Associate (M&A) at Reed Smith LLP
Description: The Chicago office is looking to hire a 4-6 year associate to join our Global Corporate practice group with a focus on M&A, private equity and general corporate matters. Our Chicago corporate practice is highly-sophisticated, collegial and thriving. Responsibilities include producing acquisition, equity and related documents in a client-ready format, and running key aspects of transactions, including supervising due diligence and more junior members of the deal team, coordinating specialty areas of a transaction, negotiating and revising key agreements, handling client communications, and generally working with partners as a key senior member of deal teams and client relationships. Important attributes include the ability to play a first- or second-chair role on transactions; to delegate and supervise junior associates; and work effectively with colleagues in other practice areas and jurisdictions. Hands on drafting and negotiating experience for complex M&A transactions is required. Qualified candidates will have strong oral and writing skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with clients, opposing counsel and others, as well as superior organizational skills. For more information, contact Ernie Ocampo at EOcampo@reedsmith.com.
In-House Legal Positions at LA28
(Los Angeles, CA)
Managing Counsel: The Managing Counsel will be an integral part of the legal and business affairs team, working closely with the Chief Legal Officer, the General Counsel and the Senior Advisor of Strategic Partnerships, to advise LA 2028’s senior management on matters relating to venue use agreements, hospitality-related agreements and compliance matters. This position will leverage negotiation, relationship-building and communication skills to (1) liase with senior leaders and counsel at all venues included in the LA 2028 Games plan, negotiating venue use agreements for the use of such venues in the Games; (2) liase with management and counsel at all hotels included in the LA 2028 accommodation plan, negotiating 40,000+ room nights for use during the Olympic and Paralympic Games; and (3) liase with management and counsel of all outdoor advertising operators who manage inventory in and around the Olympic and Paralympic venues, negotiating outdoor advertising inventory for use during the Olympic and Paralympic Games. In addition, this role will support all compliance related matters, including coordinating with officers and directors to complete questionnaires and aid with conflicts of interest inquiries. This role offers an unparalleled opportunity to increase your professional network, gain valuable negotiating and business skills, and grow with the organization as we gear up for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games!
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Deputy General Counsel: The Deputy General Counsel will be an integral part of the legal team, reporting to the General Counsel, and advising LA 2028’s senior management on all matters affecting the legal rights and obligations of the corporation and its affiliates. The successful candidate will have experience with corporate governance and various commercial transactions, preferably including financing, real estate, joint ventures, and intellectual property matters.
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In-House Legal Positions at Petco
(San Diego, CA)
Associate General Counsel - Employment, Litigation & Regulatory
Effectively manage and oversee employment and non-employment litigation (including class action litigation), administrative agency matters, and responses to demand letters. Monitor legislative developments to ensure continued compliance with national and local laws and regulations. Oversee legal hold and litigation processes. Assist the Chief Legal Officer on non employment-related legal matters as needed. Provide advice and counsel to senior leaders and human resources on all employment law and employee benefit matters which include, but are not limited to, employee relations, employment policy development and application, terminations, discipline, wage and hour compliance and disputes, investigations, employment-related agreements/documents, non-compete/unfair competition, discrimination and harassment claims, disability/reasonable accommodation, leaves of absence, compensation, and employee benefits. Click here for more info.
Petco seeks an experienced attorney to assist with a variety of legal matters arising in a global retail environment with a focus on marketing/brand development, other consumer-facing activities (such as e-commerce), and general commercial matters (including contract negotiation and drafting). This person will work under the supervision of two Associate General Counsel, advising on a diverse and challenging array of matters affecting the company. Click here for more info.
Provide paralegal assistance in a wide variety of legal and administrative support matters pertaining to the organization. Click here for more info.