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Insurance M&A Associate (’14—’19)-New York-Vault/AmLaw Top 25- 3+ years experience

New York
Full Time

Insurance M&A (’14-’19)


Location: New York

Employer: Market-leading and internationally recognized Insurance M&A practice -Vault/AmLaw Top 25

Experience Requirement: 3+ years with significant deal experience representing public and private companies, private equity firms and strategic players in M&A transactions.

The candidate should demonstrate a strong work ethic, excellent drafting, negotiation and communication skills. Mid-level candidates must have experience acting in a leading role in advising clients and working with subject matter experts (tax, benefits, restructuring, etc.) on transactions.  Prior experience advising insurance companies is preferred but not required. The candidate must be willing to learn U.S. federal, state and international regulations that affect insurance transactions. We emphasize teamwork, collegial attitude and the importance of incorporating business judgment to the practice of law that takes into account the commercial needs of the clients.

Key Characteristics

        • Interested in acquiring deep knowledge of the insurance Industry
        • Ambitious and serious about building a long-term career at a preeminent Insurance M&A and Regulatory practice

Academics: Top performance in law school but not limiting the search to Ivy League law schools.

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: 82567PWA

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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