Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

Vinson & Elkins L.L.P, Project Assistant,BTT Gateway Job ID 11805

Thu, June 9, 2016

Vinson & Elkins, a large multinational law firm in Austin, Texas, has an immediate opening for the following position. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including flexible benefit plan, 37.5 hour work week and an excellent bonus program. Our staff enjoys a business casual dress policy and complimentary refreshments. 

Overview: 
This position is responsible for assisting attorneys and paralegals with documents pertaining to the maintenance, financing and merger and acquisition of corporate entities, partnerships and limited liability partnerships. 

Responsibilities: 
• Assisting with formation, qualification and dissolution of entities. 
• Preparing and managing corporate record books, stock certificates and capitalization tables. 
• Preparing filings for various governmental entities and researching aspects of Texas, Delaware and federal securities laws. 
• Assisting with SEC filings and drafting various corporate documents. 
• Performing due diligence reviews; proofing various agreements, SEC filings, and exhibits for content and consistency. 
• Managing and coordinating capital markets, private equity, venture capital and acquisition closings; and preparing audit letters, closing sets and bound volumes. 
• Researching industry trends; analyzing merger and acquisition transactions, and reviewing company business profiles and press coverage of V&E transactions in the 
media. 

Qualifications: 
• Successful candidate will be a self-starter, with the ability to work on his or her own with minimal supervision/direction. 
• Must score at least 76% on the Firm’s clerical spelling test and at least 40 wpm with a 2% or less error rate on the Firm’s clerical typing test. Good English grammar skills. 
• Requires flexibility in working with many different personalities in a fast-paced environment. 
• Bachelor's degree preferred with one year of experience in a general office setting. 
• Technical expertise in Microsoft Windows, Word, and Excel required. 

Work Schedule will be Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with availability for overtime when needed.

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    University of Texas at Austin
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    2304 Whitis Ave. Stop G6200
    Austin, Texas 78712-1508
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