Jobs

Trusts and Estates Partners

Posted: July 08, 2020
Practice:
Location: CT - Fairfield County
Position: Partner
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 11+ Years

Top Connecticut law firms seeking trusts and estates partners for offices in Hartford and Greenwich.  Work will include both sophisticated estate planning and administration.  Successful candidate will have at least some portable business.  Excellent opportunity to eventually assume leadership role in practice group and potentially become the successor to firm’s existing T&E clients.  CT bar admission required.  Qualified candidates should e-mail resumes to Jon Lewis at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Commercial Litigation Trial Attorney

Posted: July 08, 2020
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 11+ Years

A well-established, small, boutique law firm seeks to hire for its Manhattan office a seasoned commercial litigator (at least ten years) with a good work ethic who has significant commercial litigation trial experience and knows the rules of evidence well. The firm offers a broad mix of plaintiff-side and defense-side work, including contract disputes, partnership and other business disputes, securities litigation, patent infringement, and real estate litigation. Compensation is competitive with that of peer firms, and the hours are around 1900-2200 annually. In addition to private sector attorneys, the firm would happily consider attorneys working for the government on commercial litigation matters. Please email resume in MS Word format to recruiter Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Securities Litigation Associate

Posted: July 08, 2020
Practice:
Location: IL - Chicago
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

A thriving, premier plaintiff firm is looking to hire an associate with about 3-6 years of litigation experience and strong writing skills. The role will focus on securities class action litigation. Federal commercial litigation experience is important, and it would be ideal (but not required) to have complex litigation experience in federal court matters and/or securities litigation experience. The position offers the possibility for good hands-on experience and significant responsibility on matters, good long-term prospects, relatively steady hours, and compensation that is below top-market levels. I have placed three associates with the firm. Please email resume in MS Word format to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Corporate Associates

Posted: July 08, 2020
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 5 - 7 Years

We are working on a search for a mid-size NYC firm that is actively seeking both a junior (2-4 years ) and a senior (7-10+ years) corporate associate with M&A and/or public company securities/capital markets experience.  The firm has a very active practice focusing on transactions involving small and middle market companies, with special expertise in handling a variety of securities offerings as well as M&A deals.  The firm offers reasonable lifestyle and good long-term opportunities—- An associate that we previously placed with them is now a partner there.  Compensation will depend on experience but is competitive with that of comparable firms.  Qualified candidates should submit resumes to Jon Lewis at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Workers’ Compensation Attorney

Posted: July 08, 2020
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

A well-established insurance defense firm seeks to hire a workers’ compensation associate with about two to five years of experience before the NY Workers’ Compensation Board. The role would involve significant travel throughout the five boroughs of NYC. Compensation is competitive with that of peer firms in this space. I have placed three attorneys in this firm’s NYC office. Please email resume in MS Word format to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Securities Litigation Attorney

Posted: July 08, 2020
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 5 - 7 Years

We have been retained by an elite investor-side boutique that seeks to hire a midlevel or senior litigation associate/Counsel (2-11 years) for a role focused on major securities class action matters and DE Chancery litigation matters. The firm seeks an attorney from a major law firm with either securities litigation or DE Chancery litigation experience; significant brief drafting experience; and ideally experience leading meet-and-confers or taking depositions. Compensation is very competitive with that of other investor-side firms, and the firm offers a collaborative environment. I have placed eight attorneys with the firm. Please email resume in MS Word format to former Simpson Thacher associate and current recruiter Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Personal Injury Attorney

Posted: July 08, 2020
Practice:
Location: NY - Long Island
Position: Attorney
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 11+ Years

A well-established boutique law firm headquartered in NYC would like to begin a new practice in the area of personal injury, and seeks to hire an experienced plaintiff-side personal injury attorney (at least seven years of PI experience, but can be much higher than seven) who knows how to handle a file, knows the courts well, and has prepared for trial or tried cases. The attorney will ideally have developed business, and the firm will support marketing efforts to build a PI practice. The firm offers competitive compensation and a friendly environment. Our client would also consider acquiring a small PI law firm, especially one faced with an impending transition. Please email resume in MS Word format to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Trusts and Estates Associate

Posted: July 08, 2020
Practice:
Location: CT - Fairfield County
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 1 - 3 Years

A Fairfield County law firm is seeking to hire an associate with 1-3+ years of experience in designing estate plans and preparing estate planning documents, estate and trust administration, business succession planning, and probate administration/litigation.  The ideal candidate will have a tie to Connecticut, good interpersonal skills, and an impressive academic record.  LLM is a plus.  The client offers a collegial work environment in suburban surroundings, and very reasonable hours.  The client is not considering (i) attorneys looking to re-tool into the practice area, or (ii) recent law school graduates.  Email resume and salary expectation to Michael Lord at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Off-Track Life Sciences IP Transactional Senior Attorney/NYC

Posted: July 08, 2020
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 6 - 10 Years

