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Paralegal – Finance, (Commercial Finance) 

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Firm: Ballard Spahr LLP
Deadline: It will remain open until the position is filled.

Ballard Spahr LLP is seeking a paralegal in our Philadelphia office to support our nationally recognized finance lawyers who represent commercial lenders in virtually every type of commercial financing transaction. The successful candidate will undertake a range of tasks and responsibilities that include preparation of documentation for closings including, organizing, proofreading and assembling documents; conducting due-diligence; drafting loan documents, closing certificates and opinions; coordinating closing logistics; preparing and filing of UCC Financing Statements; researching industry databases, publicly-available information from local governments and other sources, and applicable law.

This position requires someone who is energetic, detail-oriented, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and understands the cycle of a transaction. Candidates considered will be proactive self-starters with demonstrated experience maintaining high quality work products in a fast-paced environment and within time constraints. Strong writing and proofreading skills, oral communication skills, research, organizational and interpersonal skills are essential to be successful in this position.

Minimum requirements include:

  • Prior experience as a paralegal in commercial lending transactions, public finance
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills
  • Intermediate level of technical proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (including Excel) and document management systems
  • Must be able to work overtime, as needed.

Ballard Spahr is committed to increasing diversity in the legal profession and to supporting the communities where we live and work. People from all backgrounds are valued and integrated into every part of the firm. Diverse candidates, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

The Firm is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

For immediate consideration, please visit our career page https://jobs.silkroad.com/BallardSpahr/Careers and submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirements.

AA/EEO


Deputy City Attorney II OR III, Labor & Employment

Location: Oakland, CA

Deadline: It will remain open until the position is filled

The Oakland City Attorney's Office seeks a well-qualified individual with expertise in labor & employment law, and a keen interest in public-safety reform. The incumbent will play a central role in the City's ongoing efforts to enhance police accountability, while still working on a wide range of personnel matters across a variety of City's departments.

Consistent with the City's values and evolving state law, the incumbent will help the City maximize transparency for the Oakland Police Department. In addition to advising on general police-records issues, including California Public Records Act requests, the incumbent will spearhead the City's ongoing publication of police personnel-records related to uses of force and other serious matters, provide direction to a team of contract-attorneys and paralegals, monitor and analyze new legislation, and help develop protocols and systems to increase the public's access to records.

Additional duties will include, but not be limited to: working collaboratively with other attorneys, City staff, and City leadership to analyze labor and employment issues and resolve disputes; advising City investigators and Department heads on employee-misconduct, due process, and related grievances, including advising on police-misconduct investigations and discipline; representing the City in administrative hearings to resolve labor and/or
employment disputes; drafting and reviewing opinions, legislation, contracts and other legal documents which require the application of labor law and/or employment law.

The incumbent may receive general supervision from a Deputy City Attorney V, Special Counsel, Chief Assistant City Attorney or the City Attorney. The City Attorney may assign the selected attorney to new, additional or different duties or practice areas in litigation, advice or transactional work. You can see the full application here.

 

Submit a City of Oakland employment application, current resume and the attached supplemental questionnaire via email to:

 

City of Oakland, Office of the City Attorney
One Frank H. Ogawa Plaza – 6th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Attention: Jamie Smith, Executive Assistant to the City Attorney;
jobs@oaklandcityattorney.org


This job announcement and additional employment information including the City of Oakland employment application form is available online at: www.oaklandcityattorney.org


Public Finance Project Attorney

Location: Milwaukee, WI
Firm: von Briesen & Roper, s.c.
Deadline: It will remain open until the position is filled.

von Briesen & Roper, s.c., one of Wisconsin’s leading law firms, recognized as a “Best Places to Work,” a “Top Workplace” and an established leader in expertise, service and technology, seeks a project attorney to join our team.

We seek an attorney to become an integral part of our public finance team whose primary function will be to review, analyze, and edit transactional documents, research statutes and regulations, and handle other aspects of public financing transactions. We seek a candidate with a minimum of three years of transactional experience in public or commercial finance. The preferred candidate is a team-oriented, dedicated professional with the ability to handle several projects with exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational skills. Flexible work arrangements will be considered.

