Corporate Finance Paralegal
Vedder Price Opportunities
 Dallas, TX

Requisition Number: CORPO01218

Vedder Price is seeking an experienced Corporate Finance Paralegal. The Corporate Finance Paralegal will be responsible for all aspects of deal management for Finance and other transactions from inception to post-closing, including document organization, preparation and filing of documents for closings, assistance at closings, post-closing management and follow-up and oversee/manage preparation of closing sets. Assistance with document distribution and UCC management. This high-profile position involves direct interface with attorneys, clients, Corporate Services and opposing counsel.

As a Corporate Finance Paralegal, your duties will include but not be limited to:

General

  • Develop and conduct research related to transactions and filings through both print and electronic sources
  • Preliminary organization of records and documents
  • Work with Accounting to manage corporate services vendors, post-completion billing and vendor invoice management
  • Work with Corporate Services Team to manage client information in Corporate Focus

Finance and Transactions

  • Create and update checklists (check in new documents, change status, etc.)
  • Draft transactional documents including resolutions, opinions, allonges, joinders, Secretary's certificates, Incumbency certificates, and other legal documents relating to loan parties
  • Run, order and summarize UCC, state and federal lien, judgment, litigation, and bankruptcy searches
  • Prepare and file various UCC financing statements (UCC-1, Fixture, Amendments, Continuation, and Terminations) for the purpose of securing loans, including notes, mortgages
  • Review and analyze the sufficiency of documentation
  • Order good standing certifications and certified charters
  • Manage, review and organize due diligence materials
  • Prepare and submit 8821 form and W-9 form to IRS
  • Create signature packets and coordinate their execution (both original and PDF) by multiple parties; Prepare and circulate closing documents to all parties for their review and comments
  • Prepare, obtain, and organize required closing certificates and related documents for pre-closing
  • Assemble fully executed closing documents (both original and PDF) with related exhibits, schedules, and attachments
  • Order to obtain post- closing UCC Search to Reflect
  • Prepare transmittal letters and coordinate the delivery of the Notes, lntercreditor Agreements, and Deposit Accounts Control Agreements to loan parties
  • Manage/oversee the creation of transactional closing sets or binders and CDs (electronic format) and distribute to appropriate parties
  • Manage the post-closing database to manage post-closing matters and create email reminders
  • Interact and coordinate with various service companies
  • Assist the attorneys with various tasks and assignments
  • Recognize and resolve problems

Skills & Competencies:

  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Willingness and flexibility to work overtime
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work under pressure on time-sensitive projects

Qualifications & Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • A certificate from an ABA approved paralegal training program preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of paralegal experience involving transactional and corporate/securities matters required
  • Position also requires the ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be proficient in the following software:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Vedder Price P.C. is an equal opportunity employer. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability (where applicant is qualified to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations), medical condition, protected veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We participate in E-verify.

Applicants who are interested in applying for a position and require special assistance or an accommodation during the process due to a disability should contact the Vedder Price Recruiting Team at vprecruiting@vedderprice.com.

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