At Nixon Peabody, our priority is to attract, retain, and promote talented individuals from a wide range of racial, ethnic, social, economic, religious, and personal backgrounds, genders and sexual orientations. Therefore, we encourage talented individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.
Our Business and Finance Department is seeking to hire a non-partner track department attorney to provide services with respect to contracts, policies, compliance and risk management functions, primarily to one large client, but supporting other clients on an as-needed basis. The successful candidate can be based in any NP office. Attorneys seeking a remote, flexible, or alternative arrangement are also encouraged to apply.
NP is an industry leader in corporate transactions. Our firm has over 200 business lawyers who work together to handle the full range of mergers, sales, acquisitions, investments, joint ventures, licensing, and strategic transactions for both private and public clients – from structure and strategy to negotiation and documentation.
Location: Albany, NY; Boston, MA; Buffalo, NY; Chicago, IL; Jericho, NY; Los Angeles, CA; Manchester, NH; New York, NY; Providence, RI; Rochester, NY; San Francisco, CA; Washington, DC; Remote, US
The ideal candidate will have at least three to five years of experience in a law firm or equivalent environment and three to five years of experience in procurement and contract management and negotiation. Responsibilities will include preparing, revising, negotiating and processing routine commercial contracts, commenting on confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements, and lease negotiations and renewals. Additional key responsibilities will include document management, helping to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, designing, implementing and improving policies and procedures, and delivering in-house legal training, as needed – all with the support of other Nixon Peabody attorneys. Demonstrated corporate governance experience and knowledge, management skills, and effective use of oral and written communication, are important skills.
Nixon Peabody LLP is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Disability / Female / Gender Identity / Minority / Sexual Orientation / Veteran. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
To comply with Federal law, Nixon Peabody participates in E-Verify. All newly-hired employees are verified through this electronic system established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to confirm their identity and employment eligibility. Please refer to the Notice of E-Verify Participation and the Right to Work posters on the Nixon Peabody Careers page for more information.
All applicants for employment with NP, unless they receive an approved exemption as an accommodation for a medical issue or sincerely held religious belief, must be “Up to Date” with respect to their COVID-19 vaccinations by their hire date. “Up to Date” currently means that the applicant has completed the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech primary vaccine series, plus a booster vaccine, if eligible, or the Johnson & Johnson Janssen one dose primary vaccine, plus a booster vaccine, if eligible.