Staff Attorney – Business Restructuring & Reorganization

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Title :

Staff Attorney – Business Restructuring & Reorganization

Location :

New York

Job Summary

Gibson Dunn is a leading global law firm, advising clients on significant transactions and disputes. Our exceptional teams craft and deploy creative legal strategies that are meticulously tailored to every matter, however complex or high-stakes. The firm’s work is distinguished by a unique combination of precision and vision.

Based in New York, the Staff Attorney will join the Business Restructuring & Reorganization practice group. The ideal candidate will be a big law attorney who wants to make a lifestyle change with a more predictable schedule. This role will not include any tracking or minimal billable hours requirement.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct document review with respect to finance/distressed finance and liability management transactions.
  • Create credit reviews/grids.
  • Conduct due diligence and review legal documentation.
  • Review finance documents, including credit reviews, loan agreements, indentures and security documents.
  • Contribute to business development activities including the creation of client pitches and proposals.
  • Assist in the preparation and maintenance of deal lists, and case studies and organize relevant department experience to use for business development.

Qualifications

  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a quick paced environment.
  • Must be proficient/advanced in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.

Experience

  • J.D. with a strong academic record is required.
  • Admission to the New York State Bar.
  • 7+ years of experience in financial restructuring, special situations, liability management, debt finance, and/or related practice areas.
  • Prior experience in a law firm environment.
  • Strong understanding of complex finance transactions, liability management exercises and debt restructuring processes.

 

Gibson Dunn will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of local law.

Compensation & Benefits:

The annual compensation range for this position is $390-450k. The salary offered within this range will depend upon qualifications and other operational considerations.

Benefits offered for this position include health care; retirement benefits; paid days off, including sick time, and vacation time; parental leave; basic life insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts; as well as discretionary, performance-based bonuses.

GIBSON DUNN & CRUTCHER LLP IS COMMITTED TO THE PRINCIPLES OF EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL PARTNERS, EMPLOYEES AND APPLICANTS AND, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE APPLICABLE FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS, DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF SEX, RACE, CREED, COLOR, RELIGION, MATRICULATION OR POLITICAL AFFILIATION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ALIENAGE OR CITIZENSHIP STATUS, ANCESTRY, AGE, MARITAL STATUS OR PARTNERSHIP STATUS, FAMILY RESPONSIBILITIES, DISABILITY, MEDICAL CONDITION, PERSONAL APPEARANCE, GENETIC INFORMATION, PREDISPOSING GENETIC CHARACTERISTICS, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, MILITARY STATUS, STATUS AS A VICTIM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, STALKING AND SEX OFFENSES, ARREST OR CONVICTION RECORD, OR ON ANY OTHER BASIS PROHIBITED BY LAW.