JAMES E. ENGLISH, JR.
3907 Throckmorton, Unit 5, Dallas, Texas 75219
E-mail: james_james email@example.com
A seasoned professional with years of increasing responsibilities. Areas of expertise include corporate governance and compliance, transactions, mergers and acquisitions, residential, commercial and industrial real estate, intellectual property, contract administration, negotiation support and multi-type portfolio administration.
PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT AND CONTRACT EMPLOYMENT
(Dallas, Texas) 7/2014 to present
Management of a private assets portfolio inclusive of multiple investments, real estate, accounts and contracts administration. In addition, held various paralegal contract positions involving corporate governance and housekeeping matters, domestic and international entity management, transactional matters, litigation management, real estate, mergers and acquisitions, legal research and contracts administration.
HUDSON ADVISORS LLC – Private Equity Investment Adviser Compliance Paralegal
(Dallas, Texas) 5/2011 to 7/2014
Paralegal to attorneys and members of a private equity investment compliance group as part of a legal department. Oversight and monitoring of adherence to Registered Investment Adviser 1940’s Act and Dodd Frank Investment Adviser compliance law and legislation as applicable to employees, contractors and associated parties. Review of annual and quarterly compliance reporting and electronic submissions for compliance adherence and possible exceptions. Oversight and management of securities trade, political and charitable contributions preclearance approvals. Draft and production of compliance documentation including policies, procedures, codes and various reporting documentation. Responsible for the drafting, production and filing/submission of registered investor adviser SEC and FINRA submissions. Oversight and management of AML and KYC functions, various legal research and domestic and international entity management.
ENSCO INTERNATIONAL INCORPORATED n/k/a ENSCO PLC – Corporate Paralegal
(Dallas, Texas) 7/2005 to 4/2011
Draft and production of all corporate governance and housekeeping matters, entity management including formations, conversions and dissolutions, all Section 16 filings including Forms 3, 4, and 5 and compliance reporting with the NYSE. Production of all Powers of Attorney utilized in the course of domestic and international business. Assistance with domestic and international registration of maritime vessels utilized in the oil and gas drilling industry, attendance to various transactional matters, contracts administration including abstracting/summation for operational purposes, administration of an intellectual property portfolio and various legal research.
WEIL, GOTSHAL & MANGES LLP – Corporate, Transactional and Real Estate Paralegal
(Dallas, Texas) 6/2003 to 7/2005
Participated in all aspects of corporate, transactional and real estate transactions. Entity management inclusive of domestic entity formations, conversions and various dispositions. Title and survey review, corporate governance and housekeeping matters and lien filings associated with intellectual property. Transactional work inclusive of due diligence, documentation drafting and production, oversight of various closings, intellectual property filings, SEC filings, all aspects of mergers and acquisitions, legal research, contracts administration inclusive of abstracting/summation.
ULTRAK, INC. – Executive Paralegal
(Lewisville, Texas) 3/2002 to 5/2003
Corporate paralegal to general counsel, chief financial officer and chief executive officer. Responsible for general corporate governance and housekeeping matters associated with a roster of domestic and international entities. Oversight and administration of employee stock option programs, internal and external contracts administration including abstracting/summation for operational purposes, real estate holdings administration and general transactional duties. Responsible for all Section 16 filings inclusive of Forms 3, 4 and 5 and draft and production of Rule 144 Letters. Additional duties inclusive of administration of an intellectual property portfolio, general corporate compliance, coordination of all outside legal counsel activities associated with litigation matters and various legal research.
GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER LLP — Corporate, Transactional and Real Estate Paralegal
(Dallas, Texas) 6/2000 to 02/2002
Senior paralegal functions associated with corporate, real estate and general transactional matters. Responsible for corporate governance and housekeeping matters and compliance with regard to domestic and international entities. Real estate documentation drafting and production, title and survey review and filing of various real estate securitization documentation. Transactional work inclusive of due diligence, documentation drafting and production and oversight and assistance with closings, intellectual property filings, SEC filings, all aspects of mergers and acquisitions, contracts abstracting/summation.
Southeastern Paralegal Institute (Dallas, Texas) – Certification as Paralegal April 1991
University of Arkansas – 1980 to 1985
Word, WordPerfect, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Sharepoint, Lexis/Nexis, Westlaw, EDGAR Ease, EDGARWiz, Romeo and Dye Section 16 Reporter, Trancentive Options Software, Compliance Science and various SEC/FINRA Registered Investment Adviser reporting systems.