We seek an attorney with at least 2-3 years of significant experience practicing in emerging companies and venture capital transactions to join our Business and Transactions Department and reside in our Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. or New York offices. Qualified candidates will have experience in venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, technology transactions, licensing and corporate governance. Experience with private equity transactions and/or public company securities law compliance is a plus. Successful candidates will have experience leading all phases of transactions, as well as stellar academic credentials and superior writing and communication skills. Active license in the location for which you wish to be considered is preferred.
Our Business and Transactions Department has a regional and national practice involving public and private companies and nonprofit organizations, including private equity funds, financial institutions, investment companies, sports and other franchises, public utilities, and hospitals and health services. Our clients include companies engaged in technology; life sciences, including pharmaceutical and medical device; manufacturing and service functions; energy; retail; telecommunications; and software.
Ballard Spahr LLP is a more than 600 lawyer firm with 15 offices across the U.S. and is committed to ensuring diversity in its workplace, and candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
The health, safety and well-being of our Ballard community is a top priority. Therefore, all lawyers and staff are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. We believe this is the most prudent position to take in order to meet our obligation to provide as safe of a workplace as possible. The firm will provide exemptions and accommodations for medical and religious reasons consistent with applicable law.
- Ability to sit for long periods of time. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Push, pull and lift up to 40 pounds. Intermittent standing, walking, bending and stooping. Typing ability for the use of a personal computer.
- The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary functions.
This Job Description describes the general content and requirements for the position. It is not an exhaustive statement of the essential functions, responsibilities, or requirements of the job; they may change from time to time and are dictated by the needs of the firm and the managers to whom the employee will report. Employment is at will. Ballard Spahr may change the functions and responsibilities of the position at any time, and it may reassign the employee to another department in its sole discretion.