Jobs

Securities Litigation Associate

Posted: July 12, 2018
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

An elite, well-established, midsized firm seeks to hire for its Manhattan office a midlevel associate to focus on class action securities litigation matters. The qualified candidate must work for a BigLaw firm (or an elite boutique) and have either securities litigation experience or complex commercial litigation experience and a significant interest in the area. The firm offers a collegial atmosphere, excellent hands-on experience, and compensation that is competitive but below top-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.

Senior Lending/Corporate Finance Attorney

Posted: July 12, 2018
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 11+ Years

A well-established, mid-sized firm in midtown Manhattan seeks to hire an attorney with about 9+ years of corporate finance/lending experience. The focus is about 60% representing borrowers in private equity deals, 20% representing lenders in transactions, and 20% advising on lending/UCC-related matters. No portable business is required, but it would be ideal to have an interest in developing business in the future. The work/life balance is good, and compensation is below top-market rates but competitive with that of peer firms. Please email resume in MS Word format to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Litigation Attorney (Exclusive Search)

Posted: July 12, 2018
Practice:
Location: DE - Wilmington
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 6 - 10 Years

A well-established, very small boutique law firm seeks to hire a midlevel or senior litigation associate to join its Wilmington office and focus on complex commercial litigation matters. The firm seeks to hire a well-credentialed attorney who is cerebral, driven, and high energy; knows how to strategize about and build a case; has an entrepreneurial, creative approach to the law; and is curious, comfortable with conflict, ambitious, free thinking, and confident in their litigation ability. Base compensation is competitive relative to peer firms, and there can be significant upside based on results. Admission in Delaware is required. Please email resume in MS Word format to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Labor & Employment Associate

Posted: July 05, 2018
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 5-10 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, good substantive responsibility, and a collegial environment that encourages business development.  Please email resume in MS Word format to Michael Lord at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Trademark Associate

Posted: July 02, 2018
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 1 - 3 Years

Trademark Associate—-NYC IP boutique seeking a trademark associate with two to four years of experience. Position will focus on U.S. and international prosecution and TTAB contested proceedings.  Strong academic and law firm credentials required.  The firm offers excellent lifestyle/work environment along with an outstanding trademark practice.  Qualified candidates should e-mail resumes to Jon Lewis at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Commercial Litigation Associate

Posted: July 02, 2018
Practice:
Location: NY - Westchester County
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

A dynamic, growing law firm in Westchester County is looking to make a strategic hire by bringing on a commercial litigation associate with 3+ years of experience.  The ideal candidate will have strong research and writing skills.  Law Review or clerkship experience is a plus.  The caseload at the firm is very broad based..  Attorneys living in Westchester and commuting to Manhattan make good candidates.  Email resumes to Michael Lord at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) along with salary expectations for further consideration.

Special Education Attorney

Posted: July 02, 2018
Practice:
Location: NY - Westchester County
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 5 - 7 Years

Growing, collegial law firm is looking to hire an attorney to focus on special education law.  The firm represents school boards of education in litigation and advisory matters.  The firm provides a a comfortable environment in which to work and rewards good results and client development.  Candidates with past experience representing Boards of Education are encouraged to apply, but the firm will also consider hiring lawyers who previously represented families in proceedings.  Email resume to Michael Lord at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

IP Transactional Associate

Posted: July 02, 2018
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 5 - 7 Years

A well-established, mid-sized firm in midtown Manhattan seeks to hire an attorney with four or more years of intellectual property technology experience. The firm seeks someone with significant experience counseling in the data security, software, privacy and technology space; drafting and negotiating e-commerce agreements, technology transfer agreements, software and platform agreements, mobile apps, and SaaS agreements; and significant M&A transactional experience including examining technology assets and related risks, and drafting/negotiating deal documents. The firm offers a friendly environment, good work/life balance, and below-top-market compensation that is competitive with that of peer firms. 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: July 02, 2018
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Consultant
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 6 - 10 Years

