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Associate (Executive Compensation)

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP New York Full-Time
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New York, New York

Job Description

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP is seeking a mid-level or senior associate to join the Executive Compensation & Benefits practice section in the Firm’s New York office.  The successful candidate will work closely with all attorneys in our practice section, as well as interact directly with clients on a wide variety of highly sophisticated transactions and must have experience both working in teams and in managing certain aspects of transactions independently.  The ideal candidate will have experience working with public and private employers, including start-up companies, on all aspects of our executive compensation and benefits practice, with particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions (including Section 280G analysis), financings, initial public offerings, executive terminations and hires, stock compensation plans and award agreements, nonqualified deferred compensation (Section 409A), general ERISA and group benefit plans, and public company reporting and disclosure obligations.

Ideal candidates for this position must have a Bachelor’s degree and a Juris Doctor degree (JD) from an accredited law school.  An excellent academic background and exceptional research and writing skills are highly-valued.  The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal communication skills, excellent analytical skills, attention to detail, and knowledge of ethics and conduct codes.  Large law firm experience is preferred.  We seek a candidate with the demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment that provides the highest level of client service.  The candidate must be a member of the New York State Bar. 

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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