Lateral Link has a top-notch opportunity for one of the largest and oldest law firms in Texas. Self-starting individuals who enjoy working with a diverse group of people and wish to become partner would do well in this Corporate practice.
Position: Corporate Associate
Description: A Corporate Associate with M&A, corporate finance, and general experience is sought. Securities experience is a plus, but not necessary. Candidates should have 2-3 years’ experience at a comparable law firm, as well as be a self-starter willing to take on responsibility on diverse transactions.
Location: Dallas, Texas
This opportunity is brought to you by Lateral Link Director Mardy Sackley, a recruiter covering Dallas, Houston, Austin and San Antonio. To apply for this opportunity, please register at Lateral Link. You can also reach out to Mardy directly via email at email@example.com. If you are a Lateral Link member already, see position #11690.
Lateral Link has an excellent opportunity for one of the most well-known global and innovative companies in business today. Combining the picturesque backdrop of the Pacific Northwest with the chance to work on projects that impact the unique lines of business, this week’s Job of the Week should interest the outdoor-loving, exploration-minded, IT-savvy lawyer.
Position: Corporate Counsel, Infrastructure
Description: As Corporate Counsel, IT Infrastructure, you will serve as the primary attorney to several key IT infrastructure business teams and partner with them to acquire and implement technology assets to support all company businesses worldwide: cloud computing, retail, digital media, web developer services, and on-demand publishing of books and movies. The role also provides day-to-day business and intellectual property law counseling; identifies opportunities for and implements process improvements; administers and resolves legal issues that arise in existing commercial relationships; and handles pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries. Candidates should have three or more years of legal experience (with at least two years at a law firm) as a tech transactional attorney; in-house experience in a technology or internet company is a plus.
Location: Seattle, Washington
This opportunity is brought to you by Lateral Link Director Carolyn Brenner, a recruiter covering California. To apply for this opportunity, please register at Lateral Link. You can also reach out to Carolyn directly via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are a Lateral Link member already, see position #11621.
Did you know Lateral Link’s Lateral Listings program allows companies the opportunity to post top in-house jobs to their network of attorney members? This week, they have an excellent position for the world’s most diversified provider of branded casino entertainment. Qualified candidates can self-submit through their Lateral Listings service.
Position: Associate Chief Counsel, Transactional
Description: Caesars Entertainment Corporation, the world’s largest and most diverse entertainment casino company, has an opening for an Associate Chief Counsel, Transactional. The person who fills this position will manage the day-to-day transactions; provide legal advice and guidance to corporate and property management; and lead day-to-day SEC filings and other corporate governance matters. Top candidates should have 5-10 years of experience as a corporate transactions generalist, with experience as lead attorney on sophisticated M&A transactions, joint venture formations, business development transactions, and financing transactions. Hospitality industry experience not required. Strong drafting and negotiating skills are required.
Location: Las Vegas, NV
This opportunity is brought to you by Lateral Link Director Scott Hodes, a recruiter covering the Southeast region, which includes Florida, Atlanta and Charlotte. Applicants can apply for this position directly through our Lateral Listings service, but must register at Lateral Link. You can also reach out to Scott directly via email at email@example.com. If you are a Lateral Link member already, see position #11553.
The team at Lateral Link has an exciting opportunity for one of the world’s leading intellectual property companies. With licensing of patented semiconductor and wireless/wireline communications IP at this company’s core, they have seen immense growth. This growth has led to a need for top notch individuals to join their diverse technology group.
Position: Patent Attorney
Description: The Texas based company seeks to hire two patent attorneys to prosecute their growing patent portfolio. Candidates sought must have between 2-5 years of patent prosecution experience, as well as a background in electrical engineering with experience in either the telecommunications or semi-conductor industry.
Location: Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
This opportunity is brought to you by Lateral Link Director Sara Gail, a recruiter covering Dallas, Austin, Houston, and San Antonio. To apply for this opportunity, please register at Lateral Link. You can also reach out to Sara directly via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are a Lateral Link member already, see position #11551.
The team at Lateral Link has an interesting opportunity for individuals looking for an in-house position with a growing tech company. If you’re interested in joining a top tech company to utilize the skills you’ve gained thus far, check out the position below.
Position: Corporate Counsel
Description: This Silicon Valley-based Technology Company is seeking to hire a Corporate Counsel with 4+ years of large firm experience. The candidate will report directly to the Senior Vice President & General Counsel and be responsible for negotiating and drafting various technology agreements; conducting due diligence for acquisitions; counseling business units regarding regulations and legal compliance matters; researching issues and drafting transactional documents where precedents may not exist; and managing outside counsel for specific transactions or company related matters as required by the General Counsel.
Location: Silicon Valley, California
This opportunity is brought to you by Lateral Link Director Brandi Barnes, a recruiter covering California. To apply for this opportunity, please register at Lateral Link. You can also reach out to Brandi directly via email at email@example.com. If you are a Lateral Link member already, see position #8627.
