Jobs

In-House Finance Attorney

Posted: December 12, 2019
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: In-House
Experience Level: 6 - 10 Years

Multiple positions in the NY office of growing research-oriented company that analyzes bonds/loans to assist fund clients in devising trading strategies.  They are seeking candidates who have 6 or more years of experience, preferably in high-yield bonds but would also consider those with background in leveraged lending. The work will be primarily focused on reading, researching and writing reports regarding high-yield bond covenants—-Successful candidates will have extensive experience in drafting and acting as a lead negotiator with respect to such covenants.  Good work/life balance.  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)

Administrative Attorney/Coordinator

Posted: December 12, 2019
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

An elite boutique law firm seeks to hire for its midtown Manhattan office an attorney with significant federal court experience for a high-end administrative role focused on coordinating/scheduling depositions (but not attending), preparing exhibits, and other necessary administrative tasks on behalf of attorneys within the firm. Compensation is very competitive for a role of this type (at least $100,000 base salary), and there would be a steady 40 hours per week schedule. Potential good fits for the role include a BigLaw attorney who likes this kind of work and does not want to continue litigating or someone who used to practice and wants to return to a law firm setting in a non-litigation role. 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: December 12, 2019
Practice:
Location: DE - Wilmington
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 5 - 7 Years

An impressive law firm seeks to hire an experienced attorney (about 3-15 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 to figure out viable causes of action, and includes significant writing and advisory work. Experience with DE Chancery Court matters is essential. The work/life balance is good (40 hours weekly), and compensation is competitive based on the steady hours. As this is a non-litigation role, admission to the DE bar would never be required. Please email your resume in MS Word format to recruiter Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Head of Finance

Posted: December 12, 2019
Practice:
Location: DE - Wilmington
Position: Consultant
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 11+ Years

A high-end, well-established law firm with multiple practice areas seeks to hire a Head of Finance for its Wilmington, DE office. The firm seeks an accounting/finance professional from a legal industry or professional services background who has eight or more years of accounting/financial experience, including extensive financial reporting experience. The firm seeks someone who is very hands-on, likes building relationships within a firm, and who ideally handles multiple practice areas (or multiple corporate departments/divisions) and has supervisory experience. The role involves management of all financial and accounting operations of the firm. Compensation is competitive. Please email resume in MS Word format to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Litigation Attorney

Posted: December 12, 2019
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 6 - 10 Years

A thriving, small plaintiff-side firm seeks to hire an experienced commercial litigator (4-15 years) for a position to work on sophisticated financial litigation matters. The firm seeks an aggressive, well-credentialed litigator with significant FINRA and/or securities litigation experience. The role is fact intensive and involves preparing for and participating in trials. Compensation is competitive (although not top market) and the upside is high, and there is good partnership potential in the future. 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: December 12, 2019
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 1 - 3 Years

A well-established law firm seeks to hire a junior commercial/securities litigator (1-3 years of experience) for a role focused on drafting complaints and assessing the viability of securities litigation-related claims. The candidate must have strong credentials, write well, and have good fluency with numbers. There can be an opportunity down the road to work on litigation matters if the attorney is interested. It would be ideal to have experience in securities litigation, financial or accounting experience, or an MBA or college major in economics. The firm offers a good work/life balance and a friendly environment. Please email resume in MS Word format to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Commercial Litigation Attorney

Posted: December 12, 2019
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 6 - 10 Years

A well-established boutique law firm seeks to hire for its downtown Manhattan office a seasoned commercial litigator (6+ years) with a good work ethic and impressive credentials who manages cases on their own, takes depositions, and ideally has had trial experience; and shows business generation capabilities. The commercial litigation matters involve 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. The firm offers a friendly environment with high morale, compensation that is below market levels (part of compensation will be based on revenue generation), and a reasonable work/life balance. Please email resume in MS Word format to recruiter Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Matrimonial and Family Law Associate

Posted: December 12, 2019
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

A well-established, full-service law firm in Manhattan seeks to hire a mid-level or senior matrimonial associate to join its thriving matrimonial practice. The matrimonial department focuses mainly on high net worth matters, and it offers a friendly environment and an impressive set of matrimonial attorneys. Compensation is competitive with that of peer firms. Please email resume in MS Word format to recruiter Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Corporate Associates

Posted: December 12, 2019
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

A top NYC mid-sized firm seeking two 2nd-6th year corporate associates. The position will involve a broad range of corporate, securities and commercial matters—- Ideal candidates will have general corporate and M&A experience, a strong academic record, and solid law firm experience.  The firm offers very reasonable lifestyle and a pleasant work environment. Qualified candidates should send resumes to Jon Lewis at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration. 

