Paralegal

Emerging Companies & Venture Capital Law

Job #S20180202 – San Francisco, California

The San Francisco office of Perkins Coie LLP has an immediate opening for a corporate paralegal to work with our emerging companies group. Corporate maintenance responsibilities will include drafting documents for formation of new entities, board and stockholder actions, maintenance of minute books, corporate records and stock ledgers, option plan administration, "blue sky" and other state and federal filings. Transactional responsibilities will include due diligence production and/or review, drafting of miscellaneous transaction documents, and management of closings on venture capital financing and merger and acquisition transactions. Superb organizational, analytical and communications skills a must.Must be able to handle multiple assignments, work well under pressure, and have the flexibility to assist team in meeting client demands on accelerated schedules. Must be available to work overtime.

Requires 4 year degree and 7+ years' experience as a corporate securities paralegal working with emerging growth companies. Local firm experience preferred. Strong knowledge of California and Delaware corporate law, federal and state securities laws, option plan administration, venture capital finance and private company M&A strongly preferred. 


Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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