Our Project Finance Group seeks to hire an associate with 2-5 years of project finance experience to join any of our 15 offices nationwide (with a particular interest in candidates open to our Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore or Washington, D.C. offices). The team represents both banks/lenders, as well as, major developers/borrowers, and focuses on renewable energy transactions. The right candidate will have grounding in project finance documentation, whether or not focused on the energy sector, and/or tax equity experience. Experience having closed transactions is very important. Ballard gives significant responsibility to young associates, with substantial client contact and a fundamental emphasis on teamwork. The firm also encourages involvement of associates in marketing and business development, allowing for personal interaction with clients and the energy industry at conferences and in other settings. Active bar license in the location for which you wish to be considered is preferred.
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.
Ballard Spahr offers an excellent benefits package which includes medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage; life insurance, short and long-term disability; 401(k) retirement savings plan with a firm contribution and match; and a generous paid time off program. Additional benefits provided are health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts, and a health savings account; firm subsidized emergency child and elder care services; family and medical leave; employee assistance program; and a pre-tax transportation program. The base salary for this position will range from $112,500 – $280,000 depending upon experience and location.
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.