Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Legal

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Job Summary:

Atticus Franchise Group is seeking a high energy, hardworking, resourceful Paralegal to join the team reporting to the General Counsel. Atticus is rapidly growing, and this key role will be responsible for supporting the General Counsel with all documents and other relevant legal manners.

Atticus Franchise Group is an Atlanta-based private equity firm focused on investment opportunities in franchise companies, with a focus on multi-unit franchisee portfolio opportunities and providing growth capital to emerging brands primarily in the Southeast (in addition to the Southeast, we currently have locations in the Mountain Region and Mid West). Atticus focuses on franchise concepts with a compelling value proposition, meaningful barriers-to-entry, predictable cash flows, and identifiable growth. Through our industry relationships, advisory board, lending partners, and previous experience of franchise operations, our team looks to create a competitive advantage for outsized returns to our investors. Currently, Atticus owns and operates Massage Envy, Wingstop, and Maaco Franchise locations.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Reviewing primary financing documents to determine whether the conditions for closing have been satisfied
  • Creating documents related to new corporate entity formations
  • Reviewing and editing LOI's, leases, vendor agreements and contracts
  • Performing due diligence, including UCC searches and good standing certifications
  • Drafting organizational documents, including articles of incorporation and name registrations
  • Drafting and filing various federal and state forms
  • Monitoring and reporting changes in filing, reporting, and franchise tax laws
  • Maintaining and filing corporate records
  • Corporate secretary support including, drafting documents and minutes, organizing and maintaining company documents and records, respond to requests for information
  • Preparing and filing annual reports
  • Perform legal research
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with all partners, both internal and external.
  • Contributing to driving the company initiatives, culture, and vision.
  • Performing other duties as needed.

Minimum Requirements:

  • A. in Business management or administration, or a related field of study.
  • 2-3 years of paralegal experience, franchise experience a plus
  • Completion of an ABA-approved paralegal program
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced work environment with a high sense of urgency
  • Highly trustworthy and discreet
  • Above average communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Organizational, planning, and prioritization skills
  • Analytical, problem-solver, and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Competent in Microsoft Office; talented in Excel

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, age, disability, uniformed service, status as a veteran, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other protected class under applicable federal, state or local law.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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