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Chicago

Entry-Level/Junior Employee Benefits/Executive Compensation Associate Tax and Estates
Chicago

Job Number: 1

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer is seeking an entry-level/junior associate to join the Employee Benefits/Executive Compensation team in our Chicago office. Ideal applicants have a record of outstanding academic achievement, superior writing and analytical skills, relevant work experience, participation in law review, journals, clinical legal work, and/or extracurricular activities, and a demonstrated interest in ERISA and executive compensation work.  Law students currently in their final year of law school will be considered.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer's Employee Benefits/Executive Compensation  practice brings a multidisciplinary approach to solving our clients' problems, with our lawyers having deep experience not only with ERISA and tax law aspects of compensation and benefits programs, but also with corporate, securities, and employment law aspects that often are key to developing comprehensive solutions.

We have a long tradition of advising a diverse client base that includes publicly held corporations, privately held corporations, financial institutions, partnerships and limited liability companies (including private equity funds and hedge funds), and not-for-profit entities.

Our employee benefits and executive compensation attorneys work with clients on a wide range of  matters. We provide advice on the tax code's rules governing executive compensation; the compensation and benefits aspects of mergers, acquisitions, and bankruptcies; fiduciary duty and prohibited transaction rules under ERISA; tax-qualified plans; and plan terminations.

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London

London International Abritration Clerkship
London

Job Number: 751

The London office of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is pleased to invite applicants for clerkship roles in the International Arbitration group. 

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer's International Arbitration group is one of the largest and most experienced in the world, as highlighted in Chambers USA, Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, The Legal 500 US, The Legal 500 UK, Global Arbitration Review, International Legal Alliance Summit, and US News & World Report, among other publications.  Our group acts as counsel on international commercial arbitrations and investor-State arbitrations, representing both Sovereign States and investors, and is made up of a diverse mix of lawyers from a range of cultural and legal backgrounds.

Our London group is looking to engage motivated lawyers and law students who are interested in pursuing a career in international arbitration.  The program offers clerks the chance to work on market-leading arbitrations with a market-leading team, assisting counsel in preparing robust cases for determination by international tribunals.  Arbitration clerks will be paid a competitive salary and awarded a (non-renewable) three or six-month contract. 

Applicants for the International Arbitration Clerkship should have graduated from a law degree (or have completed the requisite steps to graduate), and although post-graduate qualifications and an academic or working knowledge of arbitration are an advantage, these are not required.  Applicants must be fluent in written and spoken English, and fluency in other languages is an advantage.  Applicants must have the right to live and work in the United Kingdom. 

Applicants for the Clerkship program should send a cover letter (the cover letter should indicate on what basis the applicant has the right to live and work in the United Kingdom), resume, and law school transcripts to the London Clerkship Committee. Should candidates wish to ask any questions before applying, they are encouraged to contact Sandra Felmingham at Sandra.Felmingham@apks.com.

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Los Angeles

Environmental/Consumer Litigation Associate Environmental
Los Angeles

Job Number: 1021

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer is seeking an associate to join the Environmental and Litigation Practice Groups in California. Qualified candidates must have a minimum of two years of experience in consumer products litigation and counseling involving issues such as California Proposition 65, consumer class actions, claim substantiation, and California product regulatory issues. All applicants should have excellent communication skills, academic credentials, and references. CA Bar membership is required.

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New York

Real Estate Associates Real Estate
New York

Job Number: 920

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer is seeking associates for the Real Estate Practice Group in the New York office.

Qualified candidates for this position must have a minimum of two years’ experience working on transactions involving real estate matters. All applicants should have excellent academic credentials and references.

Candidates must currently be licensed to practice law in New York.

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San Francisco

Environmental/Consumer Litigation Associate Environmental
San Francisco

Job Number: 1019

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer is seeking an associate to join the Environmental and Litigation Practice Groups in California. Qualified candidates must have a minimum of two years of experience in consumer products litigation and counseling involving issues such as California Proposition 65, consumer class actions, claim substantiation, and California product regulatory issues. All applicants should have excellent communication skills, academic credentials, and references. CA Bar membership is required.

Currently, we are not accepting submissions from search firms for this opening.

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Silicon Valley

Environmental/Consumer Litigation Associate Environmental
Silicon Valley

Job Number: 1020

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer is seeking an associate to join the Environmental and Litigation Practice Groups in California. Qualified candidates must have a minimum of two years of experience in consumer products litigation and counseling involving issues such as California Proposition 65, consumer class actions, claim substantiation, and California product regulatory issues. All applicants should have excellent communication skills, academic credentials, and references. CA Bar membership is required.

Currently, we are not accepting submissions from search firms for this opening.

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Washington, DC

Foreign Attorney Litigation
Washington, DC

Job Number: 875 

As part of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer's Foreign Attorney Program, our Washington, DC office is seeking foreign attorneys (including LLM applicants) fluent in Korean, with strong writing skills in both Korean and English languages, to work with our International Trade group in a temporary position to last approximately six months.  The international trade practice includes antidumping, countervailing duty, WTO, and customs cases, among others.   

Through the Foreign Attorney Program, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer seeks to develop mutually advantageous relationships with attorneys in countries around the world. Candidates will have at a minimum, bar membership in the foreign attorney's home country and preferably the addition of an ABA accredited LLM program from a US law school.  All applicants should have excellent academic credentials and references.



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Junior Life Sciences and Healthcare Regulatory Associate Life Sciences and Healthcare Regulatory
Washington, DC

Job Number: 979

The Washington office is seeking a junior life sciences and healthcare regulatory associate with a minimum of one year of experience at a law firm working with a variety of life sciences and healthcare clients in a wide range of matters.  Comparable government experience might partly substitute for firm experience. 

The Life Sciences and Healthcare Regulatory Group handles cutting edge, high-profile matters in the fraud and abuse, FDA, and pharmaceutical pricing areas, including working on precedent-setting litigation and internal investigations, as well as commenting on key rulemakings.  We provide regular counseling in these areas to large and small pharmaceutical and medical device company clients. 

Our dynamic life sciences and healthcare regulatory practice provides the opportunity for an associate to work with a wide range of life sciences and healthcare companies, including manufacturers and providers, on counseling, business strategy, litigation, and transactional matters that involve regulatory issues.

Qualified candidates for this position must have strong research, writing and analytic skills; and an ability to work independently and creatively, as well as an ability to work successfully as part of a team.  Candidates should have a strong understanding of the central areas of law and administrative practice of key interest to life sciences and healthcare provider and manufacturer clients.  All applicants should have excellent academic credentials and references.

Candidates must currently be licensed, or currently eligible to become licensed, to practice in Washington, DC.

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Junior to Mid-Level Real Estate Associate Real Estate
Washington, DC

Job Number: 972

The Washington office is seeking a junior to mid-level associate for the Real Estate Practice Group. 

With over 45 lawyers across the firm’s U.S. offices, the Real Estate Practice Group is involved in a wide range of transactions, including development, equity financing, debt financing, purchases and sales, public/private partnerships and leasing.

The Real Estate Practice Group in the Washington, DC office includes 15 lawyers and is ranked in the highest tier by Chambers.  The primary focus of the group is representing real estate developers, owners, users and institutions in the Washington metropolitan region in transactions involving large-scale commercial, residential, hotel and mixed-use projects.

Qualified candidates for this position must have a minimum of one year of experience working on transactions involving real estate development, financing and/or leasing matters.  All applicants should have excellent academic credentials and references.

Candidates must currently be licensed, or currently eligible to become licensed, to practice in Washington, DC.

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