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Tuesday, November 20, 2018  
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Corporate Paralegal, Health Industry Advisory

Organization: McDermott Will & Emery
Date Posted: 11/20/2018
City: Chicago
Location: Illinois
Country: United States
Primary Category: Legal
Type of Position: Full-Time

 

Description & Details

McDermott Will & Emery LLP is a leading international law firm with a diversified business practice representing commercial, industrial and financial enterprises both publicly and privately held. The Firm has a long history of social responsibility and supporting the communities in which our people live and work.

The Health Industry Advisory Corporate Paralegal provides transactional and regulatory legal support to the attorneys in the Health Industry Advisory practice group. This position works with clients to retrieve information, assist them with Firm tools and provide assistance with regulatory filings and during corporate transactions.

As a Corporate Paralegal, you will:

  • Assist with drafting agreements and related closing documents and binder sets for corporate transactions
  • Attend and assist attorneys and clients during closings
  • Prepare documents to form new entities (Corporations, LLCs, LLPs, etc.) in any state and file all materials with the applicable the state department(s)
  • Draft corporate filings such as resolutions, formation documents, bylaws, amendments, annual reports, etc.
  • Prepare corporate minute books, stock certificates and transfer instruments
  • Draft financing statements, amendments, termination and other documents under the Uniform Commercial Code; perform state and federal UCC, lien and litigation searches
  • Communicate with state and federal regulators to confirm specific requirements of clients during health system changes of ownership
  • Prepare healthcare regulatory filings, licensing materials and tax filings
  • Draft and file IRS forms including SS-4 Forms to obtain Employer Identification Numbers (EINs), Form 1128 to adopt or retain a tax year and Form 2848 to appoint power of attorney on behalf of taxpayers
  • Perform transactional & regulatory due diligence; create and manage electronic due diligence data rooms
  • Perform legal research and compile case law, statutes, regulations and legislative histories using state and federal reporters, legislative materials, law journals, periodicals and electronic research tools such as Lexis-Nexis.
  • Perform legal writing services such as footnoting, Bluebook cite checking and providing legal source material
  • Compile information on health systems, affiliated organizations and individuals for business development; assist with the drafting of RFPs

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Paralegal Certificate
  • At least five (5) years of related work experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and prioritize responsibilities and multitask across multiple projects
  • Ability to work flexible and/or fluctuating work hours
  • Ability to handle and maintain confidential information
  • Ability to work in a team environment

 

How to Apply / Contact
Please submit your resumes to Catherine Demkovich at cdemkovich@mwe.com.

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