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Technology Transactions and Sourcing
# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 3-6

Location: Northern Virginia or Washington, D.C.

King & Spalding seeks a mid-level associate to join the firm's industry-leading Technology Transactions and Sourcing (TTS) practice group in its Northern Virginia or Washington, D.C. office. TTS lawyers structure, negotiate and close complex deals relating to the development, deployment, licensing, use and disposition of technology and intellectual property, the sourcing of IT and business process services, and the negotiation and implementation of complex commercial, procurement and industrial transactions. Our clients include the world’s leading developers and vendors of technology as well as buyers and licensees of technology, including many Fortune 500 and Global 2000 companies.

The ideal candidate will have 3-6 years of experience doing complex technology and intellectual property deals, including software licensing and cloud services agreements; software, data and IP development agreements; reseller and distribution agreements; e-commerce agreements; Al/ML development, licensing and services agreements; media, entertainment and other content licensing deals; global IT, facilities and business process outsourcing (BPO) transactions; and digital infrastructure (including data centers and telecom) deals. The candidate should also have experience conducting IP due diligence in M&A, private equity and other corporate and financial transactions. Experience in the fields of drug and medical device development; data privacy and security; and/or government services is welcome. Candidates should be self-starters with excellent analytical, writing and project management skills, the ability to work collaboratively across teams and offices, current law firm experience; and superior academic credentials from a top-tier law school, including relevant coursework in business, technology and intellectual property law subjects.

To apply, please submit the online application form by clicking the Apply Online link above and attach a resume, law school transcript, and writing sample. When completing the online application, select "CFI- Tech Transactions" as the Department and "Lateral Associate" as the Position. Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit well-qualified candidates to recruitCFI@kslaw.com.

The anticipated full-time annualized salary range is $260,000 to $390,000. The salary offer will be contingent upon various factors, including but not limited to, relevant experience, internal equity, market data, job location, and other job-related factors permitted by law.

Leveraged Finance
# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 3-5
Location: Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, or New York

King & Spalding seeks a mid-level associate for its Leveraged Finance practice in Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, or New York. Ideal candidates will have 3-5 years of experience counseling lenders, investors, borrowers and issuers in leveraged finance, asset-based lending, private placements, unitranche, first lien/second lien and mezzanine financings, and both leveraged and investment-grade lending transactions. Candidates should be a self-starter with great client management skills, superior academic credentials, and previous large law firm experience.

To apply, please submit the online application form by clicking the Apply Online link above and attach a resume and law school transcript. When completing the online application, select " CFI-Finance" as the Department and "Lateral Associate" as the Position. Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit well-qualified candidates to recruitCFI@kslaw.com.

The anticipated full-time annualized salary range is $260,000 to $365,000. The salary offer will be contingent upon various factors, including but not limited to, relevant experience, internal equity, market data, job location, and other job-related factors permitted by law.

Private Funds
# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 3-7
Location: New York City

King & Spalding seeks a mid-to-senior level associate for its Private Funds group in New York. Candidates should have a minimum of three years of experience in representing established and new fund sponsors in the formation of private investment funds, separate accounts and other investment vehicles. Candidates should have excellent academic credentials from a top-tier law school. 

To apply, please submit the online application form by clicking the Apply Online link above and attach a resume and law school transcript. When completing the online application, select " CFI-Funds" as the Department and "Lateral Associate" as the Position. Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit well-qualified candidates to recruitCFI@kslaw.com.

The anticipated full-time annualized salary range is $260,000 to $420,000. The salary offer will be contingent upon various factors, including but not limited to, relevant experience, internal equity, market data, job location, and other job-related factors permitted by law.

Project Finance
# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 6+
Location: Denver or New York

King & Spalding seeks a highly qualified mid and senior-level project finance and development attorney with experience in project finance for its Denver or New York office, preferably including familiarity with project finance at a large national or international law firm. Experience with credit and security documentation is necessary, and expertise with diligence of large renewable and conventional power and energy projects will be a core competence. Strong applicants will have substantial experience running closings for project finance and acquisition (leveraged) finance transactions in power, energy and infrastructure, as well as related bid and commitment papers. A blend of lender and sponsor side experience is a benefit, including experience with tax equity financings and other financings for renewables, transportation infrastructure and conventional power generation. Experience with ISDA, EEI, and other similar enabling documentation will be favorably considered. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious senior associate to join a young and growing project finance team with significant opportunity for advancement, expansion, and leadership.

To apply, please submit the online application form by clicking the Apply Online link above and attach a resume, deal sheet, cover letter, and law school transcript. When completing the online application, select "CFI- Project Finance" as the Department and "Lateral Associate" as the Position. Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit well-qualified candidates to recruitCFI@kslaw.com.

