About this Opportunity
As a Corporate Paralegal, you'll assist Herman Miller attorneys in all phases of document review, including: forming a corporation, partnership, or other legal entity (U.S. and abroad); providing due diligence for mergers, acquisitions, and conversions; researching and drafting documentation; providing case management for litigation matters; assisting with intellectual property filing and portfolio management; and assisting with running the day-to-day operations of an in-house legal department.
What You'll Do
You'll have opportunities to speak up, solve problems, lead others, and be an owner every day as you . . .
Assist in reviewing due diligence documentation with respect to acquisitions/divestitures and mergers and/or conversions. You will prepare and track paperwork for mergers, acquisitions, dissolutions, amendments, and withdrawals.
Assist with document review and maintenance, as well as credentialing.
Assist with the preparation of various documents needed for the operation of various types of companies (i.e., resolution, written consents in lieu of a meeting, assignment agreements, minutes, purchase agreements, etc.).
Attend meetings as requested.
Communicate with the appropriate governmental offices to verify filings.
Create and maintain global corporate record books.
Draft shareholder consents and corporate resolutions and related documents.
Manage document review requests by communicating with clients, accumulating necessary client information, and informing clients of status reviews.
Patent and trademark management support and IP filing and filing management.
Perform additional responsibilities as requested to achieve business objectives.
Prepare and review legal documents, including employee contracts, confidentiality agreements, stock certificates, shareholder agreements, financial reports, articles, and lease agreements.
Research and prepare documentation for the formation and maintenance of corporate, partnership, and LLC entities.
Sound Like You?
You might be just who we're looking for if you have . . .
A Bachelor's degree or equivalent certification for Paralegals.
A minimum of five years of experience in business department, corporate, and/or intellectual property support.
Knowledge of Herman Miller organization, policies, and procedures.
Excellent organizational and record-keeping skills, as well as a high level of accuracy and an attention to detail.
The ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Knowledge about electronic document management systems.
The ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints.
Excellent interpersonal skills (email, telephone, and in person) and the ability to follow instructions effectively from a diverse group of clients, attorneys, and staff to provide information with courtesy and tact.
The ability to effectively use the office automation, communication, software, and tools currently being used in the Herman Miller office environment.
The ability to perform all essential functions with or without accommodation.
Our values speak to our shared beliefs. They describe how we live our purpose through the way we lead, the way we see one another, and the way we approach our work.
We are difference-makers reflects our commitments to creating places that matter, to being a good neighbor in our communities, and to using business as a force for good.
We are all extraordinary is our statement about the worth of individuals and our commitment to help everyone reach their full potential.
We are better together demonstrates how challenging one another, making room for everyone, and working and winning as one makes us stronger.
Who We Hire
Simply put, we hire everyone. MillerKnoll is comprised of people of all abilities, gender identities and expressions, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, veterans from every branch of military service, and more. Here, you can bring your whole self to work. We're committed to equal opportunity employment, including veterans and people with disabilities.
MillerKnoll is a federal contractor and is subject to the requirements of Executive Order 14042, which is temporarily blocked by a federal court, pending the outcome of further judicial review. Depending on the outcome of the Executive Order, the Company may be subject to the OSHA Employee Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard, which the courts are also currently reviewing. The results of the legal challenges will have implications in our workplace. In certain locations there may also be specific local requirements which may be required as a condition of employment.
Travel:Yes, 10 % of the Time
Primary Location:United States-Michigan
Other Locations:United States-New York-New York City