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.
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.
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
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
Health Spending Account
Cell phone data reimbursement
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
Extended maternity, paternity, and adoption leave
Reduced/Flexible Hour policy
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
Long Term Life and Disability Insurance - full premiums paid (Additional supplemental policies available at discounted rates)
Paid parking and public transportation
Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP is seeking an associate attorney with a minimum of 5 years' experience with a sophisticated corporate practice, including joint ventures; lender and borrower financing; preferred equity investments; fund formation; mergers & acquisitions; and/or private or public securities related transactions. 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, at firstname.lastname@example.org.