Transactional Securities- M&A Paralegal
My RIA Lawyer
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My RIA Lawyer

This position requires very careful adherence to well-defined work where repeatable results are needed. The work is highly precise in nature and requires very strong attention to detail. It is vital for the work output to be very high quality, with correct results, time and time again. Checking and double-checking are often necessary; individuals performing the job must be patient and conscientious. Both the content and the presentation are important; all work must be highly polished. There is little ambiguity in this job. It is very clear what needs to be done, and what the expected results are. This clarity will come either from the company's management or from established professional disciplines and processes. The established procedures and processes must be followed very closely; there is little room or necessity to modify them. Much of the work can be accomplished by working at a steady, even pace. There is much consistency and familiarity from one day to the next. It is generally feasible to plan large blocks of work ahead of time. When work duties do change, there is ample foresight and time to prepare. The work is best-accomplished working as an individual, without a great dependence on other people or "politics" for results. The work is helpful in nature; providing support and/or service to others in an environment free from competition. Interacting with customers requires a professional, formal manner where the focus is on completing the task pleasantly and correctly.


  • Assist with drafting and maintaining corporate governance records including board resolutions, all organizational documents including bylaws, operating agreements, qualifications, and SS-4s.
  • Assist with corporate records maintenance to include ongoing corporate operations, including directors' and officer’s resolutions, and amendments to articles of incorporation.
  • Prepare stock option agreements and stock certificates; maintains stock ledgers and capitalization tables
  • Organize legal documents and maintain charts, spreadsheets, files, and status trackers
  • Preparation of opinion letters regarding restrictive legends and applicable backup materials
  • Assist in reorganizations of corporate subsidiaries and related matters (signatories, officers, etc.)
  • File corporate annual reports and related filings (DBAs, Qualifications to Do Business, etc.) in various states
  • Providing administrative support for documents and activities related to corporate restructurings, such as mergers, formations, and dissolutions


  • Steady, even pace of activity. A large degree of predictability from one day to the next. Job activities are consistent, or even repetitious in nature, and results are repeatable. Well-defined processes and procedures exist to perform activities
  • People-focused, while being reserved in nature. Helpful, "service" orientation Strong focus on repeatable, very high-quality results
  • Cautious, by the book, decision-making is required
  • Examination of the facts, established procedure, or proven process must preclude decision-making (detailed knowledge of or training in those areas significantly aids decision-making)
  • Communication is factual, polite, and professional in nature
  • Need to speak with great specificity and knowledgeable detail about areas of responsibility; not required to speak at length about other topics
  • Little collaboration is necessary to complete work; expertise comes from training, knowledge, and experience
  • Authority and responsibility is shared with others, such as in a team environment where people have worked together for long periods of time
  • Little delegation of details is required. When it does happen, this position requires strong follow-up to ensure that work quality and attention to detail remain very high
  • Leadership style required involves being an expert in the field and using that knowledge to be a resource for others' learning and development

$75,000 - $85,000 yearly
About My RIA Lawyer

My RIA Lawyer is a securities law firm helping advisers and financial services companies navigate the legal complexities of the securities world. The Firm is based in Atlanta, GA with a mission to help financial services firms avoid costly and mentally and emotionally draining regulatory fights by implementing robust compliance programs and defending them in state and federal investigations and enforcement actions. We have been recognized as one of the fastest-growing law firms in the country by Law Firm 500. We are a mission-oriented company (with killer benefits).

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