McGuireWoods LLP

The Los Angeles – Century City office of McGuireWoods is seeking an Associate for their Corporate and Private Equity Department.

The Corporate and Private Equity Department consists of more than 70 attorneys whose practices focus on all types of private equity transactions including leveraged buy-outs, independent sponsor transactions, rollups, minority and junior capital investments, “going private” transactions and purchases of troubled companies in or out of bankruptcy. We have a team devoted to representing general partners and major limited partners in forming private equity, venture capital, mezzanine, and real estate funds. We consistently rank among the top corporate law firms in benchmarking league tables published by Bloomberg, Mergermarket and Refinitiv.

McGuireWoods, one of the world’s leading law firms, has provided legal solutions to corporate, individual, and nonprofit clients since 1834. Diversity and inclusion are essential to how we do business, informing how we recruit, retain and promote lawyers and staff to serve clients. Along with excellent benefits, McGuireWoods offers our attorneys a competitive salary with hours and merit bonus opportunities, billable hours credit for pro bono work, and a hybrid remote option allowing flexibility and work-life balance. Our Applicant Disclosures describe your rights. Our Privacy Statement describes how we will process and safeguard your personal data.

Salary: $345,000 – $415,000

We are seeking 5+ year associate candidates for our national private equity practice. Qualified candidates will have deep experience in mergers and acquisitions transactions. We prefer candidates with significant buy side private equity experience.

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