Current Opportunities in the Los Angeles Area

Real Estate Associates

Our clients are looking for top real estate associates in the classes of 2012-2017, with practices that focus on at least one of these areas: leasing, acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures or REITS. 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:

Representative Real Estate Associates Opportunities

Are you tired of billable hours and billing rate pressures? Are you craving profitability and life-work balance? Our client is an entrepreneurial boutique law practice that focuses exclusively on commercial real estate transactional work: leasing, purchase, and sale, commercial real estate financing, and general real estate matters. The firm works almost exclusively on a flat fee basis and doesn’t track attorney hours (except as necessary for a very few non-fixed fee matters.) You can work from home, from a WeWork space, from your own office, or pretty much wherever you want as long as you have access to a phone and Internet connection. The firm is comprised of former Big Law attorneys and represents national and regional real estate funds and firms, brokerages, retailers and restaurants. The firm is extremely profitable. All attorneys have the title of “Attorney” and all equity-level attorneys share in the profits of the entire enterprise. Equity partnership is possible after a short trial period of 12-18 months, depending on how much business an attorney is able to develop. Our client is looking for to add senior associates/counsels who have at least $150K-$200K in portable business. For partners, a minimum book of $400K is required. 

Great opportunity for senior associates and counsel to join a firm as a partner! Our client, a highly respected full-service mid-sized firm, is looking to add several real estate attorneys with 10+ years of experience, and at least $500K in portable business. The billing rates are in the $400.00s-$600.00s. This is a great opportunity to build your practice, and ultimately head up the firm’s real estate group. Senior associates, counsels, or partners meeting these requirements will be considered. Our client will consider small groups as well.

Highly respected full service mid-size law firm is seeking a real estate associate in the classes of 2013-2015. The firm has an 1850 hour billable target and guaranteed bonuses. Must have top credentials and law firm experience.

One of Los Angeles’ most prestigious firms is seeking to add a 5-8th year associate with acquisitions/dispositions, real estate finance, development, commercial leasing, private equity/joint ventures/entity planning, land use and environmental review. Top credentials are required.

Full-service Los Angeles based firm on the westside is seeking to add a 2-5th year real estate associate to handle negotiating and drafting transactional agreements, joint ventures, leasing, financing, dispositions, hotel ownership, franchising and management.

Please note that this is a representative list and we have a number of other opportunities available. Please contact Barbara Levenson for more information:

Associates in other practice areas

Please contact Barbara Levenson to discuss opportunities in your practice area:

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 the platform you need to take your practice to the next level.