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Chicago

Mid-Level Employee Benefits/Executive Compensation Associate Tax and Estates
Chicago

Job Number: 1124

Arnold & Porter is seeking a mid-level associate to join the Employee Benefits/Executive Compensation team in our Chicago, New York or Washington, DC office. Qualified candidates must have experience in the employee benefits and executive compensation aspects of mergers and acquisitions (including experience under Code Sections 409A and 280G and with equity compensation programs), some experience in counseling clients on qualified retirement plans and, ideally,  welfare benefit plans,  and an overall understanding and grasp of ERISA (including some Title I counseling).  Experience with employment and labor counseling or the employment aspects of mergers and acquisitions is a plus, but not required.   A minimum of two years of work experience with a law firm is preferred.

Our Employee Benefits Practice Group attorneys are known for their interdisciplinary approach to addressing the complex needs of companies and funds relating to acquisitions and divestitures,  advising and negotiating on the design and implementation of equity and equity based compensation programs,  and counseling clients on all areas of ERISA and executive compensation programs (including employment agreements, non-competition agreements and related documents).

Applicants must currently be licensed, or currently eligible to become licensed, to practice law in the jurisdiction in which they are applying to work.

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London

Junior International Arbitration Associate Litigation – International Arbitration
London

Job Number: 1176

The London office of Arnold & Porter is accepting applications for a junior associate position in the International Arbitration group. 

Arnold & Porter’s International Arbitration group is one of the largest and most experienced in the world and our attorneys act as counsel on international commercial arbitrations and investor-State arbitrations, representing both Sovereign States and investors.

Our London group is looking to engage a motivated solicitor with some experience in  investor-State and/or commercial international arbitration experience, preferably at a major law firm.  The position will provide the associate with opportunities to work on high-profile international arbitrations with a market-leading team.

Qualified applicants must have excellent academic credentials and English drafting skills.  Fluency in other languages is an advantage.  Applicants must have the right to live and work in the United Kingdom.  English law qualification preferred, but trainees who will qualify as solicitors in the near future are eligible to apply.

Applicants should send a cover letter (the cover letter should indicate on what basis the applicant has the right to live and work in the United Kingdom), resume, law school transcripts, and writing sample in English (and other language(s), if applicable) to Sandra Felmingham, Director of Administration, at Sandra.Felmingham@arnoldporter.com. Should candidates wish to ask any questions before applying, they are encouraged to contact Sandra Felmingham.

London International Abritration Clerkship
London

Job Number: 751

The London office of Arnold & Porter is pleased to invite applicants for clerkship roles in the International Arbitration group. 

Arnold & Porter's International Arbitration group is one of the largest and most experienced in the world, as highlighted in Chambers USA, Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, The Legal 500 US, The Legal 500 UK, Global Arbitration Review, International Legal Alliance Summit, and US News & World Report, among other publications.  Our group acts as counsel on international commercial arbitrations and investor-State arbitrations, representing both Sovereign States and investors, and is made up of a diverse mix of lawyers from a range of cultural and legal backgrounds.

Our London group is looking to engage motivated lawyers and law students who are interested in pursuing a career in international arbitration.  The program offers clerks the chance to work on market-leading arbitrations with a market-leading team, assisting counsel in preparing robust cases for determination by international tribunals.  Arbitration clerks will be paid a competitive salary and awarded a (non-renewable) three or six-month contract. 

Applicants for the International Arbitration Clerkship should have graduated from a law degree (or have completed the requisite steps to graduate), and although post-graduate qualifications and an academic or working knowledge of arbitration are an advantage, these are not required.  Applicants must be fluent in written and spoken English, and fluency in other languages is an advantage.  Applicants must have the right to live and work in the United Kingdom. 

Applicants for the Clerkship program should send a cover letter (the cover letter should indicate on what basis the applicant has the right to live and work in the United Kingdom), resume, and law school transcripts to the London Clerkship Committee. Should candidates wish to ask any questions before applying, they are encouraged to contact Sandra Felmingham at Sandra.Felmingham@arnoldporter.com.

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New York

Junior to Mid-level Private Client Services Associate Tax and Estates
New York

Job Number: 1121

The New York office is seeking a junior to mid-level private client services associate for the Tax Practice Group.  Qualified candidates must have experience in trusts and estates, transfer tax, and associated income tax areas of the law.  A minimum of two years of work experience in the field and with some exposure to international tax planning is preferred. 

