At Baker McKenzie LLP, we are different in the way we think, work and behave. Like no other firm and few other businesses. With more than 4,400 locally admitted lawyers and more than 5,800 business service professionals in 77 offices worldwide, we have a passionately collaborative community of 60 nationalities and are committed to world-class career development to everyone in every job at every level. Baker McKenzie can offer you both the uncompromising commitment to excellence expected of a top firm and a distinctive way of thinking, working and behaving - as a passionately global and genuinely collaborative firm.

Our Corporate & Securities Merger and Acquisitions group collaborates across borders and legal areas, we bring the right know-how and experience to anticipate and resolve issues in all involved jurisdictions, offering a one-stop shop for all deal and transaction related services. Our clients and their transactions touch every major global industry including technology, financial services, manufacturing & engineering, oil & gas, consumer products, media, healthcare and many others. Whether our M&A clients are buying or selling, entering into a joint venture or making a strategic investment, we work on every stage of the deal, from structuring, due diligence and negotiation through execution to implementation and post-deal integration.

Experience Required

The San Francisco/Palo Alto office of Baker McKenzie seeks an M&A associate attorney with 5 to 7 years of experience for its cross-border M&A and complex transaction practice. The ideal candidate will have strong academic credentials and excellent communication, analytical and writing skills. He/she must have a good understanding of general corporate and M&A principles and transaction structures as well as experience managing large dispersed teams. Candidate will reside in Palo Alto. Must be admitted and a member in good standing of the CA Bar to apply.

Please include a cover letter, transcripts and resume with your application. The candidate must have the ability to function smoothly in a global team environment with culturally diverse team members.

The Firm will consider qualified applicants for employment at its San Francisco-based offices who have a criminal history in accordance with applicable city ordinances.