Jobs

Corporate Counsel

Posted: June 14, 2024
Practice:
Location: CT - Fairfield County
Position: Attorney
Type: In-House
Experience Level: 5 - 7 Years

A growing Fairfield County company, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of a European conglomerate, is looking to hire a corporate counsel with at least 4/5+ years of experience in drafting and structuring commercial agreements.  Experience at a law firm is necessary and in-house is preferred.  Other job requirements include assisting in management of real estate portfolio, and managing legal matters concerning labor and employment, corporate governance, and privacy law.  Our search firm is looking for candidates who have broad based commercial law experience and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  Candidates who are looking to transition into this practice area for the first time can’t be considered.  Total comp package in the mid 100s.  The company is located in Northern Fairfield County and requires in office attendance 3 days per week.  We will consider relo candidates, but either NY or CT Bar admission or both is necessary.  Email resumes to Michael Lord at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for immediate consideration.

Plaintiff-side Litigation Associate Position—Non-public Search (Chicago)

Posted: June 14, 2024
Practice:
Location: IL - Chicago
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 5 - 7 Years

We have been retained by a small, high-end, plaintiff-side law firm in Chicago that seeks to hire a midlevel associate with nursing home abuse experience for a role focusing about eighty percent on nursing home matters. Over time the role will move to about fifty percent on nursing home abuse and about fifty percent on a mix of medical malpractice, auto, and product liability matters. The role involves significant hands-on experience, including taking depositions, presenting experts, going to court, and motion practice. Base salary is $100,000–$150,000, depending on class year/experience, and the firm offers generous discretionary bonuses based on attorney and firm performance, as well as business origination bonuses. Attorneys typically work in the office four to five days per week. The firm covers the premiums for an individual’s healthcare plan (and partially for family coverage), and hours are typically about 45-55 per week.  Email resumes to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Employment Compliance/Litigation Attorney Position with Elite Boutique—Westchester/Remote

Posted: June 14, 2024
Practice:
Location: NY - Westchester County
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 6 - 10 Years

If you are an experienced, diligent L&E attorney but feel there is no path forward where you are, this exclusive opportunity may be of interest. I have been retained by a high-end, management-side, employment law boutique in Westchester County (at least one day per week expected in the office) seeking an experienced, well-rounded, management-side labor and employment attorney (about seven to fifteen years) with significant employment counseling experience, as well as employment litigation experience (and labor experience is a plus). The role focuses about seventy percent on employment compliance (counseling, training, investigations) and about thirty percent on employment litigation (not class actions). Base salary is two hundred forty to two hundred ninety thousand, depending on background and experience, plus likely bonuses of about ten to fifteen thousand per year and a generous retirement plan. Annual billables are likely about fifteen to sixteen hundred. The firm offers a friendly environment with high morale. This position is one that is expected to lead to a partner role in the future, and the firm would like to see someone interested in developing business over the long run, such as via speaking, writing, or other approaches (with no expectation for bringing any business to the firm). We have close ties with the hiring partner at the firm, and we placed her years ago.

Trademark/Copyright Litigation Associate

Posted: June 14, 2024
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 1 - 3 Years

Elite caliber NY IP boutique law firm seeking an associate with about two to five years of trademark/copyright experience for their U.S. litigation practice group.  Successful candidates will have strong litigation experience including legal research, brief writing and discovery.  Top law firm background, strong academic credentials, and NY bar admission are all required.  Compensation will depend on experience—Base salary will likely be in the range of about $170,000-$190,000+, and the firm has also historically offered significant hours-based and discretionary bonuses. We have a long relationship with the firm and have placed other associates with them in the past, including one earlier this year.  Qualified candidates should e-mail resumes to Jon Lewis at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Patent Litigation Associate

Posted: June 14, 2024
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

Patent litigation boutique seeking 2nd-5th year associate with experience focused on technology or life science related matters. Successful candidates will have strong academic and law firm credentials. The firm is highly regarded (with a Chambers ranked patent litigation practice) and provides associates the opportunity to assume significant responsibility on the matters which they work.  Compensation will depend on experience, with base salary anticipated to be in the range of $250,000-$385,000.  Qualified candidates should e-mail resumes to Jon Lewis at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

White Collar Litigation Associate

Posted: June 14, 2024
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

A well-established, high-end, white collar-focused, ten-attorney, boutique law firm seeks to hire for its midtown Manhattan office (three days or more per week in person expected) a well-credentialed, midlevel litigation associate. The role is focused on white collar matters, but the firm also works on FCPA matters, FINRA investigations, and employment/gender discrimination matters (and other civil litigation matters). The firm has six former prosecutors, offers partnership potential to attorneys without a prosecutorial background, staffs cases leanly, and offers significant hands-on experience. Base salary is likely about $200,000-$230,000, depending on class year and experience, and bonuses are often in the six figures. The environment is friendly, and the hours are reasonable (no billable requirements). Numerous attorneys have gone from this firm to AUSA positions.

