Job of the Week: International Tax in NYC

Nothing is certain but death and taxes — and jobs for tax lawyers. This is a tax attorney position with a top i-bank.

Also, if you’re a Cadwalader, Shearman, Dewey or Skadden attorney participating in a firm-sponsored sabbatical program, Lateral Link has just added several new junior corporate positions with top media companies exclusively for deferred attorneys. Please contact Lateral Link for more information.

Position: Senior Manager/Vice President – Tax

Location: New York, NY

Description: The Tax Counsel Group of one of the world’s leading investment banks is seeking a mid-senior level (class of ’01 – 06) tax attorney for a Senior Manager/Vice President level role. Role responsibilities include: supporting various business units of the firm by providing tax advice relating to their transactions; structuring transactions; assisting members of the Tax Department on technical tax issues; and managing external tax advisors. Candidates must have top academic qualifications and 3 to 8 years of significant transactional and technical tax experience in a law firm and/or financial industry tax experience. Experience must include significant partnership taxation experience and taxation of financial products experience. Experience with Section 409A and Executive Compensation (NQDC) and benefit related issues including 409A and 162(m) is highly preferred.

For more information about this position or to apply, contact Justin Flowers at jflowers@laterallink.com. Membership in Lateral Link is free, and you can apply at www.laterallink.com.

Job of the Week: General Counsel in San Jose


Health care is faring relatively well in the recession. The latest Job of the Week is a position with a leading company in the field.

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Position: General Counsel

Location: San Jose, CA

Description: A major provider of innovative medical products for use in the field of women’s health is seeking a General Counsel. The attorney will head the legal department and will be responsible for providing legal and business advice to senior management and will lead and coordinate the general corporate policy needs of the company. The candidate must be a member of the California bar and have a minimum of 10 years experience, preferably in the health care or medical device Industry. In addition, a combination of in-house and top tier law firm experience is preferred, but exceptional candidates that do not have diverse experience will be considered. Experience with international contracts is also preferred.

Interested applicants can also contact Theresa DeLoach at tdeloach@laterallink.com to discuss this position. Membership in Lateral Link is free, and you can apply at www.laterallink.com.

Job of the Week: Corporate Counsel in Seattle Washington

Wow! An in-house job for a junior attorney with a company that we know you’ve used before (but we can’t post too much revealing information about the company here). Check out the details below.

As always, the Job Of the Week is brought to you by Lateral Link. Lateral Link is continually identifying opportunities for qualified attorneys at all levels throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia. In addition, Lateral Link has recently obtained openings with prominent media, technology, and real estate companies for attorneys who have elected to participate in a firm sponsored deferment program.

Position: Corporate Counsel

Location: Seattle, WA

Description: This world-famous internet company is searching for a talented corporate counsel. This attorney structures, drafts, negotiates and counsels the business teams on a broad range of commercial transactions related to design and construction, equipment procurement and leasing, fulfillment logistics, services, product supply, distribution, and general corporate services. This position also provides day-to-day business law counseling; researches regulatory issues and manages compliance initiatives; administers and resolves legal issues that arise in existing commercial relationships; and handles pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries.

For more information on this position or to apply, please see position #24979 on Lateral Link. Interested applicants can also contact their personal search consultant to discuss this position. Membership in Lateral Link is free, and you can apply at www.laterallink.com.

Job of the Week: Litigation Associate, Charlotte, NC


As always the Job of the Week is brought to you by Lateral Link. Lateral Link has successfully placed dozens of attorneys at regional law firms. If you are a regional firm looking to hire a top attorney, please email Michael Allen at mallen@laterallink.com.

Position: Litigation Associate

Location: Charlotte, NC

Description: Regional powerhouse seeks mid-level associate for sophisticated litigation practice in Charlotte. 2-5 years of substantial litigation experience, outstanding written and oral communication skills and excellent academic credentials required. Candidates should be licensed in North Carolina or be willing to take first available bar exam. Federal clerkship experience is a plus, as is deposition experience. This Carolina-based law firm has over 500 lawyers in 11 offices throughout the Southeast.

Membership in Lateral Link is free and you can apply at www.laterallink.com.

Bankruptcy law firm seeking attorneys for Chapter 7 work

***I just received this email and thought it might be of benefit……

Bankruptcy Work– per diem work in all US cities

Bankruptcy law firm with clients throughout the US seeks bankruptcy
attorneys for Chapter 7 workouts. The ideal attorneys will be solo
practitioners or associates who are interested in supplementing their
bankruptcy practice. Please submit your resume along with your answers to
the following three questions:

1. How much Chapter 7 experience do you have?

2. Geographically what courts can you reasonably cover?

3. What is the average cost of a bankruptcy in your area?

This national launch will begin the week after Memorial Day. Submit your
resume and answers in confidence to joe@americanlegalsearch.com

Job of the Week: Litigation Associate in the OC!

Today’s Job of the Week is with another boutique law firm in the OC

Position: Litigation Associate

Location: Orange County, CA

Description: A highly regarded litigation boutique in Orange County is looking for an associate to join the practice. The associate will work primarily on commercial litigation with some real estate and bankruptcy lit as well. The attorney must have at least four years of substantive litigation experience and some experience taking depositions. In addition the associate must be an outstanding writer. Billables are around 1900 per year and compensation is less than that at the top national firms, but the associate will get significant hands on experience.

Membership in Lateral Link is free and you can apply at www.laterallink.com. Also, a reminder that the LACBA presentation “The LA Legal Market: How to Find a Job in the Midst of an Economic Downturn” is coming up on April 29.

Job of the Week: Mortgage Origination Attorney in the OC


Position: Mortgage Origination Attorney

Location: Orange County, California

Description: This private company and a hedge fund affiliate specializing in the full suite of services required by the residential loan and real estate market is seeking a Mortgage Origination attorney. Candidates should have experience with fair lending laws, HMDA, TILA, RESPA, loan disclosures and fees, state-specific requirements for marketing/advertising, CAN-SPAM, telemarketing and other relevant solicitation statutes; ability to devise policies and procedures for a growing origination business; able to communicate effectively with executive management and competently represent the Legal/Compliance department in meetings with business unit leaders; able to work in a fast, thriving environment; opportunity for a great work-life balance.

Membership in Lateral Link is free and you can apply at Lateral Link.