The New York office of Squire Patton Boggs is hiring an associate for our Restructuring and Insolvency practice. The individual hired for this position will support and work directly with partners and other experienced lawyers in New York and throughout our global footprint handling the panoply of restructuring issues our clients face, and collaborating closely with our colleagues in other practice and industry groups. Responsibilities will encompass both litigation and transactional restructuring matters and will include legal research, drafting motions and pleadings, appearances, case management, negotiating and drafting transaction and out of court restructuring documents, discovery, court and client communications. About Us We have one of the largest, most experienced and respected global restructuring and insolvency practices of any law firm, with more than 110 experienced lawyers in 36 offices in 15 countries collaborating on domestic and cross-border restructuring matters. Our seasoned team is expert in all facets of restructuring and insolvency engagements including US Chapter 11 reorganizations, US Chapter 15 cross-border insolvencies, US Chapter 9 municipal restructurings, all forms of UK receivership, administration and liquidation, UK bankruptcy and voluntary arrangements, out of court restructurings and related contentious work. In 2014, we launched our blog (www.esquireglobalcrossings.com)which is a recognized source of informative and thoughtful commentary on restructuring and insolvency matters across the globe. Academic and Professional Qualifications Possess a JD from an accredited law school and a strong academic record. Must be in good standing and admitted to practice in a US State Bar. Admission to the State Bar of New York is expected if not currently admitted. Knowledge, Skills & Experience Minimum of four years’ meaningful restructuring litigation and transactional experience in a national/global firm handling work on complex restructurings, refinancings, sales and other dispositions, and US Chapter 9, 11 and Chapter 15 reorganizations. Experience in restructuring and insolvency representing debtors, creditor’s committees, and secured and unsecured creditors in reorganizations and liquidations, including: legal research, written work product in connection with motions, pleadings, briefs discovery and dispositive and trial related motions, court appearances, mediations, arbitration, depositions, client and witness interviews, trial preparation. Experience/working knowledge of Bankruptcy Code, Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, and Local Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure. Familiarity with operation of Articles 2 and 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code and understanding of the strategic issues involved in a Chapter 11 bankruptcy case. Strong organizational, reasoning and research skills; excellent written and verbal communication abilities; good judgment; attention to detail; initiative. Stand-up experience in court. Relevant Judicial clerkship experience, while not required, will be viewed favorably. Flexibility, composure and the ability to prioritize and handle urgent tasks and requests simultaneously with a high level of competence and accuracy; the ability to remain composed and professional under stressful circumstances; commitment to professional ethics and client confidentiality; strong client service skills. Ability to work without constant supervision, demonstrating initiative in seeking work and managing work load; active in formulating and recommending projects or alternative ways to complete projects that will benefit the case/client. A background in business consulting, finance, economics or accounting is a plus.
The Finance department of the Chicago office seeks a skilled and highly qualified associate with a minimum of 2 years of insolvency experience join our 2nd to 4th year associate class.
We have an immediate opening in our Pittsburgh office for a junior associate attorney to join our thriving bankruptcy team. This position will provide challenging and interesting legal assignments within a fast-paced, team-focused environment. The ideal candidate will: possess excellent academic credentials, a strong work ethic and first-rate research and drafting skills; have experience or education in bankruptcy and creditors rights, as well as secured transactions; have the ability to work under pressure with multiple deadlines, and a heavy caseload; and be admitted and a member in good standing of the Pennsylvania Bar. BAR ADMISSION REQUIRED: Pennsylvania NOTES: We are not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.
Robinson+Cole LLP, an Am Law 200 firm, seeks an associate with one to three years of experience to join its Bankruptcy and Reorganizations Practice Group in its Wilmington, DE or New York, NY office. The duties of the position include, but are not limited to: Assisting in the representation of Debtors, Creditors and Official and Unofficial Committees in business bankruptcy and restructuring matters; Drafting and reviewing court filings, including but not limited to motions, memoranda, and complaints; Conducting research and drafting related correspondence, memoranda, and briefs; Attending to all matters related to discovery in contested matters as well as adversary proceedings. Participating at trial, including preparing witnesses and trial exhibits. We are looking for a candidate with superior academic credentials, excellent writing and analytical skills, and large firm or equivalent (e.g. clerkship) experience to join our team. Experience with the Delaware Chancery Court though not required is beneficial. Admission to Delaware or New York (depending on office of residence) is required. Click here to apply, please provide a cover letter, resume, transcript, and a writing sample (preferably briefs not edited by others).
Our Phoenix office seeks a highly motivated bankruptcy/litigation associate with three to six years of experience representing primarily creditors in chapter 11 bankruptcy cases and creditors’ rights litigation. Real estate and finance litigation experience is preferred. This candidate will practice in various bankruptcy courts, state courts, and federal courts throughout the country and will be expected to manage cases related to real estate, hospitality, retail, and restaurant related bankruptcies and litigation for clients ranging from private equity groups, to REITs, and hotel operators. This is an excellent opportunity to join a sophisticated nationwide bankruptcy litigation practice and work in a dynamic, expanding, and team-oriented atmosphere, while enjoying the benefits and resources of a national law firm. Our Litigation Department is our largest practice group and represents a wide range of local, national and international clients in all types of complex litigation and our attorneys regularly represent clients in local, state and federal courts, at both the trial and appellate levels. Qualified candidates will have superior academic credentials, communication skills, and written work product. Active bar license in Arizona is preferred. Ballard Spahr LLP is committed to ensuring diversity in its workplace, and candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
We are seeking a bankruptcy/restructuring associate with 6-8 years of experience at a major law firm. Candidates should have substantial experience representing creditors or debtors in chapter 11 cases or workouts. Ideally, candidate will be comfortable with both litigation and transactional aspects of restructuring, but we are open to candidates with more specialized experience. In particular, we are looking for motivated mid-to senior attorneys who seek out responsibility and are familiar with taking a leadership role on matters and running teams.