Junior Litigation Associate-CT

Posted: June 14, 2024
Practice:
Location: CT - New Haven County
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 1 - 3 Years

Busy boutique law firm located in New Haven County, CT seeking a commercial litigation associate with about 1-3+ years of experience.  Successful candidates will have solid research and writing skills and the ability to learn and grow in the position.  Compensation depends on experience but will be competitive with that of peer firms—-Base will likely be about $115,000-$150,000, plus a discretionary bonus and a percentage of any business the associate originates.  The firm offers reasonable work/life balance, with an 1800 billable hour expectation.  We have a good relationship with this firm and have placed two associates with them in the past.  Qualified candidates should e-mail resumes to Jon Lewis at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Environmental Associate

Posted: June 14, 2024
Practice:
Location: CT - Hartford County
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 6 - 10 Years

A large CT law firm is looking to hire an associate with 5+ years of experience in assisting clients with complying with environmental regulatory requirements and the development of projects on contaminated properties.  An ideal candidate will also have experience in trial and appellate work in both civil and criminal environmental matters.  Candidates should have excellent law school records, good interpersonal skills, and be licensed to practice in Connecticut.  Salary is $175,000 to $200,000, depending on experience and the ability to convey your skills at an interview.  Email resume to Michael Lord at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for immediate consideration.

Experienced Insurance Defense Litigation Attorney-CT

Posted: June 14, 2024
Practice:
Location: CT - Hartford County
Position: Attorney
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 11+ Years

Established and well-regarded CT general practice firm looking to add to their Hartford office an insurance defense litigation attorney with at least 5 years of experience.  Successful candidates will be able to independently handle all aspects of cases from inception to verdict.  First chair jury trial experience would be a plus but is not required.  The attorney hired will have the opportunity to work with and potentially inherit a significant book of business from a partner at the firm who is a well-known and highly regarded insurance defense litigation practitioner in CT.  Compensation will depend on experience, but base salary will likely be in the range of about $135,000-$200,000. We know the firm well and have previously placed a litigation partner there—-They are a very pleasant group.
Qualified candidates should send resumes to Jon Lewis at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Sexual Misconduct Litigation Attorney (Non-public search)

Posted: June 14, 2024
Practice:
Location: CA
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 6 - 10 Years

We have been retained on a non-public search by a high-end plaintiff-side firm that represents victims in sexual misconduct litigation. They seek to hire an experienced CA-admitted attorney for a position with their San Diego County office. The firm seeks a litigator with solid civil litigation experience, including working up a case, leading an investigation, significant motion experience, and taking and defending depositions. Trial experience is a plus, but not necessary. Base salary is likely two hundred to two hundred twenty-five thousand, the year-end bonus ranges from ten to one hundred thousand or more (depending on firm and individual performance), and the firm offers subsidized healthcare benefits and a profit-sharing and defined benefits plan that vests after two years. The firm offers a friendly environment with significant flexibility in terms of working from the office; most attorneys come in most days, but they are relaxed about coming in to the office.  We have placed two attorneys there.  Please send resume to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Litigation Associate

Posted: June 14, 2024
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 5 - 7 Years

We have been retained by an impressive, well-established, full-service, thirty attorney law firm in midtown Manhattan (can work from home two days per week) seeking to hire a midlevel litigation associate with strong writing skills and credentials for a role focused on a broad range of commercial litigation matters, including contract disputes, international litigation/arbitrations, shareholder and corporate governance matters, employment litigation, and real estate litigation. The firm offers an excellent work/life balance (around fifteen to seventeen hundred hours annually), significant opportunities for advancement, good hands-on experience, a friendly environment with very low attrition, and an impressive set of attorneys (including from elite BigLaw backgrounds). The base salary would likely be one hundred seventy to two hundred thirty thousand, depending on class year and experience, and the bonus would be small (five to ten thousand likely). We have placed two litigators with the firm.  Interested candidates should send their resume to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for immediate consideration.

Personal Injury Attorney

Posted: June 14, 2024
Practice:
Location: CT - Fairfield County
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

URGENT.  A top notch plaintiffs personal injury law firm is looking to bring aboard an associate with 2-5 years of experience representing injured plaintiffs or insurance carriers on the defense side.  The candidate should be barred in Connecticut, have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, and a good law school academic record. The firm offers remote work one day per week, and an excellent compensation package including a base salary, and bonuses based on very reasonable criteria.  Candidates coming off judicial clerkships or relocating from another area (with CT license) will also be considered.  Email resumes to Michael Lord at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for immediate consideration.