We encourage you to learn more about us at www.vonbriesen.com.

Qualified applicants may apply via our website at: www.vonbriesen.com/careers or send resume and salary requirements to hr@vonbriesen.com.


Deputy City Attorney II OR III, Labor & Employment

Location: Oakland, CA

Deadline: It will remain open until the position is filled

The Oakland City Attorney's Office seeks a well-qualified individual with expertise in labor & employment law, and a keen interest in public-safety reform. The incumbent will play a central role in the City's ongoing efforts to enhance police accountability, while still working on a wide range of personnel matters across a variety of City's departments.

Consistent with the City's values and evolving state law, the incumbent will help the City maximize transparency for the Oakland Police Department. In addition to advising on general police-records issues, including California Public Records Act requests, the incumbent will spearhead the City's ongoing publication of police personnel-records related to uses of force and other serious matters, provide direction to a team of contract-attorneys and paralegals, monitor and analyze new legislation, and help develop protocols and systems to increase the public's access to records.

Additional duties will include, but not be limited to: working collaboratively with other attorneys, City staff, and City leadership to analyze labor and employment issues and resolve disputes; advising City investigators and Department heads on employee-misconduct, due process, and related grievances, including advising on police-misconduct investigations and discipline; representing the City in administrative hearings to resolve labor and/or
employment disputes; drafting and reviewing opinions, legislation, contracts and other legal documents which require the application of labor law and/or employment law.

The incumbent may receive general supervision from a Deputy City Attorney V, Special Counsel, Chief Assistant City Attorney or the City Attorney. The City Attorney may assign the selected attorney to new, additional or different duties or practice areas in litigation, advice or transactional work. You can see the full application here.

 

Submit a City of Oakland employment application, current resume and the attached supplemental questionnaire via email to:

 

City of Oakland, Office of the City Attorney
One Frank H. Ogawa Plaza – 6th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Attention: Jamie Smith, Executive Assistant to the City Attorney;
jobs@oaklandcityattorney.org


This job announcement and additional employment information including the City of Oakland employment application form is available online at: www.oaklandcityattorney.org


Public Finance Paralegal

Firm: Kutak Rock LLP

Location: Denver, CO

Deadline: 9/22/21

The primary responsibilities of a public finance department legal assistant are to provide direct assistance to department attorneys in the preparation of transaction documents and official statements for securities offerings.

Requirements and Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or paralegal certificate from an ABA approved institution are preferred for this position. Transactional paralegal experience a plus. Ability to examine, evaluate and summarize large quantities of information with respect to securities offerings. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are necessary. Must be proficient with word processing systems (MS Office). Must be a self-starter with a strong work ethic and willingness to assume responsibility for the start and completion of tasks.

Primary Duties

  • Prepare first drafts of basic documents, including transaction documents and official statements, attend drafting sessions, make revisions to primary documents
  • Perform due diligence to verify information and data contained in the official statement
  • Coordinate the distribution of documents to participants
  • Arrange and assist attorneys with pre-closing and closing of financings
  • Organize and analyze documents
  • Prepare and file UCC statements
  • Handle routine correspondence, maintain telephone contact with the clients and consult the supervising attorney for legal advice when necessary

Salary Range: $55,000 - $95,000, commensurate with experience.

Benefits offered include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Dependent Life, Disability, and Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance. Flexible Spending Plan. Health Savings Account. Profit-Sharing and 401(k) Retirement benefits. Paid Holidays and Paid-Time Off Plan. Employee Assistance Program. Tuition Reimbursement. Back-Up Care. Domestic Partner Benefits. Commuting Benefits. Some of the foregoing benefits include Employer/Employee cost sharing.

Applicants can apply via our website: https://www.kutakrock.com/careers


Public Finance Associate

Firm: Kutak Rock LLP

Location: Denver, CO

Deadline: 9/22/21

Kutak Rock LLP's Denver office is seeking a Public Finance Associate Attorney with 1-5 years of public finance and/or corporate securitization experience. Experience working with state and local governments, underwriters and banks in connection with tax-exempt and taxable financings is helpful. In the absence of public finance or corporate securitization experience, the successful candidate should have general corporate and/or real estate transactional experience.  

