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Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc Corporate Paralegal in Pasadena, California

Corporate Paralegal

Location Pasadena, CA

Job Function Legal

Employment Status Regular, Full-Time

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Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE), an S&P 500® urban office REIT, is the first and longest-tenured owner, operator, and developer uniquely focused on collaborative life science, technology and agtech campuses in AAA innovation cluster locations. Founded in 1994, Alexandria pioneered this niche and has since established a significant market presence in key locations, including Greater Boston, San Francisco, New York City, San Diego, Seattle, Maryland, and Research Triangle. Alexandria is known for its high-quality and diverse tenant base. Alexandria has a longstanding and proven track record of developing Class A properties clustered in urban life science, technology, and agtech campuses that provide its innovative tenants with highly dynamic and collaborative environments that enhance their ability to successfully recruit and retain world-class talent and inspire productivity, efficiency, creativity, and success. For more information, please visit www.are.com.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions, marital status, registered domestic partner status, family-care status, veteran status, military status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law or ordinance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Corporate Entity Maintenance – Handling and/or supervision of various aspects of corporate entity formation and maintenance, which may include the following:

  • Prepare Certificate of Formation, Operating Agreement, and foreign qualification documentation for all new entities

  • Coordinate and track foreign qualification filings with our corporation service

  • Acquire Tax ID Numbers (EIN) from the IRS for each new entity

  • Create and update formation checklists for each new entity

  • Update and circulate Tax ID list, entity organization chart and various database entries upon formation of each new entity

  • Supervise filing of all entity documents

  • Code and submit all corporation service invoices for payment

  • Work with outside legal counsel regarding preparation and distribution of Annual Reports and payment for all entities in the states in which they are qualified to do business

  • Lead monthly status call with each entity counsel

  • Process entity dissolutions, as needed

  • Respond to requests from counsel and ARE personnel for entity documents and information, as needed

  • Obtain from outside legal counsel and prepare for execution annual meeting minutes for Delaware and Maryland corporations

  • Work with outside counsel to ensure all entities in national and international jurisdictions are in good standing on an annual basis

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Paralegal certificate from an ABA accredited school, a plus

  • Minimum of 5 years of paralegal experience

  • Must have strong attention to detail

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize multiple projects and reliably meet deadlines

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be team-oriented and self-motivated

  • Proven ability to develop strong client relationships

  • Advanced Word and Excel skills. Vizio experience a plus