Our Private Client Services attorneys are known for their interdisciplinary approach to addressing the complex needs of wealthy individuals and families related to their businesses, investments, wealth succession planning and philanthropic activities.  The group counsels clients on a wide variety of issues relating to estate planning, tax, real estate, family disputes, business organization and succession planning.  In addition, our attorneys are leaders in international and cross-border estate and tax planning, recognized for our significant experience in tackling complex personal, trust, and probate issues arising from foreign investment in US situated assets and US interests in foreign trusts and foreign investments.

Candidates must currently be licensed to practice law, or currently eligible to become licensed to practice, in New York.

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Junior to Mid-Level Real Estate Associates Real Estate
New York

Job Number: 920

Arnold & Porter is seeking junior to mid-level associates for the Real Estate Practice Group in the New York office. 

Qualified candidates must have a minimum of two years of experience with a top-tier private practice in a broad range of real estate matters.  Experience on the representation of commercial mortgage lenders in the origination, purchase and sale of mortgage and mezzanine loans including construction lending work and co-lending and intercreditor arrangements is a plus. 

All applicants should have excellent academic credentials and references. 

Candidates must currently be licensed to practice law in New York.

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Mid to Senior-Level Corporate & Finance Associate With CLO Background Corporate & Finance
New York

Job Number: 1098

Arnold & Porter is seeking a mid-level to senior-level associate for the Corporate and Finance Practice Group in our New York office.

Qualified candidates for this position must have a minimum of four years of prior work experience with a top-tier firm in structured-finance and securitization transactions, including meaningful CLO experience and a solid understanding of CLOs. The position would involve playing a “lead associate” role on CLO and other structured financings, so the ability to manage transactions, the confidence and ability to directly interact with clients and counterparties directly, and the ability to appropriately and actively involve partners and more junior, supporting lawyers in the candidate’s daily work are very important.  All applicants must have excellent academic credentials, writing skills and references.

Candidates must currently be licensed to practice law in New York.


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Mid-Level Corporate & Finance Associate Corporate & Finance
New York

Job Number: 1135

Arnold & Porter is seeking a mid-level associate for the Corporate & Finance Group in the New York or Washington, DC office. Qualified candidates for this position must have a minimum of three years’ experience in corporate transactional work, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and general corporate representation. Experience with SEC registered offerings and capital markets is a plus. Candidates should have strong drafting and negotiating skills. All applicants should have excellent academic credentials and references. Applicants must currently be licensed, or currently eligible to become licensed, to practice law in the jurisdiction in which they are applying to work.

Arnold & Porter’s Corporate & Finance Group brings together more than 150 lawyers throughout the firm's 13 offices with extensive experience in a broad range of transactions, both domestic and international. As a result, we offer clients a complete range of services in a wide variety of areas, including:

• Mergers and Acquisitions

• Capital Markets & Securities Transactions

• General Corporate Representation

• Fund Formation and Investment Management

• Life Sciences & Technology Transactions

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Mid-Level Employee Benefits/Executive Compensation Associate Tax and Estates
New York

Job Number: 1123

Arnold & Porter is seeking a mid-level associate to join the Employee Benefits/Executive Compensation team in our Chicago, New York or Washington, DC office. Qualified candidates must have experience in the employee benefits and executive compensation aspects of mergers and acquisitions (including experience under Code Sections 409A and 280G and with equity compensation programs), some experience in counseling clients on qualified retirement plans and, ideally,  welfare benefit plans,  and an overall understanding and grasp of ERISA (including some Title I counseling).  Experience with employment and labor counseling or the employment aspects of mergers and acquisitions is a plus, but not required.   A minimum of two years of work experience with a law firm is preferred. Our Employee Benefits Practice Group attorneys are known for their interdisciplinary approach to addressing the complex needs of companies and funds relating to acquisitions and divestitures,  advising and negotiating on the design and implementation of equity and equity based compensation programs,  and counseling clients on all areas of ERISA and executive compensation programs (including employment agreements, non-competition agreements and related documents). Applicants must currently be licensed, or currently eligible to become licensed, to practice law in the jurisdiction in which they are applying to work.

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Mid-Level to Senior Real Estate Associate Real Estate
New York

Job Number: 1080

Arnold & Porter is seeking a mid-level to senior associate for the Real Estate Practice Group in the New York or Washington, DC office.

Qualified candidates must have a minimum of three years of experience in a broad range of real estate matters, including real estate acquisitions and dispositions, joint venture work and borrower side finance transactions. 

All applicants should have excellent academic credentials and references. 

Applicants must currently be licensed, or currently eligible to become licensed, to practice law in the jurisdiction in which they are applying to work.

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San Francisco

Junior Litigation Associate Litigation
San Francisco

Job Number: 1105

Arnold & Porter is seeking a junior associate to join the Litigation Practice Group.

