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Current Job Openings in the Legal Field

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Welcome!  Here you will find a list of the job opportunities currently available with our clients in the Legal field:

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Associate, Structured Transactions (Midlevel)

 

-New York-

 

Our client, a large, national law firm, is seeking a Midlevel Associate with 3-6 years’ experience in corporate and/or finance transactions (background in structured finance and securitization is preferred, but not required) for their Structured Transactions practice in their New York City office.

The salary range for this opportunity is $250,000 to $370,000 (based on experience), along with a full range of medical, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), and paid time off benefits (such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave).

*To apply, email your resume to: resume@scgrecruiting.com

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Associate - Employment, Executive Compensation & Benefits

 

-New York-

 

Our client, a large and prominent international law firm, seeks an experienced employment Associate with 4-6 years’ legal experience to join their Employment, Executive Compensation & Benefits team in the New York office.  

 

Associates on this team work on the employment aspects of corporate transactions, including due diligence and the drafting and negotiation of purchase agreements, employment agreements, restrictive covenant agreements, and other related documents, as well as advise and counsel all corporate clients on various employment matters including drafting and negotiating employment-related arrangements, including employment, consulting and separation agreements. Associates can also expect to work on employment litigation, internal investigations and other employment-related disputes.

 

Qualified candidates must have substantial knowledge of M&A-related transactional employment work, and general employment experience. Candidates should also have excellent attention to detail, strong interpersonal and client management skills, the ability to manage priorities in a fast paced/deadline driven environment, excellent academic credentials, and admission to the New York state bar.

 

The starting salary for this opportunity is between $295,000 - $370,000 annually (evaluation of your relevant experience and skill set will determine your actual salary). Additionally, top-level healthcare benefits, ancillary benefits and perks, 401k, generous PTO, and a discretionary bonus opportunity are included.

*To apply, email your resume to: resume@scgrecruiting.com

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Associate, Labor & Employment Litigation (Mid-Level)

 

-New Jersey-

 

Our client, a large national law firm headquartered in NYC, seeks a Mid-Level Associate, Labor & Employment Litigation for their Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice in their Newark, NJ office.

 

Candidates should have a minimum of 4 years of relevant labor and employment litigation experience.  This position requires knowledge of federal and state labor and employment laws (e.g., wage and hour, trade secret law, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, ADEA, FMLA, ADA, FLSA, and similar state laws).  The ideal candidate should have experience handling certain aspects of litigation such as interviewing witnesses, reviewing electronically stored documents, drafting pleadings and various motions and briefs, conducting and defending depositions, interacting with clients and opposing counsel, and attending court appearances.  Experience providing advice and counsel on workplace law issues, including wage and hour, employee relations, mitigation of risk, ADA and other workplace accommodation, employment agreements reductions in-force, and employment related policies is also beneficial.  Traditional labor experience is also highly beneficial.

Candidates must possess strong academic credentials, have excellent communication and writing skills, Juris Doctorate degree, and admission to practice law in New Jersey.

 

The expected salary range for this position ranges from $220,000 - $275,000 (based on a wide range of factors including relevant skills, training, experience, education, and where applicable, licensure or certification obtained). In addition to the base salary, there is a generous employee benefits package, and a discretionary bonus opportunity.

*To apply, email your resume to: resume@scgrecruiting.com

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Associate, Employment/Accessibility Litigation

 

-New York-

 

Our client, a large national law firm headquartered in NYC, seeks an Employment/Accessibility Litigation Attorney for their national management-side labor and employment practice.

 

Candidates should have a minimum of 3 years of experience, along with a strong interest in, accessibility and disability accommodation laws/regulations (e.g., Titles I, II, and III of the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and equivalent state/local laws) and knowledge of public accommodation accessibility issues (for both brick and mortar and digital entities), including specific experience with litigations, regulatory (DOJ) investigations, advocacy group interactions, and work involving compliance counseling, policies, and training is also required.  Experience with accessibility auditing and/or managing outside auditors (both for brick and mortar structures and websites/mobile applications) is also a bonus.  

Additionally, candidates are expected to have general employment litigation experience, including knowledge of federal and state employment laws.  The ideal candidate should have experience handling certain aspects of litigation such as interviewing witnesses, reviewing electronically stored documents, drafting pleadings and various motions and briefs, conducting and defending depositions, interacting with clients and opposing counsel, and attending court appearances. 

Strong academic credentials, excellent communication and writing skills, Juris Doctorate degree, and admission to practice law in New York (state and federal courts) is also required.

 

The expected salary range for this position ranges from $205,000 - $290,000 (based on a wide range of factors including relevant skills, training, experience, education, and where applicable, licensure or certification obtained). In addition to the base salary, there is a generous employee benefits package, and a discretionary bonus opportunity.

*To apply, email your resume to: resume@scgrecruiting.com

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Associate Attorney – Construction Defense/Litigation 

 

-Melville, NY-

 

Our client, a boutique law firm in Melville with a 20-year history of exceptional legal success, is looking to welcome a motivated Associate with 2+ years’ experience in Construction Litigation.

