Description

At Baker McKenzie we are different in the way we think, work and behave. With more than 4,400 locally admitted lawyers and more than 5,800 business service professionals in 77 offices worldwide, we have a 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 truly global and genuinely collaborative firm.

Baker McKenzie's Global Franchise, Distribution and Brand Expansion Practice combines deep experience with technical knowledge and business acumen to address any franchise and brand-expansion-related issue, both domestically and globally. Our team has decades of experience advising franchisors on the structuring and operation of their franchise and other distribution programs. We represent brand companies throughout their life cycles employing various expansion methods, including traditional franchising, licensing, joint ventures, direct investment, and supply chain development. We have assisted our brand clients across the globe, and we are intimately familiar with the franchise laws and regulations in each jurisdiction.

Our Dallas office seeks a highly motivated Mid-Level International Commercial Associate for its transactional franchise practice. We advise U.S. and foreign companies on cross-border commercial contract matters, domestic and international franchise and distribution matters, domestic and international brand expansion and various other transactional and advisory matters.

Ideal candidates will have three to four years of relevant experience in a transactional practice. Transactional experience at a large law firm is preferred. The candidate must have strong analytical and writing skills, exceptional speaking and interpersonal skills and the ability to function smoothly in a global-team environment with culturally diverse team members. The candidate must be admitted to and be a member in good standing of the Texas bar, or able to sit for the Texas bar.

Please include a cover letter, unofficial law school transcript, and resume with your application.