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Insurance Coverge Litigation Associate

Posted: August 22, 2019
Practice:
Location: IL - Chicago
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

A thriving law firm seeks to hire an associate for a role that would focus on insurance coverage litigation (mainly) and insurance coverage opinion drafting. The appropriate candidate must have graduated from law school in 2013-2017 and has insurance coverage litigation and/or opinion experience; or has elite credentials and an interest in insurance coverage defense. The firm offers a nice atmosphere, a good work/life balance, and compensation that is below market levels. 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.

Corporate Associate

Posted: August 22, 2019
Practice:
Location: CT - Fairfield County
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

Are you a corporate associate at a NYC law firm who is stuck in a hectic, round the clock lifestyle and either live or hope to live in the suburbs north of New York City?  If so, we have the job for you.  A law firm in lower Fairfield County, CT is actively seeking to hire a junior/midlevel associate with experience advising on (i) transactional matters (including financings, private equity, private M&A, and/or venture capital) and (ii) business operational matters (including governance, employment issues, intellectual property contracts and other matters, and commercial and general contracts).  The firm has a collegial office culture, reasonable billing expectations, and is willing to offer a significant salary at the top end of the range for a firm of its size and location (but a cut from NYC salaries).  In house attorneys are also encouraged to apply.  Please send resumes to Michael Lord at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Auto Insurance Defense Associate

Posted: August 22, 2019
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 0 - 2 Years

A well-established insurance defense firm seeks to hire an associate admitted in both NY and CT for a role focused on automotive bodily injury matters. The firm seeks an attorney with about 3-5 years of BI experience. The role would involve work in both NY and southern CT, and remote work is possible. Compensation is competitive, and the firm offers a collegial environment and significant autonomy. Please email resume in MS Word format to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Employment Law Associate

Posted: August 22, 2019
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 1 - 3 Years

An employment boutique law firm is looking to hire a junior associate with experience in employment counseling, employment litigation and related matters.  A good candidate will be employed at another law firm, or in house doing employment work, or at a governmental agency and looking to enter private practice.  Excellent interpersonal skills are required and admission to the NY bar.  Email resumes to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Insurance Defense Litigation Associate (Employment Law)

Posted: August 22, 2019
Practice:
Location: NY - Westchester County
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 11+ Years

Do you live in Chappaqua? White Plains?  Rye Brook?  Scarsdale? A small, young law firm based in central Westchester County is looking to hire a litigation associate with 9+ years of experience.  The firm represents insurance carriers in all sorts of litigation, particularly in defending employment discrimination and civil rights cases.  The key component of the job is being able to compose, from start to finish, compelling and persuasive motions to dismiss and/or summary judgment motions.  Experience appearing in and arguing substantive motions in court is a plus.  Reasonable monthly billable hour targets and collegial office culture.  Candidates with strong experience returning to the workforce after a leave of absence are encouraged to apply.  Email resumes to Michael Lord at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Corporate Transactional Associate

Posted: August 22, 2019
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

The NYC office of national firm seeking a mid-level corporate transactional associate with 3-4+ years of experience. The position will focus on complex commercial contracts related to credit cards and payment systems, but the firm will consider candidates with experience in drafting/negotiating any of various kinds of agreements, including commercial contracts; M&A/private equity deals; tech licenses, etc.  The firm offers very reasonable lifestyle (about 1800 billable hours per year) and an excellent work environment.  Qualified candidates should e-mail resumes to Jon Lewis at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

IP Litigation Associate

Posted: August 22, 2019
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 5 - 7 Years

IP Litigation Associate—-NYC IP boutique looking to add a litigation associate with 4-7 years of experience.  Excellent writing skills are required.  Experience in both trademark and patent litigation is preferred, although candidates with experience in either one or the other will be considered.  The firm offers competitive compensation and very reasonable lifestyle.  Qualified candidates should e-mail resumes to Jon Lewis at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Labor & Employment Associate

Posted: August 22, 2019
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 6 - 10 Years

A thriving defense-side boutique seeks to hire an employment law associate with about 5-15 years of experience in employment compliance/counseling and employment litigation.  Familiarity with labor law and employee benefits is a plus.  The boutique offers a good lifestyle, below-market compensation but very competitive for a firm of its size, good substantive responsibility, and a collegial environment that encourages business development.  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 Partners

Posted: August 22, 2019
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).