This position will work with partners, associates and clients in a very busy national public finance/securitization practice, involving a wide range of types of transactions and projects throughout the country, including:

  • Research of federal and state law, including the Internal Revenue Code, the federal securities laws and local bond law 
  • Preparation of transaction documents, including indentures, loan agreements and closing documents 
  • Preparation of underwriting documents, including offering documents, purchase agreements and disclosure certificates 
  • Interacting with and communicating with client representatives and negotiating with opposing counsel

Candidates must have: 

  • Excellent academic credentials 
  • Strong analytical skills and organizational skills 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. The drive to help shape and expand a growing practice 
  • The ability and confidence to work independently and demonstrate flexibility and desire to work in a diverse, fast-paced practice

Applicants can apply via our website: https://www.kutakrock.com/careers


 

NY Office Housing Bond Associate

Firm: Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP

Location: New York, NY

Deadline: It will remain open until the position is filled; early applications are encouraged.

Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP seeks an associate to join our single family and multifamily housing finance practice in our New York City office. We are a nine-office national law firm with a practice focused on financings addressing society's most pressing needs.  Experience the daily professional and personal satisfaction of knowing that your participation in complicated, innovative transactions (many designated ESGs) will be instrumental in providing housing to lower-income borrowers and tenants across the country.

You will work on challenging transactions employing cutting-edge financial products.  We are the nation's leading firm for sophisticated housing finance, and maintain this position through our unrelenting commitment to client service, professional excellence, integrity and collaborative issue-solving. We offer a collegial work setting, a problem-solving environment and extensive direct contact with clients and senior partners.

Candidates must have 0-4 years' experience, with 2+ years'; experience in Big Law or other experience in transaction law or securities law a plus, and be motivated self-starters with excellent communication skills, a commitment to ethics and professional excellence, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. New York bar admission, or pending bar admission, is required.

If you are looking for a unique opportunity to build a career in public finance, and a career perhaps more fulfilling than the typical large firm practice, we want to hear from you. Interested candidates should submit a resume, law school transcript and cover letter to bradafshar@hawkins.com.


Public Finance Attorney

Firm: Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP 

Location: Atlanta, GA

Deadline: It will remain open until the position is filled; early applications are encouraged.

The Atlanta office of Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP seeks an associate with at least three years of experience to join the Public Finance team. The ideal candidate will have an interest in the area of municipal finance, special district representation, affordable housing or land development. As well as a strong academic record, market experience, exceptional analytical and writing skills, and be a true team player. Georgia Bar membership is required. EEO/drug-free workplace/E-Verify participant/Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability.

APPLY: Click here to apply for this position. Job #02586 (If you wish to submit an application, this number will be necessary for your online submission.) If you have questions about this position or the application process, please contact Leslie Masterson, Regional Senior Manager of Lawyer Recruiting and Development. 

If you require accommodation or assistance applying, please contact Heidi Leathers, Regional Manager of Lawyer Recruiting & Development, 214.871.4672, and 1445 Ross Avenue, Suite 3700, Dallas, TX 75202-2799. When you contact Heidi Leathers, please identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. We will assist you promptly. 

Contact Information 
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP 
600 Peachtree Street, NE
Atlanta, GA 30308


Public Finance Attorney

Firm: DeCotiis, Fitzpatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP

Location: Paramus, NJ

Deadline: It will remain open until the position is filled; early applications are encouraged.


DeCotiis, Fitzpatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP, a law firm located in Northern New Jersey, has an immediate opportunity for a junior to mid level attorney to join its Public Finance and Redevelopment Practice Groups as an associate. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of three (3) years experience in public finance including analysis of tax issues relating to Section 103 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, and other transactional experience relating to, inter alia, the NJ Redevelopment and Local Housing Authority Law and Municipal Utility Authorities and County Improvement Authorities Laws. The successful candidate will represent municipalities, housing authorities, state and regional/local conduit financing entities and underwriters, lenders and borrowers in a wide range of financial transactions. Responsibilities include drafting documents, providing client advice and managing transactions from inception to closing. Candidates possessing strong corporate or other transactional experience who desire to transition to public finance are encouraged to apply. Training and mentoring will be provided.

