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Corporate Paralegal


This is a Full-time position in Los Angeles, CA posted June 9, 2021.

At Compass, we envision a world where the experience of selling or buying a home is simple and pleasant for everyone.

Founded in 2012, Compass provides an end-to-end platform that empowers residential real estate agents to deliver exceptional service to their seller and buyer clients, all in service of our mission to help everyone find their place in the world.
As a Paralegal at Compass, you will be an integral part of the Legal Team primarily supporting commercial and expansion-related business initiatives.

You’re part of a group of talented lawyers and legal professionals and the projects you work on challenge you to think creatively and constructively.

You are energetic and collaborative –
– ready to partner in initiatives that influence all aspects of Compass’s business and work with employees and customers across the company.

Your contributions will be impactful, value driven, and you will play an instrumental role on the Compass Legal Team.
At Compass You Will
Work with attorneys on the Commercial team to support a variety of business transactions, prepare various documents, including, but not limited to, license and membership applications for brokerage and real estate ventures businesses, commercial contracts, cover letters, and other legal documents.

Create, update and maintain a library of forms and other resources for fast and efficient document creation.

Conduct legal research and notify business partners of updates in regulations.

Work alongside the Commercial and Expansion teams to gather information, documents and data to support new transactions and business ventures and existing commercial relationships.

Facilitate communication and compliance with relevant regulatory agencies, including filing necessary documentation, confirming requirements and processes, conducting light research, and making telephonic and written inquiries.

Work collaboratively with internal and outside counsel and consultants, as well as other Compass teams to facilitate contract execution, document storage and maintenance, vendor file creation and management, legal deadline calculation and calendaring.

Maintain and update various reporting processes including budgeting and legal invoices and other contract and vendor management tools.

Exercise judgment within defined procedures to determine appropriate action, including, but not limited to, identifying issues that require the input of other Legal Team members and taking steps to escalate these matters appropriately.

Help with the development and implementation of processes for efficient and streamlined operations, including work flow between the Legal Team and other teams at Compass.
What We’re Looking For
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience.

3+ years of experience as a Paralegal or Legal Specialist at a law firm or in-house legal department.

Experience working with licensing schemes, technology, regulatory investigations; experience with legal invoicing and Title, Escrow or Real Estate Brokerage services a plus!

Ability to review and organize numerous documents in complex legal matters.

Proactive, problem-solving attitude and strong work ethic without extensive supervision; ability to effectively and efficiently manage numerous cases and projects under time-sensitive deadlines.

Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills with an acute ability to listen attentively and communicate effectively throughout all levels of the organization.

Proficiency and high aptitude with computer skills, such as MacOS, MS Office, GSuite, Westlaw and Adobe Acrobat.
Do your best work, be your authentic self
At Compass, we believe that everyone deserves to find their place in the world
– a place where they feel like they belong, where they can be their authentic selves, where they can thrive.

Our collaborative, energetic culture is grounded in our Compass Entrepreneurship Principles and our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, growth and mobility.

As an equal opportunity employer, we offer competitive compensation packages, robust benefits and professional growth opportunities aimed at helping to improve our employees’ lives and careers.
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