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The professional managers and staff at Masuda Funai play a critical role in delivering exceptional legal services to our clients. Like our lawyers, our administrative team is passionate about the work they do and they are committed to the firm's collaborative culture and drive for excellence.

The firm is moving beyond the traditional lawyer-non-lawyer divide that exists in many law firms. The vital functions performed by the professional managers and administrative staff are placed on equal footing to the legal counseling provided by the lawyers and paralegals.

If you are interested in applying for a position, please send your resume and cover letter to:

Vera Bojic
Human Resources Manager
careers@masudafunai.com

Masuda Funai
203 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 2500
Chicago, IL 60601-1262

We provide a competitive compensation and benefits package to our professional staff, including the following:

  • Health insurance for employees and dependents (PPO, PPO Select, HMO)
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • Profit Sharing 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Qualified transit benefits (mass transportation or parking)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Business casual attire including jeans on Friday
  • Generous Paid Time Off policy
  • Paid holidays
  • Recognition of service awards
  • New employee referral program
  • Complimentary access to on-site fitness center in Chicago

Corporate Paralegal Assistant

Chicago

Our Corporate, Finance & Acquisition's Group is looking for a Corporate Paralegal Assistant to join the firm's downtown Chicago office. This position will provide high-level administrative and paralegal support to attorneys and senior paralegals. The ideal candidate will be customer service oriented with a professional, diplomatic and resilient demeanor, and the ability to handle a variety of client and attorney matters.

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Key responsibilities include the following:

  • Typing correspondence and documents including letters, memoranda, and forms for attorneys and paralegals; proofread documents and read for logic
  • Creation and maintenance of corporate and LLC minute books
  • Preparation and filing of state annual reports
  • Preparation of annual consents electing directors and officers
  • Preparation of closing documents exhibits
  • Ordering of state documents for closing
  • Review statements of registered agents for payment approval
  • Work with attorneys and paralegals to continually update and revise guidelines and questionnaires relating to incorporation in various states and tax registrations in various states
  • Filing, photocopying, pending files, etc., as required
  • Perform other duties/projects, as assigned

Skills/Knowledge:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent business writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Strong organization, document management and prioritization skills
  • Detail oriented and ability to multi-task
  • Familiarity with corporate service vendors and government agencies to obtain certified documents
  • Familiarity with state and local rules/filing procedures strongly preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be able to work independently in a fast-paced practice area

Education/Experience:

  • Paralegal or Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 3 years’ Legal Assistant experience, preferably in Corporate

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources Department
careers@masudafunai.com

Posted: 06.18.19