Career Opportunities

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Note: To post a position here, please send the position description, including the application deadline, to womenlawyersofutah@gmail.com.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

District of Utah Bankruptcy Court  –  Temporary Law Clerk 

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Utah in Salt Lake City is seeking applicants for a temporary law clerk position. The position will work with all of the Bankruptcy Judges in the District of Utah. Interested applicants can view the job posting and application instructions at: https://www.utb.uscourts.gov/vacancies/temporary-law-clerk-08262019.

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Senior Counsel at Rakuten – Salt Lake City

Please see below link for details:

Rakuten

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Salt Lake Legal Defender Association – Felony Attorney

The largest public defense agency in Utah is looking to hire members of the Utah Bar who are self-directed, creative, client-centered, and passionate about defending our clients.   We seek attorneys with a diversity of experience, perspectives, and personalities.  Five years of criminal law trial experience is preferred.

Successful applicants can expect to handle a demanding caseload and should be prepared to write and argue a variety of motions, interact with a diverse clientele, become familiar with substance abuse and mental health issues, and enjoy trial work.

Interested attorneys should submit a cover letter and resume to Salt Lake Legal Defender Association at admin@sllda.com by September 20, 2019.

 

Salt Lake Legal Defender Association – Misdemeanor Attorney

The largest public defense agency in Utah is looking to hire members of the Utah Bar in good standing who are self-directed, creative, client-centered, and passionate about defending our clients and the fundamental rights guaranteed by the constitution. We seek attorneys with a diversity of experience, perspectives, and personalities.  While trial experience is a plus, our office offers robust professional development opportunities, including mentoring, internal training, and attendance at external CLEs.  Applicants can expect to handle a demanding caseload and should be prepared to write and argue a variety of motions, interact with a diverse clientele, become familiar with substance abuse and mental health issues, and have the opportunity to develop excellent trial skills. We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

Interested attorneys should submit a cover letter and resume to Salt Lake Legal Defender Association at admin@sllda.com by September 20, 2019.

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Dorsey & Whitney LLP – Corporate Associate

Dorsey & Whitney LLP is seeking a Corporate Associate with three to five years of experience to join the Salt Lake City office.  This associate will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of corporate transactions, including corporate governance, securities law, public company reporting, and capital raising, as well as mergers, acquisitions, and corporate restructurings.

Dorsey’s Corporate Group has decades of experience successfully completing hundreds of deals and billions in worldwide transactions. Our firm has ranked in the top 25 in U.S. M&A deals completed for over 20 years. With a solid understanding of transactions of all sizes and complexity, the 175+ members of Dorsey’s M&A Group help clients navigate and execute a full range of M&A deals that accomplish their strategic objectives. Dorsey’s Capital Markets team advises clients on the full range of public and private financings in the United States and key international financial centers. Our experience encompasses the complete spectrum of equity, debt and hybrid instruments. Our capital markets clients range from emerging companies, Fortune 500 seasoned issuers, and venture capital and private equity sponsors to the underwriting and advisory teams of investment banks.

Dorsey offers opportunities for advancement in a collegial and dynamic environment, with competitive salary and excellent benefits. We support and encourage the professional development and advancement of our lawyers through numerous CLE programs offered by Dorsey U, our internal professional development service. In your first year at Dorsey, you will be invited to attend two New Lawyer Training sessions specifically designed to teach you about our firm and our Corporate Practice Group.

Qualified candidates will have:

– Three to five years of corporate attorney experience, including substantial Capital Markets, securities, corporate governance and public company experience;

– Experience working for or with financial institutions;

– Experience working in the business/corporate group of a large law firm;

– Strong communication and writing skills; and

– Top academic credentials.

Utah bar admission preferred.

Dorsey values the strength that comes from a diverse and inclusive work environment. It contributes to the success of our people and our clients and enriches our experience. We believe that everyone should feel at home and part of our community. One of our greatest strengths is a friendly, cooperative culture that values and appreciates each individual. Dorsey has received external recognition for our welcoming workplace, including:

– Mansfield Rule Plus Certification (Diversity Lab)

– Best Law Firms for Women (National Association of Female Executives and Flex-Time Lawyers)

– 100% rating on the Corporate Equality Index (Human Rights Campaign)

– Gold Standard Certification (Women in Law Empowerment Forum)

– Top 100 Adoption-Friendly Workplace (Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption)

Dorsey & Whitney LLP is an EEO/AAP/Disabled Vets Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, military or veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.

About Dorsey

Clients have relied on the international law firm of Dorsey & Whitney LLP since 1912 as a trusted legal advisor and valued business partner. With locations across the United States as well as Canada, Europe and Asia, Dorsey provides an integrated, dedicated approach to its clients’ legal and business needs. Dorsey’s diverse client base includes more than one-third of Fortune 100 companies.

