Company: ArentFox Schiff LLP
Position: Corporate Associate
Location: Washington, DC
Description: At ArentFox Schiff, we know that diverse backgrounds produce different perspectives, richer thinking, and more creative solutions to the challenges our clients face. We hope you share that vision. Join us and take on the challenge of doing meaningful work while helping us build a culture that reflects our dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The Washington, DC office of ArentFox Schiff LLP is seeking a mid-level associate to join its dynamic corporate practice group. The DC corporate group focuses on mid-market M&A transactions, joint ventures and debt and equity finance transactions across a variety of industries, including beverage & food, lodging and hospitality, digital media, and banking and financial services. Marquee clients of the group include the nation’s largest airport concessionaire, a leading digital media company, a leading supplier of wine and spirits, preeminent hotel brands, regional and national restaurant brands, mid-market private equity funds and high-profile family offices.
The good faith base salary range for this position is a minimum of $230,000 to a maximum of $295,000 per year. The actual salary rate offered to candidates within that range will depend on a variety of factors, including without limitation, years of relevant experience, education, applicable bar admissions, and the candidate’s overall qualifications for the position as assessed by the Firm. ArentFox Schiff LLP is internationally recognized in core industries where business and the law intersect. With more than 600 lawyers and policy professionals, the firm serves as a destination for an international roster of corporations, governments, private individuals, and trade associations.
ArentFox Schiff is committed to equal employment opportunity and diversity in the workplace. We maintain a policy of considering all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, citizenship status, order of protection status, national origin, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, physical or mental disability, parental status, source of income, military or veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. We will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Vets/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
Contact: Michelle McFarland (Michelle.McFarland@afslaw.com)
The ideal candidate would have the following characteristics:
- Three to five years of experience with M&A transactions, joint ventures, and debt and equity finance;
- A high degree of comfort working on deal teams of varying sizes;
- Experience coordinating extensively with specialists;
- Experience in drafting principal transaction documents, ancillaries, and resolutions;
- Strong analytical skills and the ability to distill complex concepts into targeted and commercially focused communications, both written and oral; and
- Dedication to high-quality work, responsiveness, and efficiency.
Candidates displaying the traits identified above will have significant opportunity for responsibility, client interaction, mentorship, and career advancement.
Candidates should be licensed and in good standing in DC (or able to waive into the DC bar). ArentFox Schiff offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. Please submit resume, law school transcripts and a writing sample.