1+ months

Corp. Technology Companies Group Career Associate

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Multiple Offices Work Remotely

What you need to know:  Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the commencement of employment. Applicants who wish to apply for a medical, religious accommodation or any other accommodation required under applicable law can do so later in the process (accommodations are not guaranteed and are decided on a case-by-case basis).

Orrick has opportunities for attorneys with 4-8 years of corporate or transactional experience to join our renowned Technology Companies Group as career associates.  Ideal candidates have deep experience and passion for helping tech companies at all stages of growth by advising on venture capital financings, corporate formation and structuring issues, protecting intellectual assets, retaining talent, modelling, securing and monetizing data, advising board and founders on business issues and advocating for innovation-friendly public policy.  Candidates can be based in any of our U.S. offices or in “hub” cities such as Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City, Denver, Nashville, and Philadelphia.  

For the sixth year in a row, Orrick is one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, the annual list that recognizes companies with extraordinary workplace cultures.  Our lawyers have represented 5 of Forbes Top 10 Digital Companies, 3,000+ venture backed companies, 300+ investors and 37 unicorns. Over the past 12 months, Orrick has helped raise over $25.2 billion in venture capital financings globally through over 920 transactions in 45+ countries. We are recognized as leading advisors in the technology space by industry publications such as Law360, Pitchbook, Chambers & Partners and Legal 500.

We bring distinctive quality, diverse teams, and innovation to everything we do.  At our core, we value collegiality among our lawyers and strive to make our practices both professionally and personally rewarding.  We’ll help you to connect with peers and mentors to ensure you are integrated into our client teams.  Our top-notch training and mentoring programs, retreats and academies, shadowing opportunities and more are what set us apart.  If you are passionate about innovation work in a dynamic environment, you’re just who we’re looking for.


The ideal candidate should have experience with private offerings and general venture capital and tech company corporate transactions, public company representation and public offerings, and modelling. Candidates must be highly motivated and possess excellent academic credentials along with superior communication skills.  

  • 4-8 years of corporate or transactional experience
  • JD from accredited law school
  • Membership to the State Bar of the desired office location is required. 
    • Wheeling office applicants must be admitted to the West Virginia State Bar, be eligible to join the West Virginia State Bar via reciprocity or by transferring a UBE score, or be willing to take the West Virginia State Bar Exam.
  • Excellent legal research, writing, and interpersonal communication skills required.

To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please visit our Career Associate listings at https://www.orrick.com/Careers.

If you are a search firm, please apply using the Search Form Portal.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Consistent with the SF Fair Chance Ordinance, an arrest and conviction record will not automatically disqualify a qualified applicant from consideration for employment. For attorney positions, a 'qualified applicant' is an individual who is a member of the State Bar of California, admitted in good standing, and is eligible to practice[1]; or whose admission to the State Bar of California and eligibility to practice remains subject only to successful completion of the California Bar Examination.

Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for the position in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

Colorado Residents Only: Please use the following link for information required by the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://www.orrick.com/en/Careers/1790MO


Posted: 2021-09-01 Expires: 2022-06-07

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