All qualified candidates will be motivated self-starters and will have a strong academic background, be detail oriented and possess excellent research, writing, numerical, analytical and communication skills.  Candidates may include other information relevant to the position in their application. Preference will be given to candidates admitted in the State of New Jersey. Outstanding out of state candidates willing to seek admission to the New Jersey Bar will also be considered.

TO APPLY: Please forward by electronic mail a cover letter, resume, writing sample and law school transcript directly to co-managing partner, Joseph M. DeCotiis, Esq., at jdecotiis@decotiislaw.com and Frank Borin, Esq. at fborin@decotiislaw.com.


Public Finance Associate

Firm: Robinson+Cole

Location: Hartford, CT

Deadline: It will remain open until the position is filled. 

Robinson+Cole, an AM Law 200 Firm, seeks an attorney to join its Public Finance practice group in its Hartford, CT office. One of the first nationally recognized bond counsel firms in the country, Robinson+Cole has been listed in The Bond Buyer's Municipal Marketplace (Red Book) since the early 1940s and routinely ranks among the leaders, both nationally and regionally, as bond counsel and underwriters' counsel.

Qualified candidates will have two to five years of experience of representing state and municipal governments in the issuance of tax-exempt and other debt obligations, serving as bond counsel to issuers of general obligation bonds and notes, revenue bonds, tax credit bonds, lease financings, and conduit borrowings including experience drafting bond authorizations, negotiating indentures, advising clients on refunding transactions, arbitrage rebate liability, changes in use of bond-financed facilities, restructuring tax-exempt obligations due to financial distress, and guiding clients through Internal Revenue Service examinations of bond issues, and prior work experience in the banking or consumer finance fields is helpful but not required. Candidates should work well as part of a team and enjoy a fast-paced work environment. Admission to the Connecticut bar is required. Top academic and transactional credentials, excellent writing, research, negotiation, and communication skills also required.

Click here to apply, or by visiting our website at http://www.rc.com/careers/lawyers/lateral-hires.cfm. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and transcript to Lisa Vooys, Legal Recruiting Manager.


Public Finance Attorney

Firm: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Deadline: It will remain open until the position is filled. 

Dinsmore & Shohl, a prominent national law firm with over 725 attorneys in 29 cities, has an immediate opportunity available for a Public Finance Associate in the Cincinnati office.  Ideal candidates should have a minimum of 3 years of experience in public, municipal, or commercial finance. Responsibilities include serving as bond counsel, representing lenders, borrowers, and underwriters in a wide range of financial transactions, managing all levels of transactions through to closing, developing best practices, and utilizing all available resources to resolve legal issues and counsel clients.  If you have strong general tax, corporate, or transactional experience and are interested in transitioning to public finance, we also encourage you to apply. 

All candidates should have a strong academic background, be detail oriented, and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills. Preference will be given to candidates licensed to practice in Ohio, however, out of state candidates who are either willing to sit for the Ohio bar or eligible for admission in Ohio will be considered.

How to apply: Please send cover letter, resume, and transcript to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to dinsmore.legalrecruiting@dinsmore.com.


Public Finance Attorney

Firm: Foster Garvey P.C.

Location: Spokane, Seattle, WA or Portland, OR

Deadline: It will remain open until the position is filled. 

The law firm of Foster Garvey P.C. is seeking a junior or mid-level attorney to join its Municipal, Health and Housing Practice Group. This position will provide an opportunity to work with the firm's local government clients on municipal bond issues. A successful public finance practice requires long term training and mentorship, which Foster Garvey will provide.

Working with our 103 tax principals, the candidate's practice would focus on federal tax requirements and restrictions applicable to all kinds of tax-exempt obligations, including state and local bonds, qualified 501(c)(3) bonds, qualified small issue (industrial development) and exempt facility bonds. The position also includes general (non-tax) representations in public finance, including on governmental, 501(c)(3) and tax credit financings.

