Corporate Paralegal

3+ months agoSeattle, WA

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is the premier legal advisor to technology, life sciences, and other growth enterprises worldwide. We represent innovative companies at every stage of development, from entrepreneurial start-ups to multibillion-dollar global corporations, as well as the venture firms, private equity firms, and investment banks that finance and advise them. The firm has approximately 1,000 attorneys in 16 offices: 11 in the U.S., three in China, and two in Europe. Our broad spectrum of practices and entrepreneurial spirit allow our staff exceptional opportunities for professional achievement and career growth.

The Seattle office is currently searching for a Paralegal to join the corporate team. The responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare drafts of routine documents, such as incorporation documents, board and shareholder actions, indemnification agreements, and third-party agreements
  • Handle corporate and securities filings
  • Handle stock and option administration, including drafting agreements, preparing reports, stock notices/certificates, and maintaining capitalization records in equity management platform
  • Conduct blue sky and corporate legal research
  • Assist with drafts of agreements and correspondence connected to venture capital financings, debt financings, mergers, acquisitions, and public offerings
  • Manage due diligence and closing matters, including data room set-up, preparing signature packets, and creating closing volume
  • Assist with year-end matters
  • Maintain corporate records and files
  • Input time entry daily
The job requirements are:
  • At least 2+ years of experience in the corporate practice
  • Work previously in law firm environment
  • Experience with equity management platforms
  • Proficient with Excel spreadsheets
  • Working knowledge of corporate and securities laws
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and able to work in team environment
  • Excellent communication and prioritization skills to manage tasks
  • Bachelor's Degree or Paralegal Certificate
We offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package. Visit our website here. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Wilson Sonsini is committed to protecting the health and well-being of our employees and partners, their families, and members of our community against COVID-19. Accordingly, we require all partners and employees based in the United States to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have a documented underlying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief that prevents such vaccination. Offer of employment will be conditioned upon applicants presenting proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or obtaining an exemption on medical or religious grounds.

Job ID: WilsonSonsini-R599