Revantage

Paralegal, Corporate & Operations

Job Locations US-Chicago

WHO WE ARE

Revantage is a Corporate Services affiliate of The Blackstone Group, the world’s largest alternative investment firm.  Revantage provides a highly skilled employee base, best-in-class processes, and state-of-the-art technology to multiple Blackstone real estate portfolio companies.  Sectors include Hospitality, Industrial, Multi-Family, Office, Retail, Senior Housing, and Manufactured Homes.

 

Revantage, headquartered in Chicago, is one of three global offices that includes Revantage Asia and Revantage Europe.

 

WHAT WE VALUE: OUR CULTURE

Creating a culture that inspires change and momentum requires the right team.  We know what it takes to lead an industry, and are looking for leaders who seek constant growth, want to excel, and continuously improve upon themselves and the industry.The culture at Revantage is built on our shared core values and commitment to be:

 

  • Leaders - We commit to continuously improve our performance.
  • Learners – We learn from our challenges and successes.
  • Achievers – We expect high standards for ourselves and enable the success of our teams.
  • Enthusiasts - We face challenges with optimism and believe anything is possible.
  • Partners - We deliver value and positive impact to our partners.

 

WHY THIS ROLE IS VALUABLE

As part of the Revantage Corporate Services legal team, the paralegal will assist Revantage’s corporate attorneys in a wide range of general corporate and operational matters, including corporate governance support, contracting support, entity formation and management, and litigation and claims tracking.  The paralegal will also perform cross-functional support of transactions on an as-needed basis.  In performing these responsibilities, the paralegal will work primarily with the Revantage legal team, but will also interface with Blackstone and the Blackstone portfolio companies that Revantage supports, across a wide variety of real estate asset classes.  In addition, the paralegal will interact and work with other departments at Revantage, including finance/accounting, tax, treasury, IT and P&C.  This position is based out of the Revantage headquarters in Chicago, IL.

HOW YOU ADD VALUE

 

Corporate & Operations Support

  • Support entity formation function, including preparing certificates of formation, basic LLC operating agreements and state registration documents. Coordinate filings of same with registered agent.
  • File or coordinate filing of entity annual reports.
  • Maintain consolidated property lists, entity lists, entity reporting documents, officer slates, authorized signatory lists and signature blocks.
  • Draft secretary’s and officer’s certificates and corporate resolutions.
  • Engage with and respond to stakeholders on corporate governance-related questions (including authorized signatories, officers, etc.).
  • Assist attorneys in property operational support function.
  • Maintain litigation and claims log and support litigation function.
  • Maintain franchise and management agreement summaries and logs.
  • Support attorneys in commercial contracting process (preparing and coordinating execution of signature pages, input of other information, distribution and filing of executed contracts).
  • Prepare notices and consent documents relating to corporate function or commercial contracts.
  • File migration of existing documents to new company systems or storage methodologies.
  • Support special projects and ad hoc requests of attorneys.

Administrative

  • Maintain updated Workflow Mapping Document in areas of responsibility.
  • Filing (electronic and paper) and organization of contracts and other documents.
  • Manage Outlook calendar for scheduling for one attorney.
  • Coding & submitting legal invoices.
  • Office support (FedEx, copying, scanning, downloading and saving closing books and obtaining copies from law firms for past or present deals).
  • E-billing administrative support.
  • Legal Ticket System administrative support.

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE ROLE

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree and Paralegal certificate required
  • Minimum 7 years of relevant experience with law firm or similar in-house position working as a corporate paralegal
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Must have strong communication, counseling, and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required

 

PERKS FOR YOU

  • Competitive salary, overall compensation and 401(k)
  • In-house and external learning & development opportunities
  • Generous health insurance and wellness benefit


EEO Statement

Our company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our employment decisions are based on individual qualifications, job requirements and business needs without regard to race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, religion, disability, citizenship status, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status and or any other legally protected characteristics. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email talent@revantage.com.

 

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