Staff Attorney, Capital Markets
Employment Type: Full-Time
Shearman & Sterling seeks to hire a Staff Attorney in our Menlo Park office to support our general corporate practice. The Staff Attorney will work with our lawyers and staff on drafting and reviewing customer contracts, venture transaction documentation and other important projects critical to our client service.
Candidates are required to have a J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school, and must be admitted to practice, in good standing, in the State of California.
Candidates should have at least 2 years of experience. A broad-based skill set, including exposure to customer contracts and general corporate matters is a plus. The ideal candidate would be a former associate from a peer law firm capital markets/corporate practice who is looking to transition to a more flexible work situation or to re-enter the market on a more flexible basis.
During employment, Staff Attorneys will continue to meet Continuing Legal Education requirements, CA bar admission, and may participate in the firm's in-house training programs.
The firm seeks candidates with demonstrated academic and professional achievement, commitment to excellence, and ability to provide effective and reliable legal services to clients and supervising lawyers.
While Staff Attorneys will not have a billable hour requirement, it is expected that they will be available to work during evenings and on weekends as may be required. A remote work option will be considered.