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Job Details

Corporate Paralegal

Company name
Jean Kripton Inc.

3-5 yrs required

Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type


Posted on
Jul 11,2019


Job Description

All aspects of deal management for M&A and other transactions from inception to post-closing, including document organization, preparation and filing of documents for closings, assistance at closings, preparation of closing sets and post-closing management. Familiarity with both buyer- and seller-side transactions and equity deals. This high-profile position involves direct interface with attorneys, clients, Corporate Services and opposing counsel.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Develop and conduct research related to transactions and filings through both print and electronic sources
  • Organize of records and documents
  • Manage corporate services vendors, post-completion billing and vendor invoice management
  • Manage client information in Corporate Focus

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Prepare withdrawal and qualification documents in accordance with all state, local and federal laws and regulations for conducting business
  • Prepare stock certificates, legend and backing sheets
  • Draft shareholder and board consents
  • Draft and file amendment certificates for corporation or limited liability companies
  • Prepare and draft merger or purchase agreements
  • Prepare and draft disclosure schedules
  • Manage/oversee the preparation of closing sets, binders and CDs (electronic format) and other post-closing deliverables; distribute to appropriate parties
  • Assist attorneys with various tasks and assignments
  • Coordinate projects with various service companies
  • Recognize and resolve problems

Entity Formation

  • Draft organizational, incorporation and formation documents such as Articles of Organization, Operating Agreements, Consents and qualification documents
  • Conduct name availability search and reserve entity name, if required
  • Draft Subscription Agreements, Stock Certificates, stock Powers and related documents
  • Prepare SS-4 forms and apply for Employer ID Numbers
  • Coordinate execution of consent forms for using service companies as Registered Agent
  • Interface with the Corporate Maintenance Team to transition annual maintenance projects, documents and other materials post closing

Education and Qualifications

  • B.A. or equivalent degree
  • A certificate from an ABA-approved paralegal training program preferred
  • Minimum of three to five years’ Paralegal or related experience involving transactional and corporate/securities matters
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Willingness and flexibility to work overtime
  • Ability to work under pressure on time-sensitive projects
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to work independently
  • High level of attention to detail

Company info

Jean Kripton Inc.
Website :

Company Profile
Jean Kripton Inc. has been providing legal and corporate staffing solutions to the Greater Chicago area and surrounding suburbs. As of 2016 we have been recruiting for national searches. The key to our success is consistency. We look, listen and understand our clients and candidates needs. At Jean Kripton Incorporated (JKI) we work with a purpose – an attitude, passion and commitment to caring for our clients and candidates. We provide an honest and lasting approach to employment matches with one goal in mind: making a positive difference. Our reputation is based on honesty, integrity and knowledge of the job market. When experience matters, our clients and candidates call us.

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