The Washington DC office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP is seeking a senior level Corporate Associate with 7-10 years of broad corporate transactional experience. The ideal candidate will have sophisticated experience representing public, private and emerging growth companies in complex M&A, joint ventures, strategic alliances, equity and debt finance, licensing and technology transfers. Franchising experience is a plus but not required. The successful candidate will also have the ability to manage smaller transactions, be capable of independent responsibility for major documentation and components of larger transactions as well as substantial experience supervising, mentoring and inspiring junior associates. Top law firm experience preferred, and a combination of law firm and in-house experience will be considered. Excellent academic credentials, analytical skills and verbal and written communication skills required. We offer a collegial environment and an excellent opportunity to continue to develop strong skills and grow with a national firm. Candidate must be admitted to DC bar, with Virginia and Maryland desired as well.
With over 120 attorneys, Seyfarth’s Corporate Practice is recognized as a leading middle-market M&A practice and possesses strengths in niche areas. Seyfarth’s corporate practice is consistently recognized among the leading U.S. corporate practices by Legal 500, U.S. News & World Report, and Law360. Seyfarth provides comprehensive training for our associates through our mentoring programs, CLE initiatives, Seyfarth University, industry credentialing, and hands-on learning by working side-by-side with our partners. We invest in our associates to advance in their careers by providing opportunities for substantive client contact as well as significant involvement in case strategy and management. Seyfarth builds leading professionals by supporting speaking engagements and publishing opportunities.
Seyfarth is proud to be an influential leader in diversity. The firm has been recognized for nine consecutive years in the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index. We have been named one of the “Best Law Firms for Women” by Working Mother seven years in a row, and we have been honored with the prestigious Thomas L. Sager Award for Diversity by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We also partnered with Diversity Lab to formally pilot the Mansfield Rule, which is designed to ensure that woman and minorities throughout the legal industry receive adequate consideration for leadership roles, equity partner promotions and lateral positions. At Seyfarth, we value diversity and provide equal opportunities to all qualified applicants.
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