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Legal Staff Paralegal in Washington, DC

Covington & Burling LLP. | Washington, DC, United States

Industry: Legal | Type: Full-Time

Posted Date: Mar 13, 2023

Experience: 5 Years

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property - General

Qualifications: The candidate must have 5+ years of transactional paralegal experience at an AMLAW 100 or 200 law firm, or similar experience in a large in- house corporate legal department. Should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills required to interact with lawyers, staff, and clients on a daily basis. Should have strong skills in Microsoft Office. Must have 4 year degree from an accredited college or university. A graduate degree is a plus.


Job Description:
Senior Corporate Paralegal
The candidate will assist in all aspects of corporate transactions including venture formations, foreign qualifications, reinstatements, acquisitions, mergers, withdrawals, dissolutions, and stock issuance transactions. She or he will provide lawyers and clients with all necessary assistance in furtherance of corporate transactional matters. Prepare and/or revise drafts of transactional documents and other corporate practice documents for lawyers review. Provide pre-closing, closing and post-closing assistance, including: prepare closing sets, closing memorandum and closing documents; order certified charters, good standing certificates, tax status certificates; coordinate filings, and stock and wire transfers. Assist with certain SEC filings including Form D filings, Confidential Treatment requests, Registration Statements, and the like. Proofread agreements including for sense, grammar, consistency, accuracy of cross-references, definitions, formatting, calculations, and typos. Draft and organize Statements of Work, and other common technical, business, and operations exhibits, as well as similar transactional document addenda. Assist lawyers with IP searches, including domain registration and related title searches for copyrights, patents and trademarks, as well as litigation searches; coordinate IP diligence in support of transactions. Compile, analyze, and summarize information for lawyer review. Perform corporate, securities, IP, and related legal and business research. Draft correspondence and coordinate meetings and conferences between Firm lawyers, clients, and other parties to transactions. Assist with other projects and duties as assigned by Firm management.


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