Dorsey & Whitney LLP is seeking a Corporate Associate with two to four years of experience to join our Dallas office. This associate will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of corporate transactions, including: corporation, limited liability company and limited partnership formation; conducting due diligence on behalf of buyers, sellers, institutional investors, and/or lenders; organizing and managing transaction closings; drafting and negotiating escrow agreements, transition services agreements, employment agreements, private company incentive plans, closing certificates, and resolutions, purchase agreements for private company M&A transactions, documentation for private placements of securities, multi-party LLC and LP agreements, and documentation for issuance of warrants and/or preferred stock.
Qualified candidates will have:
– Two to four years of corporate and transactional experience (primarily in private equity industry);
– Experience working with private credit, direct lending, mezzanine and/or SBIC funds, private equity funds, and other institutional investors;
– Experience working in the M&A, private equity, or business/corporate group of a large (AmLaw 200) law firm;
– Strong organizational, drafting and communication skills; and
– Top academic credentials.
Experience representing private credit funds, mezzanine funds, insurance companies, family offices and/or high net worth in investors in connection with minority equity investments highly preferred.
Texas bar admission and Tax LL.M. or MBA degrees preferred.
Dorsey values the strength that comes from a diverse and inclusive work environment. It contributes to the success of our people and our clients and enriches our experience. We believe that everyone should feel at home and part of our community. One of our greatest strengths is a friendly, cooperative culture that values and appreciates each individual. Dorsey has received external recognition for our welcoming workplace, including:
– Mansfield Rule Plus Certification (Diversity Lab)
– Best Law Firms for Women (National Association of Female Executives and Flex-Time Lawyers)
– 100% rating on the Corporate Equality Index (Human Rights Campaign)
– Gold Standard Certification (Women in Law Empowerment Forum)
– Adoption Advocate (Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption)
Dorsey & Whitney LLP is an EEO/AAP/Disabled Vets Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, military or veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.
Clients have relied on the international law firm of Dorsey & Whitney LLP since 1912 as a trusted legal advisor and valued business partner. With locations across the United States as well as Canada, Europe and Asia, Dorsey provides an integrated, dedicated approach to its clients’ legal and business needs. Dorsey’s diverse client base includes more than one-third of Fortune 100 companies.
Our lawyers apply superb legal knowledge and skills with practical wisdom and a deep understanding of business and industry. We serve clients in nearly all industries, but focus on six key industries in which we have excellent depth and a history of achieving client success: Banking and Financial Institutions; Development and Infrastructure; Energy & Natural Resources; Food, Beverage & Agribusiness; Healthcare; and Technology.
Dorsey’s distinguished alumni include U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, noted law professor and scholar William Prosser and former U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale. Recognized for our dedication to community, Dorsey has met the ABA Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge every year since the Challenge began in 1993 by devoting more than 3% of billable hours to pro bono work.
How to Apply
Dorsey & Whitney LLP accepts online applications at http://www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs. We do not accept application materials by mail or email except as a reasonable accommodation for qualified applicants with disabilities. Individuals who are unable to use our online process due to a disability should call 612-492-5186.
Contact: Rebecca Lawrence, Recruiting Assistant, at email@example.com and 612-492-5179 on behalf of Claire Zeise.