Job Description

Corporate Legal Assistant - Plano, Texas

The Corporate Legal Assistant will assist Corporate practice area attorneys and legal assistants with a variety of assignments and projects throughout a corporate deal/transaction.

  • Provides Corporate practice area support, including handling of routine corporate matters such as formations, organization of documents and agreements.
  • Proofreads and assists with SEC filings, proofread other agreements for sense, grammar, consistency, cross-references, definitions, formatting, facts and typos.
  • Maintains closing files, assists with transaction closings and compiles closing sets.
  • Creates and maintains/manages data rooms.
  • Organizes and manages electronic and paper files.
  • Ensures that all files are maintained within Department-approved protocols and case management systems.
  • Maintains integrity of client files.
  • Conducts due diligence non-legal research using various research tools.
  • Assists other legal assistants and attorneys across practice areas.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems.
  • Ability to navigate various electronic databases and document repositories.
  • Strong research skills and proficiency in using various research tools, including the Internet, Westlaw, LexisNexis and SEC/EDGAR.
  • Excellent analytical and trouble shooting skills.


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a legal assistant/paralegal position requiring similar skillset, expertise and experience


Plano TX
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