Our client, a global law firm known for its strong client relationships and excellent culture, is looking to hire a mid-senior level Associate (class of 2019+) into its venture capital and private equity team in New York.
The team is located across the US and works closely with the Asian and London offices. It is a world leader in middle-market M&A transactions and has Legal 500/Chambers ranked Partners in the private equity and venture capital space. The team works with structuring, negotiating, documenting and closing all forms of mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital financings, public and private debt and equity offerings, structured financings, joint ventures, international financings and transactions, private equity fund formations, and other corporate and business transactions. The team represents sellers, acquirers, management teams, issuers, underwriters, venture capital and private equity funds, family offices and public, private and distressed companies.
Attorneys in the team often have a very broad practice, and there is an opportunity to get involved on all types of transactions within the corporate practice area.
The firm is headquartered in Chicago; as such it takes pride in its fantastic ethos and focus on wellbeing and maintaining a healthy work/life balance. Its Partners and Associates are involved in business development and are encouraged to be leaders in knowledge management and leading diversity or pro bono initiatives.
Candidates must be qualified in Illinois, California or New York (or have undertaken the UBE). Candidates with a business, accounting or MBA background are encouraged to apply.