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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 18,14 USA - NY New York City

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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 18,14 USA - NY New York City

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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 18,14 USA - NY New York City

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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 23, 14 USA - NY New York City

Public Interest, Min 7 yrs required
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Policy Director Duties: Set annual departmental goals and track and monitor performance of staff towards achieving goals; enhance opportunities for personal and professional leadership development. Provide strategic and management support to the Director of State Advocacy in managing state-based ca...
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Apr 23, 14 USA - NY New York City

Law Firm, Min 4 yrs required
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Seeking a Mid-level Corporate Associate with 4+ years of M&A experience. Strong academic credentials and large firm experience is required.
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Apr 23, 14 USA - NY New York City

In-House, Min 8 yrs required
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Office of the General Counsel Attorney The candidate will be providing dedicated legal support to the partnership. Will be counseling, which supports the individual Lines of Service with respect to practice issues, as well as advises on regulatory issues. Should have Juris Doctorate degree. Must ha...
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Apr 23, 14 USA - NY New York City

Law Firm, Min 2 yrs required
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Junior and Mid-level Attorneys The candidates must have broad experience in corporate finance representing both underwriters and issuers including initial public offerings as well as registered and 144A investment grade debt and high yield debt. Experience in liability management transactions such ...
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Apr 23, 14 USA - NY New York City

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Senior AML Risk Manager - Wholesale Banking The candidate will provide direction to an established team of AML practitioners, focused on identifying and managing all AML related risks embedded in these business activities. Will develop, implement and manage all aspects of an enhanced AML program de...
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Apr 23, 14 USA - NY New York City

Public Interest, Min 1 yrs required
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Program Officer Duties: Assume responsibility for implementing freedom of information/expression-related projects, with a particular emphasis on projects in Latin America, under the supervision of the FOI/E senior legal officer, and in collaboration with the FOI/E legal officer and senior attorney....
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Apr 23, 14 USA - NY New York City

Law Firm, Min 2 yrs required
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Junior Associate, Global Alternative Investments Practice The candidate will work on a wide range of complicated, diverse matters. Junior associate with 2+ years of experience in banking or CLOs will be required. Strong academic credentials and large firm experience preferred.
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Apr 23, 14 USA - NY New York City

Law Firm, Min 5 yrs required
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Associate Attorney The candidate should have 5 years insurance defense experience. Knowledge of Labor Law Sections 200, 240(1) and 241(6) is needed.
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Apr 23, 14 USA - NY New York City

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Seeking an Attorney with specialized knowledge in Insurance M&A and regulatory matters. High level of academic achievement and solid law firm experience is preferred.
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Apr 23, 14 USA - NY New York City

Law Firm, Min 5 yrs required
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Mid-level to Senior Associate, Global Alternative Investments Practice The candidate will work on a wide range of complicated, diverse matters. Should have 5+ years of solid banking and/or CLO experience. Ideal candidate should have the ability and desire to independently run CLOs.
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