The anticipated full-time annualized salary range is $390,000+. The salary offer will be contingent upon various factors, including but not limited to, relevant experience, internal equity, market data, job location, and other job-related factors permitted by law.

Real Estate Finance
# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 3-6
Location: New York City

King & Spalding seeks a mid-level real estate finance associate for its New York office. Qualified candidates will have 3-6 years of experience representing lenders in debt financing transactions secured by commercial real estate. In addition to superior academic credentials, the candidate should have excellent drafting, analytical, and communication skills.

To apply, please submit the online application form by clicking the Apply Online link above and attach a resume, cover letter, and law school transcript. When completing the online application, select " CFI- RE Finance" as the Department and "Lateral Associate" as the Position. Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit well-qualified candidates to recruitCFI@kslaw.com.

The anticipated full-time annualized salary range is $260,000 to $390,000. The salary offer will be contingent upon various factors, including but not limited to, relevant experience, internal equity, market data, job location, and other job-related factors permitted by law. 

Tax
# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 3-6
Location: Atlanta, New York City, or Washington D.C.

King & Spalding seeks a highly qualified mid-level associate for its growing Tax practice in Atlanta, New York, or Washington D.C. Qualified candidate will be a self-starter with great client management skills, superior academic credentials and previous large law firm experience. Candidates will also have 3-6 years of transactional tax experience, including real estate funds/JVs, Private Equity and Strategic M&A, finance and restructuring work, and tax controversy work. Fund formation and partnership tax experience, structuring of inbound foreign investment, and REIT and real estate finance experience would be ideal.

To apply, please submit the online application form by clicking the Apply Online link above and attach a resume and law school transcript. When completing the online application, select " CFI-Tax" as the Department and "Lateral Associate" as the Position. Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit well-qualified candidates to recruitCFI@kslaw.com.

The anticipated full-time annualized salary range is $260,000 to $390,000. The salary offer will be contingent upon various factors, including but not limited to, relevant experience, internal equity, market data, job location, and other job-related factors permitted by law.

Economic Development
# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 4-7
Location: Atlanta, Chicago, New York, Northern Virginia, or Washington, D.C.

King & Spalding seeks a mid-to-senior level associate for its Economic Development team. This team advises domestic and international companies on complex expansions and relocations, including those involving corporate headquarters, manufacturing facilities, datacenters, distribution centers, and large offices across the automotive, life sciences, and aviation sectors.

To apply, please submit the online application form by clicking the Apply Online link above and attach a resume and law school transcript. When completing the online application, select "CFI- Econ. Development” as the Department and "Lateral Associate" as the Position. Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit well-qualified candidates to recruitCFI@kslaw.com.

The anticipated full-time annualized salary range is $310,000 to $420,000. The salary offer will be contingent upon various factors, including but not limited to, relevant experience, internal equity, market data, job location, and other job-related factors permitted by law.

Structured Finance
# of positions: 2 | Years of Experience: 2-3/5-7+
Location: New York

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks associates and counsel for its structured finance team in New York. Ideal candidates should have experience representing financial institutions as issuers, underwriters, borrowers, lenders, sellers, and/or purchasers in a variety of asset-backed securitization and structured lending transactions, but general capital markets and/or leveraged finance experience coupled with an interest in esoteric securitization also encouraged to apply. The practice focuses on matching business-focused structures with capital in connection with esoteric and first-of-their-kind transactions. Opportunities will include esoteric capital markets securitization (both capital markets issued and privately placed), with a particular focus on whole business, digital infrastructure and media royalty securitizations, and structured private credit facilities. Candidates should have superior academic credentials and previous large law firm experience.

To apply, please submit the online application form by clicking the Apply Online link above and attach a resume and law school transcript. When completing the online application, select "CFI-Structured Finance" as the Department and "Lateral Associate" as the Position. Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit well-qualified candidates to recruitCFI@kslaw.com.

The anticipated full-time annualized salary range is $225,000 to $420,000+. The salary offer will be contingent upon various factors, including but not limited to, relevant experience, internal equity, market data, job location, and other job-related factors permitted by law.

Government Matters

Healthcare Transactions
# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience 2-3

King & Spalding seeks a junior associate to join its healthcare transactions group in Atlanta, Houston, New York, or Washington, D.C.  Nationally ranked, the firm’s healthcare industry practice serves the entire spectrum of healthcare providers, practitioners, investors, manufacturers, suppliers, vendors, educators, researchers, and inventors. This is an opportunity for a junior associate to join a highly regarded team of leading healthcare lawyers and develop significant industry expertise. Qualified candidates will have two to three years of healthcare regulatory and corporate transactional experience, preferably at a large law firm, in addition to superior academic credentials and excellent writing, research, analytical, and communication skills. 

