Job Details

Business And Corporate Associate Attorney

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Sep 28,2018

Posted on

Jul 19,2018

Location

Oakland, CA
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Corporate >> Corporate - M&A
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Business and Corporate Associate Attorney Candidate will be working directly with senior partners in managing a broad-based book of transactional work. Will play a key role in the continuing expansion of the firm’s transactional practice, and will be based in the office. Must have a JD Degree from a top-tier ABA-approved law school and be an active member in good standing with the State Bar of California. Must have a broad knowledge of general corporate and commercial law and significant experience working on sophisticated M&A and other business transactions for private companies. Experience working on not-for-profit formation and governance issues is preferred. Must be entrepreneurial self-starters, with strong academic credentials, excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to manage multiple assignments. Should have a collegial and mutually supportive attitude, and be willing to participate actively in marketing efforts.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Donahue Fitzgerald LLP
1999 Harrison Street
25th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612

Review:

"A Good Business Firm "

Current Employee - Reviewed on July 28, 2017

I would encourage people to not gossip so much in the office. While admittedly some of the industry gossip was interesting it could be distracting. I would also hire an extra IT person or two. It would help keep the computers running making everyone work better.

Pros : I have worked on a lot of interesting cases. The work is challenging and there is some expectation of being independent. I liked that aspect and have really thrived. Even though there is an expectation of experienced attorneys being independent, junior associates are mentored well.
Cons : Sometimes the gossip got out of hand. A lot of it was industry gossip but I found it annoying at times even if I contributed to it. Also the IT support can be lackluster which can slow down workflow.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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