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In-house Corporate Paralegal



Are you a corporate paralegal?  Are you ready to go in house?   Do you support renewable energy?     If so, R & W Group has a fantastic new opportunity!  One of our favorite corporate clients is looking for a paralegal to support their dynamic and growing business in the renewable energy sector. In this role you would be part of the Legal Department but you would work with several departments on  transactional matters related to the development and financing of energy projects.  The company is looking for candidates with prior experience in fields such as project acquisition, project finance, and general corporate matters. You must enjoy a fast-paced environment, be confident in your ability to work independently and work with team members, and are able to take projects to completion.  The position is based in D.C. and reports directly to the General Counsel. 


Role and Responsibilities:

  • Provide general transactional, administrative, and organizational support to the legal team

  • Prepare initial drafts of, and perform initial review of, transactional documents and agreements, including corporate governance documents (resolutions, articles of formation, operating agreements, etc.)

  • Prepare and file entity annual reports at State level

  • Maintain corporate entity organizational chart

  • Assist with applying for and maintaining various licenses

  • Assist with recording real estate documents

  • Create new corporate entities and prepare organizational documents; manage organizational structure; apply for and manage all licenses, registrations, DBAs, and tax identification numbers as necessary; maintain corporate record books

  • Maintain all legal files, closing binders, contracts, and corporate documents, including administration and updates to contracts database

  • Maintain and update standard contract templates, legal forms, policies, and guidelines

  • Assist with transactional closings, including preparing and managing closing checklists, and coordinating the closing process for various acquisition and project financing transactions

  • Route all legal contracts for approval to appropriate parties, signature page coordination and closing set management

  • Other day-to-day business and legal affairs related duties and tasks as assigned

 

Required Qualifications:


  • 3+ years relevant experience working as corporate paralegal or within operations, finance, or a complex administrative role

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and Sharepoint, and other programs like Adobe Acrobat

 

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate

  • Renewable energy (solar) acquisition and financing experience

  • Excellent organizational skills and strong problem-solving skills

  • Desire and aptitude to learn new concepts, programs, and software on the job

  • Ability to work independently with little guidance in a constantly changing and sometime ambiguous work environment

  • Experience with Contract Logix, Salesforce products (SiteTracker), and/or similar systems

  • Creativity, attention to detail, commitment to customer service, and excellent communication and writing skills

  • Document management skills

  • Ability to work independently, plan, and take initiative to accomplish objectives in a timely manner with minimal supervision

  • Authorized to work in the U.S.

 

Benefits:


  • 401k Plan With 3% Employer Contribution

  • Flexible Leave Policy

  • Choice of Medical Plans

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Company Paid Short Term Disability

  • Company Paid Long Term Disability

  • Company Paid Life & AD&D Insurance

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

 

Solid compensation ($75- 85K plus bonus), great benefits, and a tremendous in-house opportunity.    Amazing team.  Click here to apply online or register with us at www.r-wgroup.com.

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