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Paralegal - Corporate

JOB SUMMARY

Kutak Rock LLP has an opening for a full time Paralegal in the Corporate group of its Little Rock office. This position is an in office position, Monday-Friday. The primary responsibilities of this position are to work with lawyers whose practice relates to mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, public company matters and other general corporate and transactional work

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare initial drafts of documents, closing checklists, closing statements and legal opinions
  • Prepare articles of incorporation, bylaws, minutes of organizational and annual meetings, stock certificates, records and resolutions
  • Assist with preparation, revision and filing of SEC documents
  • Handle routine correspondence and maintain telephone contact with clients
  • Assemble, coordinate and proofread documents
  • Undertake limited review of documents prepared by other counsel
  • Coordinate execution and delivery of documents and closing transactions
  • Prepare status reports on pending and closed transactions
  • Organize and maintain form documents; update form documents as necessary
  • Coordinate receipt of, organize and conduct initial reviews of due diligence documents
  • Organize electronic and/or physical files, scanning and photocopying
  • Handle accounting responsibilities
  • Assist with other duties as assigned

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS

  • High School (or equivalent) required; college given preference
  • Preference given to experience in public company matters
  • Transactional, and corporate experience preferred
  • Knowledge of legal terminology and procedures
  • Knowledge of PC and Windows applications
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, Outlook and other Office 2010 products
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an aptitude to interface with lawyers, clients and staff
  • Ability to meet deadlines and organize large quantities of information
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a timely manner
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Detail oriented
  • Exceptional organizational skills

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Kutak Rock LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse working environment and to principles that promote inclusive practices. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, domestic partner status, pregnancy, caregiver status, gender stereotyping, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, AIDS/HIV status, handicap or disability, or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran, or any other legally protected category. The firm will provide reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Applicants requiring accommodation in the job application process should contact the Human Resources Department at 402-346-6000 or by emailing HRDepartment@KutakRock.com.

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