Current Opportunities in the Los Angeles 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 areas: general corporate, corporate finance, securities, M&A, venture capital financing, public and private company, private equity and/or emerging growth matters. 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. Please contact Barbara Levenson to discuss opportunities in your practice area: barbara@lsattorneysearch.com.

Representative Opportunities for Corporate Associates

Am Law 100 firm seeks a junior corporate associate with experience representing start-ups and emerging companies.

Am Law 100 firm seeks a junior/mid-level associate with broad-based private investment funds experience, private equity, hedge funds, VC funds and their sponsors. Exceptional credentials required.

Am Law 100 firm seeks a 2nd-3rd year with private equity/M&A experience.

Highly respected full service mid-sized firm, comprised primarily with former Am Law 100 attorneys, has an immediate need for a corporate associate with 3-6 years of experience. Despite Covid-19, this firm is expanding to keep up with client needs and will be conducting video interviews. Matters are leanly staffed and associates are expected to assume significant responsibility for managing cases, and for client contact. Business development activities are encouraged and supported. The firm also has an impressive record for promoting associates to partner. Top writing skills and academic credentials are required and the firm has an 1800 billable target with guaranteed bonuses at 1800 hours and 1900 hours. Other hallmarks of the firm include: originations for associates who bring in business, and people who enjoy working together.

Top transactional boutique is adding a 3rd-5th year and a 6th-9th with M&A/general corporate experience. The more junior position requires experience with M&A due diligence and preparation of disclosure schedules and diligence memos, as well as experience drafting M&A ancillary documents (Bills of Sale, Assignment and Assumption.) The more senior position requires experience drafting/negotiating NDAs, LOIs, IOIs and M&A transaction documentation, including, without limitation, purchase agreements and ancillary documents. The candidate must have second chair M&A transactional experience and must have experience drafting/negotiating multi-member LLC Agreements, Employment Agreements and Consulting Agreements. The firm has a true 1800 hour requirement.

Great opportunity for senior associates and counsels to join a firm as a partner! Our client, a highly respected mid-sized full-service firm, is looking to add several corporate attorneys with 7+ years of experience. One position requires someone who has significant public company securities experience; the other positions are general corporate. The firm will consider senior associates, counsels or partners and each attorney must have at least $300K in portable business. The firm’s partner billing rates range from high $400.00s-$600.00s. Several senior corporate partners are going in-house with clients, and this is a great opportunity to not only work with legacy clients but more importantly, have the opportunity to play a leading role in the continued growth of the practice. Senior associates with the requisite business will also be considered to join as partners.

Growing office of one of California’s top law firms is seeking associates with 3-6 years of M&A/general corporate/securities representation to focus predominantly on M&A deals. The firm is also seeking to add a Special Counsel or senior associate with at least 6+ years of M&A experience.

Growing office of a top Am Law 100 firm is looking for a 2013-2015 with general corporate experience.

Am Law 100 firm is seeking to add a 1-3 year associate with public finance or real estate finance experience.

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, 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 to discuss opportunities in your practice area: barbara@lsattorneysearch.com.