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Associate, Banking & Finance (Midlevel)

 

-New York City-

Our client, a large and prominent law firm with an international presence, seeks a mid- level Associate with 3-4 years (i.e., class of 2019 to 2020) of general finance experience, including drafting and negotiating commitment papers, security agreements, credit agreements and other loan documents, UCC experience as well as general corporate experience for their New York City headquarters. 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 $310,000 to $365,000 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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Tax Associate, Public Finance & Infrastructure

 

-New York-

 

Our client, a large national law firm with a major NYC presence, seeks a Tax Associate for their NYC-based Project Finance and Public Finance Practice Group.

 

The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of experience focusing on tax issues related to public finance and infrastructure finance transactions. General experience in federal tax matters, experience with tax issues related to tax credits, section 501c3 organizations, financial products, and IRS audits is a plus. Qualified candidates will be motivated self-starters with stellar academic credentials, superb communication and writing skills, a commitment to excellence and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.  

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, 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 an
d 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 3-6 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 $260,000 - $390,000 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, Construction Litigation

 

-Melville, NY (Long Island)-

 

Our client, a boutique law firm in Melville with a 20+ year history of exceptional insurance defense and professional liability and litigation, is looking for an Associate with 2-5 years’ experience in Construction Litigation AND/OR Professional Liability (representing design professionals, such as Architects, Engineers, Land Surveyors).

 

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 $110k-$140k (based on experience) and includes medical/dental/vision coverage with heavy contribution, 401k with contribution, FSA, 3-weeks PTO, and a low billable minimum of 1850/hours/year.

*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, 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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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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