Make sure that all the legal documents issued by the corporation and signed by management are in good order and provides review and recommendation support to leadership regarding legal issues.
Assist in preparing public disclosure documents, including SEC periodic reports such as 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, Proxy Statements, Section 16 filings, and other related documents to ensure compliance with filing and registration requirements
Assist with the Company’s proxy statement and annual meeting preparation, including Directors and Officers (D&O) questionnaires
Assist with administration of the company's Insider Trading Policy, 10b5-1 plans, related employee and director equity matters, and the administration of director and officer equity incentive plans
Maintain corporate records in online database
Maintain the legal calendar for board meetings and assist in preparing legal materials for board meetings
Prepare officer certificates and closing documents related to business transactions to meet regulatory guidelines
Coordinate signatures on a variety of corporate documents required by legal department
Assist other legal professionals with corporate governance activities, as needed
Locate, evaluate, and compile relevant resources and data for current and future legal motions.
Conduct research, investigating facts and developing legal arguments, ensuring its compliance with the law and regulations.
Keep track of changes in legal framework and provide timely updates on these changes, in order to provide precise information to help lawyers in their decision making process.
Fact-check information for different cases by searching through public records and other resources provided by clients to prepare cases and determine causes of action.
Investigate public records, cases, and legal precedence for the preparation of materials for litigation and corporate hearings.
Develop legal arguments through extensive research and close collaboration with managing attorneys, executives, managers, and staff to thoroughly obtain all pertinent information and case materials.
Choose Level: Bachelor´s Degree
Technical knowledge and certifications
Previous experience with Section 16 compliance, equity/stock administration experience and SEC reporting platforms
Ability to deal effectively with a variety of individuals at all organizational levels, including C-level executives and the board of directors, while upholding the highest standards of discretion and confidentiality
Area of experience
5+ years of relevant corporate paralegal experience with a law firm and/or in-house at a public company