Litigation Associate

Posted: December 12, 2019
Practice:
Location: NY
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

A leading Albany, New York based law firm is looking to hire a litigation associate with 3+ years of experience.  Ideally, the candidate will have experience appearing and arguing motions in state/federal courts or administrative tribunals.  Excellent writing and persuasion skills are required.  A background or interest in any type of science is a plus.  Candidates currently working for an Albany/Capital District law firm or the state government are strong candidates.  Email resumes to Michael Lord at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

IP Litigation Associate

Posted: December 12, 2019
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 5 - 7 Years

An elite caliber NY IP boutique seeking class of 2012-2016 litigation associate.  Top firm experience (including research, brief writing and discovery), strong academic credentials, and NY Bar admission all required.  Prior experience with trademark/copyright litigation, TTAB and/or UDRP proceedings preferred; federal clerkship also a plus. Qualified candidates should send resumes to Jon Lewis at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration. 

Birth Trauma Associate

Posted: December 12, 2019
Practice:
Location: IL - Chicago
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 5 - 7 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 five years of medical malpractice or birth trauma litigation experience and ideally second chair trial experience. The role would involve a lot of independence, taking/defending depositions, trial-related work, managing discovery, and extensive 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.

Corporate Associate

Posted: December 12, 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.

Trusts and Estates Partners

Posted: December 12, 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).

Securities Litigaton Attorney

Posted: December 12, 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.

Business Development Director – Unions/Taft Hartley Funds

Posted: December 12, 2019
Practice:
Location: DE - Wilmington
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 11+ Years

A well-established, mid-sized law firm seeks to hire for a business development role focused on meeting with/seeking business from unions/Taft-Hartley funds regarding their retaining the law firm on financial-related litigation. The appropriate candidate must have significant experience with such entities and connections with high-level in-house counsel in unions/Taft-Hartley funds; a legal background is ideal but not required. Compensation is very competitive. Travel is extensive, and the role offers significant autonomy. Please email resume in Word format to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

T&E Associate

Posted: December 12, 2019
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 5 - 7 Years

Trusts & Estates Associate—NYC mid-sized firm with a strong, recognized trusts and estates practice group seeking an associate with 4-7 years of experience in estate planning and administration, including experience in drafting sophisticated estate planning documents. Large firm is experience preferred.  The firm offers a collegial work environment and very reasonable lifestyle.  Salary will depend on experience level but will be competitive with that of similar firms, although below BigLaw market. Qualified candidates should e-mail resumes to Jon Lewis at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Insurance Defense Litigation Associate (Employment Law)

Posted: December 12, 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.

IP Litigation Associate

Posted: December 12, 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).

Tax Associate

Posted: December 12, 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)

Patent Prosecution Associates

Posted: December 12, 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.

Business Development Director – Unions/Taft Hartley Funds

Posted: December 12, 2019
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Consultant
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 11+ Years

A well-established, mid-sized law firm seeks to hire for a business development role focused on meeting with/seeking business from unions/Taft-Hartley funds regarding their retaining the law firm on financial-related litigation. The appropriate candidate must have significant experience with such entities and connections with high-level in-house counsel in unions/Taft-Hartley funds; a legal background is ideal but not required. Compensation is very competitive. Travel is extensive, and the role offers significant autonomy. Please email resume in Word format to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Corporate Transactional Associate

Posted: December 12, 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)

Antitrust/Consumer Litigator

Posted: December 12, 2019
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 junior or midlevel associate (1-6 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 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.

Matrimonial Attorney

Posted: December 12, 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 matrimonial attorney. An attorney can have either a) 1-10 (or more) years of high net worth matrimonial experience; or b) impressive credentials and experience with partnership/business divorces or probate litigation, or a demonstrated interest in matrimonial law. 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.