Senior to Mid-Level Full Time Corporate Paralegal

Venturous Counsel is seeking a Senior or Mid-Level Full-time Corporate Paralegal with at least 3+ years of working with early-stage businesses and active investors (securities, equity financings, incorporations, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate law) to join a uniquely mission-driven law firm in the San Francisco Bay Area exclusively working with diverse-led startups and investors prioritizing diversity. We are a remote-first company, and this role can be located anywhere in the U.S. Compensation for this role ranges from $80,000-$150,000 base salary, depending on experience.

What You’ll do:

  • Capitalization table management: Handle stock and option administration, including
  • drafting agreements, preparing reports, stock notices/certificates, and maintaining capitalization records in equity management platforms like Carta, as well as in Excel
  • Transactional matters: Assist with drafts of agreements and correspondence connected to venture capital financings, debt financings, mergers, acquisitions
  • Project management: Work with our Senior Corporate Paralegal to drive progress with transaction closings, drafting and updating checklists, organizing closing duties, signatures and closing sets, and post-closing matters
  • Review requests for documentation and maintain client records and files
  • Conduct Blue Sky and corporate legal research
  • Supporting attorneys and clients throughout all phases of corporate, venture financings and M&A transactions
  • Navigate work in a fast-paced environment, handling multiple deadlines as an integral member of client service teams to help achieve clients’ business objectives

Who We’re Looking For:

  • 3+ years working with early-stage businesses and active investors (securities, equity financings, incorporations, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate law)
  • Experience with equity management platforms (specifically Carta)
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Stellar attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and prioritization skills to manage tasks, and able to work within a team environment
  • Experience with VC (venture financing) deals, assisting with closing and post-closing items
  • Proficient with capitalization table management and Excel spreadsheets
  • General familiarity with incorporation and dissolution
  • Foundational knowledge of corporate maintenance
  • Quality experience with Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Well-founded grasp of corporate Blue Sky
  • Wide ranging experience with transactional matters
  • Experience with corporate approvals and requirements
  • Proven knowledge of corporate governance
  • Active problem-solver who listens for customer cues and actively resolves problems with diligence, grace and integrity

Benefits/Perks:

  • Rare opportunity for close mentorship and training
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible, fully remote working arrangement
  • 100% healthcare premiums coverage (including dental and vision)
  • 6 weeks of paid family leave
  • Three weeks of accrued PTO
  • Budget to set up home office
  • Monthly wellness and internet stipend
  • 401(k) plan with up to 5% matching
  • A woman-owned, majority women, majority people of color business that prioritizes empathy in its interactions with team members
  • A curated set of highly values-aligned clients who see us as an integral part of their team

Venturous Counsel is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a team that reflects the diversity of the startups and fund managers we work with and strongly encourage candidates from under-represented communities to apply.