Corporate Associate

Employer
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Dec 02, 2021
Closes
Dec 04, 2021
Ref
237977563
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP is looking for an associate with a minimum of three years of corporate and finance transactional experience to join our growing team. If you are entrepreneurially minded, and a builder, and are looking for a fast-moving, fast-growing team, we want to speak with you. Manatt's corporate and finance transactional attorneys have broad capabilities and extensive experience executing complex domestic and cross-border transactions covering M&A, public and private capital markets involving equity and debt, joint ventures, private equity, emerging growth and venture capital, venture capital finance, fund formations, licensing, digital and technology transactions, governance, securities regulations, and SEC reporting. We represent clients, ranging from venture-backed startups to Fortune 100 companies, in transactions across a variety of industries, including healthcare, technology and digital media, consumer products, entertainment, financial services, and fintech. Manatt's unique professional services approach coupled with our deep industry expertise allow us to build relationships and develop credibility with clients and, in turn, perform cutting-edge work and help guide them through a dynamic, ever-evolving legal and business landscape. Manatt's corporate and finance transactional attorneys work collaboratively across offices and practices and engage in a wide range of corporate transactions across our groups and industry sectors. We are looking for candidates with broad corporate and finance transactions experience and demonstrated experience leading finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions, securities, capital markets, and corporate governance matters. Ideal candidates will have experience drafting agreements, negotiating with opposing counsel and leading teams on diligence and closing transactions. Experience supervising and mentoring junior associates is a plus.RequirementsMinimum of three years of solid corporate and finance transactional experience Excellent written and verbal communication skills Excellent legal research and analytical skills A self-starter with the ability to juggle multiple, diverse projects in a fast-paced environment. Excellent team player skills with the ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams and the flexibility to engage and collaborate across the firm's capabilities and practice areas Effective and efficient problem solving capabilities with the ability to work independently and proactively, as well as to develop creative solutions in order to meet client and team needs Bar membership in good standing in the District of Columbia Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion Fostering diversity, equity and inclusion is one of Manatt's core values and is fundamental to our organizational identity. We believe that a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we live, work and serve enriches Manatt's culture and enhances our ability to understand our clients' needs and develop better, more impactful solutions. Manatt's Diversity & Inclusion Committee drives the firm's efforts, working with firm leadership, and engaging our legal, consulting and business professionals to create and sustain a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace. About Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP Manatt Phelps & Phillips, LLP is one of the nation's preeminent law and consulting firms. We are known for quality, extraordinary commitment to clients, integrated, relationship-based services, and a range of specialized capabilities typically found only in boutique firms. We are progressive, entrepreneurial, and deeply committed to diversity, public service, involvement in the communities we serve and excellence in all we do. Over the past decade, Manatt has transformed from a top law firm to a cutting-edge, hybridized strategy consulting and legal professional services firm. We are composed of lawyers, consultants, business advisors, venture investors, entrepreneurs and technologists committed to meeting the ever-evolving needs of our clients. Our clients include Fortune 500, middle-market and emerging companies in industries such as digital and technology; energy, environmental and real estate; entertainment; financial services; and healthcare. For more information on Manatt, visit Join Us If you want to join a team-oriented, future-thinking, entrepreneurially-minded group of passionate and driven professionals, we strongly encourage you to apply. All candidates must apply through our online application portal (apply here). Required application materials include a cover letter, resume, transcript, deal sheet, and writing sample (two to three pages from your academic or work experience of which you are the sole author). Manatt is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Apply NowWe are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.VEVRAA Federal Contractor We Request Priority Protected Veteran and Disabled Referrals for all of our locations Please contact Holly Brown at 310-231-5409 or hbrown@ with any questionsPDN-9368a78d-b972-40a7-9f12-b6f1925f9b36SDL2017

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