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M&A Paralegal (Debt Finance)

  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #431

M&A Paralegal (Debt Finance) – Remote option available!


THE ORGANIZATION: Top-ranked Global Law Firm

SUMMARY: The Boston office seeks a paralegal focused on Debt Finance and M&A to support the Transactional Corporate practice group. Experience advising clients on corporate debt finance and exposure to corporate transactions is a must. This person will be able to work from any of the firm’s offices and will join an elite firm noted for its exceptional culture with a history of career growth, stability and security.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: Base salary up to $150,000, plus generous Paid Overtime + Bonus; generous 401K with competitive match; Paid Time Off; benefits including Medical, Vision, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance and more!


  • Work on cases representing creditors and debtors in complex deals
  • Draft and review UCC financing statements
  • Review and order lien searches, results and prepare lien summaries
  • Draft and review UCC-1 and UCC-3 financing statements
  • Order documents from vendor in a timely manner i.e. good standing certificates, lien searches, charters
  • Monitor good status standing and communicate changes to attorneys
  • Obtain bylaws/operating agreements and good standing certificates from DMS
  • Draft legal opinions and resolutions on behalf of firm
  • Distribute resolutions, secretary’s certificates and officer’s or closing certificates to counsel for review
  • Obtain original copies of securities (stock/unit certificates, notes, etc) and manage stock certificates, updating the ledger
  • Draft stock and unit powers/endorsements 
  • Obtain and manage director/officer lists for loan parties
  • Prepare signature page packets for execution
  • Review closing checklist and ensuring all conditions are met
  • Determine loan parties and review and save closing documents after execution
  • Prepare closing deliverables including borrowing notice, secretary’s, closing, perfection and solvency certificates
  • Draft and file certificates of incorporation and formation in various jurisdictions
  • Draft written board consents and written stockholder consents as well as organizational and transactional closing materials
  • Prepare resolutions/legal opinions to be presented at shareholder meetings
  • Gather documents: initial stock subscription agreements, stock certificates, and stock ledger 
  • File and complete forms SS-4 and obtain EINs
  • Gather and update stock ledgers
  • Perform research to assist attorneys with determination of jurisdiction qualifications
  • File qualification and withdrawal applications
  • File and prepare statutory filings such as amendments, conversions, mergers, and dissolutions
  • Determine Delaware franchise tax as well as calculations for other jurisdictions
  • Liaise with corporate providers in regards to statutory agent services


  • 5+ years corporate paralegal experience in an AMlaw firm
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Debt finance and M&A experience is required
  • Experience with one of the following: private equity, asset securitization, fund formation, investment management or venture capital
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Knowledge of Standard Office Methods and Equipment
  • Ability to Maintain Strict Confidentiality
  • Solid Interpersonal Skills

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