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(CA) Palo Alto, Corporate Associate - Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity - Morrison & Foerster


We are growing our Corporate Practice Group in the Palo Alto office.  Associate opportunity available for a mid-level attorney. 

Our ideal future colleague will be a high performer, with 2 - 6 years of significant experience in mergers & acquisitions and/or private equity matters:
  • Adept in handling domestic and cross-border transactions, on both the buy and sell-side, in private and public transactions
  • Possess a solid understanding of complex structural and corporate issues pertaining to acquisitions, divestitures, strategic alliances, spin-offs, carve-outs, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, and tender offers
A professional background exhibiting the following qualities is highly attractive:
  • Experience working in a premier Mergers & Acquisitions practice
  • Exercise sound legal and business knowledge in working on a broad spectrum of cases and counseling clients with respect to ongoing matters
  • Ability to concisely and effectively communicate complex matters in oral and written form is a must
  • Innovative and forward thinking that complements excellent problem solving skills in the management of business and legal matters
  • A strong work ethic, excellent leadership skills, team player attitude and action-oriented interest in taking on increased levels of responsibility for transactions will add to your success on our team
  • Commitment to delivering excellent client service in a team environment
  • Outstanding research and analytical skills are imperative
  • Bar Admission in California is preferred but, not a deal breaker
  • Familiarity with venture backed targets a plus but not required