Our client, a top-tier international law firm, is looking for a capable Senior Associate/Counsel in its International Trade team in Washington, DC. The preferred candidate will have at least six years’ experience from a strong international trade team in a law firm.
The team advises leading financial institutions, industrial enterprises, trading companies and global investors on US sanctions issues and compliance with US sanctions laws and regulations. Members of the team have participated in a wide range of US sanctions investigations and enforcement actions, as well as designing compliance programs and providing compliance training and risk analyses for multinational corporations and financial institutions in Europe, the Middle East, Australia, Asia and the Americas. The team also advises clients on compliance with US export controls and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and has obtained scores of national security clearances for foreign acquisitions of strategic US business assets from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
This law firm is particularly known for its excellent training and support from Seniors. There is no hierarchy – whereby Partners respect Junior Associates, and they let you have the responsibility of getting the right level of work that you think you are ready for. This law firm is incredibly well known, and is ranking across the US, APAC, Europe and the UK.
This is the kind of firm where making Partner is a genuine possibility. Partners and Seniors will take an active interest in your growth. You will be given a mentor from day one, with quarterly reviews on how you are finding things in the firm, and things you might like to change.
The firm prides itself on its career progression opportunities and training, as well as its incredible emphasis on diversity initiatives.
Candidates will have strong academics. District of Columbia Bar is required.