Cornerstone Building Brands is hiring a

Corporate Paralegal

Cary, United States
Full-Time

Cornerstone Building Brands (CBB) seeks an enthusiastic, hard-working, and skilled Corporate Paralegal to join the Legal Team, which also includes members working on Securities, M&A, Risk Management, Compliance, and ESG. The ideal candidate is a service-oriented professional with an executive presence and strong multi-tasking and problem-solving skills who will help ensure our team is best in class. This role is based in Cary, North Carolina, with a hybrid schedule of in-office presence two days a week.  

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Corporate Governance, Entity Management and Compliance Matters, including: 
    • Lead legal entity management, including by collaborating with other Legal team members and external vendors on entity formation and maintenance, periodic filing and reporting requirements, and maintenance of officers and directors’ lists and other internal resources
    • Manage all business licensing matters independently, in collaboration with different business teams
    • Support in the drafting of Board of Director and other corporate documents as needed, including minutes, resolutions, intercompany agreements, certificates, powers of attorney and notices
    • Assist with administration of equity-related projects and plans as needed
    • Collaborate with Legal team members and other departments on periodic reporting requirements, including as they relate to corporate entity changes, officer changes, M&A, and divestitures
    • Assist with and respond to Know Your Client (KYC) requests from internal and external parties
    • Partner with other Legal team members to develop plans and processes for corporate governance and entity management
    • Stay up to date on legislative, regulatory, and corporate governance developments and their potential and actual impact on the Company
  • Others:
    • Assist in managing communications with external counsel and internal stakeholders on IP portfolio matters, and in improving IP management processes
    • Provide overflow support on ongoing Legal projects and responsibilities as needed, including within M&A, ESG, and compliance
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a corporate paralegal
  • Experience with legal entity mechanics, corporate governance, and related topics
  • Experience with board of directors’ meetings, related board materials and portals, and communicating with board members
  • Motivated self-starter with excellent organizational skills, strong attention to detail, and ability to work well under pressure
  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, and a desire to work in a team environment
  • Takes pride in delivering quality work product and embraces opportunities to take ownership as needed
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products and willing to continuously improve technology and other skills

Why work for Cornerstone Building Brands?

Our teams are at the heart of our purpose to positively contribute to the communities where we live, work and play. Full-time* team members receive** medical, dental and vision benefits starting day 1. Other benefits include PTO, paid holidays, FSA, life insurance, LTD, STD, 401k, EAP, discount programs, tuition reimbursement, training, and professional development. You can also join one of our Employee Resource Groups which help support our commitment to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment.

*Full-time is defined as regularly working 30+ hours per week. **Union programs may vary depending on the collective bargaining agreement.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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