Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

Vinson & Elkins LLP, Project Assistant, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 11805

Wed, June 22, 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. 

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. 

• 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 

• 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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