Lateral Tax Associate Attorney Job in Washington, DC Near Me - 329020 |

Lateral Tax Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location District of Columbia - Washington

Job ID 6RO2329020

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 3 - Max. 6 Years

Ranking 5 : Mostly Large Business $$$$$

Estimated Salary Highest Salary Band in this Market

Practice Areas Tax - M&A and TransactionsTax - General

2024-03-27 00:51:47

A law firm in Washington, DC is seeking a talented Lateral Tax Associate Attorney with a solid understanding of the technical aspects of tax law, including strong research abilities. The ideal candidate will have experience in strategic and private equity M&A transactions, capital markets (including spin-offs and IPOs), investment fund formation, and/or real estate matters (including REITs). Exceptional writing, oral communication, and analytical skills are essential, along with top academic credentials and a creative mindset to tackle complex tax issues.



  • Provide legal counsel and support on various tax-related matters, including strategic and private equity M&A transactions.
  • Conduct thorough research on tax law issues and provide insightful analysis and recommendations.
  • Assist in structuring and negotiating tax aspects of capital market transactions, such as spin-offs and IPOs.
  • Advise clients on tax implications of investment fund formation and real estate matters, including REITs.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to address tax-related issues in client matters.
  • Draft and review legal documents, including tax opinions, memoranda, and agreements.
  • Stay updated on changes in tax laws and regulations to provide proactive legal counsel.



  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the State Bar and eligibility to practice law in DC.
  • 3-6 years of experience in tax law, preferably with a focus on strategic and private equity M&A transactions, capital markets, investment fund formation, or real estate matters.
  • Strong understanding of tax law principles and regulations.
  • Outstanding writing, oral communication, and analytical skills.
  • Top academic credentials from a reputable law school.
  • Ability to think creatively and solve complex tax issues effectively.



  • Comprehensive understanding of tax law principles.
  • Strong research and analytical abilities.
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams.
  • Creative problem-solving skills.
  • Attention to detail and commitment to delivering high-quality work.

This Vault 50 leading international law firm has been consistently ranked among the world's top law firms in industry surveys and major publications. Associates emphasize the firm's flexibility and the ability to work on cutting-edge, high-stakes matters with brilliant attorneys, as well as the ability to advise clients on some of today's most complex and significant matters. Associates described the firm as laid back and a BigLaw paradise. Associates are drawn to the firm's impressive reputation and headline hitting cases. One associate remarked at how happy he noticed attorneys working at this firm were. Junior attorneys obtain experience in document review and drafting, motion drafting, appellate brief drafting, first-chairing depositions, and working on memoranda for major clients. The firm is distinctively positioned in today's global marketplace and offers unparalleled, innovative thinking for clients with the most challenging needs. The attorneys at this firm aspire to handle all matters as partners with their clients. The firm leads retreats across its offices, allowing great networking opportunities. The firm also emphasizes a strong diversity and pro bono on its attorneys.

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