Our lawyers apply superb legal knowledge and skills with practical wisdom and a deep understanding of business and industry. We serve clients in nearly all industries, but focus on six key industries in which we have excellent depth and a history of achieving client success: Banking and Financial Institutions; Development and Infrastructure; Energy & Natural Resources; Food, Beverage & Agribusiness; Healthcare; and Technology.

Dorsey’s distinguished alumni include U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, noted law professor and scholar William Prosser and former U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale. Recognized for our dedication to community, Dorsey has met the ABA Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge every year since the Challenge began in 1993 by devoting more than 3% of billable hours to pro bono work.

How to Apply

Dorsey & Whitney LLP accepts online applications at http://www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs. We do not accept application materials by mail or email except as a reasonable accommodation for qualified disabled applicants. Individuals who are unable to use our online process due to a disability should call 612-492-5186.

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Durham Jones & Pinegar, P.C. – Attorney

Durham Jones & Pinegar, P.C., a prestigious 90+ attorney law firm, seeks an attorney to work in our downtown SLC, Utah office in the areas of civil rights defense, government entity defense, and complex criminal defense. Must be a motivated self-starter with strong research and writing skills and an impeccable work ethic. This is an outstanding opportunity for an individual who is interested in making contributions in a team setting, and working on interesting and challenging high-profile cases.

 Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Lorie E. Springer, HR Director, Durham Jones & Pinegar, resumes@djplaw.com

 D|J|P offers an outstanding work environment including competitive compensation and a robust benefits package.

 Employees are eligible to participate in D|J|P’s 401(k) plan from their date of hire, and for the following benefits on the first day of the month following one month of employment:

•           Medical and Dental Insurance

•           Life Insurance

•           Long-term Disability Insurance

 About Durham Jones & Pinegar:

Durham Jones & Pinegar is a leading law firm with offices in Salt Lake City, Lehi, Ogden, and St. George, Utah. The firm offers a wide range of legal services in more than 20 practice areas.

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Durham Jones & Pinegar, P.C. – Transaction Associate Attorney

Durham Jones & Pinegar, P.C. is seeking a mid-level transaction associate attorney for its Salt Lake City office. The ideal candidate will have 2-5 years of sophisticated experience in entity governance, financings, mergers & acquisitions and general business transactions.

In particular, candidates should have solid experience representing clients in all aspects of equity and debt financings, and mergers and acquisitions, as well as advising clients on compliance and general business matters. Additionally, candidates should have substantial experience related to:

• entity formation and the structuring of transactions,

• negotiating and drafting complex transaction documents,

• managing the due diligence process and transaction closings, and

• federal and state securities law filings.

Applicants should have strong prior experience with a major law firm, and possess superior academic credentials and excellent verbal, interpersonal, and communication skills.

Qualified candidates should e-mail resume, including salary history, to Lorie E. Springer, HR Director, Durham Jones & Pinegar, resumes@djplaw.com.

D|J|P offers an outstanding work environment including competitive compensation and a robust benefits package.

Employees are eligible to participate in D|J|P’s 401(k) plan from their date of hire, and for the following benefits on the first day of the month following one month of employment:

• Medical and Dental Insurance

• Life Insurance

• Long-term Disability Insurance

About Durham Jones & Pinegar:

Durham Jones & Pinegar is a leading law firm with offices in Salt Lake City, Lehi, Ogden, and St. George., Utah. The firm offers a spectrum of services in more than 20 practice areas.

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Salt Lake City Commercial Litigation Associate at Snell & Wilmer, LLP

Snell & Wilmer’s Salt Lake City office seeks an associate with one to five years of experience to join the preeminent litigation group in Utah. The successful candidate will play a significant role in case management, discovery, trials, arbitrations, and other evidentiary hearings. Salt Lake’s litigation group has an incredible clientele and is regularly engaged to represent businesses across the country. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to join a thriving national practice based out of Salt Lake City. Outstanding social skills, academic credentials and writing skills required.

Don’t miss this opportunity–apply here now!

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Associate Attorney at Parr Brown Gee & Loveless, PC

Parr Brown Gee & Loveless is a business-centered mid-sized law firm located in Salt Lake City, Utah that seeks a lateral attorney for its corporate, mergers and acquisitions, and securities group. Applicants should have 2-10 years of relevant law firm experience. The position involves working on M&A, debt financing, and investment transactions, as well as advising businesses with respect to general corporate/LLC issues and drafting general business agreements. Strong academic credentials preferred. If you are interested in applying, please send a resume to Laura Kennedy at lkennedy@parrbrown.com

 

 

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