Description

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.

The Mergers & Acquisition attorneys at Baker McKenzie collaborate across borders and practice groups, bringing the right substantive knowledge and experience to anticipate and resolve issues in all involved jurisdictions, and offering a one-stop shop for their clients’ deal and transaction related needs. Our client base spans every major global industry including technology, financial services, manufacturing & engineering, oil & gas, consumer products, media, healthcare and more. Whether our M&A clients are buying or selling, entering into a joint venture or making a strategic investment, Baker McKenzie attorneys work on every stage of the deal, from structuring, due diligence and negotiation through execution to implementation and post-deal integration. Candidates will have significant M&A transactional work experience (drafting, due diligence, etc.) and managing the work of junior level Associates on deals. Qualified candidates will have the ability to function smoothly in a global team environment with culturally diverse team members. Associates with securities experience with offerings, 34 act compliance and similar experience would also be considered for a position that is part securities and part M&A.  For candidates under third year, restricting and insolvency associates with significant transactional experience will also be considered.

Baker & McKenzie LLP seeks a Corporate Associate with 2 to 6 years of experience to join our Mergers & Acquisitions team in Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco or Washington DC. The ideal candidate will have strong academic credentials and excellent communication, analytical and writing skills.

Applicants must be admitted to and a member in good standing of the Bar for the respective state in which they apply.  Please include a cover letter, transcripts and resume with your application.