To apply, please submit the online application form by clicking the Apply Online link above and attach a resume, law school transcript, writing sample, and cover letter. When submitting the online application, select “Preferred Office Location” in the field for Office, “GOV-Healthcare” in the field for Department, and “Lateral Associate” field for Position. . Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit well-qualified candidates to RecruitGOV@kslaw.com.

The anticipated full-time annualized salary range is $235,000 to $260,000. The salary offer will be contingent upon various factors, including but not limited to, relevant experience, internal equity, market data, job location, and other job-related factors permitted by law.

Environmental, Health, and Safety
# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 2-4
Locations: Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, or Washington, D.C.

King & Spalding seeks an associate with 2-4 years of experience for its Environmental Health & Safety practice in one of the firm’s U.S. offices, including Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, or Washington, D.C. Qualified candidates should have experience with or interest in a broad range of environmental issues, including environmental enforcement and compliance matters, environmental litigation, and due diligence. Local bar admission is required, in addition to superior academic credentials and excellent writing, research, analytical, and communication skills.

To apply, please submit the online application form by clicking the Apply Online link above and attach a resume, law school transcript, and writing sample. When completing the online application, select "GOV-Environ. Health & Safety" as the Department and "Lateral Associate" as the Position. Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit well-qualified candidates to RecruitGOV@kslaw.com.

The anticipated full-time annualized salary range is $235,000 to $310,000. The salary offer will be contingent upon various factors, including but not limited to, relevant experience, internal equity, market data, job location, and other job-related factors permitted by law. 

Litigation

Business Litigation
# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 3-5
Location: Los Angeles

Type of Experience: Recognized as a “Litigation Powerhouse” by Law360, King & Spalding seeks a commercial litigation associate to support its award-winning litigation and trial practices in Los Angeles. The associate will be an integral member of the firm’s industry leading Business Litigation practice group, which handles a wide range of high-stakes litigation matters for corporate clients. We operate as a collaborative team focused on exceptional client service and associate development.

Qualified candidates will have outstanding academic credentials, strong written and oral advocacy skills, experience handling discovery and other trial preparation at a large law firm or civil litigation boutique, and an entrepreneurial mindset. California bar admission also required. To apply, please submit the online application form by clicking the Apply Online link above, attaching a resume, law school transcript, and writing sample. When completing the online application, select “Los Angeles” as the office, “Lateral Associate” as the position, and “TRIAL-Business Litigation” as the department. Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit well-qualified candidates to recruittrial@kslaw.com.

The anticipated full-time annualized salary range is $260,000 to $365,000. The salary offer will be contingent upon various factors, including but not limited to, relevant experience, internal equity, market data, job location, and other job-related factors permitted by law.

Product Liability & Mass Torts
# of Positions: 2-4 | Years of Experience: 3-5
Locations: Atlanta and New York (will also consider Chicago and Washington, D.C.)

Type of Experience: Recognized as a “Litigation Powerhouse” and an eight-time Law360 Practice Group of the Year, King & Spalding’s Product Liability & Mass Torts practice seeks associates with 3 to 5 years of litigation experience for its offices in Atlanta and New York (with flexibility to consider candidates in Chicago and D.C.). Associates will be integral members of trial teams which handle the most significant individual, multidistrict, mass tort, and class action lawsuits for product manufacturers across a wide spectrum of industries and in some of the most challenging jurisdictions for corporate clients. We operate as a collaborative team focused on exceptional client service and associate development.

Qualified candidates will have outstanding academic credentials, strong written and oral advocacy skills, experience handling discovery and other trial preparation at a large law firm or civil litigation boutique, and an entrepreneurial mindset. Local bar admission also required. To apply, please submit the online application form by clicking the Apply Online link above, attaching a resume, law school transcript, and writing sample. When completing the online application, select the preferred office, “Lateral Associate” as the position, and “TRIAL-Tort Litigation” as the department. Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit well-qualified candidates to recruittrial@kslaw.com.

The anticipated full-time annualized salary range is $260,000 to $365,000. The salary offer will be contingent upon various factors, including but not limited to, relevant experience, internal equity, market data, job location, and other job-related factors permitted by law.

We have a market competitive discretionary bonus program for eligible lawyers. Eligible employees may participate in King & Spalding’s comprehensive benefit program including health and wellness plan, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts and a health savings account, a 401(k) plan, discount programs, sick leave, vacation and parental leave.

King & Spalding LLP (K&S) is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all state, federal, and local laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other status protected by applicable law. 

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