Posted on: March 11, 2019 | Job#: 273025

Sr. Paralegal - Corporate Secretary's Office

Full-time | Two Folsom, San Francisco, CA, US 94105

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About Gap Inc.

Our past is full of iconic moments — but our future is going to spark many more. Our brands — Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, INTERMIX and Hill City — have dressed people from all walks of life and all kinds of families, all over the world, for every occasion for more than 50 years.

But we’re more than the clothes that we make. We know that business can and should be a force for good, and it’s why we work hard to make product that makes people feel good, inside and out. It’s why we’re committed to giving back to the communities where we live and work. If you're one of the super-talented who thrive on change, aren't afraid to take risks and love to make a difference, come grow with us. 

About the role

The Senior Paralegal serves a key role in the Corporate Secretary’s Office of Gap Inc.’s fast-paced and dynamic Legal Department. The person in this position will work on multinational corporate governance matters. The Senior Paralegal will be responsible for subsidiary governance for our global apparel business and other paralegal duties from time to time. Senior Paralegal with international and SEC 1933 and 1934 Act experience is a plus.
The role is based at Gap Inc.’s headquarters in San Francisco and will report to the Manager, Corporate Secretary’s Office. The Senior Paralegal is a key participant in maintaining corporate governance at Gap Inc., extremely organized, and proactively anticipates the needs for statutory requirements of subsidiary governance work. He/she collaborates with team members, business partners and outside counsel globally; is able to work well with cross functional teams on subsidiary governance matters and projects; shares information broadly – through structured means and in response to ad hoc requests; and is customer focused, team-oriented, precise, and deliberate.

What you'll do

  • Works alongside team to effectively support Gap Inc. with its multinational subsidiary and public company corporate governance.
  • Supports Gap Inc.’s subsidiary entity structure including legal entity formation, dissolution, and transactional work.
  • Manages entity corporate governance actions including preparation of agendas, minutes and resolutions.
  • Coordinates subsidiary board schedules in accordance with governance requirements, and drives and facilitates subsidiary board meetings.
  • Manages public company SEC and NYSE filings, and subsidiary state qualification filings.
  • Ensures proper level of maintenance of official corporate records.

Who you are

  • 5 to 8 years of corporate paralegal experience (significant experience with legal entity management); SEC public company experience is a plus.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Open to challenges, takes initiative, and is proactive. Strong attention to detail.
  • Manages multiple demands at once, works well under pressure. Manages responsibilities confidently as unexpected issues arise.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain exceptional working relationship with teams, peers, and senior management.
  • Advanced user of Word, PowerPoint and Adobe. Experience with entity management database and Wdesk a plus.
  • Commissioned Notary Public a plus.
  • College Degree preferred

Benefits at Gap Inc.

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
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*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. In 2016, Gap Inc. was named one of the Best Places to Work by the Human Rights Campaign for the thirteeth consecutive year and was the sole winner of the Catalyst award for equality in the workplace in 2016.

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