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Capital Markets
# of positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 3-6
Location: Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, or New York

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks a mid-level associate for its capital markets team. Qualified candidates will have three to six years' experience working on securities and capital markets transactions (e.g., IPOs, other offerings of common stock, preferred stock or hybrid securities, and high-yield and investment grade debt offerings). Candidates also should have experience representing public company issuers, including drafting and reviewing SEC periodic reports and other disclosures as well as consulting on governance matters. All candidates should have large firm experience, solid academic credentials from a top-tier law school, and an entrepreneurial attitude.

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 Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Denver, Houston or New York as the Office, "CFI-Capital Markets" as the Department, and "Lateral Associate" as the Position. Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit qualified candidates to recruitCFI@kslaw.com

 

Corporate Energy
# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 2-5
Location: London

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks a mid-level associate for its corporate energy team in London. Qualified candidates will have 2 to 6 years’ experience with particular LNG experience within well regarded law firms, recognised for their Energy sector credentials.  Our London team has recently grown, and we are looking for additional team members.  The successful candidate will be highly motivated, entrepreneurial and excited to join a 100 strong global team of lawyers working on world class projects in a range of sectors including oil and gas, LNG, power, renewable energy, mining, petrochemical, ports and terminals, real estate and social infrastructure.    

To apply, please submit the online application form by clicking the ‘Apply Online’ link above and attach a CV and any supporting documents. When completing the online application, select your preferred office location.  

Search firms that have current terms with King & Spalding may submit qualified candidates to Internationalrecruiting@kslaw.com 

 

Energy Transactions /Intellectual Property
# of Positions: 1-2 | Years of Experience: 3+
Location: Houston, Atlanta, Denver

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks a mid to senior-level associate to provide Intellectual Property support on cutting-edge energy transactions. The ideal candidate must have the ability to draft Intellectual Property heavy agreements, patent applications and have a strong understanding of the technology behind these transactions; provide counsel to the business regarding patent matters; patent application and prosecution experience and have the ability to manage mergers and acquisition intellectual property due diligence. A background in mechanical, chemical or electrical engineering and admission before the USPTO is required as well as excellent writing skills; experience in the energy industry is preferred. 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 your preferred office location, Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit well-qualified candidates to recruitCFI@kslaw.com.

   

Finance
# of Positions: 2 | Years of Experience: 1-2, 3-6
Location: Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Houston, or New York

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks a junior and mid-level associate for its growing Finance practice. Qualified candidates will be a self-starter with great client management skills and superior academic credentials. Candidates will have previous large law firm experience, including syndicated leveraged finance, asset-based lending, private placement of notes, and acquisition financing.

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 qualified candidates to Amy Monroe at RecruitCFI@KSLaw.com.

 

Financial Restructuring 
# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 2-7
Location: Atlanta, New York City, Chicago, Charlotte or Houston

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks an experienced associate for its growing financial restructuring practice in Atlanta, New York, Chicago, Charlotte or Houston. Qualified candidates will be a self-starter with great client management skills, superior academic credentials and previous large law firm experience. Candidates will also have experience representing debtors, creditors and investors in a broad range of restructuring matters, including chapter 11 cases, cross-border insolvency matters, out-of-court restructurings and bankruptcy-related acquisitions and disputes. This is an exciting opportunity to join our Corporate, Finance and Investments group and become a key team member in expanding our presence in one of the respective markets with existing and new clients. When completing the online application, select one of the offices listed above, "CFI-Fin. Restructuring” as the Department, and "Lateral Associate" as the Position. Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit qualified candidates to recruitCFI@kslaw.com.

 

Finance Staff Attorney
Number of positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 5+
Location: Atlanta

Type of Experience: King & Spalding’s growing Finance practice seeks a staff attorney to join the Atlanta office. Qualified candidates will be self-starters with strong organizational skills, the ability to multitask given competing demands, and have some experience with secured lending including Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code. Candidates should have strong academic credentials. The staff attorney will support the finance practice primarily by ordering and reviewing UCC lien searches, intellectual property lien searches, filing UCC and other lien documents as required, managing loan transaction closing processes, auditing files and completing routine post-closing matters. Candidates with experience building or managing transaction closing and monitoring processes are preferred.

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 "Staff Attorney" as the Position. Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit qualified candidates to RecruitCFI@KSLaw.com.

    

Global Human Capital and Compliance
# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 3-5
Location: Chicago, San Francisco

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks a mid-level associate to join its Global Human Capital and Compliance practice to help some of the world’s best-known brands deal with their international employment and HR-compliance issues. Candidates should have experience covering a range of employment and labor matters, including advising multi-national employers on domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, and other corporate transactions; counseling on all aspects of the employment relationship internationally, from pre-hire to post-termination; and devising and implementing multi-jurisdictional employment projects. Candidates must have class action litigation experience. Strong academic credentials, excellent written and oral presentation skills, and Illinois or California bar admission are required.

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 your preferred office location, “CFI-Human Capital & Compliance” 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.

 

Insurance Transactional and Regulatory Associate
# of positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 2-5
Location: New York, Chicago, District of Columbia or Atlanta

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks an insurance transactional (primarily M&A and reinsurance) and regulatory associate with 2-5 years of experience. A successful hire  will work on a broad range of insurance-related transactions and regulatory matters across all lines of life and property casualty insurance. Experience with insurance-related transactions at a law firm, insurance company, insurance producer , industry group and/or governmental agency is sought. Solid regulatory experience is also preferred. Must be licensed to practice law in New York, Illinois, District of Columbia or Georgia. All candidates should have strong academic credentials  and an entrepreneurial attitude.

