Location New York, NY, USA
Consultant Liam Steele
JobRef 115932/0012019-11-06 2020-01-05 legal permanent US New York City New York USD 150000 250000 250000 YEAR Robert Walters https://www.robertwalters-usa.com https://www.robertwalters-usa.com/content/dam/robert-walters/global/images/logos/web-logos/square-logo.png
* Attorney / senior attorney opportunity * Highly decorated and respected Japanese law firm who have just doubled their office presence in NYC * JD and NY bar required * Ideally 2+ years experience * Business proficiency in both English and Japanese languages
A Associate position has become available at a top tier Japanese Law Firm, based in Midtown Manhattan. This law firm is categorized as one of the most prestigious law firms in Japan; ranking tier 1 in Antitrust, Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate M&A and more.
As their office in NY is expanding, they are looking for a Senior Associate to join a dynamic team focused on general corporate matters. This role offers outstanding experience, mentor-ship, exposure to global clients, and career progression. There is also occasional international travel involved.
About the Senior Associate Position
This position reports directly to the Litigation and Corporate M&A Partners (co-heads of the office) and will be responsible for working on and overseeing general corporate matters, M&A, and finance. Moreover, this individual will be interfacing directly with English speaking US based subsidiaries and global subsidiaries as the firm’s representative.
Though this is a top tier firm, it also prides itself on having an in-house feel, no set billables and having it’s associates experience work-life balance they wouldn’t at Top US firms.
Ideally candidates will have experience in representing public or private companies in general corporate matters as well as M&A, project finance and transactions. This is highly preferred but is not a must.
- 2+ years of experience
- JD from a top tier accredited law school
- Must be admitted to the NY State Bar and in good standing
- Verbal Japanese proficiency
- International experience a plus but not required
You will be an effective negotiator with a good sense for practical business solutions to problems. You must exhibit a strong track record negotiating complex, strategic transactions and show a keen understanding and interest in corporate finance and M&A.
This well-respected award-winning Japanese Law Firm is recognized for its competitive benefits, unrivalled culture and work life balance. If you are a driven determined Associate with the ability to execute in a complex matrixed environment and want to take the next step in your career, this is the role for you.