BrightView Corporate Paralegal in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania

Overview

Brighter futures start here. Welcome to BrightView. We’re a team of talented professionals, driven by results and relationships, and committed to taking care of each other, clients, and communities.

BrightView was recently formed through the combination of landscape industry pioneers and leaders, Brickman and ValleyCrest. This defining event united more than 140 years of experience, an extraordinary portfolio of high-profile projects and clients, and a vast, national network of expertise and innovation. As one and true to our name, we’re reinventing the industry while affording our 22,000+ team members access to the most comprehensive training, resources, benefits, mentorship, and opportunities for career advancement.

The Corporate Paralegal will assist the Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary with all matters relating to Corporate Governance, Board Relations and EquityAdministration. These dutiesinclude assisting in management ofthe company’s equity docket; overseeing state registration filings; assistance and prep support for Board Meetings; corporate structure management; and preparation of Board resolutions, along with assisting with other legal issues faced by a growing corporation.

Job Specifics:

  • Assist with equity administration, including grant documentation.

  • Manage Section 16 filings and track ownership and transactions among reporting persons.

  • Prepare Corporate Documents for Board Meetings

  • Maintain all Board Documentation and Minutes

  • Manage and maintain all official Corporate Documents and Filings, for parent and subsidiary companies, including any needed formation or dissolution of legal entities, and registration filings

  • Support all Corporate Initiatives

  • Support and assistance with M&A transactions (e.g. due diligence, assisting with M&A's), corporate governance (and compliance), and other general corporate matters.

  • Support the businesses needs around Powers of Attorney; Corporate Information Management; Contracts Support, etc.

  • Serve as a point of contact with the business on various matters related to the Office of General Counsel and Corporate Governance matters.

Skills we're seeking:

  • Extraordinary organization skills

  • Strong attention to detail and customer service skills are essential. Responsiveness to corporate and field staff is critical.

  • 3+years of paralegal experience in a law firm or corporate law department of a public company, with substantial experience record keeping, equity management.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Familiarity with BoardVantage and similar services

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be able to work independently in a deadline driven environment

  • Organization: One of the most critical competencies required by the person holding this position is organizational proficiency. Extraordinary organizational skills and comfort with document and data management are paramount to success in this role.

  • Proactive Customer Focus: A problem solver who understands the need to be a value add strategic partner to the business. A proactive and energetic individual who is dedicated to meeting and exceeding the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers and is focused on continual process improvement.

  • Communication: Is able to clearly and succinctly get their message across verbally and in writing in a variety of communication settings and styles. This includes formal presentations.

  • Relationship Management: Can quickly find common ground and solve problems for the stakeholders at hand; the consummate team player, as this position requires interaction across several functions; can easily solve problems with peers; easily gains trust and support of peers; encourages collaboration.

Requirements:

  • BS degree or equivalent; Paralegal certificate

  • JD degree holders will also be considered

Perks:

  • Competitive salary

  • Paid time off

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

BrightView Landscapes, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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