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Private Equity Associate – New York

Ice Miller LLP embraces a work environment that is collaborative, welcoming, and focused on growth. To maintain our culture, we are committed to building an inclusive workplace where talented attorneys from all backgrounds serve our clients, focus on professional development, and perform to their highest potential. With offices in Columbus, Indianapolis, Chicago, DuPage County, Illinois, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our attorneys and professional staff are among the most talented in the country.
 
We are seeking private equity attorneys with 3 to 6 years of law firm experience. Successful candidates will work with our Private Equity team in New York representing middle market and lower middle market private equity funds, private debt funds, SBICs, BDCs, family offices and independent sponsors in their investment strategies, including leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, senior and mezzanine debt financings, structured equity investments, growth capital transactions, early and late stage private equity investments and secondary transactions. Candidates also must have excellent written and oral communication skills, a team oriented mentality, and be a motivated self-starter with strong law school credentials and references.

In this position you will:
•    Receive training opportunities with growing levels of responsibility.
•    Gain experience in both equity and debt side of private equity transactions.
•    Collaborate across practice groups and across offices.
•    Have opportunities for advancement in a collegial environment.
•    Work in a small office atmosphere with the resources of an AM Law 200 firm.
•    Engage in business development activities.

The ideal candidate will:
•    Have experience with private equity transactions and interacting directly with clients.
•    Have an undergraduate degree in business.
•    Have excellent law school and undergraduate credentials and references.
•    Excel in a team environment.
•    Demonstrate a keen interest in developing and implementing relationship building skills both internally and externally.
•    Have experiences that prepare them to work with attorneys, staff and clients from cultures and backgrounds different from their own.
•    Be highly motivated and a self-starter.
•    Possess strong business acumen.
•    Be flexible and able to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
•    Have excellent written and oral communication, as well as analytical skills.
•    Have working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

Our attorneys enjoy:
•    Quality benefit programs.
•    Workplace flexibility.
•    One-on-One career coaching and professional development opportunities.

Please include: a resume listing all significant and relevant experiences, cover letter, law school and undergraduate transcripts, references and a writing sample.
For questions and search firm submissions, please contact Director of Attorney Recruiting, Debbie Atlas.

Ice Miller is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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