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Corporate (Sr) Paralegal - Life Sciences (Remote Eligible)
For Life Sciences companies of all sizes, the pace and pressure can be relentless: create, innovate, revise, compete, survive, grow, thrive. As a leading Life Sciences firm, Goodwin shares our clients’ entrepreneurial spirit. We partner with them to grow their business and realize their potential more effectively – with a combination of legal experience and business savvy that can scale with management teams from the earliest stages of development through mature public company. As a Paralegal supporting Life Sciences companies, you will have the opportunity to develop strong relationships with our attorneys and clients, while building substantive and institutional knowledge that adds critical value to our practice. You will be responsible for entity formation and corporate governance, assisting attorneys with various corporate transactions including M&A, venture capital and securities offerings.   
What you do:
  • Assist with various corporate transactions including venture capital financings, M&A and other securities offerings
  • Assist with entity formations
  • Assist with equity administration, including stock option plan administration, preparing related documents and filings, maintaining stock ledgers and preparing stock certificates
  • Conduct research on state and federal securities laws and assist with filings
  • Assist with all aspects of corporate maintenance and governance
  • Other tasks as assigned by attorneys
Who you are:
  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 3 years of experience as a corporate paralegal.  Expertise working within the Life Sciences business sector is a plus.
  • Paralegal Certificate or qualifying work experience required. In California, paralegals must comply with Business and Professions Code Section 6450.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and highly focused
  • Capable of handling multiple responsibilities
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel is required
  • Familiarity with Carta, Shareworks or similar Web based equity tracking system
  • Experience with any of the following is a plus:  IPO and public offering matters, including registration statement capitalization spreadsheets, beneficial ownership matters, section 16 reporting, exchange applications, confidential treatment applications, and transfer agent onboarding.
Consistent with the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance an arrest and conviction record will not automatically disqualify a qualified applicant from consideration.
Goodwin Procter LLP is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Goodwin Procter LLP considers applicants for employment, and makes employment decisions without unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status,  disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or other legally protected status.
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Position: Corporate (Sr) Paralegal - Life Sciences (Remote Eligible)
Organization: Goodwin Procter LLP
Location: Boston,  MA 
United States
Posting Start Date: 10/8/2021
Date Posted: 10/8/2021
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Status: This listing expires on: 12/7/2021
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Goodwin Procter LLP
100 Northern Ave

Boston,  MA 02210
United States
Pearl Sindhuchatra