Our Litigation Practice Group is widely recognized for our successful record in sensitive, complex, or high-stakes litigation. Lawyers in our Litigation Practice Group have been involved in precedent-setting cases in virtually every major sector including Antitrust, Appellate, Complex Commercial, Consumer Products, Environmental, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment, Product Liability, and Securities and Enforcement. The San Francisco office represents firm-wide clients such as AT&T, BP, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Google, Charles Schwab, and Visa.

Qualified candidates must have a minimum of one year of law firm litigation experience and/or federal district and/or appellate judicial clerkship experience. Candidates must be available to start in 2018 and have excellent academic credentials, written and verbal communication skills, legal analysis skills, and references. Applicants must currently be licensed, or currently eligible to become licensed, to practice law in California.

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Silicon Valley

Junior to Mid-Level Corporate & Finance Associate Corporate & Finance
Silicon Valley

Job Number: 1134

Arnold & Porter is seeking a junior to mid-level associate to join the Corporate and Finance Group in our Silicon Valley office.

Our Corporate and Finance Group brings together 150+ attorneys with extensive experience in a broad range of transactions. As a result, we offer clients a complete range of services in a wide variety of areas, including:

• Mergers and Acquisitions

• Venture Financings

• Secured Loan Transactions

• Corporate Governance and Exchange Act Compliance

• Capital Markets and Securities Transactions

• General Corporate Representation

Qualified candidates must have a minimum of two years’ experience in corporate transactional work, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, capital markets, securities compliance, emerging companies, corporate finance, and credit arrangements. Experience representing companies in the technology and life sciences industries is a plus. Quantitative undergraduate degrees are a plus. All applicants should have excellent academic credentials, written and verbal communication skills, and references. Applicants must currently be licensed, or currently eligible to become licensed, to practice law in California.

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Washington, DC

Junior Government Contracts and National Security Associate Government Contracts and National Security
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1116

The Washington office seeks a junior associate for the Government Contracts and National Security Practice Group.  Qualified candidates for this position must have demonstrated interest in government contracts law and at least one year of prior legal experience in the field.  Experience as a judicial clerk for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit or the Court of Federal Claims is a plus, as is academic training in government contracts law.  All applicants should have excellent academic credentials, strong writing samples, and references.

Candidates must currently be licensed to practice law, or currently eligible to become licensed to practice, in Washington, DC.

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Junior to Mid-Level Patent Litigation Associate Intellectual Property
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1034

Arnold & Porter is seeking a junior to mid-level patent litigation associate to join the Intellectual Property & Technology Practice Group in our Washington, DC office.

The Intellectual Property & Technology Practice Group is made up of 140+ attorneys who advise clients along the life cycle of their most important assets—spanning patents, copyrights, trademarks, rights of publicity, trade secrets, and related issues. Our Patent Litigation team combines proven trial and appellate experience, strategic approaches, and technological knowledge to enforce and defend our clients' patent rights, particularly in the life sciences and technology industries. Attorneys work on matters for clients such as Adobe, Boston Scientific Corporation, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Crocs, GE, Google, Motorola, Nintendo, Novartis, Pfizer, and Samsung.

Qualified applicants must have a minimum of one year of prior work experience in patent litigation in district court and/or ITC proceedings. A degree in Computer Science, Software Programming, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or a related field is required, and some degree of familiarity with software coding is preferred. All applicants should have excellent academic credentials, written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work well in a cross-office team.

Applicants must currently be licensed, or currently eligible to become licensed, to practice law in Washington, DC. Applicants admitted to USPTO are preferred.

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Leasing Associate Real Estate
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1136

The Washington office is seeking an associate for the Real Estate Practice Group who would primarily focus on leasing transactions including: office leases, retail leases and leasing in the context of corporate transactions. 

With over 60 lawyers across the firm’s U.S. offices, the Real Estate Practice Group is involved in a wide range of transactions, including development, equity financing, debt financing, purchases and sales, public/private partnerships and leasing.

The Real Estate Practice Group in the Washington, DC office includes 15 lawyers and is ranked in the highest tier by Chambers.  The group has worked on some of the largest private sector leases in the Washington, DC region, which incorporate development, construction and financing aspects.

Qualified candidates for this position must have a minimum of four years of experience, which must include substantial experience working on leasing matters.  All applicants should have excellent academic credentials and references.

Candidates must currently be licensed, or currently eligible to become licensed, to practice in Washington, DC.

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Leasing Staff Attorney Real Estate
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1137

The Washington office is seeking a staff attorney for the Real Estate Group who would primarily focus on leasing transactions including: office leases, retail leases and leasing in the context of corporate transactions. 

