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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

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 



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


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 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.