An AM Law 200 firm is seeking an accomplished corporate finance (securities, capital markets, public and private company issuances) attorney to join its Palo Alto office. This is a great position for someone who desires high-level work with major funds and unicorn-level companies, who also is not seeking a partner-track position at this time.
California bar admission
Graduate from top tier law school
Superior academic credentials
4+ years of experience at a nationally ranked law firm, representing companies in public and private issuances
4+ years of '34 Act, capital markets, securities experience and expertise required
Experience with high-growth companies is a plus
Representation of public companies in a variety of other matters, including corporate governance and SEC and exchange reporting and compliance, is preferred
Ability to manage clients on a high level
Strong people management skills and an engaging personality
Resilient, self-starters with an entrepreneurial mindset
Strong speaking ability and speech clarity, talking to others to convey complex ideas and information effectively
Excellent attention to detail and is persistent and thorough in completing work tasks
Outstanding dependability, cooperation, sense of integrity, initiative
Ability to identify and manage complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
Be prepared to submit law school transcripts and a deal sheet.