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  • 09 Apr 2014 at 3:14 AM
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Attorney Jobs in Asia

A listing of the latest attorney job opportunities in Asia.

Midlevel M&A Associate Attorney in Japan (w/Japanese skills)

Posted: April 1, 2014
Location: Japan
Occupation: Associate
Type: Full-time

Description:
JAPAN – Prestigious law office of an international law firm has the following need:- Midlevel M&A Associate with 4-6 years of U.S. large law firm M&A experience. Japanese language skills are a plus but English, only, is okay.They are a small, collegial, growing group that does high-quality work. The candidate must have a JD from a top 25 law school with a 3.4+ gpa. The compensation is top of the market. Please submit resume/transcript to: danielle at kinneyrecruiting dotcomI will never submit your resume anywhere without your authorization.

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Jr. M&A Associate Attorney in Japan
Posted: April 1, 2014
Location: Japan
Occupation: Associate
Type: Full-time

Description:
JAPAN – Prestigious law office of an international law firm has the following need:- Jr. M&A Associate with 1-2 years of U.S. large firm M&A experience. Japanese language skills are a plus but native English, only, is okay. They are a small, collegial, growing group that does high-quality work. The candidate must have a JD from a top 25 law school with a 3.4+ gpa. The compensation is top of the market. Please submit resume/transcript to: danielle at kinneyrecruiting dotcom. I will never submit your resume anywhere without your authorization.

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US associate – FCPA / White Collar in Hong Kong

Posted: March 4, 2014
Location: Hong Kong
Occupation: Associate
Type: Full-time

Description:
Top US firm’s FCPA / White Collar practice in Hong Kong has an immediate need for a junior to senior US associate. Mandarin fluency required. Fluency in written Chinese strongly preferred. Very competitve expat / cola package. Very strong FCPA practice in US and in Asia.

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Junior Finance US Associate – Hong Kong

Posted: March 4, 2014
Location: Hong Kong
Occupation: Associate
Type: Full-time

Description:
A top US firm in Hong Kong has a new junior finance US associate opening in Hong Kong. Very competitive expat / cola package. Mandarin is required for this position.

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US cap markets associate – top US firm in Hong Kong

Posted: March 4, 2014
Location: Hong Kong
Occupation: Associate
Type: Full-time

Description:
Top US firm has urgent need for a 2nd to 4th year US cap markets associate. Mandarin fluency required. Very competitive expat / cola package. A top 5 US cap markets practice in China. Mix of both China deals and Pan Asia deals. Very selective firm.

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M&A (English only ok) associate – Hong Kong

Posted: March 4, 2014
Location: Hong Kong
Occupation: Associate
Type: Full-time

Description:
Top Wall St. firm in Hong Kong has an urgent need for a 4th to 6th year US M&A associate. Great spot for M&A in HK. Preferred class year is 4th or 5th year, but 6th will be considered. This firm is very selective. Going to be difficult to land there without coming from top 15 US firm and top 10 is preferred. ENGLISH ONLY is OK, because it is a pan asia focused practice. Mandarin is a nice bonus, but definitely not required. Candidate can come from US or already be in Asia. If not already in HK, the candidate will need to show why they are committed to HK for some years to come. Very competitive expat / cola package.

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The Cleveland office of Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP is seeking an associate for its Corporate & Securities Practice Group. The ideal candidate will have 4-6 years of experience in matters of general corporate counseling, corporate governance, merger and acquisition activity, securities compliance, capital formation, joint ventures and strategic alliances. Candidate should have significant supervisory and client management experience and excellent transactional drafting and negotiation skills.

Applicants should be a member of the Ohio Bar or eligible to waive in and should possess a strong academic record, superior writing and analytical skills, and the ability to work well with our diverse client base.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and law school transcript by email to Carrie Lang, Legal Recruiting Manager, clang@beneschlaw.com.

  • 31 Jul 2012 at 1:02 PM
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Business Attorney


Bodker, Ramsey, Andrews, Winograd & Wildstein’s growing Business and Corporate law practice has an immediate opening for a full-time, mid-level associate in Atlanta, Georgia. Our firm represents public and private companies requiring business, corporate and regulatory advice regarding the technology, cable, and energy industries among others.

The ideal candidate will have a business degree, top academic credentials from a first tier law school, possess strong writing and analytical skills, and have three to six years of related experience. We offer a very competitive benefits package and great opportunity for professional advancement.

Please email resume and salary history to krobb@brawwlaw.com.


  • 30 Jul 2012 at 5:48 PM
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Transactional IP Associate

Would you like to move to Denver and still do interesting, top level national and international legal work?

Our client, the thriving Denver office of a top 10 international law firm is seeking to add an IP transactional associate to its growing practice. This is a great opportunity for the right attorney to realize significant responsibility in an exciting practice dealing with multiple industries and cutting edge technologies in a great work environment.

Candidates for this position will:

* Have between 2 and 4 years of IP commercial transactions and agreements experience, including: acquisition, protection, and commercialization of IP rights and assets
* Superior legal writing and research skills
* Possess a strong work ethic, and be deal and team oriented
* Have the desire and ability to work independently

Firm offers top compensation with reasonable billing goals, mentorship, and excellent benefits including health, retirement, and vacation.