Description Greenberg Traurig is seeking an associate for its Restructuring and Bankruptcy Group in Minneapolis to join a nation-wide team working on complex restructuring transactions. The ideal candidate will have 2-5 years of bankruptcy and restructuring experience, including in state, federal and bankruptcy courts. In addition, applicants should be team-oriented, possess top academic credentials, excellent written and oral communication skills, and a high attention to detail. Interested candidates should submit their resume and J.D. transcript online through the GT website. We offer competitive salary and benefits. We are NOT accepting search firm submissions for this position. Greenberg Traurig is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. Individuals seeking employment at Greenberg Traurig are considered without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, age, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or genetic information, among other protected bases. To that end, GT is voluntarily participating in Diversity Lab’s Mansfield Rule 3.0 initiative, which measures and seeks to increase diversity within law firms. Providing your data during the application process helps us with achieving that goal and with meeting reporting/recordkeeping obligations under federal and state law and other legal requirements. Providing your data is entirely voluntary and will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be treated confidentially.
Add to Apply List Wilmington Polsinelli, a top AmLaw 100 national law firm, is seeking highly-qualified and motivated associate for our Bankruptcy & Restructuring practice group. This position will be based in our Wilmington office. Interested candidates must possess a high level of academic achievement, solid law firm experience, and superb writing and communication skills. Ideal candidates will have 2+ years of legal experience. Candidates should have substantive Chapter 11 and bankruptcy litigation experience. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package with challenging work in a collegial work environment. Relocation support is available for highly qualified candidates. Qualified applicants should submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript via polsinelli.com directed to Cristy M. Johnson, Director of Firm-Wide Legal Recruiting.
Arnold & Porter’s Bankruptcy Practice Group is seeking a junior associate for the Chicago office. Our multidisciplinary Bankruptcy and Restructuring practice provides comprehensive services in all aspects of restructuring and insolvency proceedings from pre-workout phase through litigation, if necessary. We regularly represent a whole range of stakeholders, including corporate debtors, investors and asset purchasers, committees, bondholders, secured and unsecured creditors, parties dealing with distressed businesses, officers and directors, and other interested parties in corporate restructuring, bankruptcy proceedings, and related litigation throughout the United States. Qualified candidates should have a minimum of one year of relevant bankruptcy law experience and/or recent bankruptcy court judicial clerkship experience. Candidates must have excellent legal analysis and writing skills, academic credentials, and references. Candidates must be licensed, or eligible to become licensed, in Illinois Submit ApplicationWe are not accepting submissions from search firms for this opening.
Snell & Wilmer’s Salt Lake City office seeks to hire a bankruptcy associate with approximately three years of experience. The ideal candidate will have excellent writing skills, familiarity with the bankruptcy court, and will be great team member. Utah Bar required. We are not accepting resumes from professional recruiters.
Experienced Associate - Finance and Restructuring Transactions The Finance & Restructuring Group is seeking a highly-qualified 3rdto 6thyear associate to join our diverse, fast-paced practice. The candidate will work on matters representing lenders, private equity and institutional investors and corporate clients in a wide-range of asset-based and cash-flow financing transactions, junior capital investments, restructurings, and bankruptcy matters. Significant experience working on the transactional aspects of complex finance matters is strongly preferred. The ideal candidate possesses strong academic credentials, sound professional judgment and is highly motivated to provide exceptional client service. Large firm experience preferred.
New York, New York Job Description The New York office of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP has an immediate opening for an associate with 3-6 years of experience to work in our Insolvency and Restructuring Practice Section. The ideal candidate will have experience in both in-court and out-of-court restructurings, representing creditors, debtors and/or other significant stakeholders, and possess excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills, exceptional writing skills, a solid knowledge of the principal phases of a bankruptcy case, and some exposure to the corporate and finance aspects of consensual out-of-court distressed restructurings. It is required that the candidate have a strong academic background and be admitted and in good standing as a member of the New York State Bar. Current or prior employment with an Am Law 200 firm is a plus. Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Qualifications: Junior or Mid-Level associate with 2 to 6 years of financial restructuring experience. Candidates should have experience representing creditors or debtors in large chapter 11 cases or workouts. Strong academic credentials are required. Please include both law school and undergraduate transcripts with your application.
The Special Situations Group of the Corporate Department is seeking a Boston or New York based mid-level associate. The ideal candidate will have 3-7 years of experience working with private funds and creditors on special situations transactions, including debt and equity investments in distressed companies, distressed asset acquisitions, purchases of loan portfolios and/or challenging financings. A successful candidate will have sophisticated experience in one or more of the following: finance, private equity or bankruptcy. Ropes & Gray is an equal opportunity employer.