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.

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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P3 Project Finance Attorney
June 01, 2022
P3/Project Finance Attorney with a minimum of 5 years of sophisticated project finance and project development experience, including the development and financing of public infrastructure projects in the United States. Experience with transportation infrastructure or social infrastructure preferred.  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.
Securitization and Capital Markets Attorney
May 11, 2022

Bilzin Sumberg is seeking an associate or partner with 5+ years' experience in CMBS securitizations, including the representation of issuers, B-piece pieces, negotiation of co-lender and intercreditor agreements.  Candidates must possess strong academic credentials.  Major law firm experience preferred.

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

Corporate Associate
May 11, 2022

Bilzin Sumberg is seeking an associate with experience in general corporate transactions to support the Capital Markets team.  Candidates with fund formation, including representation of sponsors in on-shore and off-shore funds, Investment Advisor Act compliance, and private equity and hedge funds preferred.  Candidates must possess strong academic credentials.  Major law firm experience preferred.

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

Securities Attorney
May 05, 2022

Bilzin Sumberg is seeking a mid-level associate to junior partner level attorney for our corporate practice.  Candidates should have a minimum of 4 years of experience representing public and private companies in capital markets transactions, as well as in disclosure, periodic reporting and compliance matters.  Extensive experience representing public companies in public and private offerings, counseling public companies on disclosure, corporate governance, and SEC and stock exchange reporting and compliance matters, as well as preparation of Exchange Act filings, such as Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K and proxy statements will be favorably considered.  Candidates will be provided with the opportunity to handle the day-to-day needs of clients and actively manage client relationships.  Candidates must possess strong academic credentials.  Major law firm experience preferred. 

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

Finance Attorney
May 05, 2022

Bilzin Sumberg is seeking a mid-level associate to junior partner level attorney for our corporate practice.  Candidates should have a 3 - 7 years of experience representing lenders or borrowers in complex loan transactions, including credit facilities, term loans, mortgage loans, mezzanine loans, intercreditor agreements and secondary transactions.  Additional experience in providing support in M&A and/or joint venture transactions will be favorably considered.  Candidates must possess strong academic experience.  Major law firm experience preferred.  

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

Corporate Attorney
May 05, 2022

Bilzin Sumberg is seeking a mid-level associate to junior partner level attorney for our corporate practice.  Candidates should have a minimum of 4 years of experience with M&A transactions, corporate governance, and general corporate experience, including drafting and negotiating complex commercial transaction documentation.  Additional experience in joint venture transactions, and in venture capital and private equity, will be favorably considered.  Candidates will be provided with the opportunity to handle the day-to-day needs of clients and actively manage client relationships.  Candidates must possess strong academic credentials.  Major law firm experience preferred. 

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