Senior Corporate Paralegal

Date: Nov 13, 2021

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US, 90071

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 42405 

Location: Los Angeles, CA 

Other location(s): New York (NY) 

Relocation benefits offered: Yes 

Travel required: None 


“I can be myself at work.”


You define yourself by more than just a job title, and we want you to feel comfortable bringing your true self to work. We value your talents, your traditions and your take on the world  ̶  everything that makes you unique. We’re working hard to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in our organization and our communities because we know that what makes us different makes us better.


We want you to feel a strong sense of belonging. We value and welcome your experiences, ideas and identity. Over 40 employee resource groups unite our people and help to develop our collective empathy through unfiltered conversations about race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, faith, disabilities, mental health and so much more.


“I can influence my income.”


You want to feel recognized at work. Your performance will be reviewed annually, and your compensation will be designed to motivate and reward the value that you provide. You’ll receive a competitive salary, bonuses and benefits. Your company-funded retirement contribution will be the equivalent of 15% of your annual pay (including bonuses).


“I can lead a full life.”


You bring unique goals and interests to your job and your life. Whether you’re raising a family, you’re passionate about where you volunteer, or you want to explore different career paths, we’ll give you the resources that can set you up for success.

  • Enjoy generous time-away and health benefits from day one, with the opportunity for flexible work options
  • Receive 2-for-1 matching gifts for your charitable contributions and the opportunity to secure annual grants for the organizations you love
  • Access on-demand professional development resources that allow you to hone existing skills and learn new ones


COVID-19 HIRING: Our recruiting and onboarding activities are virtual during the pandemic and we’ve transitioned to a work-from-home environment until further notice. We are offering generous work-from-home benefits to improve our associate’s ability to work remotely.


“I can succeed as a Senior Corporate Paralegal.”


As a Senior Corporate Paralegal, you will work alongside transactions attorneys and compliance professionals in executing a variety of complex transactions for our mutual funds and other investment vehicles.  As an integral part of our transactions team, you will play a critical role in managing all aspects of equity and fixed-income transactions, including evaluating transaction structures, reviewing and negotiating deal terms and overseeing trade and settlement mechanics.  You’ll contribute your expertise in helping to ensure compliance with securities laws, investment guidelines and other applicable limits, all while applying sound judgment in seeking to ensure the best interests of our shareholders and other investors are being met.  In this role, you will regularly interact with our global team of senior business leaders (including investment professionals, traders and our capital markets team), inhouse and outside counsel, and operational business groups.  You will also represent our team in day-to-day interactions with corporate issuers and their legal and financial advisors.  You’ll leverage your leadership abilities in mentoring, providing guidance to and acting as an escalation point for teammates and for other colleagues throughout the business.  To thrive in this role, you enjoy a dynamic and fast-paced environment where no two days are the same.


“I am the person Capital Group is looking for.”


  • You have comprehensive experience in a law firm and/or corporate environment performing paralegal work in capital markets, private equity, M&A or venture capital. 
  • You are well-versed in all aspects of transaction execution.  You are a talented issue spotter and are highly skilled in analyzing facts and information and resolving problems as they arise.
  • You are a skilled communicator and a capable negotiator. You place a high value on being authentic, respectful and engaging. You’ve facilitated a variety of successful meetings ranging in size and with diverse audiences.
  • You are highly observant, able to track extensive details and to anticipate questions before they arise. This helps you prepare for meetings and for other conversations in a comprehensive manner, ensuring nothing is missed. 
  • You’re devoted to continuous learning and development.  You’re highly curious and find new ways of challenging yourself.
  • You’re a quick thinker who uses process and reason to tackle your workload.  You have the technical skills and professional maturity to do so independently.
  • You have a bachelor’s degree.



“I can apply in less than 4 minutes.”


You’ve reviewed this job posting and you’re ready to start the candidate journey with us. Apply now to move to the next step in our recruiting process. If this role isn’t what you’re looking for, check out our other opportunities and join our talent community.


“I can learn more about Capital Group.” 


At Capital Group, the success of the people who invest with us depends on the people in whom we invest. That’s why we offer a culture, compensation and opportunities that empower our associates to build successful and prosperous careers. Through nine decades, our goal has been to improve people’s lives through successful investing. We know that our history is a testament to the strength of the people we hire. More than 7,800 associates in 30+ offices around the world help our clients and each other grow and thrive every day. Find us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, FairyGodBoss, DiversityJobs and Instagram.


We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 

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