Seeking Corporate Attorney Associates with 2 - 4 years of experience.
Academic Requirements: Outstanding achievement, including law school record, references, and proven writing skills.
Lawyers that work here are generally ranked high in their class at top tier law schools. Admission to CA Bar: Not necessary initially.
Type of Experience: Broad-based private investment funds experience (e.g., experience with (i) private equity funds, hedge funds, venture capital funds and their sponsors, (ii) fund formations and related matters (including fund documentation and fund raising), (iii) sponsor-level transactions, (iv) regulatory and compliance matters relevant to private investment funds and their sponsors, and (v) private fund investor representation).
Type of Work: Opportunity to work on a broad range of interesting, complex and often high-profile transactions with a diverse clientele that includes well-known private fund sponsors and prominent investors (including family offices).
Level of Responsibility: As much responsibility as his or her experience, skills, and willingness will allow.
Degree of Client Contact: A high degree of client contact.
Travel: Not much travel generally. Certain transactions require travel to different parts of the country or to other countries.
Billable Hours: No formal billable hour requirement. Lawyers work hard. Commitment to the firm, clients and matters is what counts.
Practice Area Summary: Co’s private investment funds practice is part of our nationally recognized corporate practice. Co. represents clients in a broad range of transactional and other matters. Our corporate client base is remarkably diverse, consisting of Fortune 100 corporations, wellknown private companies and funds, and prominent individuals and investors.
Benefits of coming to this firm: Opportunity to work closely with some of the most accomplished transactional attorneys in the country; philosophy and practice of providing associates with active and important roles in interesting and complex transactions; collegial atmosphere; open and progressive firm environment; excellent profits per partner and associate compensation history; partnership opportunity based on merit and commitment. Additional Information: The firm has expressly rejected the high-leverage law firm model. They believe in leanly staffed, high-quality deal teams, typically with a 1:1 partner to associate ratio.