New York NY

Corporate Paralegal

CM Legal

Corporate Paralegal
The Corporate Paralegal will provide paralegal support primarily to the corporate attorneys in the New York office as well as providing support to the Corporate & Securities section across the firm, as needed.

  • Prepare for and assist with closings and client meetings.
  • Prepare drafts of closing agenda, corporate resolutions, closing certificates, assignments, releases and bills of sale for attorney review.
  • Assemble, catalogue and assist attorneys in analyzing due diligence.
  • Order and assist attorneys in analyzing UCC, Tax Lien, and Litigation Searches.
  • Order Certificates of Good Standing and certified documents and documentation for closings, agreement representations and back-up documentation for legal opinions.
  • Maintain corporate and stock records.
  • Prepare drafts of and file SEC, Blue Sky and UCC filings.
  • Prepare drafts of and file entity formation documents for profit and non-profit corporations, limited liability companies, business trusts and limited partnerships including: Certificates of Formation, Certificates of Limited Partnership, Articles/Certificates of Incorporation, By-Laws, Initial Action by Incorporator, Initial Director Action, Stock Subscription Agreements, Stock Certificates, Applications for Employer Identification Number, Foreign Qualifications and related documents.
  • Prepare drafts of and file annual reports.
  • Prepare drafts of and file documents for qualifications, mergers, conversions and dissolutions.
  • Process audit letters.
  • Assume additional responsibilities as requested.
  • This role requires 60% in office presence; remote work is permissible 40% of the time.


  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 5+ years of corporate paralegal experience preferably in a mid to large law firm environment. 
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to execute through to completion.
  • Creative problem solving skills, reasoning ability and logical thought process.
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritize competing demands and meet various deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to professionally interact and collaborate with colleagues at all levels.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Outstanding sense of customer service.
  • Enthusiastic, proactive, and positive attitude.
  • Ability to handle confidential matters with discretion.
  • Must be self-motivated to produce quality work.
  • High level of integrity and honesty.
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint. Ability to quickly get up to speed and master new applications and software is critical.
  • Flexibility to work overtime when necessary.

 The salary range for this position in NY is $100,000 to $150,000. This position is bonus eligible. The Firm offers a comprehensive benefits package. 
This job description is a general description of the types of responsibilities that are required of an individual in this job.  It is not intended to be a complete list of the responsibilities, duties and skills that may be required for this position.




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