Associate, Tax Energy & Infrastructure

Orrick’s Energy & Infrastructure Tax practice is seeking a Junior Associate/ Midlevel Associate with 2 to 5 years of transactional tax experience who desires to join our dynamic and innovative team. The candidate would be expected to primarily support the Energy & Infrastructure group related to the financing of renewable energy assets and the monetization of tax credits. The position would involve helping developers, sponsors, and investors to successfully develop wind and solar projects and other renewable energy projects in energy transition. Orrick has long been a leading firm in the renewables sector.

We are focused on finding an associate that would be located in Washington, DC, Chicago, or San Francisco. Membership to the State Bar of the desired location is required.

About Orrick: For the ninth 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 the Most Innovative Law Firm in North America three years in a row (Financial Times) and Technology Group of the Year (Legal360).

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.

Orrick is committed to providing a comprehensive, thoughtful total compensation package to our attorneys and staff, wherever they work.


The ideal candidate will have two to five years of large law firm experience focused on the tax aspects of renewable energy transactions, including tax equity financings and M&A. We will also consider candidates with sophisticated partnership tax or tax credit structuring experience who are especially interested in renewable energy. Candidates must be highly motivated and responsive, and must possess superior oral and written communication, logical reasoning, research, and organizational skills.

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

Compensation and Benefits

The expected salary range for this position is between $225,000 and $345,000.

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.

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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June 19, 2024





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Junior Associate, Mid-Level Associate