Paralegal (Corporate Transactions) - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30338

CRH Americas Inc.



Job ID:  499450

CRH is a leading global diversified building materials group, employing over 75,800 people at more than 3,160 locations in 29 countries. CRH is the leading building materials company in North America and the world. We manufacture and distribute a diverse range of superior building materials, products, and solutions, which are used extensively in construction projects of all sizes. 


Position Overview


CRH Americas, Inc. is seeking a Corporate Paralegal to join its collaborative legal department. In this hands-on role, you will report to an Assistant General Counsel of CRH Americas, Inc. and work closely with the Transactions Team to assist the operating companies with a wide variety of corporate matters. This position will work closely with internal and external attorneys on a variety of legal matters affecting the Company, including acquisitions and divestitures of businesses and real estate.


Job Responsibilities


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


  • Work with the operating companies and other legal professionals on a variety of corporate transactions, including business acquisitions, divestitures, and real estate transactions.
  • Draft documents related to a variety of corporate transactions, including stock and asset acquisitions.
  • Collaborate with a broad range of parties to resolve issues that may negatively impact the timing of closings.
  • Coordinate the execution and delivery of a broad range of transactional documents, including leases.
  • Prepare, review, and manage due diligence materials, disclosure schedules, and transaction checklists.
  • Quickly and effectively address issues related to corporate transactions, such as real estate closings.
  • Draft contract forms, correspondence, and a variety of corporate documents for attorney review.
  • Calendar, manage, and execute post-closing action items, including the transfer of licenses and permits.
  • Manage all aspects of internal restructuring or reorganization activities, including officer appointments.
  • Perform, review, and summarize lien, litigation, and bankruptcy search results.
  • Obtain tax identification numbers and prepare other regulatory filings related to corporate transactions.
  • Research state qualification requirements and prepare filings for any necessary qualifications.
  • Maintain and improve the Company’s transaction database, including the preparation of closing binders.
  • Perform legal research and prepare legal memoranda for attorney review.
  • Retrieve information from judicial, legislative, and industry databases.
  • Assist with the preparation of expense reports and budgets.
  • Develop strong working relationships with the operating companies.
  • Assist attorneys, paralegals, and legal assistants on a variety of legal matters as part of a team.
  • Coordinate with internal and external attorneys on the management of legal matters.
  • Prepare board resolutions, annual filings, and other corporate governance filings.
  • Assist in the management of the Company’s corporate entity database (Corporation Service Company).
  • Maintain professional demeanor at all times while representing the Company.
  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree or Associate’s degree from an accredited college/university or equivalent work experience.
  • Paralegal Certificate preferred but not mandatory. Will consider equivalent work experience.
  • At least four years of experience as a paralegal in an in-house or law firm environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and PowerPoint for data analytics.
  • Proficiency using a virtual data room to upload and organize documents.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Superb attention to detail and follow-up skills.
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  • Must be able to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to cooperatively interact with all levels of personnel.
  • Sets high standards and continually seeks a better way to do things.


Work Requirements


  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Strict adherence to the safety requirements and procedures outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work independently within in a team environment and assist the team with other duties.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills with detail orientation.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects.
  • Personal accountability for work and work product.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong internal and external relationships.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to make decisions, inspire client confidence in work product, and be accountable for work product.
  • Resilience and a sense of humor.


Physical Requirements


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


  • Able to communicate with others by telephone and in person.
  • Able to utilize a computer for word processing, email communication, and preparation of documents.
  • May require sitting for extended periods of time.


Work Environment


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.


  • The home office is an open office environment where the noise level is usually quiet.
  • The noise level and conditions at facilities and projects is similar to that of other heavy industries.
  • The position will require work outside of normal business hours.
  • Opportunity to work remotely for a portion of normal business hours.


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. Other duties may be assigned as required. Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


CRH is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Jul 10, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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