Laterals
Overview

Experienced attorneys who join us through our lateral recruitment program bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to share. Many possess prior diverse professional backgrounds which enriches the perspective they bring to their work.

An examination of our attorney roster reveals former and current professors, published industry authors, financial consultants, accountants, engineers, directors, city managers and lawyers who served as in-house counsel to major corporations. Our attorneys leverage their rich business experience, unique insights and key relationships to achieve their clients’ legal objectives.

Bilzin Sumberg offers practicing attorneys the opportunity to further their careers by performing sophisticated legal work and participating in ongoing training and professional development. Attorneys who join us from other firms are attracted by the national renown of our practices, the sophistication of the legal work we perform and a collegial environment that elicits their best work. Attorneys also benefit from the ability to use cutting-edge technology to manage caseloads and collaborate effectively.

Commitment to Diversity

Bilzin Sumberg's culture is a reflection of the unique experience, skills, perspectives and values of each of our attorneys and staff. Our diverse backgrounds and individual differences strengthen the work we accomplish as a firm and enhance the quality of life for each of us.

Bilzin Sumberg is strongly committed to providing a professional environment where individuals representing different genders, ethnicities, sexual orientations and religions can flourish both personally and professionally. Our Diversity Committee oversees our program for recruiting, training, retaining and advancing personnel in all practice areas to maximize diversity at the firm. The Diversity Committee also actively monitors our firm’s existing policies and procedures to ensure they comply with and promote diversity goals.

Associate Benefits

Training, Mentoring & Professional Development

Direct one-on-one training and mentoring from partners provided through the opportunity to be fully immersed as a member of a matter team 

Comprehensive formal training program facilitated through training committee

Capped pro bono credit towards billable hour requirement

Reduced billable hour requirement to 1900

Annual Academy for Professional Development program, which is an immersive training program that incorporates a holistic approach to practicing law in the community

Bi-annual review of performance by the firm’s partnership admission committee to provide transparency in performance and provide feedback on overall

Business Development & Networking 

Quarterly business development planning with Marketing

Membership and event fees for professional organizations as approved by PGL

Business development activities reimbursed as approved by PGL

Formal and informal business development coaching

Professional & Community Organization Membership

Annual Bar Dues with section membership

All CLE fees

Attendance at educational seminars/conferences as approved by PGL

Fees, dues and sponsorship to support involvement in leadership roles

Wellness Program & Health Benefits

One on one wellness coaching

Sit/Stand Desks

Wellness Portal with financial incentives

Bi-weekly massage therapy (employee paid)

Lunch & Learns

Health Awareness Events

Annual Flu Shot - in office

Annual Preventative Screening - in office

Weekly fitness and yoga classes

Subsidized weekly meal service

Complimentary access to a full on-site fitness facility and locker room

Subsidized health insurance premiums

Employee Assistance Program

Group Dental

Group Vision

Health Spending Account

Additional Benefits 

Technology

Laptops

Cell phone data reimbursement

Remote access

Emphasis and focus on technological innovations in the legal industry to maximize efficiency and project management software and technology supported by a robust knowledge management department

Family Leave

Extended maternity, paternity, and adoption leave

Reduced/Flexible Hour policy

Financial Stability

401(k) Plan

Flexible Benefits Plan/Section 125 Plan that allows for unreimbursed medical expenses and dependent daycare expenses to be paid with pre-tax dollars

Preferred relationship with a loan refinance vendor

Other

Long Term Life and Disability Insurance - full premiums paid (Additional supplemental policies available at discounted rates)

Paid parking and public transportation

Open Lateral Positions
Real Estate Of Counsel
July 03, 2019

Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP is seeking an of counsel attorney with a minimum of 7 years' experience with a sophisticated real estate practice, including all types of financing, acquisitions, dispositions, leasing and related expertise.  Familiarity with commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS) financing and/or hospitality related transactions will be given preferential consideration. Candidates must possess strong academic credentials. Major law firm experience preferred.


Interested candidates should click here to submit a cover letter and resume to Jessica Buchsbaum, Chief Legal Talent Officer.
Senior Level Real Estate Associate
February 05, 2019
Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP is seeking a senior level associate with a minimum of 7 years sophisticated experience with a traditional  transactional practice, including acquisitions, dispositions and financing related expertise.  Familiarity with commercial mortgage backed securities, leasing, development and/or hospitality related transactions will be given preferential consideration. Candidates must possess strong academic credentials. Major law firm experience preferred.

Interested candidates should click here to submit a cover letter and resume to Jessica Buchsbaum, Chief Legal Talent Officer.