Corporate Associate

Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell   •  

West Palm Beach, FL

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

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Less than 5 years

Posted 68 days ago

This job is no longer available.

The Private Equity Practice Group of the Corporate Department is seeking an associate in the West Palm Beach office with at least 3 years of corporate law experience, ideally at a large law firm. The candidate must have excellent academic credentials and significant middle market private equity, venture capital and securities law experience.

Essential Functions

Candidates for Associate positions must be able to provide effective and reliable legal services to clients and supervising attorneys.

Associates are routinely required to:

  • Provide thorough factual and legal research and analysis;
  • Draft necessary agreements and documents with efficiency and clarity;
  • Manage projects from commencement to closing;
  • Competently and professionally communicate with clients and supervising attorneys; and
  • Complete tasks efficiently.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to meet deadlines;
  • Strong organization and matter management skills;
  • Ability to work professionally and effectively with Clients, Partners, Associate and Support Staff;
  • Ability to work effectively with others as part of a team;
  • Clear and effective drafting skills;
  • Exceptional project management skills;
  • Ability to effectively manage junior associates and others;
  • Strong negotiating skills.

Requirements

Juris Doctor. Qualified candidates must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing in Florida.