1+ months

M&A And Private Equity 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 an opportunity for an attorney with 4+ years of experience to join our M&A and Private Equity team as a Career Associate.  Successful candidates can be based in any of our U.S. office locations.  The ideal candidate has substantial experience in mergers and acquisitions.  Experience in the areas of public offerings, private equity or public company representation is also beneficial.  We seek associates who enjoy working closely with clients in an exciting, fast-paced environment.  Law firm and in-house applicants welcome.  

Our Career Associate program offers top legal talent an alternative to the partner track while still providing opportunities to do cutting-edge legal work for the world’s leading companies.  Lawyers join us as Career Associates at many stages, from recent graduates and participants in our Career Associate summer program, to more senior lawyers who join after practicing in other settings.  These are rewarding roles if you share our passion for practicing law and delivering excellent service but seek a less intense time commitment.  To learn more about Orrick’s innovative Career Associate program, please visit: https://www.orrick.com/en/Careers/Lawyer-Job-Opportunities/Joining-as-a-career-associate

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. 

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 innovative work in a dynamic environment, you're just who we've been looking for.


  • 4+ years of experience.

  • JD from accredited law school.

  • Licensure from at least one (1) jurisdiction

  • Excellent academic credentials

  • Highly motivated

  • Superior communication skills

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.

To apply, please visit our Career Associate listings under the Lawyer Job Opportunities at https://www.orrick.com/Careers.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Mariella Medina, Attorney Recruiting Specialist, at mmedina@orrick.com.

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.


Posted: 2021-10-13 Expires: 2022-05-22

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