 

For this role, you need to be experienced in conducting depositions, all phases of written discovery, production of extensive project records and motions, and appear for Court conferences as necessary, as you will be expected to handle the day-to-day activities on the assigned matter. This role requires an onsite/in-office daily presence, strong interpersonal and written communication skills, and a team-oriented work capability.

 

Salary for this opportunity is $100k-$150k (based on experience) and includes medical/dental/vision coverage with heavy contribution, 401k with contribution, FSA, 3-weeks PTO, and a billable hourly minimum of 1850 per year.

 

*To apply, email your resume to: resume@scgrecruiting.com

 

 

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Associate Attorney – Professional Liability 

 

-Melville, NY-

 

Our client, a boutique law firm in Melville with a 20-year history of exceptional insurance defense and professional liability and litigation, is looking to welcome a motivated Associate with 2+ years’ experience in Professional Liability (representing design professionals, such as Architects, Engineers, Land Surveyors). Insurance Defense experience a plus. (A background in construction litigation would suffice in lieu of insurance defense/professional liability experience.)

 

For this role, you need to be experienced in conducting depositions, all phases of written discovery, production of extensive project records and motions, and appear for Court conferences as necessary, as you will be expected to handle the day-to-day activities on the assigned matter. This role requires an onsite/in-office daily presence, strong interpersonal and written communication skills, and a team-oriented work capability.

 

Salary for this opportunity is $100k-$150k (based on experience) and includes medical/dental/vision coverage with heavy contribution, 401k with contribution, FSA, 3-weeks PTO, and a billable hourly minimum of 1850 per year.

 

*To apply, email your resume to: resume@scgrecruiting.com

 

 

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Associate, Commercial Real Estate

-New York City-

Our client, a large and prominent law firm with an international presence, seeks an Associate Attorney (Midlevel) with 5-6 years’ experience to join their Real Estate group at their New York City headquarters.

As a 5th/6th year (class of 2018 or 2017) experienced Commercial Real Estate Attorney, here you will be exposed to a wide and highly challenging range of complex commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, financings, joint ventures, fund formation and leasing. The clients range from developers, lenders, REITs, privately and publicly funded entities, etc., both nationally and internationally based. Expertise in working with these types of transactions and these types of clients is critical for consideration.

To be considered for this opportunity, you need to have graduated in the top 5% of your law school class, have accumulated your 5-6 years’ experience at a large law firm handling similar types of complex commercial real estate, and be within reasonable distance to the New York city office (this position is a hybrid, offering 3 days onsite and 2 days at home).

The starting salary for this opportunity is between $345,000 to $370,000 annually (evaluation of your relevant experience and skill set will determine your actual salary).

An amazing suite of benefits and perks are offered, including:

  • Annual year-end discretionary bonus

  • Top-notch medical, dental, and vision coverage, along with life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, long-term disability, health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts, and dependent life, to name a few

  • 401(k) Plan

  • Malpractice insurance, bar association dues & registration fees paid by the firm

  • Perks such as subsidized meals, discounts on memberships, and concierge and errand-running services, among others

 

*To apply, email your resume to: resume@scgrecruiting.com

 

 

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Associate, Capital Markets (Derivatives)

-New York City, hybrid-

Our client, a large and prominent law firm with an international presence, seeks an Associate Attorney (Midlevel) with 4-7 years’ (i.e., class of 2016-2019) of general derivatives transactions experience to join their Capital Markets team at their New York City headquarters. 

 

Experience in equity derivatives, especially corporate equity derivatives, convertible debt and margin loans is preferred. Experience in providing derivatives regulatory advice, such as Dodd Frank Title VII a plus. Additionally, you must be within reasonable distance to the New York city office (this position is a hybrid, offering 4 days onsite and 1 day at home).

The starting salary for this opportunity is between $295,000 to $400,000 annually (evaluation of your relevant experience and skill set will determine your actual salary).

An amazing suite of benefits and perks are offered, including:

  • Annual year-end discretionary bonus

  • Top-notch medical, dental, and vision coverage, along with life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, long-term disability, health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts, and dependent life, to name a few

  • 401(k) Plan

  • Malpractice insurance, bar association dues & registration fees paid by the firm

  • Perks such as subsidized meals, discounts on memberships, and concierge and errand-running services, among others

 

*To apply, email your resume to: resume@scgrecruiting.com

 

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Associate, Patent Litigation

 

-New York City-

 

Our client, a large national law firm with a major NYC and Long Island presence, seeks a Patent Litigation Associate for their Intellectual Property group. 