A well-established, mid-sized law firm seeks to hire for a business development role focused on meeting with/pitching institutional investors regarding their retaining the law firm on securities and other financial-related litigation. The appropriate candidate must have either of the following backgrounds: (1) an in-house attorney with a pension fund or asset management company; or (2) someone with significant institutional sales experience in the legal, financial, or professional services industries dealing either with asset managers or Taft Hartley/pension funds (or both). Compensation is competitive and includes a significant bonus component based directly upon individual performance. Travel is extensive, and the business developer’s location is flexible. Please email resume in Word format to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

M&A Associates

Posted: July 02, 2018
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 5 - 7 Years

The New York City office of major law firm is seeking M&A associates with approximately 4-6 years of experience.  The practice is international in scope, and experience in cross-border transactions would be a plus, although not required.  The firm offers good long term opportunity, at market salary, and reasonable lifestyle. Strong academics and large firm experience 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: July 02, 2018
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Attorney
Type: In-House
Experience Level: 6 - 10 Years

A collegial, growing company is looking to hire an attorney with approximately 6 or more years of experience in finance or restructuring at a major law firm.  The work will focus on reading, researching and writing reports regarding bond indentures and loan covenants specifically in distressed situations to assist fund clients in developing trading strategies.  Compensation will depend on experience, but starting salary will likely be at or close to $200,000.  The work/life balance is good.  The person hired may be based in either NY or CT.  Candidates should have excellent academic credentials. Qualified candidates should e-mail resumes to Jon Lewis at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Matrimonial Law Associate

Posted: July 02, 2018
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

A well-established law firm in Manhattan seeks to hire a junior or midlevel matrimonial associate to join its matrimonial practice. The appropriate candidate should have either (1) matrimonial experience on complex marital estates and regarding complicated financial issues; or (2) a BigLaw-equivalent background and significant interest in matrimonial work. The firm focuses on high net worth matrimonial work, on a mix of matrimonial litigation, mediation, settlement, prenuptial agreements, etc. Compensation is competitive within the matrimonial field. Please email resume in MS Word format to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Insurance Litigation/Coverage Associate

Posted: July 02, 2018
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

A thriving law firm seeks to hire a midlevel associate (classes of 2015 to 2012) for a role that would focus on insurance coverage litigation and coverage work. The appropriate candidate must have graduated from a top-tier law school or work for a BigLaw-type firm; and ideally has litigation experience. The firm offers a nice atmosphere, a good work/life balance, and compensation that is below market levels. I have placed six attorneys with this firm. Please email resume in MS Word format to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Matrimonial Partner

Posted: July 02, 2018
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Partner
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 11+ Years

A well-established, mid-sized firm in midtown Manhattan seeks to hire a matrimonial law partner. The firm has no one devoted to this practice area. An attorney should have about $500,000-$750,000 or more in portable business. The firm offers good business development support, a friendly environment, and a good work/life balance. 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 02, 2018
Practice:
Location: CT - Fairfield County
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

CT Corporate Associates—Connecticut law firms seeking junior and mid-level corporate associates with 2-6 years of experience in areas including M&A, private equity, securities, finance and general corporate matters.  Opportunities available in various locations (including Fairfield and Hartford Counties), and at firms ranging from some of the largest practices in the state down to fewer than ten attorneys.  Qualified candidates should submit resumes to Jon Lewis at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Real Estate Partner

Posted: July 02, 2018
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 11+ Years

A mid-sized firm seeks to hire a commercial real estate generalist attorney with at least about $250,000 in business and 10-20 years of broad experience, including significant “dirt”/sales/acquisition work and ideally lending and leasing experience. The firm offers good business development support, a good work/life balance and a collegial environment. Please email your resume in MS Word format to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Birth Injury Associate (Exclusive Search)

Posted: July 02, 2018
Practice:
Location: IL - Chicago
Position: Associate
Type: In-House
Experience Level: 6 - 10 Years

An elite plaintiff-side law firm seeks to hire an experienced associate for a role focusing exclusively on birth injury litigation. The appropriate candidate must have at least seven years of medical malpractice experience and significant trial experience. The role would involve a lot of independence, taking/defending depositions, trial-related work, managing discovery, and significant travel. Compensation is competitive, and the environment is friendly. Please email resume in MS Word format to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Litigation Associate

Posted: July 02, 2018
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 5 - 7 Years

A boutique law firm seeks to hire a Class of 2011, 2012, or 2013 litigation associate to focus on a broad mix of complex commercial litigation experience. The attorney must work for a major law firm and/or have strong credentials (elite law school or non-elite law school with honors).  The firm offers a good work/life balance, good hands-on responsibility, and a friendly atmosphere.  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.

