Whether the count is 10 employees or 10,000, companies throughout the United States depend on Goodwin for strategic and effective advice on all aspects of ERISA and executive compensation programs. We work with clients and investors in a range of industries, both public and private, including technology and life sciences companies, banks and other financial services companies, REITs, hospitality companies, and private equity and venture-backed companies.
We are seeking a highly qualified junior (rising 2nd year – 2nd year) or mid-level (3rd – 4th year) associate to join the ERISA and Executive Compensation practice in our Business Law Department. Candidates must have general experience both working in teams and in managing some components of transactions independently, along with specific experience representing public and private companies with respect to tax and securities law issues in connection with equity-based arrangements and other types of incentive compensation plans. Additional experience with ERISA, employee benefits or general employment law matters is preferred but not required.
Candidates applying for associate positions with Goodwin should have outstanding academic credentials, comparable law firm experience, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. DC bar admission preferred.