Interested candidates can send a current resume and cover letter to myadvocate@targetedlegal.com or visit http://www.targetedlegal.com to learn more about The Advocates and view a complete listing of all current opportunities.

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton is seeking a California-admitted, corporate associate with 3-4 years of corporate experience at a major law firm in Silicon Valley to build out our emerging company, venture capital and transactional team in Palo Alto (downtown Palo Alto location with parking). This is an excellent opportunity to build a practice while getting great experience in a vibrant and growing office. Top academics are required; please include your transcript with your resume. For this position, we are looking for someone who has completed a significant number of venture capital financings and experience working with emerging private technology companies. The ability to work with other team members and clients, and “take ownership” of projects, is essential.

Please send applications (resume and transcripts) that fit this job description to Nadia Ferrari, nferrari@sheppardmullin.com.

  • 13 Jul 2012 at 2:52 PM
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HEARING OFFICER

Grade: G Salary Range: Min: $72,926 / Mid: $91,158 / Max: $109,390

Playing a vital role in the economy of New York State and Connecticut, Metro-North Railroad, a subsidiary of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), is the busiest commuter railroad in the nation with an annual ridership of over 82 million. A dynamic organization with a strong focus on customer service, safety, and new technologies, Metro-North employs approximately 5,900 people. Operating out of its home base in New York City’s historic Grand Central Terminal, the railroad’s three lines serve 120 stations in seven counties in New York and two counties in Connecticut. In 2011, Metro-North received the prestigious International Brunel Award for Overall Excellence in Railroad Design, recognizing its continuing work as a more efficient operation, its commitment to sustainability, and its focus on providing excellent customer service. Metro-North was the first American railroad to win this coveted award in its 26-year history. The competition is open to all passenger and freight railroads in the world. Metro-North has a reputation for rewarding employee resourcefulness and innovation, and offers excellent job opportunities in a challenging and diverse environment.

POSITION OBJECTIVE
Assist in the administrative functions of the Operations Division pertaining to the contractual disciplinary process, with the primary responsibility of conducting the disciplinary investigations required by the collective bargaining agreements and Metro-North Railroad policies and procedures.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Direct and conduct all aspects of the Operations Divisions’ contractually mandated disciplinary process. This involves the following responsibilities:
• Make a pre-charge assessment of the necessity for disciplinary action.
• Draft or approve the draft of the disciplinary charges.
• Review and approve all waivers of discipline.
• Schedule the disciplinary investigation and make all necessary arrangements and notifications.
• Authorize postponements of investigations.
• Ensure that witnesses are prepared and that all relevant documents and evidence are available and produced at the investigation.
• Conduct the disciplinary investigation.
• Make recommendation to charging department as to veracity of witnesses and the appropriateness of discipline.
• Ensure compliance with all contractual procedures and time limits.
• Provide support and assistance to the Senior Hearing Officer and Operations Division staff personnel.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
• In depth working knowledge of Collective Bargaining Agreements as they relate to disciplinary procedures.
• In depth working knowledge of investigation, trial and/or hearing procedures.
• Excellent investigative and interviewing skills with the ability to remain composed under adverse situations.
• Good understanding of arbitration process.
• Excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with all levels in the Company and union officials.
• Excellent reasoning and negotiation skills.
• Knowledge of standard safety policies and procedures.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and/or comparable applications.
• Must be available to be on call 24/7 as required.
• Must have a valid Driver’s license.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• In depth knowledge of Metro-North Railroad’s Collective Bargaining Agreements.
• In depth knowledge of Metro-North Railroad’s Operating Manual and General Safety Instructions.
• Knowledge of an integrated financial system, preferably PeopleSoft.

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
• Bachelor’s Degree in Labor Relations, Industrial Relations Transportation, Public Administration and/or related field.
• Demonstrated equivalent experience, education and/or technical credentials may be considered in lieu of degree.
• Seven (7) years of experience in an Industrial/ Labor Relations environment which includes conducting hearings, trials and/or investigations of disciplinary actions.

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
• Experience in an Operation environment as a manager or supervisor, which includes experience in conducting hearings, trials and/or investigations of disciplinary actions.

OTHER
This is a safety sensitive position and subject to toxicological testing.

SELECTION CRITERIA
To be selected for a position, an applicant must: (1) meet the minimum requirements in the job posting, (2) satisfy a
background investigation (which includes credit, if applicable), and (3) pass an oral interview, during which the interviewers will further evaluate the applicant’s qualifications for the position. Because the selection process is competitive, not all qualified applicants are granted an interview. If the Company extends a conditional offer to an applicant, it may require him/her to undergo a medical examination, which may include toxicological testing.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

TO APPLY & SEE FULL JOB DESCRIPTION:
Please visit us at http://www.mta.info/mta/employment/

All Applicants must apply online to be considered. Metro-North no longer accepts paper copies of resumes.

