Entry-Level Corporate Paralegal

Washington, DC 20001

Posted: 02/27/2019 Job Category: Legal Job Number: 1734

Entry-Level Corporate Paralegal

Industry: International Firm

Status: Full Time Employee

Location: Washington, District of Columbia 20001

 

THE ROLE YOU WILL PLAY:
  • This is an opportunity to participate in entity formation, due diligence, and closings of venture capital financings, public offerings, and acquisitions and mergers
  • You will have the chance to assist with stock option plan administration
  • You will assist will all phases of corporate transactions
  • You will be responsible for drafting and filing legal documents, UCC financing statements, and SEC filings
  • You will prepare Blue Sky and SEC registrations

 

COMPANY PROFILE:
  • This firm is well-balanced in practice offering services in litigation, financial services, intellectual property and technology, and transactional work
  • Our client collaborates across a global network of 16 offices located in key technology and financial centers in the United States, Asia, and Europe
  • This firm has been ranked among the top 15 law firms for overall diversity every year since 2005

 

FEATURES AND BENEFITS:
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • 401K plan
  • Education and training programs

 

BACKGROUND PROFILE:
  • Expertise in communication skills
  • Exposure to working in a professional environment  
  • Looking to commit to 2 years minimum in the position
  • Strong Interest in gaining exposure to the corporate practice
  • Bachelor’ s degree

 

ABOUT ABA SEARCH:

At ABA Search, we value professionalism, honesty, and hard work. We’ re positive, innovative thinkers, and we use creativity to turn challenges into opportunities. We love to learn, and we continuously seek new ways to deepen our expertise. We’ re energized by the legal industry, passionate about staffing, and committed to the success of our clients and candidates. That' s what makes us “ the name to know in recruitment.”

 

For the past 2 years, ABA has been ranked as one of the Best Professional Recruiting Firms in America

 

Haeley Girlich
Director of Legal Recruiting

Haeley joined the ABA team in 2012 as a Staffing Specialist generalist. Searching for a career out of college that was both intellectually stimulating and people-oriented, Haeley came to ABA and has never looked back. She has a passion for people and thrives on matchmaking corporate cultures to vibrant people. Haeley loves the exciting spectrum of Silicon Valley business that allows her to work with all types of clients – from the big names to the start-ups with brilliant minds.

Haeley earned her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Business and graduated Cum Laude from Gonzaga University. As an undergraduate she kept quite busy; Haeley was Chief of Staff for the Psychology Club, Secretary for the Italian club, a member of Psi Chi (International Psychology Honors Society), and played in the symphony. 

Haeley is currently the President of the Gonzaga Bay Area Alumni Chapter and a Board Member for the Golden Gate Chapter of California Staffing Professionals organization.

Haeley lives in San Francisco.

Favorite things to do in the Bay Area: Weekend trips to wine country!

Favorite quote: “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell

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