Atlanta

Commercial Real Estate Diligence & Closing Attorney

# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 7+

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks an experienced attorney to oversee and undertake high level commercial real estate diligence and closing tasks and manage and train a team of younger lawyers and paralegals. Qualified candidates will have superior academic credentials and a minimum of seven years’ law firm experience in commercial real estate diligence and closings.

To apply, please submit the online application form by clicking the Apply Online link above and attach a resume, cover letter, law school transcript, and writing sample. When completing the online application, select “Atlanta” as the office, “CFI-Real Estate” as the department, and “Other” as the position. Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit qualified candidates to mrooks@kslaw.com.

 

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

# of Positions: 1-2 | Years of Experience: 4-6

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks 1-2 mid-level to senior attorneys for its employee benefits and executive compensation practice. Qualified candidates will have superior academic credentials and a minimum of four years’ law firm experience in employee benefits and executive compensation, including experience with employee benefit issues in the context of mergers and acquisitions, financings and ERISA plan investments; experience with federal compliance and regulatory schemes; and experience with the design, implementation, and administration of qualified retirement plans, employment arrangements, compensation programs, and health and welfare programs.

To apply, please submit the online application form by clicking the Apply Online link above and attach a resume, cover letter, law school transcript, and writing sample. When completing the online application, select “Atlanta” as the office, “CFI-ERISA & Employee Benefits” as the department, and “Lateral Associate” as the position. Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit qualified candidates to mrooks@kslaw.com.

 

Environmental, Health, and Safety

# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 2-4

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks an associate with 2-4 years of experience for its Environmental Health & Safety practice in Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, or Washington, D.C.  Qualified candidates will have experience with a broad range of environmental issues, including environmental enforcement and compliance matters, environmental litigation, and due diligence issues.  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, please submit the online application form by clicking the Apply Online link above and attach a resume, cover letter, law school transcript, and writing sample. When completing the online application, select “Atlanta” as the office, “GvtM-Eviron., Health & Safety” as the department, and “Lateral Associate” as the position. Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit qualified candidates to gmcginnis@kslaw.com.

 

Leveraged Finance Associate

# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 2-5

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks a junior or mid-level associate for its Finance group in Atlanta focusing on leveraged finance.  Candidates should have a minimum of one year secured lending experience, including syndicated leveraged finance, asset-based lending, and private placement of notes and acquisition financing. Experience with restructuring matters or structured finance also is desired but not required. Candidates should have excellent academic credentials from a top-tier law school. To apply, submit the online application form by clicking the Apply Online link above. When completing the online application, select “CFI-Finance” as the “Department” and “Lateral Associate” as the “Position.” Resume and law school transcript required. Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit qualified candidates to mrooks@kslaw.com.

Chicago

Environmental, Health, and Safety

# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 2-4

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks an associate with 2-4 years of experience for its Environmental Health & Safety practice in Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, or Washington, D.C.  Qualified candidates will have experience with a broad range of environmental issues, including environmental enforcement and compliance matters, environmental litigation, and due diligence issues.  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, please submit the online application form by clicking the Apply Online link above and attach a resume, cover letter, law school transcript, and writing sample. When completing the online application, select “Chicago” as the office, “GvtM-Eviron., Health & Safety” as the department, and “Lateral Associate” as the position. Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit qualified candidates to gmcginnis@kslaw.com.

Houston

Environmental, Health, and Safety

# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 2-4

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks an associate with 2-4 years of experience for its Environmental Health & Safety practice in Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, or Washington, D.C.  Qualified candidates will have experience with a broad range of environmental issues, including environmental enforcement and compliance matters, environmental litigation, and due diligence issues.  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, please submit the online application form by clicking the Apply Online link above and attach a resume, cover letter, law school transcript, and writing sample. When completing the online application, select “Houston” as the office, “GvtM-Eviron., Health & Safety” as the department, and “Lateral Associate” as the position. Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit qualified candidates to gmcginnis@kslaw.com.

Construction Transactions

# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 1-3

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks a junior associate for its construction transactions group in the Houston office. Qualified candidates will have superior academic credentials. The candidate should have an engineering background or experience in construction transactions. The work will involve the drafting and negotiation of construction-related contracts for large-scale energy, mining, and infrastructure projects located around the world, with each project generally ranging in value from $500 million to over $20 billion. 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 "Houston" 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 kbrown@kslaw.com.

