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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world’s leading international law firms, seeks to hire a highly qualified mid-level to senior M&A associate with law firm experience and interest in working on complex private equity and international M&A transactions to join our corporate and business transactions practice in the Orange County office.

Practice Description:

The Morgan Lewis corporate and business transactions practice is composed of more than 350 lawyers who focus on transactional and corporate counseling matters, concerning mergers and acquisitions-including joint ventures, spin-offs, and strategic alliances-private equity, private investment funds, finance, restructuring, securities and capital markets, governance, emerging businesses, employee stock ownership plans, and outsourcing. We provide counsel to clients across a diverse range of industry sectors.

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Position Summary :

The ideal candidate will have at least five years of corporate transactional experience in mergers and acquisitions. Candidates must possess excellent academic credentials as well as strong organization, research, writing, and analytical skills. Interest in working with healthcare, technology, industrial and financial services companies, and private equity and venture firms that invest in them is preferred. In addition to transactional work, the ideal candidate will be able to be, or grow to be, a portal lawyer for legal needs of sophisticated companies. We value collegiality and diversity among our lawyers and seek to make the practice both professionally and personally rewarding. California bar membership is preferred.

How to Apply :

To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample.

Please note: Morgan Lewis is not accepting resumes or referrals from search firms for this position. If you are a search firm, employment agency, or representative of either, you will not be compensated in any way for your referral of a candidate, even if Morgan Lewis hires said candidate.

Qualified candidates only. All inquiries will be kept confidential.

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Pursuant to applicable state and municipal Fair Chance Laws and Ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP is also an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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