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Legal Associate-18747

Mattson Resources Newport Beach, CA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $100,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

 Seeking a driven, entrepreneurial professional  that wants  to grow and is passionate about their work.  Our office is located in our Irvine, California.  The Legal Associate will be an integral part of real estate acquisitions and centralizing all cross-departmental legal documentation requirements. This position will report directly to the Director of Finance & Accounting.

Projects/Clean-Up Work

As it relates to legal matters at the asset level, corporate level and fund level, the legal associate will have responsibility for the creation or clean-up projects that will include:

  1. Create corporate governance for the acquisitions closings process.
  2. Building out a legal entity database.
  3. Clean-up/organization as needed of the firm’ s legal database / shared drive and assess best way to organize for easy reference.
  4. Build and maintain legal organizational charts for upper tier/management entities, funds, co-invests SMA’ s and properties.
  5. Acquisitions
  6. Due Diligence


 

Ongoing Responsibilities

As it relates to legal matter for Corporate, Fund or Asset level, the legal associate will have responsibility for the following ongoing duties:

  • For each new asset closing, manage the acquisitions closing process/ Funding Checklist to ensure accuracy, completeness. This includes the notary process.
  • Manage corporate entities, formations, qualifications, maintenance, and dissolutions.
  • Coordinate with all external law firms to draft Operating Agreements, LP Agreements, resolutions/written consents.
  • Coordinate execution and distribution of approved documents including, but not limited to: Fund structuring LPA’ s and Operating Agreements, Loan Agreements and SPV Operating Agreements.
  • Obtain EIN’ s, maintain Form W-9’ s in accordance with tax filings required by the company and build out structured documentation alongside our tax team for annual filing purposes.
  • Interface with many internal groups (e.g., Accounting, Treasury, Investor Relations, Operations and Acquisitions).
  • Coordinate with all external law firms to draft Operating Agreements, LP Agreements, resolutions/written consents.
  • Maintain legal shared drive with all current documents.
  • Act as the company’ s point of contact for all insurance needs.
  • Perform ad hoc assignments, as needed.
  • Review and maintain all company contracts.


 

The Qualifiers:

  • 5-10 years of in-house paralegal experience, or other relevant experience
  • Bachelor' s degree required
  • Familiarity with corporate entity formation, maintenance, and governance
  • Experience within financial services, hedge fund, private equity, or real estate heavily preferred
  • Superior grammar, writing and communication skills
  • Ability to interact well with all levels of personnel
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to manage time and tasks effectively
  • Demonstrate the ability to maintain strict confidentiality of the company’ s internal affairs
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize high-volume work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Experienced with Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Notary public a plus

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