Partner Jobs
Legal partner jobs are held for a higher level of experience than an attorney who has a few years' experience.

The first level in management of a legal department is as an associate. A legal associate often has the option of becoming a partner in later years, after success and competence is proven. Experience is a major qualifying piece of this hierarchy: attorneys who just passed the bar are not going to qualify as a partner.

After sufficient training and experience is cultivated, many attorneys are given the option to become a partner. In larger law firms, there can be a further designation of junior or senior partner. This generally happens between six and nine years in the law firm and is dependent on many factors, including how well the attorney fits into the culture of that law firm.

Partnership in a law firm means that the attorney is given a share of the legal business. He or she becomes a shareholder but can differ based on how the law firm is actually structured; if it's a LLC, LLP or general partnership, for example. Again, depending on the size and preferences of the law firm, a partnership often has two levels as well: equity and non-equity. Non-equity partners are generally given a structured salary and may have their voting rights limited in matters of the law firm. Equity partners have more rights in the law firm matters and are given an actual percentage of that firm's profits. Typically, non-equity partners have to wait a few years before they are given the option to become an equity partner; this option generally comes with the requirement to buy in before transitioning to the next tier.

At the top of the law firm levels is the managing partner. The managing partner is usually the founder of the firm or in his or her absence, the most senior position. The managing partner has the power to guide the direction of the firm.

It is very difficult to put a dollar figure on partner jobs, because the salaries widely swing, depending on experience and the law firm size and location. However, if a partner is in a top law firm in one of the major legal markets (i.e., New York, Washington DC, Massachusetts, New Jersey and California), salaries can range between $125,000 and $160,000.
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In-House
Experience
Min 3 yrs required
Location
San Francisco CA, USA
Posted Date
Jan 29, 15
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Employee Relations Partner The candidate will develop and drive HR initiatives and projects - process and employment practice improvement, training, metrics/trending and analytics. Partner with and guide business leaders through resolving complex ER matters. Provide support to HR partners and managers around management practices. Handle a caseload of HR matters involving performance management, employment compliance, organizational effectiveness and org change/design issue...
Company
In-House
Experience
Min 15 yrs required
Location
Chicago IL, USA
Posted Date
Jan 27, 15
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Real Estate Tax Partner Duties: Will advise real estate businesses and owners with tax matters related to pass through entities including closely held businesses, corporations, partnerships and limited liability corporations, as well as high-net-worth individuals. Will provide leadership in tax compliance and consulting services and will be accountable for quality client services, winning new business, adding value through commercial acumen, and will further develop high p...
Company
In-House
Experience
Min 12 yrs required
Location
Madison WI, USA
Posted Date
Jan 16, 15
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Tax Partner The candidate will oversee tax-planning responsibilities for federal and individual clients, review complex tax research on a wide range of tax issues related to business transactions for a variety of entities and their affiliates. Will research and consult on various tax matters, respond to IRS and other tax authority inquiries when requested, make recommendations to the client for consideration. Provide recommendations for business and process improvements ba...
Company
In-House
Experience
Min 15 yrs required
Location
Sunnyvale CA, USA
Posted Date
Jan 05, 15
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HR Director – Global HR Business Partner Duties: Reporting to the Vice President-Human Resources for Juniper Development and Innovation team, will work closely with Senior Vice Presidents/Vice Presidents in a Global HR Business Partner capacity. Play the lead role in helping executive management create and execute optimal solutions through the use of organizational diagnostics, analytics, organizational development frameworks and executive coaching. Ensuring that the b...
Company
Law Firm
Experience
Min 5 yrs required
Location
Milwaukee WI, USA
Posted Date
Jan 31, 15
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Partner-level, Transactional The candidates must have an interest in participating in business development efforts and must be committed to extraordinary client service. Portable practices and/or a consistent history of business generation are required.
Company
Law Firm
Experience
Min 5 yrs required
Location
Stamford CT, USA
Posted Date
Jan 31, 15
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Corporate and Real Estate Partner The candidate should have practices in general corporate law, M&A, securities offerings, broker dealer representation or private equity representation, as well as real estate, zoning and land use.
Company
Law Firm
Experience
Min 5 yrs required
Location
Milwaukee WI, USA
Posted Date
Jan 31, 15
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Seeking Partners in the following or related areas: labor and employment. Portable practices and/or a consistent history of business generation are required. Must have an interest in participating in business development efforts and must be committed to extraordinary client service. This is an exceptional opportunity for a partner-level candidate seeking a new opportunity in a diverse and progressive law firm environment.
Company
Law Firm
Experience
Min 7 yrs required
Location
Charlotte NC, USA
Posted Date
Jan 31, 15
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Seeking Corporate Partner with 7+ years general corporate experience working with closely held corporations to join its Corporate Practice Group in its Charlotte office. The candidate must have a portable book of business and a North Carolina license is required. Some securities experience is preferred. Preferred areas of expertise include general corporate, including mergers and acquisitions; joint venture formation; capitalization, management/governance, and executive con...
Company
Law Firm
Experience
Min 5 yrs required
Location
Milwaukee WI, USA
Posted Date
Jan 31, 15
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Seeking Partner in the following or related areas: special assets/bankruptcy. Portable practices and/or a consistent history of business generation are required. Must have an interest in participating in business development efforts and must be committed to extraordinary client service. This is an exceptional opportunity for a partner-level candidate seeking a new opportunity in a diverse and progressive law firm environment.
Company
Law Firm
Experience
Min 5 yrs required
Location
Virginia Beach VA, USA
Posted Date
Jan 31, 15
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Health Care Partner The candidate will join the health care practice team. Individual candidates or practice groups will be considered. The candidate working with a team of health care attorneys to continue the expansion and growth of the firm’s transactional and regulatory health care practice will be considered. Must possess a history of successful business development and possess a base-level of portable business.
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