Transactional Environmental, IP, Employment, Benefits or Real Estate Attorneys (for Representations & Warranties Insurance work)
At Seyfarth, we understand that great people are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match. If you join us, you'll work with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and professional environment, and we will continue to invest in your professional development. If you want the freedom to grow at a firm that is invested in your future, keep reading.
We have an exciting opportunity for attorneys with a background in transactional work with at least 4 years experience.
You will join our rapidly growing representations and warranties insurance practice group. This team advises transactional risk insurers on all aspects of a deal, including assisting with insurer due diligence, identifying key risks with the transaction, and working with buyers' counsel to negotiate a transactional risk product that serves the needs of all.
Seyfarth is quickly becoming a major player in this niche, and in the last two years, has grown the practice from the ground up to now represent about one-half of all the markets who do this work in the US.
We are building a team that is able to provide counsel and legal advice with respect to all aspects of the deal. Deal work includes tax, environmental, real estate, corporate, insurance, labor and employment, benefits, financial, IP/IT/Privacy and cyber, government contracts, international matters and international trade. Seyfarth's structure is to have each deal staffed by a senior level attorney who is "quarterbacking" the deal. The remainder of the team includes a number of practice area specialist, specifically in Tax, IP, Environmental, Real Estate, Employment, Benefits, and any specialized subject matter necessary for the deal, etc.
Our drive for excellence leads us to seek out better ways to work with our clients and each other. We have been first-to-market on many legal service delivery innovations and we continue to break new ground with our clients every day. This long history of excellence and innovation has created a culture with a sense of purpose and belonging for all. In turn, our culture drives our commitment to the growth of our clients, the diversity of our people, and the resilience of our workforce.
As an attorney in the representations & warranties practice, you'll have the opportunity to work on interesting, challenging, and groundbreaking work in collaboration with senior attorneys.
The ability to read a purchase agreement and disclosure schedule and understand the due diligence process;
Experience advising insurance companies and managing general agents on the underwriting transactional risk policies, including M&A representations and warranties policies;
General transactional experience;
A desire to work on deals;
and if you have reps & warranties underwriting experience, that's a plus!
You also have:
Top law firm experience, or a combination of law firm and in-house experience
Admission to the state bar in the state in which you'll work
Excellent academic credentials
Analytical skills, and verbal and written communication skills
WHAT WE PROVIDE:
We provide competitive salary and benefits at all levels. We provide comprehensive training, CLE initiatives, Seyfarth University, industry credentialing, and hands-on learning by working side-by-side with our partners. We invest in our attorneys to advance in their careers by providing opportunities for substantive client contact as well as significant involvement in case strategy and management.
We are also proud to be an influential leader in inclusion and diversity. The firm has been recognized for our efforts by the Human Rights Campaign, Working Mother magazine, and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We are Mansfield 4.0+ certified, a reflection of our ongoing commitment to advancing candidates from underrepresented groups.
MORE ABOUT SEYFARTH:
With more than 900 lawyers across 17 Offices, Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides advisory, litigation, and transactional legal services to clients worldwide. Learn more about The Seyfarth Experience at www.seyfarth.com/careers/.
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