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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary

Dependable, resourceful, corporate paralegal excels at communicating and collaborating with a diverse range of legal and company personnel, executive officers, and board of directors. Conducts all legal business professionally and with minimal supervision, is extremely organized with advanced technical skills. Demonstrates confidence, tenacity, and sound business judgment. Always meets deadlines with accuracy. Excels under pressure.

Summary of Qualifications
  • Corporate governance
  • Corporate formations
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Due diligence
  • Corporate compliance
  • Regulatory research
  • Litigation support
  • Maintains confidentiality
  • Team-oriented
  • Loyal
  • Results-focused
  • Goal-driven
  • Attention to details
Education
Southwestern Paralegal Institute Houston, TX Expected in Certificate of Paralegal Studies : - GPA :
Rutgers University/Douglass College New Brunswick, NJ Expected in Bachelor of Arts : - GPA :
Experience
Hireright, Inc. - Corporate Paralegal
Boston, MA, 02/2009 - 06/2014
  • Supported General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel with their duties to the board of directors.
  • Provided chief point of contact internally and externally regarding corporate information.
  • Facilitated successful selection of electronic board book provider for company's board of directors. Solicited proposals, interviewed providers, and presented executive summary to stakeholders.
  • Managed paper and electronic corporate minute books for all U.S. and foreign subsidiaries including drafting resolutions, meeting minutes, and Secretary's Certificates. Maintained subsidiary list and lists of corporate directors and officers. Created corporate organizational charts for legal and tax departments.
  • Researched business regulations, obtained required registrations globally to support real estate director. Created compliance database and achieved 100% compliance and timely renewals.
  • Managed due diligence and transaction closing process for acquisitions with executives and outside counsel.
  • Acted as gatekeeper for executive signatures and oversaw process globally.
  • Collaborated with global human resources department on training employees on business code of conduct and ethics. Administered company's employee hot-line for ethical concerns.
  • Prepared and filed Form 8-K's with Securities & Exchange Commission and required forms with NASDAQ stock exchange. Assisted with preparation of proxy, annual report, and annual meeting.
  • Received, tracked, and distributed service of process, prepared affidavits for custodians of records, managed legal hold notices.
  • Collaborated with outside counsel concerning responses to requests for information and investigations in litigation matters.
  • Collaborated with credit department in bankruptcy and tax lien matters, collaborated with payroll department regarding garnishments.
  • Administered corporate records retention policy in conjunction with facilities manager.

Cooley - Senior Corporate Paralegal
Colorado, TX, 05/2007 - 02/2009
  • Supported General Counsel in the creation of a new corporate legal department in the U.S. headquarters of a Danish parent company.
  • Collaborated with the Corporate Secretary's office in Denmark in connection with corporate record-keeping.
  • Managed the approval and payment of legal bills from outside counsel in the U.S. and Canada. Achieved notable reduction in legal expenses. Facilitated acquisition of Serengeti legal matter management services.
  • Examined wind turbine contract packages for compliance with corporate policies and regulations regarding wind turbine farms in the U.S. and Canada.
  • Drafted corporate procedures in connection with contract approvals and executive signatures. Managed signature authority chart and delegations of authority.
Cooley - Senior Corporate Paralegal
New York, NY, 06/2003 - 05/2007
  • Drafted corporate resolutions and meeting minutes, maintained minute books, formed business entities, and renewed business registrations for clients.
  • Managed due diligence, prepared due diligence schedules, facilitated transaction closing, and prepared closing binders.
  • Prepared and filed UCC financing statements.
  • Created and administered database for tracking clients' stock option plans. Administered stock option plans for clients.
Skills

accounting, acquisitions, attorney, billing, board of directors, book, charts, compliance, contracts, closing, client, clients, database, Dependable, details, drafting, Due diligence, ethics, executive, filing, finance, forms, global, human resources, joint venture, leases, legal, litigation, Mergers and acquisitions, mergers, office, organizational, Paralegal, policies, procurement, proposals, proxy, regulations, real estate, research, sales, SAP, tax, technical, articles


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School Attended

  • Southwestern Paralegal Institute
  • Rutgers University/Douglass College

Job Titles Held:

  • Corporate Paralegal
  • Senior Corporate Paralegal
  • Senior Corporate Paralegal

Degrees

  • Certificate of Paralegal Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts

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