Litigation Associate

Posted: June 14, 2024
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

A very small boutique commercial law firm based in midtown Manhattan seeks to hire a junior associate (about two to four+ years of experience). The firm has a unique and eclectic combination of mission driven matters and profit-driven complex commercial litigation, including for name brand clients. Substantive areas include business and commercial litigation, land use, zoning and preservation matters, and policyholder-side insurance law; specific experience in any of these areas is not required. The firm seeks an attorney with experience from a law firm or governmental legal department, and the ability to show through prior work that they have excellent writing and research skills.  The salary range is likely one hundred forty to one hundred fifty thousand, plus bonus (which vary depending on firm and individual performance).  Attorneys are expected to work three days per week in the office, and Wednesday is mandatory.  Please email resume to Michael Lord at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Matrimonial Associate

Posted: June 14, 2024
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 5 - 7 Years

A well-established, sixty-attorney, full-service law firm in midtown Manhattan (four days in office per week) seeks to hire two matrimonial/family law associates with significant New York matrimonial/family law experience: both a midlevel associate (about 3-5 years) and a senior associate (about 8-10 years). The compensation for these positions range from about $130,000-$200,000, depending on experience. I have close ties with the managing partner and was involved many years ago with placing the head of the matrimonial department there. If interested, please email resume to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Matrimonial Associate

Posted: June 14, 2024
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 5 - 7 Years

We have been retained by a premier boutique law firm that seeks to hire for its midtown Manhattan office (in the office four days weekly) a midlevel or senior litigation associate for a position focused on high-net-worth matrimonial litigation matters; matrimonial experience is not required. The firm offers competitive compensation for this space (likely salary of one hundred eighty-five to two hundred seventy-five thousand, depending on background and experience), has an elite set of attorneys (several from top BigLaw firms, including former Cravath, Davis Polk, Skadden, and Simpson Thacher attorneys), and works on sophisticated matrimonial matters. Attorneys bill about eighteen hundred to two thousand or so hours per year. The firm seeks to hire a well-credentialed litigator who ideally has financial litigation experience. We have placed seven associates with the firm, including four with major BigLaw backgrounds Interested candidates should send resume to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Securities/Corporate Associate-Mandarin Fluent

Posted: June 14, 2024
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 5 - 7 Years

Boutique law firm in NYC seeking to add senior associate with 5+ years of experience in securities/corporate law and fluency in Mandarin. The firm handles a broad range of securities work—-Relevant experience includes registered securities offerings, PIPEs, registration statements/periodic filings, etc. Successful candidates will be admitted to practice in NY and authorized to work in the U.S.  We have a good relationship with the firm, having already placed corporate attorneys with them in the past.  Compensation will depend on experience level, with salary likely in the range of about $225,000-$275,000. Qualified candidates should send resumes to Jon Lewis at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Litigation Associate

Posted: June 14, 2024
Practice:
Location: NY - Westchester County
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 1 - 3 Years

A growing White Plains law firm is looking to hire an associate with 2-8+ years of experience.  The firm defends municipalities and school districts in cases involving civil rights, Section 1983, discrimination, employment practices liability, and land use, among other things. The ideal candidate will have previous experience at a law firm or as a judicial law clerk, although fresh law school graduates will be considered.  The firm offers a hybrid work environment, excellent training and mentoring, and reasonable billing expectations.  The compensation package includes a salary starting at $120,000 (and higher for more experienced associates), a merit based year end bonus, and quarterly bonuses for associates who exceed certain houly thresholds.  If interested, email resume to Michael Lord at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Litigation Associate

Posted: June 14, 2024
Practice:
Location: NY - Westchester County
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 6 - 10 Years

We are currently working on a search for a boutique twenty attorney law firm that is looking to add an associate to their offices located in either lower Westchester County, NY or lower Manhattan. The ideal candidate will have approximately five to fifteen years of litigation experience. The firm can hire an associate with various types of litigation experience. The core of the work is representing co-op and condo boards in a variety of commercial and real estate disputes. Candidates must be admitted to practice in NY. The firm offers excellent lifestyle, with an annual billable hours target of fourteen hundred and a salary of $125,000 to $170,000, depending on experience and the ability to convey your skills at an interview. Candidates with municipal experience are encouraged to apply. No law students, please.  Please email resume to Michael Lord at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Securities Litigation Associate

