Job of the Week

The NYC office of Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., is seeking an attorney with at least 5 years’ experience to join the corporate services department specifically within the commercial real estate group with an emphasis on commercial leasing. Candidates should possess strong academic credentials and have excellent oral and written communication skills. The candidate must have extensive commercial leasing experience in addition to national experience with complex commercial transactions, including real estate financing, acquisitions, and dispositions. Superior drafting, negotiating, and closing skills in addition to being extremely organized and having the ability to work independently are mandatory. Must be licensed to practice law in New York State; NJ admission is preferred. Please reference Commercial Real Estate Attorney in your cover letter.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • 5+ years of Commercial Real Estate Leasing experience
  • Complex commercial transactional experience, including real estate financing, acquisitions, and dispositions
  • Superior drafting, negotiating, and closing skills
  • Extremely well-organized and ability to work independently
  • Strong academic credentials and excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Licensed in NY state; NJ license preferred

Company Description
Epstein Becker Green is uncompromising in its pursuit of legal excellence and client service in its areas of practice: Health Care and Life Sciences, Labor and Employment, Litigation, Corporate Services, and Employee Benefits. The firm was founded to serve the health care industry and has been at the forefront of health care legal developments since 1973. The firm is also proud to be a trusted advisor to clients in the financial services, retail, and hospitality industries, among others, representing entities from startups to Fortune 100 companies. Our commitment to these practices and industries reflects the founders’ belief in focused proficiency paired with seasoned experience.

The firm’s national practices regularly share and access each other’s knowledge and resources to provide clients with tailored solutions to their legal and business issues. Understanding the complex evolution and critical trends within these areas enables Epstein Becker Green lawyers to provide clients with focused insight and deliver high-quality service and results.

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This week, Lateral Link brings an attractive opportunity to join an established D.C. Metro area private equity firm positioned for growth.

Position: Corporate Securities Attorney

Description: Highly regarded private equity firm in D.C. Metro area seeks a mid- to senior-level attorney to join a cohesive and business centric in-house legal department. Counsel will be provided on various financing, securities, and general corporate matters. Experience representing borrowers and issuers in various types of capital raising transactions is required (public and private debt and equity offerings, credit facilities agreements, securitizations, asset-backed financings, etc.), as is corporate governance and securities reporting and compliance. Experience with derivatives and/or REIT financings is highly desired. Position best suited to a JD/MBA attorney comfortable dealing with senior business directors. Firm values practical, bottom-line approach to decision making.

Location: Washington, D.C.

This opportunity is brought to you by Diana Rubin, Managing Director for Lateral Link’s In-House Practice. Please reach out to Diana directly via email at drubin@laterallink.com to discuss this opportunity.

Lateral Link has a fantastic, unique, and VERY RARE opportunity for a CEO position with one of the country’s largest real estate companies.

This position requires Hebrew fluency (or near fluency) and extensive experience in real estate management, finance, and sales and acquisitions, as well as previous corporate management experience. If you have 5+ years experience in the real estate fields described above, Hebrew fluency, and corporate management experience, this job could be for you.

Position: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Location: South Florida

Description: Leading real estate company is looking for a Chief Executive Officer with 5+ years of sophisticated real estate experience, including management of large scale residential properties, real estate finance, and real estate sales and acquisitions. This position requires Hebrew fluency (or near fluency) and previous corporate management experience.

Legal experience is very helpful but not required.

If you are a Lateral Link member, please see position #14993 on the Lateral Link site. If you are not a Lateral Link member, you can sign up for free at www.laterallink.com. If you are interested in this position or any other of our great positions in Florida, Atlanta or other parts of the Southeast, please contact Scott Hodes directly at shodes@laterallink.com.

Our client is a high profile but discreet global investment house based in Abu Dhabi. With an extremely strong existing diet of deals and a very healthy pipeline, our client is now seeking to hire a number of additional lawyers for its established legal team based in Abu Dhabi. These are exceptionally rare roles require extremely talented lawyers to work on a wide range of high value and often complex funds transactions.

Reporting to General Counsel your responsibilities will be broad, but are likely to include:

  • Advising senior management on all matters which may have legal ramifications.
  • Drafting and negotiating high value agreements relevant to investments across a range of highly diversified asset classes ensuring that sufficient legal safeguards are built into these contracts to eliminate potential risks.
  • Reviewing offering memoranda, LLPs, IMAs, SPAs, investment advisory agreements, administration agreements, custodian agreements, and all other contractual documentation related to the client’s operations and investments to ensure they are legally sound prior to execution.
  • Drafting, reviewing, and developing standard contract forms and clauses and undertaking the necessary modifications to these on an ongoing basis.
  • Advising on the interpretation of laws and regulations, monitoring any amendments to them, and updating the business on the implications of such and ensuring that the client’s activities at all times conform with applicable legislation in multiple jurisdictions.
  • Undertaking all required and delegated tasks to ensure provision of first class legal support to the
    business and its various departments.

To qualify for this position, you will have a minimum of five years’ experience in a blue chip law firm or private equity house. You must have experience of a broad spectrum of investment funds (from an investor standpoint, and not only from a fund sponsor perspective) and generalist corporate matters with a strong emphasis on some of the following investment areas: private equity in both primary and secondary markets, hedge funds, real estate, equity and fixed income, infrastructure investments, and M&A.