Los Angeles

Trial & Global Disputes

# of Positions: 2 | Years of Experience: 2-6

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks two associates to join its award-winning litigation practice in its growing downtown Los Angeles office.  The associates will have immediate opportunities to be integral members of experienced trial teams that actually try cases: taking depositions; arguing motions; preparing witness examinations; preparing pre-trial motions, including summary judgment motions and motions in limine; preparing jury instructions; and participating in trials.  Excellent academic credentials, California bar admission, strong research and writing ability, aptitude for oral advocacy, and attention to detail and winning strategies are required.

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.  Applicants should indicate their earliest start date in the cover letter.  When completing the online application, select “Los Angeles” as the office, “Lateral Associate” as the position, and “T&GD-Tort Litigation” as the department.  Note, however, that associates may support litigation teams across multiple practice areas, including tort, product liability, and business litigation.  Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit qualified candidates to lthompson@kslaw.com.

 

# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 0-2

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks a junior staff attorney to support its award-winning litigation and trial practice in its growing downtown Los Angeles office.  Qualified candidates will have strong academic credentials; excellent writing, research, analytical, and communication skills; and an eagerness to work hard as part of a team.  California bar admission is required.  The staff attorney will support active trial practices, primarily by reviewing and summarizing case materials, conducting legal research, drafting and responding to discovery, preparing and responding to motions, taking depositions, making court appearances, and preparing for trial.  The successful candidate can become eligible for consideration for elevation to partnership-track associate by meeting or exceeding expectations regarding professional excellence, firm citizenship, interpersonal skills, and productivity.

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 “Los Angeles” as the office, “Staff Attorney” as the position, and “T&GD-Tort Litigation” as the department (note, however, that the staff attorney may support litigation teams across multiple practice areas).  No search firm submissions will be accepted.

New York 

Capital Markets

# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 3-6

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks a mid-level associate for its capital markets team in New York.  Qualified candidates will have three to six years’ experience working on corporate finance matters, including significant 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 law firm experience, solid academic credentials from a top-tier law school, and an entrepreneurial attitude. Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit qualified candidates to Christie Vonk at recruitnyc@kslaw.com.

International Arbitration

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

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks a junior or midlevel associate for its preeminent international arbitration team in New York. Qualified candidates will have at least 2 or 3 years of prior large law firm international arbitration experience in investment treaty arbitration and international commercial arbitration. Clerkship with a U.S. federal court or at an international court/tribunal is preferred, but not required.  Candidates will also have superior academic credentials and excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills. Fluency in French and/or Spanish is preferred but not required. To apply online, please submit an online application by clicking the “Apply Online” link above.  Please include a resume, law school transcript, and writing sample.  No search firm applications will be accepted.

Finance

# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 3-4

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks a junior or mid-level associate for its finance group in Atlanta, Charlotte or New York, focusing on structured finance/securitization/specialty finance.  Leveraged finance experience preferred as well, but not required.  Excellent academic credentials from a top-tier law school required. To apply, submit the online application form by clicking the Apply Online link above and include a resume and a law school transcript. Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit qualified candidates to Hannah Todd at htodd@kslaw.com and Christie Vonk at recruitnyc@kslaw.com.

M&A/Private Equity

# of Positions: 2 | Years of Experience: 4-6, 5-8

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks mid-level and senior-level associates for its growing corporate team in New York.  Qualified candidates will have four to eight years’ experience, including significant experience working on M&A and PE transactions. All candidates should have large law firm experience, solid academic credentials from a top-tier law school, and an entrepreneurial attitude. Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit qualified candidates to Christie Vonk at recruitnyc@kslaw.com.

Project Finance

# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 3-6

Type of Experience: The Corporate, Finance and Investments practice group of King & Spalding is seeking for its New York and/or Denver office a highly qualified project finance and development associate with 3 to 6 years of experience in project finance, preferably including familiarity with project development and/or 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 generation.  Experience with ISDA, EEI and other similar enabling documentation will be favorably considered.  This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious mid-level associate to join a young and growing project finance team with significant opportunity for advancement, expansion and leadership. Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit qualified candidates to Christie Vonk at recruitnyc@kslaw.com.