Insurance Coverage Litigation Associate

Posted: August 22, 2019
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 5 - 7 Years

A thriving law firm seeks to hire an associate for a role that would focus on insurance coverage litigation (mainly) and insurance coverage opinion drafting. The appropriate candidate must have graduated from law school in 2013-2017 and has insurance coverage litigation and/or opinion experience; or has elite credentials and an interest in insurance coverage defense. The firm offers a nice atmosphere, a good work/life balance, and compensation that is below market levels. 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.

Securities Litigaton Attorney

Posted: August 22, 2019
Practice: Securities
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

We have been retained by an elite investor-side boutique that seeks to hire a junior/mid-level litigation associate and senior litigation associate/Counsel for a role focused on major securities class action matters. The firm seeks an associate from a major law firm with securities litigation experience or a significant interest in it; significant brief drafting experience; and ideally experience handling meet-and-confers, negotiating with opposing counsel, and dealing with experts and witnesses. Compensation is very competitive with that of other investor-side firms, and the firm offers a collaborative environment. I have placed six 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.

Tax Associate

Posted: August 22, 2019
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 5 - 7 Years

A mid-size NYC firm seeking associate with 5-8 years of experience in handling tax planning for commercial matters, including M&A, partnerships, real estate, cross-border transactions etc.  The firm offers reasonable lifestyle and salary competitive with that of larger firms.  NY bar admission required; LL.M. in tax preferred.  Qualified candidates should e-mail resumes to Jon Lewis at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Litigation Attorney

Posted: August 22, 2019
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Partner
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

A thriving, small plaintiff-side firm seeks to hire a midlevel commercial litigation associate (about 3-5 years) for a position to work on sophisticated financial litigation in both FINRA and class action securities and ERISA matters. The firm seeks a well-credentialed BigLaw litigation associate with brief drafting experience and excellent writing ability. The position offers the opportunity for good hands-on experience, including trial experience. Compensation is below market levels, but the upside is high. Please email resume in MS Word format to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Bank Lending Attorney

Posted: August 22, 2019
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: In-House
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

Top mid-sized NYC law firm with a nationally recognized banking practice seeking a lawyer with 3-4+ years of experience in banking transactions to work on lending, letter of credit and other transactions for financial institutions, including representing agent banks in syndicated financings. The firm offers a very pleasant work environment and excellent lifestyle.  Strong academic and law firm credentials required.  Qualified candidates should e-mail resumes to Jon Lewis at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

In House Finance Attorney

Posted: August 22, 2019
Practice: Finance/Lending
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Attorney
Type: In-House
Experience Level: 5 - 7 Years

A collegial, growing company is looking to hire a lending/finance attorney with five or more years of experience. The work will focus on reading, researching and writing reports regarding bond indentures and loan covenants to assist fund clients in developing trading strategies.  Candidates should have excellent academic credentials and have logged time in the lending or finance department of a major law firm.  Compensation will be at or close to $200,000 depending on experience, and the work/life balance is good.  Qualified candidates should e-mail resumes to Jon Lewis at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Patent Prosecution Associates

Posted: August 22, 2019
Practice: IP: Patent
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 1 - 3 Years

Patent Prosecution Associates—-NYC office of national firm with very strong/growing patent practice seeking patent prosecution associates with (a) 2-3 years of experience and background in organic chemistry, and (b) 3-4 years of experience and background in molecular biology, cell biology, immunology or biochemistry.  Ideal candidates will have advanced degrees and will be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  Experience in patent litigation and/or PTAB proceedings a plus.  Qualified candidates should submit resumes to Jon Lewis at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Auto Insurance Defense Associate

Posted: August 22, 2019
Practice:
Location: CT - Fairfield County
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

A well-established insurance defense firm seeks to hire an associate admitted in both NY and CT for a role focused on automotive bodily injury matters. The firm seeks an attorney with about 3-5 years of BI experience. The role would involve work in both NY and southern CT, and remote work is possible. Compensation is competitive, and the firm offers a collegial environment and significant autonomy. Please email resume in MS Word format to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Birth Trauma Associate

Posted: August 22, 2019
Practice:
Location: IL - Chicago
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 11+ Years

An elite plaintiff-side law firm seeks to hire an attorney with significant medical malpractice experience, significant experience taking expert witness depositions, and either significant birth trauma litigation experience or first chair medical malpractice experience. The role involves taking depositions, trials, and significant travel within the U.S. Compensation is competitive, and the environment is friendly. I have placed five attorneys with the birth trauma group and more than 30 people 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.

