Mayer Brown LLP

  • Paralegal - Corporate

    Location US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/29/2018 1:23 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Positions Remaining
    Paralegal - Other
    Monday - Friday
    9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
    Job Type
  • Mayer Brown LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in 25 key business centers across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realize their greatest potential.


    If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness and adaptability, you may be the person we are seeking to join our Paralegal department in Chicago, as a Corporate Paralegal.


    Responsibilities for this position include:


    • Conduct research, coordinate document production and assist the practice area attorneys with all aspects of filings, closings, and document review
    • Document retrieval, status certificates, charter documents, UCC searches
    • Corporate/LLC/LP/trust filings on the state level, checking name availability
    • Arrange for name reservations in various states, as required, drafting resolutions including deal specific and annual meeting, drafting documents for filing in any state, formation, amendment, dissolution, merger, conversion, qualification/registration, UCC, etc.
    • Blue-Sky filings; Form D, state filings
    • Certain types of SEC filings, Section 16 - Form ID and Forms 3, 4, 5
    • Due diligence, assist with document review, assist with drafting review results
    • Closings, create and/or update closing memo, distribution of documents/signature pages, drafting closing certificates, control of closing documents
    • Post-closing assembly/distribution of closing documents and closing volumes
    • Coordinate/oversee the work of the closing clerk, especially in post-closing process


    • BA degree required
    • Paralegal certificate from ABA approved paralegal program a plus
    • 4-6 years of Corporate Paralegal experience
    • Knowledge of MS Office Suite required
    • Knowledge of CT, CSC Incspot, RRD16, KnowledgeMosaic and other similar websites and systems for the preparation of UCC and corporate forms and public record sharing also preferred
    • Experience working with public/private financing, closing procedures, UCC (both preparation/filing of forms & lien searching), company/partnership formation and maintenance and public document retrieval
    • Must be able to work independently and handle many tasks simultaneously
    • Must also be able to work on a team and communicate effectively (both orally and in writing)
    • Lifting up 40 lbs


    We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous paid time off (PTO), as well as opportunities for professional development and growth.


    If Mayer Brown sounds like the right place for you, and if you have the qualifications we are seeking, please apply through the career section on EOE m/f/d/v

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