The successful candidate will have an LLM and background with public finance, municipal law or representing local governments in transactions or litigation. We will consider candidates with experience in revenant transactional practices (for example, real estate, securities, corporate finance or tax) that have a stated affinity for representing governments.

Candidates based in Seattle, WA, Spokane, or Portland, OR will be considered. This is an excellent opportunity for a hard-working, motivated, collegial individual.

Foster Garvey values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, political ideology, familial relationships, or status in any other legally protected group.

TO APPLY for this position with benefits including medical insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, competitive wages, and transportation subsidy, visit www.foster.com/careers and complete the online application and attach your resume and a cover letter.


Tax Associate

Firm: Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP

Location: New York, NY

Deadline: TBD

Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP, one of the country's most prominent public finance law firms, is seeking an LL.M. in taxation graduate to join the firm's tax department in its New York City office. The firm has a broad-based national public finance practice with eight offices across the country, working on some of the most sophisticated, complicated and high-profile financings for state and local governmental entities in the country. The successful candidate will join a tax department of lawyers who work closely with the security and finance lawyers in the Firm, as well as some of the most prominent investment bankers, financial advisors and government officials nationwide.

This is a partnership-tract position for a motivated, hard-working and successful associate. An undergraduate or master's degree in engineering, physics, mathematics and/or computer science, plus an excellent academic record, professional comportment, attention to detail, superior research and writing skills, and good inter-personal skills, are required. Admission and good standing in the New York bar are also required. The firm offers a collegial work setting, exposure to complex transactions, a team work approach, and affords the opportunity to become a national specialist in selected fields. This is an entry-level (up to 4 years relevant experience) position. Interested candidates may submit a cover letter, resume and transcript to Bonnie Radafshar at bradafshar@hawkins.com.


Public Finance Associate

Office: Pacifica Law Group LLP

Location: Seattle, WA

Deadline: It will remain open until the position is filled; early applications are encouraged.

We are looking for a motivated associate attorney to join our busy and growing public finance practice in Seattle, Washington. 

Pacifica's public finance practice consciously takes a team-based approach to client management and to each transaction. The successful candidate will be part of a group serving as bond counsel, underwriter's counsel, and disclosure counsel for a wide range of transactions, including governmental, multifamily and 501(c)(3) financings. This position provides opportunities for satisfying client contact and work on complex, interesting transactions that are influencing and shaping the Pacific Northwest.  

Requirements

We are looking for an associate with experience in public finance, municipal law or representing municipal agencies, but will also consider candidates with experience in a relevant transactional practice such as securities, corporate finance, real estate or tax law. Qualified candidates will be motivated self-starters and have top academic credentials. Superior written and oral communication skills, exceptional judgment, professionalism and interpersonal skills are also critical. Candidates must be admitted to practice, and ideally bar certified in the State of Washington.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change.

Apply at: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/469251/Pacifica-Law-Group-LLP/Public-Finance-Associate 


Attorney

Firm: Longino Public Finance LLC

Location: Denver, CO

Deadline: It will remain open until the position is filled. 

Longino Public Finance is a boutique public finance law firm based in exciting downtown Denver, Colorado. LPF seeks to hire an attorney with at least two years of experience to join a growing practice. LPF represents a variety of institutional clients nationwide in varied and unique transactions, including tax-exempt financings, refinancings and troubled credit workouts and restructurings.  

Qualified candidates will have a strong public finance or lending background with excellent academics and writing ability, experience working on complex, multi-party transactions and an interest in public finance. Candidates with bankruptcy experience are also welcome to apply.  

This position provides the opportunity to assist on every facet of every deal from beginning to end. While mentoring and collaboration are integral to a successful work environment, LPF does not wish to micromanage its lawyers and prefers to bring on a smart, kind and humble individual with uncompromising ethics and a focus on client service who gets excited about complex transactions and wants to be given an opportunity to flourish from a flexible platform. Compensation is expected to be competitive with larger firms in Denver, and the firm's compensation incentivizes attorneys with portable business.

Full time or part-time options are available for the right candidate. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Interested, qualified candidates should send a resume, cover letter and writing sample to office@longino.com. LPF will hire carefully as the firm wants its

lawyers to be with the firm for a long time.