Business Development Director

Posted: August 22, 2019
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Consultant
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

A well-established law firm seeks to hire for a business development role focused on meeting with/pitching institutional investors in the United Kingdom regarding their retaining the law firm on securities and other financial-related litigation. The appropriate candidate must be an attorney and must have contacts or experience working in the U.K., and ideally contacts in the asset management space. Compensation is competitive and includes a significant bonus component based directly upon individual performance. Travel is extensive and the person in this role would spend about two weeks per month in the U.K. Please email resume in Word format to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Antitrust/Consumer Litigator

Posted: August 22, 2019
Practice: Antitrust
Location: CA
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 11+ Years

An elite investor-side boutique located in Northern California seeks to hire an experienced antitrust attorney (4-30 years of experience) for a role focused on antitrust and consumer-related matters. An attorney in this role will work on sophisticated matters with an elite, tight-knit group of attorneys in a vibrant practice. The firm seeks an attorney with at least four years of antitrust experience, and ideally experience managing cases and taking/defending depositions. Compensation is highly competitive relative to that of peer firms. I have close ties with this firm and have placed six attorneys there. Please email resume in MS Word format to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Case Development Associate

Posted: August 22, 2019
Practice:
Location: DE - Wilmington
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 6 - 10 Years

An impressive law firm seeks to hire an experienced attorney (about 4-15 or more years) and strong writer to join its Case Development group for a non-litigation role focused on analyzing legal cases and financial data (such as proxy statements, SEC filings, appraisals, M&A activity), and significant writing and advisory work. Experience with federal securities-related litigation is essential, and experience with DE Chancery Court matters is a major plus. The work/life balance is good (40 hours weekly), and compensation is competitive based on the steady hours but well below top-market litigation levels. As this is a non-litigation role, admission to the DE bar is not required and will not be required. Please email your resume in MS Word format to recruiter Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Matrimonial Attorney

Posted: August 22, 2019
Practice: Matrimonial
Location: CT - Fairfield County
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 1 - 3 Years

An impressive, well-established, matrimonial boutique seeks to hire a seasoned attorney (about 10+ years of experience) with either (1) significant matrimonial experience or (2) trial skills plus significant experience with partnership/business divorces or probate litigation.  The firm would also consider a junior matrimonial associate with 1-3 years of experience. The firm has an elite group of matrimonial attorneys and offers competitive compensation and a collegial environment. Please email resume in MS Word format to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Matrimonial Associate

Posted: August 22, 2019
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

A thriving, well-established, very small matrimonial boutique seeks to hire a midlevel matrimonial attorney (ideally around 2-5 years or so). The firm seeks an attorney with excellent writing skills and significant marital-related motion drafting experience. The firm works on both high net worth and non-high net worth matrimonial matters. Compensation is competitive, and the hours are good. Please email your resume in MS Word format to recruiter Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Trusts and Estates Partner

Posted: August 22, 2019
Practice: Trusts & Estates
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Partner
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 11+ Years

A mid-sized law firm in midtown Manhattan is looking to hire a sophisticated trusts & estates partner.  The ideal candidate will have 15-25 years of experience with a name brand law firm with deep experience in estate, gift, generation-skipping transfer and income tax laws impacting wealth transfers, and must have the ability to develop sophisticated and creative estate plans.  Candidate must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to engender confidence with wealthy clients.  No book of business is required, but a small book would be viewed favorably.  Room for growth.  Collegial, top-notch colleagues.  Email resumes and salary expectations to Michael Lord at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Patent Prosecution Associates

Posted: August 22, 2019
Practice: IP: Patent
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

Patent

New York offices of national firms seeking junior and mid-level patent prosecution associates with background in various technologies, including electrical engineering; computer science; life science; mechanical engineering; chemistry etc.  Qualified candidates should e-mail resumes to Jon Lewis at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)