Posted: June 14, 2024
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

A high-end, investor-side, boutique law firm that seeks to hire for its midtown Manhattan office a senior or mid-level litigation associate for a role focused on securities fraud class action litigation. The position offers good hands-on experience and the opportunity to work with an impressive, tight-knit group of attorneys on high-stakes, high-profile matters. The firm seeks a well-credentialed associate with excellent writing skills and good work ethic. Securities litigation experience, although ideal, is not required. Total compensation is likely $180,000-250,000 (depending on relevant experience). I have close ties with this firm and have placed four attorneys there, including three from elite BigLaw firms.  Please email resume to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Finance Attorney

Posted: June 14, 2024
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 5 - 7 Years

A mid-sized law firm in in midtown Manhattan is seeking an attorney with 5-7 years of experience in banking transactions to work on lending, letter of credit and other transactions for financial institutions.  The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in drafting, negotiating, and closing domestic and international financing transactions.  Experience at a major NYC law firm or regional equivalent is necessary.  Collegial group and excellent work/life balance.  Base salary target is $160,000 to $175,000, and bonus ranges up to $95,000.  Email resumes to Michael Lord at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for immediate consideration.

Litigation Associate

Posted: June 14, 2024
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 6 - 10 Years

An impressive, small litigation boutique in midtown Manhattan seeks to hire a midlevel litigation associate for a position focusing on securities and other complex commercial litigation matters. The firm offers good substantive experience, sophisticated matters, and an impressive set of attorneys. The firm would like to find a midlevel associate who has significant brief drafting experience and experience taking depositions. Salary is $190,000 to $230,000, depending on a variety of factors, including level/quality of experience and how well a candidate interviews and persuasively conveys their experience. We have placed four attorneys with BigLaw backgrounds with the firm.  Please send resumes to Andrew Gurman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for consideration.

Insurance Defense Litigation Associate

Posted: June 14, 2024
Practice:
Location: NY - Westchester County
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 5 - 7 Years

A growing law firm with an expertise in representing insurance carriers in litigation is looking to hire an associate with 3-10+ years of quality litigation experience.  Hybrid work arrangement is available. The firm has decades of collective experience defending cases in state and federal courts throughout New York and Connecticut.  The claims have varied from common-law negligence claims, statutory claims, contractual as well as employment disputes. NY bar is required, CT bar is a plus Salary range is $110,000 to $140,000, plus discretionary bonus, dependent upon experience and the ability to convey your litigation skills and successes at an interview.  Email resumes to Michael Lord at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for immediate consideration.

Litigation Associate

Posted: June 14, 2024
Practice:
Location: CT - Fairfield County
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 3 - 5 Years

A growing Fairfield County law firm is seeking a litigation associate with 1-6+ years of experience, excellent writing and interpersonal skills, and a command of the Connecticut practice book.  The firm represents statewide health care systems in the defense of malpractice claims.  Attractive candidates will be (1) coming from another law firm in Connecticut, (2) coming off of a judicial clerkship, or (3) coming from an in house position with a health care system or insurance carrier.  CT bar admission is required.  Salary is $100,000+, depending on experience and the ability to convey that experience at an interview.  Email resumes to Michael Lord at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for immediate consideration.

Bankruptcy Associate

Posted: June 14, 2024
Practice:
Location: NY - New York City
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 5 - 7 Years

A mid-sized law firm is seeking to hire a bankruptcy associate with 4-6 years of major law firm (biglaw) experience.  The ideal candidate will have been on a team which has represented official and unofficial committees of unsecured creditors and have experience in structuring, negotiating and documenting reorganization plans.  The firm also takes on discreet Debtor cases.  Salary is $275,000 to $325,000, plus bonus.  Resumes to Michael Lord at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for confidential consideration.

Birth Trauma Discovery Associate

Posted: June 03, 2024
Practice:
Location: IL - Chicago
Position: Associate
Type: Law Firm
Experience Level: 1 - 3 Years

Our search firms has been exclusively retained by a high-end plaintiff-side law firm that seeks to hire for its Chicago office (three days expected in the office per week) a junior or midlevel associate for a role focused exclusively on the discovery aspects of birth trauma litigation. The firm seeks an attorney (defense or plaintiff-side) with medical malpractice experience (birth injury experience not required). The role will focus on discovery, including significant writing and motion practice. Over time, the role can involve taking depositions and trials in this national practice (most cases not venued in Cook County). Base salary is likely one hundred fifteen to one hundred thirty-five thousand (depending on experience), and attorneys within this group work hard. We have placed multiple attorneys with this group and over fifty attorneys with the firm.