Paralegal - Business (Detroit)

At Taft, we work as one team, driven and committed to helping our clients succeed. A full-service law firm with more than 800 attorneys and 1,400 total on our team, we have the collaborative approach, advanced technological resources, and depth of services that make us a preeminent law firm in the Midwest.

Taft is seeking a paralegal to serve our Business team in Taft’s Southfield office.

We are seeking a Paralegal with 3+ years of corporate legal experience to support our Business team in the Southfield office. All Taft employees operate under a “Client First” philosophy—in all things, we seek to provide exceptional services to our clients. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assists with basic creation and organization of legal entities
  • Maintains and updates company record books and stock records
  • Completes various Secretary of State and IRS filings
  • Prepares audit letters
  • Facilitates electronic signature of documents via DocuSign
  • Prioritizes work and monitors deadlines
  • Enters, reviews and corrects time charges timely


  • 3+ years’ legal experience required; corporate experience preferred  
  • Paralegal degree/certificate, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Proficient command of the English language and standard grammar rules
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • Excellent communication, writing skills and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to adapt to workplace stressors and competing priorities
  • Ability to maintain client confidentiality
  • Strong attention to detail

Interested candidates should apply to Alycen Cummings,

Taft is a State of Minnesota and City of St. Paul Affirmative Action Employer as required in those jurisdictions. Taft is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The information in this posting presents general duties, tasks, and responsibilities but is not intended to be an exhaustive listing. Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP participates in E-VERIFY.