Job Details

Associate Attorney

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jul 23, 2021

Posted on

Mar 19, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Orinda, CA, United States


Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Corporate >> Corporate - Investment Company Act
Corporate >> Corporate - M&A
Corporate >> Corporate - Private Equity
Corporate >> Corporate - Securities and Capital Markets
Corporate >> Corporate - Venture Capital
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Finance and Corporate Attorney Needed

Bay Area Law firm looking for Associate Attorney with prospect of becoming a firm parner. We have offices in SF and Orinda (east bay). Seeking an attorney with at least 5 years’ experience in M&A, Finance, and Corporate Law.

Our team requires a fast-learner, someone who can research independently and is comfortable making judgment calls on his or her own, but who is also comfortable taking directing and working within an established system when required. In all cases, you will have substantial amounts of autonomy, and you will be expected to use that flexibility to grow your role within our practice. The ideal candidate can work remotely or from our office, however we would prefer to have someone who is able to be present at the office at least four days per week for the first few months. From day one, you will be interfacing with clients and working with the firm’s partners.

What the Position Entails

  • Help entrepreneurs through the early stages of forming a company, or restructuring existing companies to appropriately fit their strategic goals.
  • Conduct legal research upon and analysis of financial regulatory matters, and guide clients through funding rounds, Angel, Series Seed and Series A, B & C rounds.
  • Assist with reviewing, drafting, and negotiating various types of commercial, intellectual property and sales agreements.
  • Take a leading role on structuring and closing assigned Mergers and Acquisitions.
  • Counsel and assist clients who are facing corporate disputes, such as founder disagreements and vendor disagreements, including drafting documents for arbitration, mediation and settlement offers.

You must be comfortable working independently. Position will start as an independent contractor position, but with strong results, you will be considered for employment, and partnership eligibility may also be available to a highly successful candidate. Compensation is highly competitive and negotiable.


  • California licensed attorney (Required)*
  • Must have excellent grammatical and proof-reading skills (Required)*
  • Must be detailed oriented and organized (Required)*
  • Litigation (including trial) experience a plus but not required
  • Enthusiasm, great communication skills and an effective strategic thinker
  • Places an emphasis on time efficiency and functioning effectively without intensive supervision
  • Must be comfortable being self-reliant when necessary and have experience being a self-starter
  • Confident and proactive researcher
  • 5 years’ experience in Finance, M&A and Corporate*
  • Must be comfortable having all manner of discussions with clients and with counsel
  • Punctuality, ability to take and follow direction, and experienced in time tracking and entries (Required)*

Job Types: Full-time, Contract


Company info

Sutter Law PC

Company Profile

The Sutter Law is a business law practice, we focus on transaction and corporate law with a particular emphasis on the corporate formation, venture financing, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property and corporate compliance. We represent clients in a number of industries, including software, hardware, electronics, communications, software as a service, games, virtual reality, consumer-facing websites, and media/publishing companies.

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