Corporate Associate

New York, New York Permanent USD200,000 - USD280,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Opportunity to join a leading law firm in the Corporate M&A Practice Group.
  • NYC firm with great reputation for career progression & work/ life balance.

About Our Client

New York City (Midtown) based leading Midsize law firm. Operating for over 100 years, the firm has an impressive client base and offers interesting, varied work, within their reputable Corporate and M&A Practice. Offering the opportunity to work with a highly talented, collaborative team, in adult and professional environment. Genuine scope for career progression/ Partner route. Great package, genuine work/ life balance and flexible/ hybrid working.

Job Description

As Corporate Associate, you will be responsible for:

  • Varied Corporate & M&A work: strong writing and drafting skills essential.

  • Collaborative approach, the firm is looking to hire someone who can balance working with their initiative whilst collaborating with the successful Corporate/ M&A Practice Group.

  • Drafting and negotiating key transaction documents.

  • Leading role in conducting and coordinating the due diligence process - reviewing corporate documents, public filings, and material contracts.

  • Coordinating transaction execution, ensuring that documentation is properly executed, filings are submitted and all formalities to finalize an offering are completed. Excellent customer service, serving as the primary contact with clients and opposing counsel.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will have demonstrable Corporate Associate experience:

  • Preferably 3-7 years experience in Corporate/ M&A work (document drafting, due diligence and transaction coordination work).
  • Strong customer service ethic, ability to prioritize and work at speed (when required for transaction purposes).
  • Attention to detail, highly organized, comfortable prioritizing and working at speed.
  • Collegial approach, able to use own initiative whilst working collaboratively with the Practice Group and peers across the firm.

What's on Offer

Excellent Corporate Associate opportunity to further develop a career:

  • Career opportunity with great Midsize law firm offering the opportunity to work with, and learn from, a highly talented specialist team.
  • Competitive salary (depending on experience/ class year).
  • Generous wider package.
  • Genuine work/ life balance - whilst candidates must be based in New York (and poses current NY bar membership) the firm promotes remote and hybrid working.

Interviews commencing late May/ early June - please submit your resume ASAP for consideration.

Applicants must have the right to work in the US (now and in the future) and poses a relevant law degree and NY State Bar.

Anna Jacobs
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Associate - Law Firm
Business Services
New York
Contract Type
Consultant name
Anna Jacobs
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Job Nature
Hybrid working