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Senior Corporate Paralegal (M&A/VC)

Palo Alto, CA
KJM Staffing Solutions has a great opportunity for a Senior Corporate Paralegal. This opportunity offers a high base and excellent growth potential in a top ranked and large law practice.  The successful candidate will have a 4-year degree and large law firm experience in a Corporate practice.  VC experience is also required.  This role is remote until September.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Under the supervision of an attorney, coordinate, organize, prepare and interpret complex legal documents; Build and maintain relevant databases and files; File and provide copies to relevant parties;
  • Communicate with clients and build and maintain positive relationships with client legal and finance staff;
  • Perform factual research in internal and external databases and libraries;
  • Assist with legal business transactions and logistics;
  • Partner and coordinate with internal resources and outside vendor services; Direct work and train team members;
  • Perform work in an efficient and cost-effective manner so as to permit the Firm to reasonably collect fees for such work; Meet expectations of billable hours target of 1,725 (unless otherwise specified);
  • Work overtime as required; Travel as required; and
  • Handle additional related projects as assigned.
Qualifications:
  • At least 5 years of Paralegal experience (preferred);
  • At least 3 years of relevant Corporate experience (preferred);
  • ABA-approved Paralegal Certificate (preferred); Bachelor’s Degree (preferred);
  • Familiarity with corporate formation in DE (NY is a plus), including corporations and LLCs;
  • Experience with venture capital financings;
  • Stock and cap table management, including building cap tables in Excel and managing Carta or Shareworks cap tables;
  • Preparation of Board and Board Committee minutes and written consents;
  • Transaction closings, as well as preparing closing certificates;
  • Preparation and filing Form Ds, in addition to state securities filings.
  • Proficiency in MS Outlook and web-based conference call/web-sharing applications;
  • Proficiency in MS Word and document editing/comparison applications; MS Excel and spreadsheet/database applications; MS PowerPoint and presentation applications;
  • Proficiency in online research and internet search resources (Lexis Nexis/Westlaw);
  • Knowledge of Firm and Corporate practice-area-specific procedures and terminology (preferred);
  • Knowledge of relevant jurisdictional/court/agency processes and procedures;
  • Knowledge of timekeeping and expense reporting applications; and
  • Knowledge of legal billing processes.

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