Moore & Van Allen

Charlotte , NC
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Corporate / Transactional Paralegal

Moore & Van Allen
Charlotte, NC Full time
Posted on November 14, 2017

Moore & Van Allen PLLC is a prominent, business and litigation law firm with three offices in the Carolinas.  Our practice consists of sophisticated corporate transactions and litigation matters including mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and securities, finance, intellectual property, restructuring, real estate, tax, employee benefits, estate planning, environmental, creditors’ rights and private equity.  Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, medium and small businesses, financial institutions and private equity and leveraged buyout firms. We are seeking an experienced Corporate Paralegal to join our Charlotte office who will support multiple corporate attorneys and the overall practice on a variety of deals.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package to the right individual.  Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Corporate, M&A, Transactional Functions:

  • Drafts and files certificates/articles of incorporation and certificate/articles of formation
  • Drafts written board consents in lieu of a meeting and written stockholder consents in lieu of a meeting, including both organizational and transactional closing matters
  • Drafts resolutions to be presented at a board meeting and/or stockholder meeting
  • Prepares basic organizational documents, including initial stock certificates and stock ledger
  • Completes and files Forms SS-4 to obtain EINs
  • Compiles and maintains minute books and stock ledgers
  • Conducts research to assist attorneys in determining jurisdictions for qualification
  • Prepares and files qualification and withdrawal applications
  • Orders lien, bankruptcy and litigation searches and summarizes search results
  • Prepares and files statutory filings with Secretary of State, including amendments, conversions, mergers, and dissolutions
  • Formulates solutions to problems which may arise, such as good standing issues
  • Interfaces with corporate service providers regarding statutory registered agent services (including changing contact information)

Closing and Post-Closing – General Functions:

  • Drafts certificates including secretary and officer certificates
  • Prepares closing files
  • Handles distribution of signature pages
  • Orders certified copies of charter documents and good standing certificates
  • Identifies and resolves problems that arise
  • Prepares and files UCC financing statements, amendments and termination statements
  • Assists with closing, including compiling signature pages, filling in dates, tracking down final agreements and providing general support
  • Prepares closing index and assembles closing binder, and assists in distribution               

Qualifications & Requirements

Excellent analytical and organizational abilities, solid communication and management skills, creativity and initiative, with a minimum of 3 years of experience as a paralegal in corporate business transactions and/or finance is required. Proficiency in the use of law office software, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel is strongly preferred.  More than 37.5 hours per week may be required to accomplish the duties of the position.

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