Today’s Job of the Week, provided by Lateral Link, presents a great opportunity for a real estate finance associate at a top firm in the Big Apple. If you’re interested in being part of the state’s (or country’s) biggest real estate transactions, this may just be the opportunity you’ve been looking for.
Position: Real Estate Finance Associate
Description: The New York office of a top national firm seeks a real estate finance associate with 4-6 years of experience. The candidate should have a broad transactional commercial real estate background, including leasing, development, redevelopment, and construction, as well as asset-based, syndicated, and mortgage finance. Big firm background is preferable, with familiarity with Phase I environmental site assessments and related covenants.
Location: New York, NY
This opportunity is brought to you by Lateral Link Director May Smythe, a recruiter covering Atlanta and New York. To apply for this opportunity, please register at www.laterallink.com. You can also reach out to May directly via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are already a Lateral Link member, see position #11464.
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com. If you are a Lateral Link member already, see position #10784, or contact your recruiter for more details.
As the snow starts to fall in most parts of the country, Floridians are practicing their golf swing and spending weekends at the beach. But it’s not just the weather that’s hot. The legal market is on fire as well. Read on for the latest Job of the Week provided by Lateral Link.
Our Lateral Link Southeast Director, Scott Hodes, is currently working closely with the top firms in the region to fill junior and mid-level positions in Health Care, Corporate, Trusts & Estates and Real Estate, among other practice areas, and all levels of Litigation. Now is definitely the time to make the move down South!
One of the hottest areas right now is Health Care, and one of the top firms in the country is looking to add a Health Care associate at either the junior, mid or senior level.
Position: Health Care Transactional / Regulatory Associate
Description: Experience in assisting health care companies and private equity funds with health care investments in connection with all of their health care transactional, corporate and regulatory needs. An understanding or experience with the Stark law, fraud and abuse laws, anti-kickback laws and state licensure laws would be a plus.
Location: Miami, Florida
This opportunity is brought to you by Scott Hodes, Lateral Link recruiter covering Florida, Atlanta, Charlotte and other parts of the Southeast. To apply for this opportunity or other opportunites, please register at www.laterallink.com. You can also reach out to Scott directly via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are a Lateral Link member already, see position #10391 (junior), position #9266 (mid), and position #9267 (senior), or contact your recruiter for more details.
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Ed. note: The Asia Chronicles column is authored by Kinney Recruiting. Kinney has made more placements of U.S. associates, counsels and partners in Asia than any other recruiting firm in each of the past six years. You can reach them by email: email@example.com.
Deal flow has clearly picked recently up for most US associates, counsels and partners in Hong Kong/China and Singapore. We are on the phone with a lot of these folks on a daily basis, many of whom we have known for years. Further, the head of our Asia team, Evan Jowers, and Kinney’s founder and president, Robert Kinney, frequently meet in person with leading US partners in Asia to assess their needs and keep on top of the inside scoop at as many firms as possible. The need for legal recruiting help in Asia from experienced recruiters appears to be live and well. In March, Evan and Robert were in Beijing at such meetings, in April, Evan was in Hong Kong, and for half of June Evan will be in Shanghai and Hong Kong. Thus its pretty easy for us to tell when there has been an across-the-market pick up in capital markets and corporate work.
On an average day in Asia when Evan and Robert visit firms, they typically have 5 to 9 meetings a day, mostly with US partners in the market. The reason they have these meetings is not simply because Kinney makes a lot of US attorney placements in Asia and that a particular firm may have openings; instead these are just visits with friends. After years of working together as business partners, the folks at Kinney are actually these peoples’ friends. The firms Kinney work closely with in Asia (which is just about every law firm – call us if you want to know the one firm in the world we will never place anyone with again, ever, and why) look forward to the visits, or at least act like they do. After seven years in the market, many of the client partners are former associate candidates. Also, these US partners see Kinney as a very good source of market information as well, because they know how deep their contacts are in the market and how frequently they are speaking to counterparts at peer firms.
In a land that is right here and in a time that is right now, a technology has arisen so powerful that it can replace basic human document review. Is it time to bow down before our new robot overlords?
First, here’s a little story about me: my life in the legal world began as a paralegal. My first case was a GIANT patent infringement case that was already six years old and had involved as many as five companies, multiple US courts, the ITC and an international standards committee. I knew nothing about any of this.
On my first day, my supervisor (a paralegal with at least eight other cases driving her crazy) sat me down in front of a Concordance database with a 100,000+ patents and patent file histories. “Code these,” she said. I learned that “coding”, for the purposes of this exercise, meant manually typing the inventor’s name, the title of the patent, the assignee, the file date, and other objective data for each document. I worked on that project – and only that project – for at least the first six months of my job. After a week or so, time began to blur.
What I know, in retrospect and with absolutely certainty, is that as time began to blur, so did my judgment. So did my attention to detail. If you could tell me that I did not make at least one mistake a day – one inconsistent spelling, one reversed day and month, one incorrectly spaced title – I frankly would need to see your evidence. I would not believe it. The human mind is trainable but it is not a machine.
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