Job Description

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Orrick was voted top 15 Most Active Law Firm Globally for M&A Deals and is seeking a third or fourth-year attorney to join our market-leading M&A and Private Equity team. We are looking for a skilled attorney to contribute to our team in one of our US office locations. The ideal candidate must possess law firm experience in mergers and acquisitions, must be highly motivated and possess excellent academic credentials and superior communication skills. We value associates who thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and enjoy closely collaborating with clients.

Membership to the State Bar of the desired office location is required.

For the eighth year in a row, Orrick is one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, the annual list that recognizes companies with extraordinary workplace cultures. Additionally, Orrick has been recognized as a Technology Group of the Year (Law360) and as a Band 1 firm for US Renewables (Chambers).

We bring distinctive quality, diverse teams and innovation to everything we do. At our core, we value collegiality among our lawyers and strive to make our practices both professionally and personally rewarding. We’ll help you to connect with peers and mentors to ensure you are integrated into our client teams. Our top-notch training and mentoring programs, retreats and academies, shadowing opportunities and more are what set us apart. If you are passionate about innovative work in a dynamic environment, you’re just who we’ve been looking for.

Job Requirements:

  • The ideal candidate will have 3-4 years of Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity experience in a major law firm.
  • Candidates must be highly motivated, possess excellent academic credentials, exceptional verbal, and written skills along with superior communication skills.
  • Membership to the State Bar of the office of the state in which the candidate expects to be located is required.

Compensation and Benefits

The expected salary range for this position is between $260,000 and $310,000.

Orrick is committed to providing a comprehensive, competitive, and thoughtful total compensation package to our attorneys and staff, wherever they work. This compensation and benefits information is based on the Orrick’s estimate as of the date of publication and may be modified in the future. The level of pay within the range will depend on a variety of job-related factors that may include, but not limited to, qualifications, relevant experience or education, particular skills or expertise, geography. Other compensation may include an annual discretionary merit bonus, which would be determined by Firm and individual performance.

We offer a full range of elective health benefits including medical, dental, vision and life insurances; robust mental well-being benefits; child, family, elder, and pet care benefits; short- and long-term disability benefits; a health savings account (w/applicable medical plan), flexible spending accounts, long-term care insurance, and a 401K program. This role is eligible to employees will receive compensated time off through Flexible Time Off program, generous Parental leave benefits, and paid holidays.

Orrick accepts applications for this position on an ongoing basis, until filled.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Consistent with the SF Fair Chance Ordinance, an arrest and conviction record will not automatically disqualify a qualified applicant from consideration for employment. For attorney positions, a ‘qualified applicant’ is an individual who is a member of the State Bar of California, admitted in good standing, and is eligible to practice[1]; or whose admission to the State Bar of California and eligibility to practice remains subject only to successful completion of the California Bar Examination.

Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for the position in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.


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