The Austin office of an AmLaw 50, international law firm with a top corporate practice is seeking a 3-5 year associate for its Corporate and Business Transactions Group. This attorney will focus on M&A transactions, joint ventures, and private equity deals. Qualified candidates will have prior experience working on mergers and acquisitions in a large law firm setting.
Actively engage in and manage M&A transactions, ensuring legal due diligence, deal negotiation and execution.
Play a key role in structuring, negotiating, and managing joint ventures and strategic alliances.
Facilitate and negotiate private equity deals, supporting clients throughout the transaction process.
Draft, review, and amend contracts, agreements, and other legal documents to ensure the best interest of the firm’s clients.
Conduct comprehensive legal research and analysis related to corporate and business transactions.
Deliver strategic advice and legal consultations to clients, providing clarity on complex business transaction matters.
Collaborate with a diverse team of attorneys and paralegals, fostering a cooperative and productive work environment.
Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, working towards understanding their business models, objectives, and legal needs.
Stay abreast of current laws, regulations, and industry trends affecting corporate transactions and update the team accordingly.
Contribute to the overall growth and reputation of the firm through quality work, client satisfaction, and active participation in firm-related activities.
Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an ABA-accredited law school.
Admitted to practice law in the state of Texas or eligible for admission on motion.
Minimum of 3-5 years of experience working in a large law firm, specifically in the field of corporate and business transactions.
Proven track record of managing M&A transactions, joint ventures, and private equity deals.
Strong legal research and writing skills, with an exceptional attention to detail.
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to clearly convey complex legal information to clients.
Demonstrated ability to draft and review a wide array of legal documents, including contracts and agreements.
Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion and demonstrate the highest level of client service and response.
Solid understanding of corporate governance issues and corporate secretarial duties.
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, effectively managing multiple projects and meeting deadlines.