1+ months

Senior Paralegal, Technology Companies Group

Wheeling, WV 26003
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Orrick currently has an excellent opportunity for a Senior Paralegal for our Technology Companies Group (TCG). This position will be located in our Global Operations Center (GOC) in Wheeling WV.

Our GOC is within commuting distance of the greater Pittsburgh area and Ohio Valley, including: Pittsburgh, Carnegie, Moon, Robinson, Cranberry, Green Tree, Mt. Lebanon, Bethel Park, Southpointe, Bridgeville, McKees Rocks, Upper St. Clair, McMurray, Canonsburg and Washington; St. Clairsville, New Martinsville, Cambridge and the Weirton-Steubenville metro area.

re you looking for a paralegal position where you can use your 8+ years of experience? Do you have a high level of initiative and drive? We are looking for the best of the best for this dynamic department and offer highly competitive salaries.

Your Responsibilities: As a Corporate Paralegal, you will support the delivery of quality legal services to clients. You will perform tasks that require the regular exercise of advanced discernment in the method and manner of performing services. You will use significant substantive knowledge and specialization in your area of expertise, mentoring skills, delegation skills, advanced organizational and issue identification skills, strong written and oral communication skills and excellent computer skills. 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 have the following responsibilities, 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 documents

  • 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.
  • You will perform various administrative tasks and other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree is required. A paralegal certificate from an ABA approved program certification is preferable but not required.

  • Have at least eight years of Orrick equivalent paralegal experience is required.
  • You will have demonstrated organization, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Familiar with Delaware General Corporate Law. Knowledge of US Bankruptcy Code and the court procedures, New York Business Corporate Law, and California Corporations Code are a plus. Have an understanding and previous application of the local rules regarding bankruptcy administrative filings of other states is a plus.
  • 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
  • Shown ability to delegate appropriate tasks and offer mentorship to other firm resources

  • Advanced computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel and any practice related software.
Who is Orrick? 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 talented individuals at every level. We champion a culture that is committed to excellence, but is also fun, inclusive and real. Learn more about our awesome employee experience here: Fortune 100 Great Place To Work certified company.

Our GOC in Wheeling, West Virginia, is home to more than 300 team members. Established more than a decade ago, it was the first centralized administrative operation in a major law firm.

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

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

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Posted: 2018-12-14 Expires: 2019-11-03

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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