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Labor and Employment Practice Group

Labor & Employment Associate - Los Angeles

Thompson Coburn is seeking an attorney with 2-4 years of employment litigation experience to join its Los Angeles office. The ideal candidate will have employment counseling and employment litigation experience, strong analytical and writing skills, and the ability to function both independently and within a team environment. Traditional labor expertise is preferred but not required.

The Firm welcomes applicants who are self-starters, comfortable with client interaction and seeking career development and advancement opportunities. Candidates should be licensed to practice in California.

The salary range for this position in our Los Angeles office is $190,000-$210,000. Actual salary will vary and may be above or below the range based on relevant skills, training and other job-related factors. The range listed is just one part of Thompson Coburn’s total compensation and benefits package for associates, which includes productivity and discretionary bonuses; life, health, accident and disability insurance; and a 401(k) plan.

This position is open to recruiters.

To apply for this position,  click here to submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts and writing sample.

Labor & Employment Associate - New York

Thompson Coburn is seeking an attorney with 4-6 years of employment litigation experience to join its New York office. The ideal candidate will have significant employment litigation and counseling experience, strong analytical and writing skills, and the ability to function both independently and within a team environment. Traditional labor expertise is preferred but not required. The Firm welcomes applicants who are self-starters, comfortable with client interaction and seeking career development and advancement opportunities. Candidates should be licensed to practice in New York.

The salary range for this position in our New York office is $210,000-$240,000. Actual salary will vary and may be above or below the range based on relevant skills, training and other job-related factors. The range listed is just one part of Thompson Coburn’s total compensation and benefits package for associates, which includes productivity and discretionary bonuses; life, health, accident and disability insurance; and a 401(k) plan.

This position is open to recruiters.

To apply for this position,   click here to submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts and writing sample.

Private Client Practice Group

Private Client Associate - Chicago

Thompson Coburn LLP is seeking an associate attorney with 3-6 years of estate planning experience to join its Private Client practice group in the Chicago office. Ideal candidates will have experience with sophisticated estate planning matters including gift, estate, and related income tax planning, estate and trust administration, charitable planning and family business succession planning. Experience preparing gift, estate and/or fiduciary income tax returns is a plus.

The position requires strong academic credentials and excellent analytical and writing skills. In addition, candidates must have the ability to function both independently and within a team. The ability to establish, develop and maintain long-term relationships enabling client development and networking is essential.

This position is not open to recruiters.

To apply for this position, click here to submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts and writing sample.

 

Product Liability Practice Group

Litigation Associate - St. Louis

Thompson Coburn is seeking an attorney with complex litigation experience to join it’s St. Louis office. Current 3Ls and people with up to 5 years of experience are eligible to apply. The ideal candidate will have a track record of professional success, strong critical thinking skills, and a desire to work in a team environment.  Federal court, or other complex litigation experience, is preferred. The Firm welcomes applicants who are self-starters, comfortable with client interaction and seeking career development and advancement opportunities.  Candidates should be licensed to practice in Missouri.

This position is open to recruiters.

To apply for this position, click here to submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts and writing sample.

Tax Credits Practice Group

Commercial Finance Associate - St. Louis

Thompson Coburn is seeking an attorney with a minimum of 5 years of experience in the drafting, negotiation and closing of commercial lending transactions, with a firm understanding of issues involved in Article 9 secured transactions and meaningful experience in drafting and negotiating intercreditor agreements. Experience with tax-advantaged financing, various tax credits, real estate and/or mergers and acquisitions is preferred but not required.

The practice is an active and diverse commercial finance practice with a focus on tax-credit subsidized equity and debt financings. Transactions are multi-faceted, often involving public/private partnerships with two or more sources of debt financings and multiple equity investors. The successful candidate will be an outgoing self-starter who can quickly take an active role in the documentation, management and closing of these transactions and will be expected to work closely with all transaction parties, including banks and other financial institutions, private equity firms, state and local governments, and their respective counsel. 

Candidates should be licensed to practice in Missouri.

This position is open to recruiters.

To apply for this position, click here to submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts and writing sample.

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