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2017-11-232017-12-23
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    199372 11/13/2017
Paralegal, Technology Companies Group

Paralegal, Technology Companies Group

Orrick currently has an excellent opportunity for a Technology Companies Group Paralegal . This position will be located in one of the following offices: Santa Monica, Seattle, Silicon Valley, San Francisco, or the Global Operations Center in Wheeling WV.

Orrick is again one of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, the annual list that recognizes companies with extraordinary workplace cultures. Selected among hundreds of companies that Fortune considered this year, Orrick is one of only five law firms to make the 2017 list.

As a Corporate Paralegal, you will support the delivery of quality legal services to clients by performing technical and clerical tasks that require accuracy, attention to detail, strong organizational skills, strong written and oral communication skills and computer proficiency. You will have representative duties which include the organization and maintenance of various corporate entities such as corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, and limited liability partnerships.

You will perform a wide array of tasks, including but not limited to:
• Establish the corporate name, obtain the EIN, prepare organizational documents and coordinate execution and subsequent filing in proper jurisdiction
• Prepare entity qualification or registration forms for foreign jurisdictions
• You will prepare and maintain minute books and capitalization tables
• Use capitalization management software to maintain capitalization records of clients
• Assist in drafting employment, purchase and option agreements, stock plans and other related documents
• Research and figure out filing, recording and notary procedures required in the locality where the project is located
• Prepare and file necessary state and federal forms and reports with appropriate governmental entities
• Assist with liquidations and dissolutions of companies and other entities
• You will assist in the research of state statutes for corporate filings
• Obtain documents from Secretary of State offices and Franchise Tax Board
• Assist in closings by preparing and gathering closing materials and attending the pre-closings and closing
• You will help in drafting and reviewing routine transactional documents, e.g., signature pages, officer's certificates and, correspondence

Qualifications:
• A bachelor’s degree is required, and a paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved training program is preferable but not required
• At least 3 years Orrick equivalent experience
• Demonstrates good organization, verbal and written communication skills, plus exhibits aptitude to develop specific and detailed knowledge and understanding of complex issues and procedures
• Shown ability to delegate appropriate tasks and offer mentorship to other firm resources
• Strong time management skills, and ambition to work in a dynamic, shared environment are essential
• Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and any practice-related software
• An understanding of Delaware General Corporate Law, New York Business Corporate Law and California Corporations Code
• Significant substantive working knowledge of the procedures, terminology and documents relating to the formation of a variety of corporate entities. May be required to be licensed as a Notary Public in the appropriate jurisdiction

California Requirements: In the California offices, paralegals have to meet the qualifications, including compliance with the continuing education requirements, as set forth in the California Business and Professions Code, Section 6450 et seq. Paralegals have to also be compliant with California Business & Professions Code Sections 6450(c)(3) or 6450(c)(4) relating to an Attorney Attestation.

Orrick is a leading global law firm with a particular focus on serving companies in the technology, energy and financial sectors. We are recognized worldwide for delivering the highest-quality legal advice and for our culture of innovation and collaboration.

Our formula for success is simple—we provide the highest quality service to our clients and we hire the brightest and most talented individuals at every level. As an employer of choice we will provide our employees with challenging work, training opportunities, team oriented culture, and the opportunity to work with the best talent in the legal profession.

Orrick offers a friendly work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits.

Please visit www.orrick.com for more information about the firm.

To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please select the Apply For This Job option at the top of the page.

No phone calls please.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

Consistent with the SF Fair Chance Ordinance, an arrest and conviction record will not automatically disqualify a qualified applicant from consideration

We focus on serving the Technology, Energy & Infrastructure and Finance sectors globally. Clients worldwide call on our teams for forward-looking commercial advice on transactions, litigation and compliance matters. We bring distinctive quality, teamwork and value to the table – and innovate in everything we do.

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