Shareholder Activist Partner (Exclusive Search)

Posted: July 02, 2018
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Partner
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 11+ Years

A major law firm seeks to hire an experienced shareholder activist attorney for a partnership role that would involve the exciting opportunity to lead and build this firm’s practice. The appropriate candidate must have (1) at least seven years of experience (ideally a partner or counsel, but a senior associate who has strong contacts/business could be considered); (2) significant client contacts in the shareholder activism space and ideally has developed business; and (3) extensive shareholder activist experience, including working with hedge funds and/or other major investors on proxy disputes, corporate governance matters, merger litigation, and other areas in this type of practice. Compensation is competitive with 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.

Patent Prosecution Associates

Posted: July 02, 2018
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: In-House
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.

Patent Prosecution Associate

Posted: July 02, 2018
Practice:
Location: CT - New Haven County
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

Chem. Patent Prosecutor in CT—- A Connecticut law firm is seeking an associate attorney, patent agent, or technical specialist with 2-5+ years of experience in patent drafting/prosecution and background in chemistry, chemical engineering or material science. Admission to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office preferred, but will also consider candidates who are scheduled to take U.S.P.T.O. exam.  Collegial office atmosphere.  Potential for a partial telecommuting arrangement is possible for strong candidates.  Email resumes to Jon Lewis at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Patent Prosecution Associates

Posted: July 02, 2018
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)

Trusts and Estates Partner

Posted: July 02, 2018
Practice: Trusts & Estates
Location: CT - Fairfield County
Position: Partner
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 11+ Years

Trusts & Estates

A law firm in Fairfield County is looking to hire a seasoned Trusts & Estates partner.  The ideal candidate will be (1) a lawyer currently employed at a law firm or in solo practice in Connecticut with a book of business, or (2) a senior associate/counsel at a large New York City or Connecticut based law firm with excellent academic credentials and ties to Connecticut.  In both cases, the candidate should be well versed in estate planning and administration, including but not limited to drafting and probating wills, preparing various trusts, administering charitable foundations, and preparing and filing all estate, gift, and income tax returns.  Excellent interpersonal and business development skills are required.  The firm will provide a competitive salary, plus opportunities to earn additional compensation, a broad platform to develop and sustain clients, and a collegial work environment.  If this opportunity piques your interest, please apply by sending your resume to Michael Lord at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Trusts & Estates Associate

Posted: July 02, 2018
Practice:
Location: CT - Fairfield County
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 5 - 7 Years

A collegial, long standing Fairfield County law firm is looking to hire a trusts and estates associate with 4+ years of experience.  The candidate should have experience in estate planning and administration and should have worked for a well known New York or Connecticut law firm.  A tie to lower Fairfield County is expected.  Good academic credentials are required and an LLM in tax is a big plus.  Email resumes to Michael Lord at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Litigation Associate (Exclusive Search)

Posted: July 02, 2018
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 6 - 10 Years

A well-established, very small boutique law firm with multiple offices seeks to hire a midlevel or senior litigation associate to start its NYC office and focus on complex commercial litigation matters. The firm seeks to hire a well-credentialed attorney who is cerebral, driven, and high energy; knows how to strategize about and build a case; has an entrepreneurial, creative approach to the law; and is curious, comfortable with conflict, ambitious, free thinking, and confident in their litigation ability. The goal is to find someone who can become a partner with the firm in the next several years. Base compensation is competitive/high relative to peer firms but not at top-market levels, and there can be significant upside based on results. There is no firm office in NYC, and the firm is open to various arrangements. Please email resume in MS Word format to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.