Current Opportunities in the SF Bay Area

Corporate Associates

Our clients are looking for top corporate associates in the classes of 2013-2018, with practices that focus on at least one of these practices: general corporate, private equity, securities, M&A, venture capital financing, public and private company, corporate finance, emerging growth. Our clients will consider associates who want to relocate to California as long as they are with prestigious firms currently, even if they need to take the California bar. Positions are available in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Sacramento. Please contact Barbara Levenson to discuss opportunities in your practice area: barbara@lsattorneysearch.com.

Representative Opportunities for Corporate Associates

Great opportunity to switch into trust and estates work! Our client is a top-tier trust and estates firm located on the Mid-Peninsula between San Francisco and Palo Alto. They have an immediate opening for a full time trust and estates associate. This is a great opportunity switch the focus of your practice. Equivalent experience eligible for re-tooling include: tax-oriented real property and corporate transactional practices. Matters include estate and tax planning for high net worth individuals and families, estate administration, income tax, transfer tax and charitable planning, as well as pass-through entity (LLCs and LPs), and business succession planning. Experience and expertise in Federal and California tax law required. Must have at least three years of experience, top credentials, and be a member of the California bar.

Boutique law firm in San Francisco is seeking an associate who wants to represent the nonprofit sector. Top credentials and prior corporate or tax experience in a mid-size or large firm required.

Am Law 100 firm in San Francisco is seeking a junior/mid-level capital markets associate with secured financing, whole loan trading, structured finance, and securitization experience.

Highly regarded transactional boutique law firm in San Francisco is adding a corporate associate/senior counsel. The ideal candidate will have at least four years of top law firm experience advising companies through all stages of their life cycle, including the following areas: entity formation; mergers & acquisitions; drafting operating agreements and partnership agreements; equity and debt financings; and general commercial contracts. Salary dependent upon experience. The firm pays an hourly bonus (calculated based on base salary) for each hour billed in excess of 1,440 per year. This is an excellent opportunity for attorneys who are looking for an alternative to big law but still desire a sophisticated practice. Top credentials and CA bar required.

Top Am Law 100 law firm is seeking junior debt finance associates in Silicon Valley. Knowledge of Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code, secured transactions, debt securities offerings, and general corporate law are also preferred.

Top Am Law 100 law firm is looking to add mid-level debt finance associates in San Francisco. Candidates with leveraged finance experience, particularly in the context of mergers and acquisitions, are preferred.

Am Law 100 firm with nationally known private equity clients is looking to grow their practice in Silicon Valley. This is a ground floor opportunity for associates with 3-6 years of private equity/M&A experience to be the “go-to” associate on the West Coast and help build the group in California. A background in M&A (preferably private equity) is highly desired and the firm is eager to consider candidates who want to relocate to California, as well as those already practicing in California.

Premiere Am Law 100 law firm in Silicon Valley is looking to add a 2018-2019 general corporate associate. Top credentials required.

One of San Francisco’s oldest and most prestigious full-service law firms is looking to add a mid-level corporate associate. Clients include venture capital, hospitality, entertainment, advertising, high-profile families, wineries, music and entertainment companies. The firm is deeply entrenched in the legal and business communities, has very low turnover, life-work balance, and competitive compensation.

One of the largest law firms in CA wine country is looking to add a very experienced transactional attorney with corporate/real estate expertise. Must have at least 7 years of experience, and must have a desire to develop a practice in Sonoma County. The firm will consider partners, counsels, or senior associates. Portable business is preferred but not required.

Prestigious full-service San Francisco law firm is looking to add a 2nd-3rd year investment fund management/corporate securities associate. The firm is very interested in candidates who want to relocate from New York to California. Top compensation and an 1850 hour billable target.

Am Law 100 law firm in Silicon Valley is seeking a junior emerging companies/M&A associate with 1-3 years of experience.

Great opportunity in San Francisco for associates with 3+ years of experience who wants to represent nonprofit clients. Associates with corporate/tax, or general transactional experience in Big Law or a top mid-sized firm will be considered. Excellent credentials required.

Top law firm in Silicon Valley is looking to add a 2015-2017 and a 2013-2014 general corporate associate. This firm is consistently ranked as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, and offers very generous maternity, paternity and family leave policies, and outstanding training and mentoring. Top credentials and the desire to work in Silicon Valley are a must.

Great opportunity in San Francisco for senior M&A associates (classes of 2012-2015) who have public and private company experience. Top credentials required.

Please note we have additional opportunities available. Please contact Barbara Levenson for more information: barbara@lsattorneysearch.com.

Associates in other practice areas

Please contact Barbara Levenson to discuss opportunities in your practice area: barbara@lsattorneysearch.com.

Partner Recruitment

Our clients include Am Law 100 and 200 law firms, mid-sized firms, and boutiques. These firms are seeking to add lateral partners or small groups in a variety of practice areas. Portable books of business required range from $500K to $1M+, depending on seniority, and practice area. Billing rates $400.00+. Please contact Barbara Levenson: barbara@lsattorneysearch.com to discuss the platform you need to take your practice to the next level.