You will have a proven track record of building strong external networks in the funds industry and use your broad internal and external networks to make the latest knowledge in the legal world available to the client. You will be personable and able to cultivate personal networks in different parts of the organization, using those relationships to achieve results. Finally, a strong team worth ethic and experience of running deals at a frenetic deal pace, often against tight deadlines, is essential. Lawyers currently working in major financial hubs and qualified in England and Wales, the U.S., Singapore, and Hong Kong are of the greatest interest.

These roles offer fantastic opportunities for talented lawyers to further their careers in a blue entity whilst undertaking exceptionally high quality cross-border transactions. Our client is offering an attractive expat compensation package commensurate with experience and the importance of the role.

Please send your résumé to Elizabeth Williams of EWS at elizabeth@ews-search.com or call her for a confidential discussion at +971 55 211 1189. This mandate is being handled exclusively by Elizabeth, and any direct or third party applications will be forwarded to her for her consideration.

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (“SABIC”) is one of the world’s leading and most profitable manufacturers of chemicals, fertilizers, plastics and metals. With revenues of almost $50 billion and over 33,000 employees in almost 40 countries, it was estimated by Forbes in 2011 to be the second largest global diversified chemicals company in the world. With significant investments in technology and innovation planned for 2013 and beyond, the company is poised to continue its rapid global expansion. To help support its growth, it is now seeking to recruit a number of high caliber lawyers to join its global legal function which already boasts 100 lawyers worldwide. The roles are based in Riyadh in Saudi Arabia.

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Lateral Link had a record year in 2012. We promoted eleven recruiters — five new Principals, five new Senior Directors, and one new Managing Director. Given our existing client base, we are hiring Directors for our Partner Group in all major markets to assist with partner level recruiting for Am Law 200 and regional boutiques.

Lateral Link is a leading global legal recruiting firm with twelve (12) offices in the United States and Asia. We have immediate openings in our New York, Chicago, San Francisco, and Dallas offices for a Director-level recruiters to focus on partner search. This is a unique opportunity to leverage an existing client base while joining our team of experienced recruiters, including Larry Latourette (HLS ’82), former managing partner of the Preston Gates, DC office and partner recruiter with over a decade of experience, who manages our partner recruiting practice.

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Director Sara Gail brings us this week’s Job of the Week, provided by Lateral Link.

Position: Commercial Litigation Associate

Description: The Dallas office of a nationally recognized firm seeks a junior litigation associate to join its vibrant practice. One-to-three years of experience required. Successful candidates will be self-starters from top law schools with top grades.

Location: Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

This opportunity is brought to you by Sara Gail, Lateral Link recruiter covering Dallas, Houston, Austin, and San Antonio. You can also reach out to Sara directly via email at sgail@laterallink.com. If you are a Lateral Link member already, see position #11318. To apply for this opportunity or other opportunites, please register at www.laterallink.com.

One of the hottest practice areas right now is energy transactions, a field seeing wide growth not only overseas, but also in the Lone Star State. Texas leads in nearly one-quarter of the United States’ natural gas production. But it’s not just natural gas or petroleum that are the causes for the booming business in energy transactions. The practice group also works with clients on renewable energy sources that include solar and wind power, which has seen massive growth in Texas. Check out this week’s Job of the Week, provided by Lateral Link.

Position: Energy Transactions Associate

Description: Leading Am Law 100 firm seeks associate with 3-7 years of corporate and finance experience plus significant exposure to a variety of energy matters, including power, oil/gas, and midstream. Candidates should be able to run a significant portion of transactions on their own. Fluency in Spanish is a plus. Top academics required.

Location: Houston, TX

This opportunity is brought to you by Director Mardy Sackley, Lateral Link recruiter covering the three biggest regions in Texas – Dallas, Houston, and Austin. To apply for this opportunity or other opportunites, please register at www.laterallink.com. You can also reach out to Mardy via email at msackley@laterallink.com. If you are a Lateral Link member already, see position #11033. Still interested in the position, but not the location? We have a number of other openings nationwide, so contact us for more details.

The recruiters at Lateral Link are working hard to fill positions with Am Law 200 firms and Fortune 500 companies throughout the nation. Today’s Job of the Week, provided by Lateral Link, presents a great opportunity for an Executive Compensation Associate at a top firm in the Silicon Valley. If you’re looking to live and work in a region buzzing with news in the high-tech world, this might be a great opportunity to consider.

Position: Executive Compensation Associate

Description: A top firm in Mountain View, CA is seeking an executive compensation associate to join its practice. Candidates should have at least one year of experience and be admitted to the CA bar.

Location: Silicon Valley

This opportunity is brought to you by Lateral Link Director Lexy Tretter, a recruiter covering Northern California. To apply for this opportunity or other opportunities, please register at www.laterallink.com. You can also reach out to Lexy directly via email at ltretter@laterallink.com. If you are a Lateral Link member already, see position #10784, or contact your recruiter for more details.

This Job of the Week is for an attorney who is looking to switch gears and join a newly formed marketing compliance group at a top bank. This is one of many in-house positions throughout the country that Lateral Link is working on, so if you are interested in making a lateral move in-house or to another firm, contact your Lateral Link recruiter.

Position: Compliance/Marketing Material Review Officer

Location: New York, NY

Description: Top investment bank seeks a corporate attorney with at least 4 years experience to work in their newly created marketing materials compliance group. The purpose of this group is to provide consistent review of written communications, including trade ideas, original detailed analysis, research summaries, branded and other written materials regarding financial products. MBA is a plus, as well as language skills (particularly German and Portuguese).

For more information about this position, please view Position #7746 on Lateral Link; current Members may contact their personal search consultant for this or other corporate opportunities. Non-members may contact T.J. Duane regarding this opening at tjduane@laterallink.com.

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