With over 60 lawyers across the firm’s U.S. offices, the Real Estate Practice Group is involved in a wide range of transactions, including development, equity financing, debt financing, purchases and sales, public/private partnerships and leasing.

The Real Estate Practice Group in the Washington, DC office includes 15 lawyers and is ranked in the highest tier by Chambers.  The group has worked on some of the largest private sector leases in the Washington, DC region, which incorporate development, construction and financing aspects.

Qualified candidates for this position must have a minimum of four years of experience, which must include substantial experience working on leasing matters.  All applicants should have excellent academic credentials and references.

Candidates must currently be licensed, or currently eligible to become licensed, to practice in Washington, DC.

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Litigation Staff Attorney Litigation
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1184

The Washington office is seeking Staff Attorneys for the Litigation Practice Group.  Qualified candidates must have a JD and prior experience with electronic document discovery in litigation or regulatory proceedings.  Demonstrated experience with document productions, privilege reviews, privilege logs, and other large case management are critical, as are the ability to work independently with close attention to detail.  Foreign language ability is a plus.  All applicants should have excellent references. 

Candidates must currently be licensed to practice in Washington, DC.

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Mid-Level Corporate & Finance Associate Corporate & Finance
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1161

Arnold & Porter is seeking a mid-level associate for the Corporate & Finance Group in the New York or Washington, DC office. Qualified candidates for this position must have a minimum of three years’ experience in corporate transactional work, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and general corporate representation. Experience with SEC registered offerings and capital markets is a plus. Candidates should have strong drafting and negotiating skills. All applicants should have excellent academic credentials and references. Applicants must currently be licensed, or currently eligible to become licensed, to practice law in the jurisdiction in which they are applying to work.

Arnold & Porter’s Corporate & Finance Group brings together more than 150 lawyers throughout the firm's 13 offices with extensive experience in a broad range of transactions, both domestic and international. As a result, we offer clients a complete range of services in a wide variety of areas, including:

• Mergers and Acquisitions

• Capital Markets & Securities Transactions

• General Corporate Representation

• Fund Formation and Investment Management

• Life Sciences & Technology Transactions

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Mid-Level Employee Benefits/Executive Compensation Associate Tax and Estates
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1128

Arnold & Porter is seeking a mid-level associate to join the Employee Benefits/Executive Compensation team in our Chicago, New York or Washington, DC office.  Qualified candidates must have experience in the employee benefits and executive compensation aspects of mergers and acquisitions (including experience under Code Sections 409A and 280G and with equity compensation programs), some experience in counseling clients on qualified retirement plans and, ideally, welfare benefit plans, and an overall understanding and grasp of ERISA (including some Title I counseling).  Experience with employment and labor counseling or the employment aspects of mergers and acquisitions is a plus, but not required.  A minimum of two years of work experience with a law firm is preferred.

Our Employee Benefits Practice Group attorneys are known for their interdisciplinary approach to addressing the complex needs of companies and funds relating to acquisitions and divestitures, advising and negotiating on the design and implementation of equity and equity based compensation programs, and counseling clients on all areas of ERISA and executive compensation programs (including employment agreements, non-competition agreements and related documents).

Applicants must currently be licensed, or currently eligible to become licensed, to practice law in the jurisdiction in which they are applying to work.

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Mid-Level Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Fraud and Abuse/Pricing Associate Life Sciences and Healthcare Regulatory
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1129

The Washington office is seeking a mid-level associate with a minimum of three years of experience in pharmaceutical and medical device fraud and abuse matters for the Life Sciences and Healthcare Regulatory Practice Group. Experience in drug pricing matters is a plus.

The Life Sciences and Healthcare Regulatory Practice Group handles cutting edge, high-profile matters in the fraud and abuse and pharmaceutical pricing areas, including working on precedent-setting litigation and internal investigations, as well as commenting on key rulemakings. We provide regular counseling in these areas to large and small pharmaceutical and biotech company clients, as well as trade associations.

Qualified candidates for this position must have strong research, writing and analytic skills; and an ability to work independently and creatively, as well as an ability to work successfully as part of a team. All applicants should have excellent academic credentials and references.

Candidates must currently be licensed to practice law, or currently eligible to become licensed to practice, in Washington, DC.

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Mid-Level to Senior Real Estate Associate Real Estate
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1148

Arnold & Porter is seeking a mid-level to senior associate for the Real Estate Practice Group in the New York or Washington, DC office.

Qualified candidates must have a minimum of three years of experience in a broad range of real estate matters, including real estate acquisitions and dispositions, joint venture work and borrower side finance transactions. 

All applicants should have excellent academic credentials and references. 

Applicants must currently be licensed, or currently eligible to become licensed, to practice law in the jurisdiction in which they are applying to work.

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