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Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

About Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP:

Cleary Gottlieb is a pioneer in globalizing the legal profession. Since 1946 our lawyers and staff have worked across practices, industries, jurisdictions and continents to provide clients with simple, actionable approaches to their most complex legal and business challenges, whether domestic or international. We support every client relationship with intellectual agility, commercial acumen and a human touch. We have a proven track record for serving with innovation. We are fluent in the many languages of local and global business. And we have achieved consistent success in multiple jurisdictions. Clients know Cleary for our signature approach to serving their needs: Skilled resolution of high-profile, complex legal and business challenges A sharp focus on the issues that matter most A commitment to addressing our clients' immediate needs and advancing their longer-term strategic goals One World, One Firm We have 16 offices in major financial centers around the world, but we operate as a single, integrated global partnership and not a U.S. firm with a network of overseas locations. All Cleary clients enjoy access to the full resources provided by our offices and lawyers worldwide. The firm employs approximately 1,300 lawyers from more than 50 countries. Cleary received Chambers and Partners' inaugural International Law Firm of the Year award, recognizing our global practice and our pioneering tradition of developing homegrown talent in the different countries where we operate. Clients We serve: International and national business organizations Financial institutions Sovereign governments and their agencies Nonprofits and community organizations Civil rights and human rights groups Partnership and Firm Culture Our firm's organization and governance emphasize democratic and participatory ideals. To promote the full application of Cleary's resources in the best service of our clients' needs, we operate on a seniority-based compensation system for all of our lawyers and we expect each partner to contribute equally to the firm's success. We strive to admit to our partnership lawyers with demonstrated qualities of character, leadership and intelligence, who have the proven legal skills that will enable them to contribute significantly to our practice over the long term. Over 40% of our partners are based outside of the United States. More than one-third of our partners have served in two or more Cleary offices. Approximately 90% of our current partners joined the firm as associates. Our partnership as a whole decides all important firm matters, including considering candidates for partnership, while committees of partners and counsel under the guidance of the managing partner conduct the day-to-day management of the firm. Our associates also actively participate in a number of important committees in various offices on a range of issues, including diversity, professional development and recruiting. Consistent with the vision of our founders, Cleary remains committed to building a community focused on openness, diversity, individuality and collegiality. Learn more about our firm's diversity initiatives here. The essence of the firm's culture is represented by our lawyers: talented and intellectually accomplished people of all nationalities, races and interests, who believe that the practice of law is a privilege that carries responsibility. Together we apply our legal knowledge for the benefit of those in need, dedicating a substantial amount of time and resources to pro bono legal work and other community activities. Learn more about Cleary's pro bono program here.

Office Description:

Opened at the firm's founding in 1946, Cleary Gottlieb's New York office is the nexus for many of our firm's financial matters, including but not limited to corporate transactions, major investigations and litigation. Approximately 600 lawyers in this location work in a wide range of general and highly focused practice areas to represent both U.S. and international clients. Reflecting the firm's overall commitment to creating a seamlessly interwoven legal practice, our New York office is not departmentalized by specialty. Many lawyers have had international experience, including rotations in one or more of our offices around the world; they are fluent in managing international transactions and dispute resolutions and collaborate easily with global colleagues. All our lawyers handle a wide variety of assignments and work cooperatively to share abilities across practices and jurisdictions.

Location and Practice Areas Wise Attorney Count:

Total Offices: 15

Total Attorneys: 1086

Total Practice Area wise Attorneys:

Practice Areas No. of Attorneys
Bankruptcy 10
Corporate 200
ERISA/Executive Compensation 9
IP 5
Litigation 135
Real Estate 20
Tax 29
Trusts and Estates 5

Practice Area Rankings by Region

Bavaria

Beijing

Brussel

District of Columbia

France (General)

Gorod Moskva

Keijo-fu

Latium

Lombardia

London

New York

Nordrhein-Westfalen

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Archived Job Openings

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Entry-level Corporate Associate Attorney

 

New York - New York City

New York City office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks entry-level corporate associate attorney. The candidate should be law student graduating in 2022. Law firm and transactional experience is a plus. Should sit for the New York State Bar. Legal

Handled by: Los Angeles

Mid-level Real Estate Associate Attorney

 

New York - New York City

New York City office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks mid-level real estate associate attorney with 2-4 years of transactional commercial real estate experience. The candidate should have a transactional commercial real estate background, with experience working on complex, multi-party financing transactions and equity investments.... Legal

Handled by: Los Angeles

Skills Real Estate

Corporate and Real Estate Associate Attorney

 

New York - New York City

New York City office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks corporate and real estate associate attorney with 1 year of experience. The candidate should preferably have law firm and transactional experience. Must be admitted to the New York State Bar. Legal

Handled by: Los Angeles

Mid-level Private Funds Associate Attorney

 

New York - New York City

New York City office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks mid-level private funds associate attorney with 4+ years of experience representing Private Fund sponsors and LPs in fund formation. The candidate will serve in all aspects of private funds, including fundraising, co-investments, secondary transactions, and other fund-related m.... Legal

Handled by: Los Angeles

Corporate Associate Attorney

 

New York - New York City

New York City office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks associate attorney 2+ years of experience performing legal research of complex corporate and international law issues on behalf of an international law firm. The candidate will analyze complex legal issues and draft and review legal documents (including term sheets, disclosure .... Legal

Handled by: Los Angeles

Entry level Corporate Associate Attorney

 

New York - New York City

New York City office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks entry level associate attorney. The candidate should preferably have law firm and transactional experience. Must be admitted to the New York State Bar. Legal

Handled by: Los Angeles

Private Funds Associate Attorney

 

New York - New York City

New York City office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a private funds associate attorney preferably with law firm experience. The candidate should also have excellent credentials with transactional experience being a plus. Should be willing to be admitted to the New York State Bar. Legal

Handled by: Los Angeles

Private Clients Staff Attorney

 

New York - New York City

New York City office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks private clients staff attorney preferably with 3-5 years of trusts and estates experience. The candidate will be responsible for estate and trust administration and basic estate planning including the preparation of probate and administration proceeding papers, estate administr.... Legal

Handled by: Los Angeles

Mid-level Capital Markets Associate Attorney

 

New York - New York City

New York City office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks mid-level capital markets associate attorney with 3-6 years of experience. The candidate should have extensive experience running deals as the lead associate, and be admitted to the New York Bar. Legal

Handled by: Los Angeles

M&A Due Diligence Attorney

 

New York - New York City

New York City office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks m&a due diligence attorney with 1+ year of experience. The candidate will be working on M&A due diligence work, initially. Will be summarizing documents for M&A due diligence (large-cap and middle market buy-side), including summarizing the following types of documents: custome.... Legal

Handled by: Los Angeles