The Columbus office of Squire Patton Boggs is hiring an associate for our dynamic global corporate practice. The individual hired for this position will have an opportunity to assume significant responsibility in complex transactional matters for key clients and be part of a local and global team. The candidate can also expect to be involved with a variety of assignments and receive valuable hands-on experience across a range of disciplines, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, debt finance, capital markets, joint ventures, strategic alliances, securities offerings, corporate governance and global supply chain.
Academic and Professional Qualifications
Possess a JD from an accredited law school and a strong academic record. Preference given to graduates of top schools and/or to those within top 10% of graduating class.
Must be admitted to practice in a US State Bar and be in good standing. Admission to the State Bar of Ohio is expected if not currently admitted.
At least two (2) years of experience working in a law firm handling corporate matters is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience
Experience and/or a demonstrated interest in the areas of mergers & acquisitions, private equity, venture capital and/or international business transactions.
Strong organizational, reasoning and research skills; excellent written and verbal communication abilities; good judgment; attention to detail; initiative.
Flexibility, composure and the ability to prioritize and handle urgent tasks and requests simultaneously with a high level of competence and accuracy; the ability to remain composed and professional while dealing with complex matters; commitment to professional ethics and client confidentiality; strong client service skills.
Ability to work without constant supervision, demonstrating initiative in seeking work and managing work load; active in formulating and recommending projects or alternative ways to complete projects that will benefit the matter/client.
How to Apply
In order to be considered for a position at Squire Patton Boggs, you must formally apply online. Resumes should be accompanied by unofficial law school transcript and a recent writing sample (10 pages max). Please include a cover page with your writing sample that describes the piece you are submitting and how you may have modified it from its original format.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: COL2755
About Squire Patton Boggs
Squire Patton Boggs is a full-service global law firm. We provide insight at the point where law, business and government meet, giving you a voice, supporting your ambitions and achieving successful outcomes. Our multidisciplinary team of over 1,500 lawyers in 47 offices across 20 countries provides unrivaled access to expertise and invaluable connections on the ground. It is a seamless service that operates on any scale – locally or globally. It encompasses virtually every matter, jurisdiction and market.
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