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Perkins Coie LLP Paralegal - Emerging Companies & Venture Capital in Seattle, Washington

Job Description:The Seattle office of Perkins Coie LLP has an opening for a corporate paralegal to work with our emerging companies' group. Corporate maintenance responsibilities will include drafting documents for formation of new entities, board and stockholder actions, maintenance of minute books, corporate records and stock ledgers, option plan administration, "blue sky" and other state and federal filings. Transactional responsibilities will include due diligence production and/or review, drafting of miscellaneous transaction documents, and management of closings on venture capital financing and merger and acquisition transactions. Must be able to handle multiple assignments, work well under pressure, and have the flexibility to assist team in meeting client demands on accelerated schedules. Superb organizational, analytical and communications skills a must. Must be available to work overtime.Requires 4 year degree and 7+ years' experience as a corporate securities paralegal working with emerging growth companies. Local firm experience preferred. Strong knowledge of Washington and Delaware corporate law, federal and state securities laws, option plan administration, venture capital finance and private company M&A strongly preferred. Perkins Coie LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veterans, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities and termination.