Corporate Associate or Counsel

Los Angeles, CA
Full Time
Practice Areas: Corporate Transactional Exp.: 6+ Years
At Seyfarth, we understand that great people are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match. If you join us, you’ll work with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and professional environment, and we will continue to invest in your professional development. If you want the freedom to grow at a firm that is invested in your future, keep reading.

The Opportunity:
We have an incredible opportunity for a Corporate Associate or Counsel with 6+ years of broad corporate transactional experience.

Seyfarth’s corporate attorneys possess the broad, in-depth experience necessary to serve a diverse client base, ranging from start-up ventures to middle-market companies to large multinational corporations. We provide clients with guidance on key decisions that determine long-term success. Since corporate matters frequently involve aspects of many legal disciplines, our corporate team regularly draws on the resources of Seyfarth’s other practice areas such as employee benefits, executive compensation, intellectual property, labor and employment, real estate, environmental and bankruptcy. In this way, our clients receive full attention from dedicated, focused business attorneys, and reap the benefits of a full-service law firm.
Our corporate lawyers have been recognized as “Highly Regarded Leading Lawyers” and “Notable Practitioner” in the 2020 edition of the IFLR1000, a an annual guide to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms. We have also earned top rankings in Legal 500 US 2019 and recently won The M&A Advisor International M&A Award “Corporate/Strategic Deal of the Year (over $250MM to $500MM).”

Our drive for excellence leads us to seek out better ways to work with our clients and each other. We have been first-to-market on many legal service delivery innovations and we continue to break new ground with our clients every day. This long history of excellence and innovation has created a culture with a sense of purpose and belonging for all. In turn, our culture drives our commitment to the growth of our clients, the diversity of our people, and the resilience of our workforce.

The Day-To-Day:
As an associate or counsel in the Corporate Department, you’ll have the opportunity to work on interesting, challenging, and groundbreaking cases in collaboration with senior attorneys.

You Have:
  • 6+ years of broad corporate transactional experience
  • Experience in complex commercial transactions including tech transactions, licensing and distribution transactions and procurement contracts and long-term supply arrangements
  • The ability to independently manage documentation and components of transactions
  • Experience supervising, mentoring and inspiring junior associates
  • Top law firm experience preferred, and a combination of law firm and in-house experience will be considered
  • Excellent academic credentials, analytical skills and verbal and written communication skills
  • Candidates must be admitted to the Bar of the state for which they are applying or meet the requirements to waive in
  • We offer a collegial environment and an excellent opportunity to continue to develop strong skills and grow with a national firm.

What We Provide:
We provide competitive salary and benefits at all levels. For consumer litigation attorneys, we provide comprehensive training, CLE initiatives, Seyfarth University, industry credentialing, and hands-on learning by working side-by-side with our partners. We invest in our attorneys to advance in their careers by providing opportunities for substantive client contact as well as significant involvement in case strategy and management.

We are also proud to be an influential leader in inclusion and diversity. The firm has been recognized for our efforts by the Human Rights Campaign, Working Mother magazine, and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We are Mansfield 3.0+ certified, a reflection of our ongoing commitment to advancing candidates from underrepresented groups.

More About Seyfarth:
With more than 900 lawyers across 17 Offices, Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides advisory, litigation, and transactional legal services to clients worldwide. Learn more about The Seyfarth Experience at

Seyfarth Shaw is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Seyfarth Shaw maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster through the following link:

Seyfarth is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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