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Attorney jobs in NYC
There is a wide assortment of jobs for an attorney in the NYC area. With legal components part of our everyday life, the need for trained, competent attorneys is always called upon to help guide clients through problems or transactions.

New York City is home to the largest population in the United States. Consequently, all kindsof attorneys are needed. These areas may include environmental, criminal, family, elder and international law. Additionally, since NYC is considered a technological hub, you may want to consider specializing in the technological sector. Often referred to as the cultural capital of the world, attorneys who are looking at careers in this region may want to consider international law positions.

After receiving your B.A from an undergraduate school as well as your J.D. degree from an accredited law school, you will then need to study for the New York bar exam. The exam is available in February and July every year and consists of both essay and multiple choice questions. A weighted score of 665 is necessary to pass this exam.

After you pass the New York bar, you will be certified to practice law in the state. You may look for attorney jobs with private law firms or companies with legal divisions, in a district attorney office, or provide your services to legal aid organizations or clinics. You may also choose to focus your services by practicing in one of many areas, including international law, family law, energy law, etc.Also, since many languages are represented in a metropolis such as NYC, it may be beneficialif you learn a second language.

A successful attorney does not simply know the law and defend his or her client. In order to thrive in this environment, you should also able to work with a diverse group of people. In New York City, you are likely to encounter cross sections of cultures and economic status. A successful attorney will be able to adapt to these unique qualities and effectively communicate legal documents and motions while respecting this diversity. This will include being able to build and maintain solid working relationships with clients and the public as well as other attorneys, judges and mediators.

There are opportunities all over for people looking at attorney jobs in NYC.
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Apr 16,14 USA - NY New York City

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R. Singer Search LLC3-3 yrs required
A highly regarded Midtown boutique firm seeks three hedge fund associate for its nationally and internationally leading practice. The first position is for an attorney with 3+ years of exper...

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Apr 17,14 USA - NY New York City

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R. Singer Search LLC5-5 yrs required
Highly regarded mid-sized firm with an active and sophisticated transactional practice has an immediate need for a mid-level (5+ year) securities lawyer. The ideal candidate will have a wide...

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Apr 14,14 USA - NY New York City

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R. Singer Search LLC2-2 yrs required
The Private Equity Transactions Group of the Corporate Department of a leading international firm is seeking Boston, Chicago, New York or San Francisco based associates with 2-5 years’ exp...

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Apr 17, 14 USA - NY New York City

Law Firm, Min 3 yrs required
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New York City office seeks patent attorney having 3-5 years of experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications. The candidate should have a scientific background or engineering degree. Should have admission to at least one State Bar. Must be bilingual (Japanese/English).
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Apr 17, 14 USA - NY New York City

In-House, 7-10 yrs required
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Lead Information Security Counsel The candidate will serve as the legal advisor to the Chief Information Security Office, and requires significant interaction with various levels of the company's management, including representatives from the Chief Information Security Office, the Privacy Office, G...
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Apr 17, 14 USA - NY New York City

Law Firm, Min 5 yrs required
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Associate The candidate must have 5 or 6 years of significant white collar defense experience, preferably with a focus on securities and futures enforcement. Should have substantive knowledge of the securities laws and the relevant federal regulators. Should also be capable of managing cases, inclu...
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Apr 17, 14 USA - NY New York City

In-House, Min 2 yrs required
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Associate Director, Business and Legal Affairs The candidate will structure, negotiate, draft and review a wide variety of agreements, including traditional and “new model” recording agreements, label deals, profit split deals, manufacturing and distribution agreements, soundtrack album agreeme...
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Apr 17, 14 USA - NY New York City

Law Firm, 3-4 yrs required
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Seeking a Private Funds Associate (Mid-Level) with 3-4 years of corporate transactional experience to join Private Funds group and focus their practice exclusively on fund formation transactions. Experience in the formation, structuring and management of private equity funds is required. Must posses...
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Apr 17, 14 USA - NY New York City

In-House, 3-4 yrs required
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General Counsel The candidate will be negotiating, writing, and executing commercial contracts. Will be supporting business development and internal operations initiatives. Draft and execute a wide variety of commercial contracts including equipment sales agreements, technology services agreements,...
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Apr 17, 14 USA - NY New York City

Law Firm, 4-6 yrs required
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Securities Associate The candidate must have 4-6 years of experience for the corporate, M&A and securities group. Should have in-depth, broad-based experience in securities law, with particular emphasis on US public offerings. Mergers and acquisitions experience is a plus.
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Apr 17, 14 USA - NY New York City

Public Interest,
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Family Defense Team Senior Trial Attorney The candidate will have following role and responsibilities: Provide vigorous representation with energy and enthusiasm throughout the case; Engage in frequent court hearings and litigation, often on an emergency basis; Provide effective oral advocacy in ne...
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Apr 17, 14 USA - NY New York City

Law Firm, 3-6 yrs required
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Investment Management Associate The candidate must have 3-6 years of significant experience with one or more of the following: Investment Company Act of 1940 (US registered funds experience); Investment Advisers Act; and Commodities Exchange Act and National Futures Association regulation. Should a...
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Apr 17, 14 USA - NY New York City

Law Firm, 4-6 yrs required
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Associate The candidate will join Energy and Infrastructure group. Must have 4-6 years of experience. Should have project finance experience, with particular emphasis on PPP infrastructure and/or renewable energy. Broad-based experience working on equity/sponsor development, construction, financing...
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