Kutak Rock LLP's Denver office is seeking a corporate associate attorney to provide support to our corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions practice. The attorney will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of transactions for emerging companies, mergers and acquisitions, corporate formation and governance, and equity financings. The successful candidate will join Kutak’s well-established Denver corporate working group, work closely with senior partners, and have the opportunity to assume significant deal responsibility.
Qualified candidates will have the following:
- Up to three years (or more) of experience involving corporate transactions and financings;
- Additional experience in any of the following areas: securities, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, partnerships/LLCs, commercial transactions, taxation;
- Strong drafting and negotiating experience, teamwork skills, and the ability and desire to manage some components of deals independently;
- Top academic credentials; and
- Admitted in Colorado
LLM preferred, but not required.
Kutak Rock offers competitive compensation and benefits, opportunities for training and career development, and a firm culture that highly values client service and relationships, inclusiveness and diversity, integrity and fairness, and innovation. Kutak Rock’s collegial atmosphere and distinctive culture fosters loyalty not typically found in other firms, and many of our attorneys and professional staff cite an open, progressive culture and supportive environment as reasons for their long tenures with the firm. Attorneys will discover a diverse environment where they are empowered and entrusted to do the right thing and a model where they are recognized and rewarded for their contributions and dedication.
Kutak Rock has been recognized as a national leader in fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment including:
- 100% rating on the Corporate Equality Index (Human Rights Campaign).
- A Law360 “Ceiling Smasher” placing fourth nationally among firms with 251-600 attorneys nationally.
- Mansfield Certification Plus (Diversity Lab).
- Gold Standard Certification (Women in Law Empowerment Forum).
- The “Tipping the Scales” Award” from The Diversity and Flexibility Alliance.
Starting salary for this position will range from $135,000 to $145,000. Associates are eligible to participate in Kutak Rock’s associate bonus program, subject to the program’s conditions and restrictions.
Kutak Rock Benefits include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, and Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance. Flexible Spending Plan. Health Savings Account. Profit-Sharing and 401(k) Retirement benefits. Paid Holidays and Vacation. Employee Assistance Program. Back-Up Care. Domestic Partner Benefits. Commuting Benefits. Some of the foregoing benefits include Employer/Employee cost sharing.
No agencies please.
Kutak Rock LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse working environment and to principles that promote inclusive practices. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, domestic partner status, pregnancy, caregiver status, gender stereotyping, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, AIDS/HIV status, handicap or disability, or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran, or any other legally protected category. The firm will provide reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Applicants requiring accommodation in the job application process should contact the Human Resources Department at 402-346-6000 or by emailing HRDepartment@KutakRock.com.
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