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 California offices of Baker McKenzie seek an associate attorney with two to four years of experience for the Cross-Border Transactions & Integrations team in the Transactional practice group. The candidate will be responsible for assisting clients with the planning and implementation of complex, multi-jurisdictional transactions, such as global carve outs, spinoffs, post-merger integrations and pre-transaction restructurings, entity rationalization projects, global expansion projects, and related international corporate matters relating to clients’ non-US operations. Ideally, the candidate should have experience working on multijurisdictional transactions and experience coordinating with local counsel, whether international or domestic. They will also have general corporate and M&A experience. Foreign legal training or experience working outside the U.S. for another major law firm is a plus. The candidate should have superior academic credentials from a top ranked law school and excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical and writing skills. Qualified candidates will have the ability to function smoothly in a global team environment with culturally diverse team members.
Applicants must be admitted to and a member in good standing of the California Bar. Please include a cover letter, transcripts and resume with your application.