Real Estate Finance

# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 3-6

Type of Experience: King & Spalding's New York office seeks an associate with 3 to 6 years of experience, whose practice focuses on representing lenders in debt financing transactions secured by commercial real estate and/or equity side real estate transactional matters. Candidates should have superior drafting and communication skills, and three to six years of prior experience. Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit qualified candidates to Christie Vonk at recruitnyc@kslaw.com.

Trial & Global Disputes

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

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks a junior associate to join the business litigation practice in its New York office.  The associate will be tasked with managing discovery, be responsible for initial drafts of litigation documents – including, amongst others, complaints, dispositive motions, discovery demands, etc.  The associate will also assist with preparing witness examinations; preparing pre-trial motions, including summary judgment motions and motions in limine; preparing jury instructions; and participating in trials.  Excellent academic credentials, New York bar admission, strong research and writing ability, aptitude for oral advocacy, and attention to detail 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.  Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit qualified candidates to Christie Vonk at recruitnyc@kslaw.com

Sacramento

Healthcare

# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 2-5

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks a litigation associate to support its healthcare practice in Sacramento.  Nationally ranked "Band 1" for healthcare by Legal 500, the only practice nationally to receive the Chambers USA Award for Excellence in Healthcare in 2018, and named a “Practice Group of the Year” by Law 360, the firm’s healthcare industry practice has grown to encompass more than 260 professionals who serve the entire spectrum of healthcare providers, practitioners, investors, manufacturers, suppliers, vendors, educators, researchers, and inventors.  This is an opportunity for a junior to mid-level associate to join a highly-regarded team of leading healthcare lawyers and develop significant industry and litigation expertise. 

Qualified candidates will be barred in California and will have two to five years of litigation experience.  In addition, excellent academic credentials, attention to detail, and strong research and writing ability are required.  Previous experience working in or for the managed care industry is a plus but not required.  To apply, please submit the online application form by clicking the Apply Online link above and attach a resume, cover letter, law school transcript, and writing sample.  When completing the online application, select “Sacramento” as the office, “GvtM-Healthcare” as the department, and “Lateral Associate” as the position.  Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit qualified candidates to lthompson@kslaw.com.

San Francisco

Trial & Global Disputes

# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 3-5

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks a mid-level litigation associate to join its award-winning Trial & Global Disputes practice in San Francisco.  The associate will be an integral member of experienced trial teams: taking depositions; arguing motions; preparing witness examinations; preparing pre-trial motions, including summary judgment motions and motions in limine; preparing jury instructions; and participating in trials.  A minimum of three years of related experience in a large law firm is required.  In addition, candidates must have excellent academic credentials, California bar admission, strong research and writing ability, aptitude for oral advocacy, and attention to detail and winning strategies.

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 “San Francisco” as the office, “T&GD-Tort Litigation” as the department, and “Lateral Associate” as the position.  Note, however, that the associate may support litigation teams across multiple practice areas, including tort, product liability, and business litigation.  Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit qualified candidates to lthompson@kslaw.com

Washington, D.C.

Environmental, Health, and Safety

# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 2-4

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks an associate with 2-4 years of experience for its Environmental Health & Safety practice in Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, or Washington, D.C.  Qualified candidates will have experience with a broad range of environmental issues, including environmental enforcement and compliance matters, environmental litigation, and due diligence issues.  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, please submit the online application form by clicking the Apply Online link above and attach a resume, cover letter, law school transcript, and writing sample. When completing the online application, select “Washington, D.C.” as the office, “GvtM-Eviron., Health & Safety” as the department, and “Lateral Associate” as the position. Search firms that have a current contract with King & Spalding may submit qualified candidates to gmcginnis@kslaw.com.

International Trade

# of Positions: 1 | Years of Experience: 3-5

Type of Experience: King & Spalding seeks a mid-level lateral associate for its dynamic International Trade practice in the Washington, DC office. Qualified candidates will have 3-5 years of experience in international trade compliance, with substantial experience in US export controls, economic sanctions, and/or CFIUS foreign investment national security reviews. Government experience will be viewed favorably, but is not required. A strong academic record, interest in direct contact with clients, exceptional writing skills and attention to detail, and the ability to work independently and in a team environment are required.

To apply, submit the online application form by clicking the Apply Online link above and include a resume, law school transcript, cover letter and writing sample. When submitting the online application, select “Washington, DC” in the field for Office, “International Trade” 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 qualified candidates to gmcginnis@kslaw.com.