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Capital Markets Associate (’16-’19)-New York-Vault/AmLaw Top 25- 3+ years experience

New York
Full Time

Capital Markets Associate (’16-’19)


Location: New York

Employer: Vault/AmLaw Top 25

Experience Requirement: Solid experience representing issuers or underwriters in connection with registered or Rule 144A securities offerings (i.e., a 3rd year who did securities rotation and an M&A rotation does not qualify).  Candidate must be able on day 1 to step into the role of a mid-level associate on securities deals, including managing deals on a day-to-day basis.

Description: Capital Markets Associate (’16-’19 graduating class)

Profile: Moving to New York from another city or making a transition from a non-law firm (e.g., government or in house) or non-law (e.g., management consulting) role.

Key Characteristics

      • Serious about making a long-term commitment to the firms’ securities practice
      • Spanish or Portuguese language skills a plus

Academics: Exceptional performance in law school.  Note that we are not limiting the search to Ivy League or other “top” law schools.  We are interested in meeting top performers.

Bar Admission Requirement: New York

Market Compensation (graduating class):

’21- $215,000 + annual bonus

’20- $225,000 + annual bonus

’19- $250,000 + annual bonus

’18- $295,000 + annual bonus

’17- $345,000 + annual bonus

’16- $370,000 + annual bonus

’15- $400,000 + annual bonus

’14- $415,000 + annual bonus

Signing Bonus: Yes

Listing Contact:

Ken Klawans, President
Office: 800-200-9950 Ext. 701
Cell/Text: 310-299-1030



Listing ID: 97713WJX

Important note to all potential candidates

Carlyle Search Group recruits for many of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the world. These firms have become “biglaw” because they hire the very best and brightest. You should only inquire about this opportunity if you are exceptional.

You must possess ALL of the following if you are seeking to lateral into one of the biglaw firms we work with:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills, with ability to set priorities, manage expectations and perform multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent/polished legal writing/drafting skills
  • Possesses strong attention to detail
  • Strong people/interpersonal skills including an ability to interface effectively with all levels of stakeholders
  • Ability to competently and professionally interface with business partners of all levels of seniority
  • Superior negotiation skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong work ethic/willingness to work hard
  • Dependable
  • High degree of maturity
  • Possesses a strong desire to learn and expand legal skill set
  • Keen interest and enjoyment of complex transactions
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Excellent research abilities
  • Willingness to accept significant responsibility
  • Comfortable working directly with clients
  • Dedicated to providing clients with the highest quality legal services
  • Team player
  • Self-starter who is sharp, quick to pick up new concepts, takes initiative and willing to dig in and become an “expert” as needs arise
  • Flexibility and adaptability with respect to assigned tasks and engagements due to changing deadlines, deliverables, and task priorities
  • Ability to take a practical approach to the practice of law taking into account the dynamics of a deal and the needs of the particular clients
  • Possesses leadership skills
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