Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Corporate/Business Paralegal

Posted on February 25th, 2021 at 4:43 PM


MacDonald Illig is one of the largest law firms in Northwest PA with over 40 attorneys. We are seeking a Corporate/Business Paralegal to assist the attorneys in our Business Transactions Group by providing legal support with general business entity structuring and maintenance and complex business transactions/closings for our business clients. Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Position responsibilities:

  • Assist in the formation, maintenance, amendment and dissolution of corporate and limited liability entities and partnerships, and preparation of related organizational documents
  • Assist attorney(s) with business transactional closings including mergers, acquisitions and sales
  • Organize corporate and limited liability entity records and conduct due diligence reviews
  • Maintain corporate and limited liability entity record books for clients including preparation of annual and special resolutions
  • Assist in governmental filings related to business entities
  • Assist in commercial loan transactions and documentation on behalf of business borrowers
  • Prepare Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) financing statements and UCC financing statement amendments
  • Initiate lien searches and prepares summaries
  • Conduct legal research and drafting as requested
  • Complete special projects and other assignments as requested

Skills and experience:

  • College degree, approved paralegal certificate, or experience equivalent
  • 3+ years of paralegal experience, preferably in Business Transactions or related work experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong sense of accountability and taking ownership over projects.
  • Ability to work concurrently on a variety of projects; flexibility in shifting focus.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with firm personnel and clients
  • Handle confidential information sensitively and discreetly
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, advanced knowledge of Excel preferred
  • Proactive approach to finding solutions.
  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed to meet business and client needs.

As a member of our team, you will enjoy an excellent Benefits package including a 401(k) plan. Salary based on experience. Please send resume to:

Carol Bowen, HR Manager
MacDonald Illig Jones & Britton LLP
100 State Street, Suite 700
Erie, PA 16507