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 New York or Chicago as the Office, "CFI-Insurance" as the Department, and "Lateral Associate" as the Position. We are not accepting submissions from search firms for this position at this time.

 

Private Equity
# of positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 5-9
Location: Denver or New York

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks a senior-associate or counsel Private Equity/M&A associate in New York or Denver.  Qualified candidates will have 5 to 9 years of experience working on complex PE, leveraged buyout M&A transactions in the energy, power, and infrastructure sectors ideally. Candidates should have Big Law firm experience, stellar academic credentials from a top-tier law school, and an entrepreneurial attitude. In addition to working on cutting edge PE/M&A deals, the right candidate will be a thought partner for clients and colleagues in identifying and targeting industry trends.  This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious senior associate or counsel, with significant opportunity for advancement, expansion, and leadership, working with the nation’s leading PE/M&A practice in renewables and infrastructure, as well as broader 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 Denver or New York as the Office, " CFI-Corporate" as the Department, and "Lateral Associate" as the Position. Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit qualified candidates to RecruitCFI@kslaw.com.

 

Private Funds
# of positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 3-5
Location: Location Flexible - Any U.S. Office

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks a mid-level associate for its Private Funds group. 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 with experience in joint ventures (real estate or private equity) or merger and acquisition transactions for public and private companies will also be considered if the candidate has an interest in private funds or complex joint venture work.  Candidates should have excellent academic credentials from a top-tier law school.  The position may be based in any of the firm’s U.S. offices. 

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 completing the online application, select your preferred U.S. office location, “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.

 

Real Estate
# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 3-7
Location: Houston

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks a mid- to senior-level associate for its Real Estate practice. Qualified candidates will have superior academic credentials and a minimum of 3-7 years’ law firm experience in commercial real estate transactions, such as acquisitions, dispositions, development, financing, and joint ventures. To apply, please submit the online application form by clicking the Apply Online link above and attach a resume, law school transcript, and deal sheet. When completing the online application, select Houston, "CFI-Real Estate” 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

 

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

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks a mid-to- senior level associate for its Real Estate practice in Atlanta, Charlotte or Washington, D.C.  Qualified candidates will have superior academic credentials from a top-tier law school and 3-5 years’ law firm experience in commercial real estate transactions.  Experience in commercial real estate finance transactions, including real estate acquisition and construction lending is desired, but not required. 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 Atlanta, Charlotte, or Washington D.C. as the Office, " 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 .

    

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

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks a mid -level associate for its growing Tax practice in New York or Washington D.C. Qualified candidates 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 corporate tax experience, including real estate funds or corporate M&A experience. Fund formation and acquisitions of portfolio companies by private equity funds, structuring of inbound foreign investment, 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 New York or D.C. as the Office, " 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.

 

Government Matters 

Environmental Health & Safety
# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 2-4
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks an associate with 2-4 years of experience for its Environmental Health & Safety practice in Los Angeles. Qualified candidates will have experience with a broad range of environmental issues, including environmental enforcement and compliance matters, environmental litigation, and due diligence issues. Candidates may alternatively have experience or an interest in automotive safety and regulatory compliance matters. Superior academic credentials, excellent writing, research, analytical, and communication skills are required. Successful candidates will be comfortable working independently and as part of a team. 

To apply, submit the online application form by clicking the Apply Online link above and include a resume and a law school transcript. When submitting the online application, select “GOV-Environ. Health & Safety” in the field for Department and “Lateral Associate” in the field for Position. Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit well-qualified candidates to ekilgore@kslaw.com.

 

FDA & Life Sciences
# of Positions: 2 | Years of Experience: 2-4 or 4-7
Location: Washington, D.C.

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks junior and mid-level associates 1-3 or 4-6 years of experience for its FDA & Life Sciences practice in Washington, DC. Qualified candidates will have experience with a broad range of FDA issues, including healthcare compliance, drug pricing, Medicare and Medicaid coverage/coding/reimbursement, FDA regulatory counseling, internal and government investigations, enforcement, and litigation related to FDA regulatory matters for life sciences and food companies. Superior academic credentials, excellent writing, research, analytical, and communication skills are required. Successful candidates will be comfortable working independently and as part of a team. 

To apply, submit the online application form by clicking the Apply Online link above and include a resume and a law school transcript. When submitting the online application, select “GOV-FDA & Life Sciences” in the field for Department and “Lateral Associate” in the field for Position. Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit well-qualified candidates to ekilgore@kslaw.com.

 

Healthcare
# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 2-4; 5-7
Location: Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento and CA Bar Required

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks a litigation associate for its nationally recognized healthcare practice in Los Angeles, San Francisco, or Sacramento. Qualified candidates must be admitted to the California bar and will have 2+ of litigation experience. Previous experience working in or for the managed care industry is a plus. Candidates must have 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.

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

Trial & Global Disputes  

eDiscovery Attorney
# of positions: 5-6| Years of Experience: 7-10
Location: Flexible – U.S. office

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks an experienced e-Discovery attorney to join our Discovery practice.   This position offers the flexibility to be based in any of the firm’s U.S. offices; remote work locations will also be considered.  Candidates should have at least 7 to 10 years of relevant experience and be actively licensed and in good standing with a state bar.  Qualified candidates will possess the skills necessary to work hard, do high-quality work and expand the type of work performed.  Candidates must have the ability and discretion to protect confidential Firm and client information from disclosure or misuse.   

To apply, please submit an online application by clicking on the following link: https://jobs.jobvite.com/kslaw/job/olmEgfwl Search firm submissions will not be accepted.