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Mergers and Acquisitions Attorney

Remote

Salary: $55.00 - $80.00/hour - Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location. - 5 hrs/wk - Contract (1099) - Travel not required


Start date: July 8, 2024


End date: October 8, 2024


Preferred skills

Legal Document Processing, Legal Discovery, Legal Correspondence, Legal Document Preparation, Legal Document Management, Classified Document Control, Legal File Organization, Document Review, Document Management Software, Electronic Document Management, Document Management, Legal Analysis, Legal Writing, Legal Document Revision, Mergers And Acquisitions, Merger Integration, Legal Transcription, Legal Research, Legal Knowledge, Document Processor, Document Processing, Document Preparations, Document Formatting, Document Composition, Document Comparison, Document Classification, Legal Depositions, Continuing Legal Education, Construction, Concision, Verbal Communication Skills, Contract Review, Due Diligence, Financial Statements, Negotiation, Purchasing, Communication, Problem Solving, Sales


Preferred industry experience: Legal

Experience level: 9+ years experience


All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States and are required to have U.S. residency at the time of application.


The Mom Project is excited to partner with a Legal Services company that is looking for a corporate attorney that can help in the representation of a client in the purchase of a small business located in Illinois.

The law firm requires the assistance of a skilled corporate attorney to ensure a smooth and successful transaction. This is a short-term, project-based opportunity perfect for an independent attorney looking for a focused and impactful engagement.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct thorough due diligence on the target business, including reviewing financial statements, contracts, lien and judgment searches and other relevant documentation.
  • Review and analyze the purchase agreement, identify potential risks, markup the agreement and negotiate favorable terms for our client.
  • Draft and revise legal documents related to the transaction.
  • Assist with closing procedures, ensuring all legal requirements are met.
  • Assist with Illinois bulk sales notices to the relevant Illinois tax authorities
  • Maintain clear and concise communication with the lead attorney
  • The candidate will not be required to communicate with the client or any other parties in the transaction, as all communications will flow through the lead attorney

Qualifications

  • Licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois.
  • Minimum of 5-8 years of experience in business purchases and sales.
  • Proven expertise in due diligence processes, contract review and negotiation, and business acquisitions.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and manage deadlines effectively.
  • Familiarity with Illinois business law and regulations is required but Illinois license is not a must (but is preferred).

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Candidates applying for this role are required to have US residency at the time of application.

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