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Corporate Paralegal

VLP is looking for the right person to join our team as a corporate paralegal (at VLP we use the term Legal Specialist) who is skilled in private company matters in the emerging companies and venture capital arenas. The nature of our practice demands paralegals who are self-starters and willing to take on challenging legal responsibilities under the supervision of our attorneys.

The Legal Specialist will be working directly with Partners and Counsel in our Corporate Group to provide support and assist clients with a variety of corporate matters. This position is 25 – 35 hours per week. Compensation: $50-80/hour for billable time.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Preparing and filing Certificates of Incorporation, state qualifications, and related documents.
  • Preparing documents which include drafting consents, filing amendments and preparing merger documents, annual reports, etc.
  • Preparing documents and spreadsheets for transactions such as financings, mergers and acquisitions and closing statements.
  • Preparing UCC searches and filings.
  • Organizing documents and closing volumes in connection with corporate transactions such as financings and mergers and acquisitions.
  • Conducting research on state and federal securities laws, and preparing Blue Sky filings.
  • Communicating regularly with VLP attorneys regarding the status of projects and deadlines.
  • Interacting with clients by telephone and by written correspondence.
  • Conducting due diligence on target companies and preparing disclosure schedules.
  • Assisting with other projects and duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree or Paralegal Certificate.
  • Four or more years of paralegal experience in a law firm.
  • Experience working with start-ups/emerging growth companies preferred.
  • Excellent communication and prioritization skills.
  • Ability to work independently but also effectively as a part of a team.
  • Strong client service attitude.
  • Outstanding organizational skills, attention to detail and initiative.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Management of data rooms on www.box.com and similar online services.
  • A thorough understanding of securities management under www.carta.com and similar online services.

If you feel that you meet our criteria and are interested in learning more, please send an email with your resume attached to . **At this time we are not working with recruiters to fill this position, direct inquiries only.