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Corporate Paralegal

Corporate Paralegal

Corporate Paralegal

Troutman Pepper
Atlanta, GA

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Troutman Pepper is seeking a paralegal to work with the Corporate Practice Group and who can be located in the Atlanta, Richmond, Washington D.C., Berwyn or Philadelphia office. The Corporate Practice counsels’ clients on capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, securities laws compliance, and corporate finance. The Corporate Paralegal will perform specifically delegated, substantive legal work for which a lawyer is responsible including assistance with all phases of transactions, securities filings, UCC filings, assistance with corporate governance and/or operating documents, searches, and document preparation. There is an annual billing component to this role. Paralegals in the Corporate group report to the Office Administrator and the firm’s Paralegal Manager.


  • Perform paralegal duties and responsibilities as directed by attorneys.
  • Docket and take appropriate action to monitor and meet deadlines.
  • Perform all assignments in strict compliance with ethical guidelines governing the practice of law.
  • Demonstrate good teamwork skills within and among practice groups, offices, and firm to facilitate efficient delivery of legal services.
  • Draft and file documents to incorporate/form, register/qualify, amend, convert, and dissolve entities of all types in all jurisdictions, including organizational packages, various state registrations, applications for employer identification numbers, and stock issuance.
  • Assist with all aspects of mergers, stock purchases, asset purchases, reorganizations, and restructurings.
  • Draft convertible note and preferred stock financing documents and handling closings.
  • Prepare and file applications with the SEC to obtain CIK numbers and EDGAR access codes; prepare and submit Form D security exemption notice filings, Form IDs, and process state security exemption filings in connection with private placement financing, and the sale and issuance of stock, warrants, convertible notes, and membership interests.
  • Perform due diligence
  • Experience with Carta, capitalization table management and conducting Blue Sky research is preferred but not required.
  • Provide direct support to clients and use discretion to handle matters involving an attorney.
  • Maintain positive relationships with firm attorneys, co-counsel, clients, and vendors.


  • Be a self-starter, detail-oriented with strong organizational and verbal/written communication skills.
  • Receive and follow complex instructions.
  • Ability to juggle multiple assignments in a fast-paced team-oriented environment.
  • Possess impeccable attention to detail and analytical skills.
  • Possess strong client relations skills.
  • Be a team player and willing to collaborate regularly with other paralegals, attorneys, and staff.
  • Consistently exhibit a high degree of professionalism.
  • Use initiative and discretion in accomplishing routine assignments with minimum supervision.


  • Graduation from a four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree
  • Five plus years of experience with corporate transaction; law firm experience preferred; or any combination of training, education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook

This position description is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of the job. The statements contained in the position description are not necessarily all-inclusive and additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned as determined by business needs.

This position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Troutman Pepper adheres to a policy of equal opportunity and will make all employment decisions, which include hiring, promotion, transfer, demotion, evaluation, compensation and separation, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, pregnancy, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital or armed forces status and any other classification as protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Effective on January 3, 2022, all partners and employees of the Firm, including new hires, must either (1) submit proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 or (2) comply with the COVID-19 testing and face covering requirements specified in the Firm’s policy.

Work Location: Multiple Locations

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• Post ID: 21268258

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