MTA Metro-North Railroad is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • 10 Jul 2012 at 1:38 PM
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Staff Counsel

The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) has an immediate opening for Staff Counsel, its senior general counsel position. The position, in a department of two lawyers, involves managing the Association’s legal office and wide range of internal legal affairs, serving as Counsel to the Board and Executive Director, advising attorneys, faculty members, and administrators on higher education issues and litigation, public speaking, and appellate brief writing. The substantive areas include academic freedom, employment and labor law, discrimination, constitutional law, tax and benefit issues, and internal publications, leases, contracts, and personnel and benefits matters. Preferred background includes experience in nonprofit organizations and labor and employment, as well as higher education and civil liberties. Candidates should have demonstrated legal management experience, the ability to handle diverse substantive areas in a timely manner, and excellent writing skills. Appellate brief writing experience is a plus. The position includes general support for the Association’s committees and operations.

AAUP is a national organization founded in 1915 that is active in areas including intellectual freedom, due process, professional ethics, and university governance. Membership is approximately 44,000 faculty and academic professionals from all disciplines. The staff enjoys the opportunity to work on significant issues with Association members who are leading scholars in law and other fields.

Seven or more years of legal experience preferred. Membership in District of Columbia Bar required within reasonable period after appointment. Excellent benefits package includes medical, vision, dental, and disability coverage; retirement plan; and generous vacation. Some travel required. Competitive nonprofit salary, commensurate with experience.

Please e-mail resumes by Friday, July 13, 2012 to: legalsearch@aaup.org or by mail to Legal Search, AAUP, 1133 Nineteenth Street, NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20036. No phone calls please. For more information, please see AAUP’s Legal Program at www.aaup.org/AAUP/programs/legal/.

  • 05 Jul 2012 at 11:11 AM
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Senior Tax Associate

The Palo Alto office is seeking a California-admitted tax associate, 5th year and above only, with a Tax LLM and/or CPA certificate. The candidate should have significant experience in all aspects of executive compensation, including familiarity with deferred compensation and golden parachute issues, the preparation of equity compensation plans and change of control agreements, and the preparation of proxy statements, prospectuses and other filings required by the 1933/1934 Securities Acts and the national stock exchanges.

Please send resume and transcripts to Nadia Ferrari at nferrari@sheppardmullin.com.

  • 05 Jul 2012 at 10:00 AM
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Associate Counsel

Grade: G Salary Range: Min: $72,926 / Mid: $91,158 / Max: $109,390

Playing a vital role in the economy of New York State and Connecticut, Metro-North Railroad, a subsidiary of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), is the busiest commuter railroad in the nation with an annual ridership of over 82 million. A dynamic organization with a strong focus on customer service, safety, and new technologies, Metro-North employs approximately 5,900 people. Operating out of its home base in New York City’s historic Grand Central Terminal, the railroad’s three lines serve 120 stations in seven counties in New York and two counties in Connecticut. In 2011, Metro-North received the prestigious International Brunel Award for Overall Excellence in Railroad Design, recognizing its continuing work as a more efficient operation, its commitment to sustainability, and its focus on providing excellent customer service. Metro-North was the first American railroad to win this coveted award in the award’s 26-year history. The competition is open to all passenger and freight railroads in the world. Metro-North has a reputation for rewarding employee resourcefulness and innovation, and offers excellent job opportunities in a challenging and diverse environment.

POSITION OBJECTIVE: Represent and defend Metro-North in federal and state court and before administrative agencies, focusing on labor and employment law; provide legal advice and counsel to employees concerning labor and employment law; supervise and assist outside counsel.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Litigation experience, with a substantive background in labor and employment law (e.g., federal, state and local EEO laws, FMLA, ADEA, ADA) and strong research, writing, and analytical skills;
• Effective negotiation and conflict resolution skills;
• Excellent oral and written communication skills;
• Ability to function independently, conform to specific time limitations and deadlines, and prioritize and manage varied caseload;
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with all personnel levels within Metro-North and with external contacts;
• Demonstrated research and writing skills, including command of computer-based research tools, e.g., LexisNexis®;
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and/or comparable applications.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Minimum three years of litigation experience with demonstrated facility in all phases of litigation, including preparing pleadings, conducting discovery, and making dispositive motions;
• Admission to the New York bar and “good-standing” status.

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
• Minimum three years of litigation experience with demonstrated facility in all phases of litigation, including preparing pleadings, conducting discovery, and making dispositive motions;
• Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school;
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
• Litigation experience in representing railroads, airlines or other transportation providers;
• Litigation experience involving the Railway Labor Act and the Federal Rail Safety Act;
• Admission to the Connecticut bar and “good- standing” status.

SELECTION CRITERIA
To be selected for a position, an applicant must: (1) meet the minimum requirements in the job posting, (2) satisfy a background investigation (which includes credit, if applicable), and (3) pass an oral interview, during which the interviewers will further evaluate the applicant’s qualifications for the position. Because the selection process is competitive, not all qualified applicants are granted an interview. If the Company extends a conditional offer to an applicant, it may require him/ her to undergo a medical examination.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

TO APPLY & SEE FULL JOB DESCRIPTION:
Please visit us at http://www.mta.info/mta/employment/

All Applicants must apply online to be considered. Metro-North no longer accepts paper copies of resumes.

MTA Metro-North Railroad is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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