A Mid-West based firm seeking life sciences transactional associate for their NYC office.  Successful candidates will have an undergraduate or advanced degree in a life science field and 6+ years of experience focusing on licensing work.  This is an off-track position working with the firm’s private equity and venture capital teams on transactions in the biotech/pharma space.  Title may be counsel or senior counsel; compensation depends on experience but will be attractive.  Qualified candidates should send resumes to Jon Lewis at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Antitrust/Consumer Litigator

Posted: July 08, 2020
Practice: Antitrust
Location: CA
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

An elite investor-side boutique located in Northern California seeks to hire a midlevel associate (2-10 years of experience) for a role focused on antitrust and consumer-related matters. If someone has more than five years of experience, the firm would likely only consider someone with investor-side experience in antitrust or consumer litigation, but the firm is more flexible for more junior candidates with strong credentials. An attorney in this role will work on sophisticated matters with an elite, tight-knit group of attorneys in a vibrant practice. The firm offers excellent hands-on experience, and compensation is highly competitive relative to that of peer firms. I have close ties with this firm and have placed seven attorneys there. Please email resume in MS Word format to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

 

Securities Litigaton Attorney

Posted: July 08, 2020
Practice: Securities
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

We have been retained by an impressive investor-side boutique that seeks to hire a mid-level or senior litigation associate/Counsel for a role focused on major securities class action matters. The position offers good hands-on experience and the opportunity to work with an impressive, tight-knit group of attorneys on interesting matters. The firm seeks a well-credentialed BigLaw (or BigLaw equivalent) associate with excellent writing skills and good work ethic who ideally has securities litigation experience. Compensation is below market levels but competitive with that of peer firms, and there are good opportunities for advancement. I have close ties with this firm and have placed four attorneys there. Please email resume in MS Word format to former Simpson Thacher associate and current recruiter Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Complex Financial Litigation Attorney with Flexible Schedule

Posted: July 08, 2020
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 6 - 10 Years

An elite boutique law firm seeks to hire for its midtown Manhattan office an attorney with a BigLaw background (~4-20 years of experience), excellent credentials and writing ability, and ideally some exposure to securities litigation. The role focuses on research, writing briefs and memoranda, and document review on securities-related litigation matters. The firm would seek about 35-40 hours weekly but is flexible about which hours, and there is the possibility for some or significant remote work. Compensation is competitive based on the hours contemplated. Ideal candidates are attorneys who want a steady, predictable schedule, including those who have been out of the work force after caring for kids. Please email resume in MS Word format to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Corporate Partner

Posted: July 08, 2020
Practice:
Location: CT - Fairfield County
Position: Partner
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 11+ Years

Corporate Partner in CT—-Small Fairfield County boutique law firm looking to add a partner with 10+ years of experience representing large/middle-market companies in sophisticated corporate transactions.  The ideal candidate will have a practice including one or more of private equity, M&A, finance/restructuring and/or general corporate work.  Portable business is a must, but with a minimum below that often required in similar searches.  The firm offers a very competitive compensation arrangement. This is a strong opportunity for a partner interested in joining a NY style corporate practice located in CT.  Qualified candidates interested in learning more about this opportunity should contact Jon Lewis at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) .

Bankruptcy/Restructuring Associates

Posted: July 08, 2020
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

With significantly increasing work in the area, this is a good market for bankruptcy/restructuring attorneys considering a lateral move.  We are currently working on multiple openings for junior, mid-level and senior associates, with new postings continuing to come in.  We have both litigation and transactional focused positions at some of the top firms in NYC, as well as at smaller practices.  Candidates interested in learning more about such opportunities should e-mail resumes to Jon Lewis at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Litigation/White Collar Associate

Posted: July 08, 2020
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

An elite, small, white collar/litigation boutique in midtown Manhattan seeks to hire a well-credentialed associate with about two to five years of experience. The position would focus on civil litigation and white collar matters, and there is some flexibility on the focus based on a candidate’s interest and experience. The firm offers good hands-on experience, including as much client exposure as an associate can handle. The principals are former high-level prosecutors with extremely impressive backgrounds. Morale is high, there is no hours minimum and associates typically bill around 1800 hours annually, there is an unlimited vacation policy, and total compensation has been close to BigLaw levels (based on the associate’s and firm’s performance) with a base salary well below top-market levels. Please email resume in MS Word format to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Business Law Associate

Posted: July 08, 2020
Practice:
Location: CT - Fairfield County
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

A small, sophisticated corporate boutique in Fairfield County, CT is seeking a business law associate with about 2-5+ years of experience.  Successful candidates will be involved in handling a variety of matters, including commercial contracts, venture capital, M&A and general corporate work.  Strong opportunity for future growth and career development.  Compensation will depend on experience, but will be attractive compared to that at similarly sized firms.  Qualified candidates should e-mail resumes to Jon Lewis at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Matrimonial and Family Law Associate

Posted: July 08, 2020
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 5 - 7 Years

A well-established firm seeks to hire a matrimonial associate with about 5-9 years of experience for its office near downtown Manhattan. The firm has an impressive group of matrimonial attorneys, works on high net worth litigation matters, and offers competitive compensation for this market. Please email resume in MS Word format to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.