 

Attorneys in the Intellectual Property group work closely with clients to remove obstacles, helping them stay ahead of changing patent laws and judicial decisions. They provide solutions for navigating around competitors’ patents, extracting value from their intellectual property while protecting their assets, maintaining rights and ownership, and generating revenue from their patents. These attorneys are self-starters with superb judgment and communication skills, a commitment to excellence and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

 

Qualified candidates will have at least 6-8 years of patent litigation experience including significant experience with drafting and responding to pleadings, preparing infringement and invalidity claim charts, Markman and claim construction proceedings, patent specific fact and expert discovery, inter partes reviews and overall litigation strategy, strong academic credentials, superb judgment and communication skills, and a commitment to providing excellent client services. Patent trial experience is a plus. USPTO admission and an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, or substantial experience litigating matters in these or similar disciplines, are highly desired.  

 

Direct responsibility will be required in the following areas:  drafting pleadings, motions, memoranda and correspondence for use in state and federal court, arbitration, and mediation proceedings; drafting and responding to complex discovery requests; conferring, negotiating, and communicating with opposing counsel; preparing for, defending, and conducting depositions; preparing for trial, including preparing exhibit lists, evidentiary objections, motions in limine and witness preparation; preparing Federal Circuit appeal briefs; and supervising and training junior associates. 

 

The anticipated annual salary range for this position is $295,000 to $315,000 (based on experience), and includes comprehensive medical/dental/vision coverage, ancillary benefits (mental health, wellness, disability & life insurance), 401k with employer contributions, bonus opportunities, 11 paid holidays, generous paid time off, paid parental leave, and remote/hybrid options.

 

*To apply, email your resume to: resume@scgrecruiting.com

 

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Associate, ERISA Litigation

 

-New York-

 

Our client, a large national law firm with a major NYC and Long Island presence, seeks an ERISA Litigation Attorney for their Labor & Employment group.

 

The Labor & Employment group has been at the forefront of ERISA defense litigation in federal trial and appellate courts throughout the United States, representing clients on all types of disputes involving employee benefit plans.

 

The ideal candidate will be a counsel-level attorney or an associate-level attorney with at least three years of experience litigating ERISA fiduciary breach class actions, motivated self-starter with stellar academic credentials, superb judgement and communication skills, and a commitment to excellence. Attorneys with experience handling complex litigation matters in federal or state court and an interest in ERISA litigation will also be considered.

 

The anticipated annual salary range for this position is $210,000 to $315,000 (based on experience), and includes comprehensive medical/dental/vision coverage, ancillary benefits (mental health, wellness, disability & life insurance), 401k with employer contributions, bonus opportunities, 11 paid holidays, generous paid time off, paid parental leave, and remote/hybrid options.

 

 

*To apply, email your resume to: resume@scgrecruiting.com

 

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Associate, ERISA/Employee Benefits

 

-New York City office OR Long Island office-

 

Our client, a large national law firm with a major NYC and Long Island presence, seeks an ERISA/Employee Benefits Associate for their Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Team in either their NYC office or their Long Island office.

 

The Employee Benefits Team delivers creative, specialized and real-world solutions for their clients -- designing employee benefit plans that give their clients a competitive edge while remaining compliant with the law.

 

The ideal candidate will have at least 4 years of experience in ERISA and employee benefits counseling, focusing on issues related to retirement plans, health and welfare plans, and executive compensation programs for both private and public businesses. Qualified candidates will be motivated self-starters with stellar academic credentials, superb judgement and communication skills, and a commitment to excellence. Plan Administration experience a plus.

 

The anticipated annual salary range for this position is based on location and experience:

 

Long Island:     $200,000 to $240,000

New York City: $250,000 to $275,000

 

and includes comprehensive medical/dental/vision coverage, ancillary benefits (mental health, wellness, disability & life insurance), 401k with employer contributions, bonus opportunities, 11 paid holidays, generous paid time off, paid parental leave, and remote/hybrid options.

 

 

*To apply, email your resume to: resume@scgrecruiting.com

 

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Sr Associate, Private Clients

 

-New York City office OR Long Island office-

 

Our client, a large national law firm with a major NYC and Long Island presence, seeks a Sr. Associate for their Private Clients Practice Group.

 

The Private Clients lawyers partner with individuals, families, and business owners to craft their estate plans and achieve their management goals. The team develops and implements practical planning solutions geared to protect the clients, minimize taxes and preserve business and wealth throughout multiple generations.

 

The ideal candidate has 5-7 years’ experience in estate planning for high net worth clients, representing  individuals, trusts, partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations with respect to estate, income and gift tax planning matters, as well as trust and estate administration. An L.L.M degree in Taxation is a plus.

 

The anticipated annual salary range for this position is based on location and experience:

 

Long Island:     $215,000 to $230,000

New York City: $275,000 to $305,000

 

and includes comprehensive medical/dental/vision coverage, ancillary benefits (mental health, wellness, disability & life insurance), 401k with employer contributions, bonus opportunities, 11 paid holidays, generous paid time off, paid parental leave, and remote/hybrid options.

 

*To apply, email your resume to: resume@scgrecruiting.com

 

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