(CA) Palo Alto, Private Equity Focused Senior Attorney - Cooley
Description:Cooley is looking for a Senior Associate or Special Counsel with 6+ years of Private Equity and M&A experience, including familiarity with general corporate/securities work for high profile portfolio companies. Ideal candidates should have excellent drafting, writing and analytical skills, strong attention to detail, organizational, verbal, interpersonal and project management skills. Extensive experience in drafting and negotiating purchase and merger agreements and other ancillary transaction documents, supervising junior associates, and otherwise meeting the day-to-day requirements of private equity fund and portfolio company clients is expected. The ideal candidate would also play a primary role as corporate counsel to private equity-owned portfolio companies. Our private equity fund clients include high-growth special situation funds and other technology focused buy-out funds. As such, the ideal candidate will have good business and strategic judgment and play a lead role as an extension of the client business teams working in a team-orientated and dynamic environment. Excellent academic credentials and prior large firm experience required.