Finance - Public Finance Associate

Austin, TX
Full Time
Job #: 1680AU Exp.: 0 - 3 Years
Orrick’s Public Finance Group is seeking an associate with 0-3 years of experience to join us in any of our firm’s U.S. locations, with a preference for Houston, Orange County or San Francisco. We handle the full spectrum of financing matters involving state or local governmental entities. This includes municipal bonds, notes and other obligations, tax exempt or taxable, of every type anywhere in the U.S. or its territories, for public infrastructure and other capital improvement projects; public noncapital programs for deficit, cash flow, pension, unemployment insurance, workers compensation and similar financings; nonprofit health care, educational, cultural, low-income housing and other facilities; for-profit water, wastewater, energy, waste, multifamily housing and similar projects; Indian Tribal financings; IRS audits; SEC investigations, enforcement actions; secondary market repackagings (including tender option bonds); securitizations; public private partnerships; and bankruptcies and work-outs.

A strong transactional background and experience in public finance transactions and securities law is a plus, but not required as we have a robust on the job training program. The ideal candidate should be highly motivated with outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills and possess excellent writing and communication skills.

For the fifth year in a row, Orrick is one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, the annual list that recognizes companies with extraordinary workplace cultures. Additionally, Orrick is recognized as the top public finance firm in the nation and is regularly ranked as the number one bond counsel by both The Bond Buyer and Thomson Reuters.

We bring distinctive quality, diverse teams and innovation to everything we do. At our core, we value collegiality among our lawyers and strive to make our practices both professionally and personally rewarding. If you are passionate about innovative work in a dynamic environment, you're just who we've been looking for.

Job Requirements:
  • 0-3 years of experience.
  • JD from accredited law school.
  • Licensure from at least one (1) jurisdiction
  • Excellent academic credentials
  • Excellent legal research, writing, and interpersonal communication skills required.

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