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Associate (DC) - Antitrust

The Washington office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP is seeking to hire a an associate for our antitrust practice. The ideal candidate will have 2-5 years of relevant work experience as well as excellent credentials.


Mid-Level Associate - Bankruptcy/Restructuring

The New York office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP is seeking to hire a mid-level associate for our Bankruptcy/Restructuring Practice. The ideal candidate will have 3-4 years of relevant work experience including clerkship experience and familiarity with both in-court and out-of-court restructurings as well as excellent credentials.


Mid-Level Associate - Debt Finance

The New York office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP is seeking to hire an associate for our Debt Finance Practice. The ideal candidate will have 3-6 years of relevant work experience, the ability to manage complex borrower-side financing lending transactions for high grade and/or leveraged borrowers, as well as excellent credentials.


Staff Attorney - Private Clients

Lawyers in the firm’s private clients practice appreciate our clients’ complex and highly personalized needs. We help our clients protect and administer family wealth and plan for the transmission of wealth to family members and charities. The firm prides itself on the ability to provide sophisticated but practical tax advice integrated into sensitive, confidential estate plans reflective of our clients’ family, charitable and business objectives.

Our practice includes:

  • Estate and tax planning
  • Administration of trusts and estates
  • Family businesses
  • Premarital and marital agreements
  • Family law – separation and divorce
  • Family disputes
  • Planning for retirement and disability
  • Private investments
  • Transactions involving residential real estate, art, boats and aircraft
  • Family charities and charitable giving

Job Responsibilities: Estate and trust administration and basic estate planning - including the preparation of probate and administration proceeding papers, estate administration including  collection and valuation of assets, payment of debts and bequests, preparation and filing of federal and state estate tax returns, preparation of informal estate and trust accountings, administration of ongoing trusts, including distribution requests, income tax payments, review of Form 1041’s prepared by outside accountants, preparation of receipt and release agreements, fiduciary appointments and tax planning, preparation of basic estate planning documents such as wills and trusts.  As the candidate’s experience grows the responsibilities of the job will also expand.

Required Qualifications: The ideal candidate should have 3-5 years of trusts and estates experience and be comfortable with using math and excel. Must have a  J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school and be admitted to the New York Bar.