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Posted May 16

Midlevel Corporate Associate

K&L Gates LLP
Seattle, WA Full Time

At K&L Gates, we are looking for smart, imaginative and hard-working people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas to join us. Perhaps our search for talented visionaries and your search for important and impactful work lead to the same place.

We are seeking a mid-level associate to join the corporate practice in our dynamic Seattle office. The ideal candidate will have between 4 and 7 years of strong M&A experience, particularly in mid-market work, and be able to manage deals independently. Specific job duties include: (i) drafting merger closing documents, including shareholder consents, appointment of directors, minutes, and due diligence documentation; (ii) drafting corporation formation documents, such as bylaws, articles of incorporation and articles of formation; (iv) drafting and reviewing required annual filings for public companies; (iv) reviewing contracts and corporate documents ; (v) communicating with corporate and private company clients in relation to legal requirements, diligence inquiries and other matters; (vi) identifying potential issues arising from contractual and legal obligations that come into conflict with proposed transactions; (vii) reviewing, analyzing, and concisely summarizing the implications of complex corporate structures and the implications of mergers, acquisitions, or other restructurings; and (viii) organizing, managing and reviewing attorney due diligence review, inquiries, and document summaries associated with acquisitions and mergers of public and private companies of various sizes.

Candidates must be self-starters who possess the ability to work independently and as part of a team. We require strong academic credentials, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to providing the highest quality client service. Candidates will work closely with experienced lawyers who will provide active mentoring and opportunities to assume increasing levels of responsibility and client contact.

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