Associate Attorney – Tax and Business Practice Groups
Stein Sperling has an immediate opening for an Associate Attorney with a focus on transactional matters in our Rockville, Maryland office to join the firm’s growing Tax and Business Practice Groups. This is an outstanding opportunity for a candidate to expand his/her legal knowledge and practical experience while working alongside a nationally recognized and diverse group of Maryland based attorneys. There is exceptional growth potential within the firm which highly values interrelated casework and cross collaboration of teams.
This position will work alongside the Principals in the Tax and Business Practice Groups in structuring and negotiating mergers, stock purchase transactions, asset acquisitions, debt and equity financings, employee incentive plans, limited liability company agreements and shareholder agreements. In addition, the candidate will work closely with the Principals of the Tax Practice Group in connection with the group’s tax controversy practice on both the federal and state level, including matters related to examination, appeals, tax court litigation and voluntary disclosures including both domestic and offshore. This position demands significant client contact almost immediately and involves research, strategizing, drafting and interacting with others both inside and outside the Firm, including tax authorities.
This position requires an LL.M. in Taxation and 2 to 6 years of law firm experience is preferred. Knowledge of drafting transactional agreements is preferred along with an in-depth knowledge of subchapters C, K and S of the Internal Revenue Code. Additionally, familiarity with mergers, acquisitions and other transactions. Experience with international tax matters, offshore asset disclosures and tax controversy a plus. Applicants must be barred in Maryland or eligible to sit for the Maryland Bar exam. Application Process: Qualified candidates should their resume to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration, noting “Tax Associate,” in the subject line. Visit our website at www.steinsperling.com[steinsperling.com] for more information about our Firm.