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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.

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

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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

Benefits

• Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans 
• Group life insurance & AD&D
• Short-term disability insurance
• Long-term disability insurance
• Flexible Spending Account
• Health Savings Account
• Employee assistance program 
• 401(k) plan
• Parking/public transportation 
• Paid time off (PTO) 
• Paid holidays 
• Supplemental voluntary plans, such as: 
     • Term life insurance 
     • Additional AD&D 
     • AFLAC cancer indemnity plan 
     • Whole life insurance 
     • Critical illness insurance  
     • Accident insurance

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Additional Benefits 

Technology

Laptops

Cell phone data reimbursement

Remote access

Project management tools

Skills-building and technology training through robust Knowledge Management department

Extended parental leave

Reduced/Flexible hour policy

Open Lateral Positions
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HUD Associate
April 05, 2021

HUD Associate with 3+ years' experience on mixed-finance transactions and all aspects of public housing redevelopment.  Ideal candidates have familiarity with to project-based vouchers, Section 8 project-based rental assistance, and the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program.

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

Project Development Attorney
February 17, 2021
Project Development Attorney with a minimum of 5 years of sophisticated transactional project development experience which may include commercial, transactional real estate experience focused on a combination of finance and development related practices. Candidates must possess strong academic credentials. Major law firm or related public sector experience preferred.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Jessica Buchsbaum, Chief Legal Talent Officer.
Litigation Associate
February 03, 2021

Litigation Associate with a minimum of 3 years of sophisticated commercial litigation experience.  Candidates must possess strong academic credentials.  Major law firm experience preferred.

 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Jessica Buchsbaum, Chief Legal Talent Officer.
Real Estate Finance Associate or Partner
January 05, 2021

Real Estate Finance Associate or Partner with 7+ years' experience in a commercial transactional real estate practice with a focus on real estate finance, including intercreditor agreements and co-lender agreements.  Ideal candidates will possess experience with loan documents, mortgages, and leases as well as knowledge of leases, SNDAs, and hotel franchise agreements. 

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

Corporate Associate or Partner
October 27, 2020

Corporate Associate or Partner with 5+ years' experience in either CMBS securitizations, including the representation of issuers, B-piece pieces, negotiation of co-lender and intercreditor agreements; or fund formation, including representation of sponsors in on-shore and off-shore funds, Investment Advisor Act experience, private equity and hedge funds preferred.

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