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Capital Markets Associate (4-6 Years)

We are seeking, for our New York office, an exceptional mid-level capital markets/transactional attorney with experience in securitization and asset-based lending.  CLO experience is a plus but not essential.  Our target level would be a 4th to 6th year associate.  The associate would join an expanding practice and be part of a dynamic and collaborative team.  A successful candidate will have strong drafting and client communication skills, as well as a desire to manage client relationships and move transactions forward independently.  J.D. and NY Bar admission required.


Corporate Associate (3-6 Years)

Seeking a 3rd-6th year corporate associate for the New York office with experience working on complex M&A transactions, corporate governance matters and shareholder activism assignments.

Financial Restructuring Associate (1-4 years)

Seeking a junior/mid-level bankruptcy/restructuring associate with 1-4 years of legal experience at a law firm.

Financial Services Associate (2-4 years)

The Cadwalader New York office seeks an associate to join its highly regarded Financial Services practice for a position specializing in Funds Finance and Derivatives.  The ideal candidate will have 2 – 4 years of experience with a focus on syndicated lending, commercial lending, leverage finance or other relevant secured lending experience.  Familiarity with derivatives is helpful but not necessary.  The associate would join an expanding practice active in a diverse range of secured lending and derivatives transactions involving leading global investment banks and top tier investment funds, including NAV facilities, subscription facilities, hybrid facilities, margin loans, option structures, total return swaps, preferred share issuances, secondary liquidity facilities, FX and interest rate hedging facilities, repo transactions, securities lending transactions and prime brokerage facilities.  These transactions involve a similarly broad and diverse set of asset classes, including hedge fund and private equity fund interests, capital call rights, management and incentive fee streams, asset-backed securities, restricted stock positions, loans, and statutory appraisal rights.  A successful candidate will have strong drafting and client communication skills, as well as a desire to manage client relationships and move transactions forward independently.  J.D. and NY Bar admission required.


Financial Services Associate - Fund Formation (3-5 years)

We are seeking a fund formation associate for the New York office with 3-5 years of experience. Candidate must have sponsor side private equity and/or hedge fund formation experience.  Experience with transactions involving funds and fund managers, such as secondary transactions,fund restructurings and fund manager spin-outs is preferred.  Exposure to regulatory matters affecting private investment fund managers (Advisers Act) is ideal but not necessary. 


General Lateral Applications -- New York

All of our current open positions are listed here, however you may send us your application if you would like to be considered for future positions within the Firm. Please note the department to which you are applying in your cover letter or the General Comments section of the Application.

IP Litigation Associate (2-3 years)

We are seeking a patent attorney with 2-3 years of patent litigation and licensing experience for our New York office.  An attorney whose technical background is adaptable to various technologies is preferred.  Highly preferred to be patent bar admitted.


Litigation Associate (3-4 Years)

Seeking Litigation associate with 3-4 years of experience at a major law firm. Our ideal candidate will have experience in general commercial litigation, and/or securities litigation, mergers & acquisitions/corporate governance litigation and SEC enforcement.

Real Estate/Finance Associate (4-6 Years)

Seeking a Finance associate with experience in commercial real estate lending. Ideal candidate will have 4 to years of experience representing commercial banks, investment banks and other institutional investors in various types of secured debt. Experience with commercial mortgage securitizations and their requirements is a plus. Note, Real Estate experience is a must.

Tax Associate (5-8 Years)

We are seeking a tax attorney - 5th year to 8th year.  Candidates should have extensive transactional experience, including any of Capital Markets work on CLOs, REMIC deals, securitized transactions, financial derivatives, M&A transactions, spinoffs, operating joint ventures and/or financial restructurings.  Top law firm experience a prerequisite.