About the Role
LendingClub’s Legal Department is seeking a full time, highly motivated Senior Paralegal – Corporate Governance and Securities (“Sr Paralegal”) to be based in the company’s San Francisco headquarters. The Sr Paralegal reports to the Senior Supervisor, Legal Programs. In this role, you will support our in-house attorneys and interact regularly with all levels of the business, including executives. To be successful in this role, you must be a great teammate with the flexibility and skill level to manage a wide range of projects.
What You'll Do
- Maintain corporate minute books and corporate records database (both in hardcopy and electronic format);
- Research, track and manage annual report filings for corporate entities;
- Assist with the preparation of public company filings including annual Proxy Statement;
- Assist with various aspects of corporate governance, including preparing the D&O and Related Party Questionnaires and organizing the Annual Meeting;
- Prepare and compile materials for board meetings and interface with executive officers and board members with respect to governance matters;
- Draft routine board and stockholder consents, track attendance and items for approval at board meetings, and assist in drafting minutes for board and management level committee meetings;
- Support corporate development transactions (mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and investments) and other strategic transactions (for example, assisting with the preparation of NDAs, disclosure schedules and ancillary documents) and attend to post-transaction matters;
- Collaborate with various internal groups (e.g., Legal, Stock Administration, Finance, Tax, etc.) and respond to corporate oriented inquiries and requests;
- Design and implement new legal processes; and
- Assist with other projects as assigned.
- BA/BS degree or equivalent foreign degree;
- At least 6 years of experience as a corporate paralegal, including 3 years at a law firm;
- Strong attention to detail and initiative;
- Experience working with executive officers and board members;
- Clear and concise written and oral communication skills with high emotional intelligence;
- Ability to organize voluminous information, prioritize, and multitask in a deadline driven environment;
- Excellent time management skills and a strong ability to take accountability for completing projects with minimal prompting;
- Ability to work both independently and as a contributing team member;
- Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office - Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint; and
- Impeccable integrity and work ethic.
LendingClub is an equal opportunity employer and dedicated to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, pregnancy status, veteran status, or disability status. We believe that a variety of perspectives will make our teams and business stronger as we work together to transform the traditional banking system.