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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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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 18,14 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 18,14 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 23, 14 USA - NY New York City

Law Firm, 5-6 yrs required
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Associate The candidate should have 5-6 years of experience. Must have both transactional and Dodd-Frank regulatory experience. Major law firm background and excellent educational credentials needed.
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Apr 23, 14 USA - NY New York City

In-House, Min 10 yrs required
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Director - Policy and Business Practices The candidate will report directly to the Head of Policy and Business Practices for company. Will provide independent oversight for the governance structure of the Business Practices Committees in each Business and each region (NAM, LATAM, EMEA, ASIA, Mexico...
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Apr 23, 14 USA - NY New York City

Law Firm, 3-6 yrs required
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Mid-level Associate, IP Litigation The candidate should have 3-6 years of experience in patent litigation matters. Candidate with backgrounds in either Electrical Engineering, Chemistry or Biochemistry will be considered. Strong academics and large firm experience preferred.
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Apr 23, 14 USA - NY New York City

Law Firm,
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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 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 1 yrs required
Tax Senior - Tax Advisory - Personal Financial Services The candidate will participate in and supervise multiple and challenging financial counseling engagements that serve clients' overall financial needs, as well as secure and analyze client data used in tax planning and the preparation and/or re...
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Apr 23, 14 USA - NY New York City

Law Firm, 3-6 yrs required
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Seeking a Real Estate Associate with 3-6 years experience. Will work with domestic (national and regional in scope) and foreign clients in their real estate transactions throughout the country. Should be a well-rounded real estate associate, with proficiency in title/survey, conveyancing, leasing an...
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Apr 23, 14 USA - NY New York City

Law Firm, 4-5 yrs required
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Capital Markets Associate The candidate must have 4-5 years of experience. Should have experience in some of the following areas: representing issuers and investors in financing transactions; representing financial institutions, underwriters and agents in public and private offerings of debt or equ...
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Apr 23, 14 USA - NY New York City

Law Firm,
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Summer Associate Attorney The candidate should preferably have experience and interest in defense litigation including general liability, tort and products liability. Should have completed 2 years of law school by summer 2014. Must possess strong research and writing skills, and be able to work ind...
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Apr 23, 14 USA - NY New York City

In-House, Min 8 yrs required
Head of Legal - Latin America Private Bank The candidate will report directly to the General Counsel of Global Wealth Management and will be responsible for providing strategic, regulatory and transactional legal support for the Latin American Private Bank. Will support and have accountability to t...
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