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Experienced Lawyers - U.S. Offices

Please see below for a list of current openings in our U.S. offices. Applications must be submitted through the recruitment contact for the appropriate office(s). Click here for a list of contacts. Please submit a resume or CV, law school transcript, deal sheet (as applicable) and cover letter.

DALLAS OFFICE

Corporate Associate
Corporate Associate with a minimum of 3 years of M&A experience. Stellar academic credentials and major law firm experience required.

HOUSTON OFFICE

Corporate Associate
Corporate Associate with a minimum of 3 years of M&A experience. Stellar academic credentials and major law firm experience required.

Global Energy & Transactions (GET) Associate
Global Energy and Transactions Counsel with a minimum of 5 years of project finance and M&A transactions experience within the energy industry. Stellar academic credentials and prior major law firm experience required.

Global Energy & Transactions (GET) Associate
Global Energy and Transactions Associate with a minimum of 3 years of M&A and securities experience, preferably within the energy industry. Stellar academic credentials and major law firm experience required.

NEW YORK OFFICE

Corporate Associate
Corporate Associate with a minimum of 1 year of corporate experience. Stellar academic credentials and major law firm experience required.

Corporate M&A Associate
Corporate Associate with a minimum of 3 years of M&A experience. Stellar academic credentials and major law firm experience required.

Corporate Finance Associate
Corporate Finance Associate with a minimum of 3 years of finance experience. Stellar academic credentials and major law firm experience required.

Corporate Securities Associate
Corporate Securities Associate with a minimum of 3 years experience. Stellar academic credentials and major law firm experience required.

Corporate/Tax Associate
Corporate/Tax Associate with 4 years of corporate and funds experience. Stellar academic credentials and major law firm experience required.

ERISA Associate
ERISA Associate with a minimum of 2 years of experience. Stellar academic credentials and major law firm experience required.

Financial Restructuring Associate
Associate with a minimum of 2 years of financial restructuring experience. Stellar academic credentials and major law firm experience required.

Intellectual Property Transactional Associate
Intellectual Property Transactional Associate with a minimum of 1 year of experience. Technical degree required. Stellar academic credentials and major law firm experience required.

WASHINGTON, D.C. OFFICE

Global Projects & Finance/Renewable Energy Associate
Associate with a minimum of 3 years of finance or general corporate experience. Project finance or renewable energy experience preferred, but not required. Stellar academic credentials and major law firm experience required.

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is an equal opportunity employer, and applicants are considered for all positions without regard to any basis or condition protected by applicable law.  Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative of the Human Resources department.

It is the policy of Akin Gump to work only with search firms with which our firm has an executed search firm fee agreement with respect to the office to which the candidate’s materials are sent. If an office of Akin Gump does not have an executed fee agreement with a search firm that submits a candidate, the candidate’s materials will be returned, and the firm will not consider the candidate to be an applicant. The office receiving the candidate’s materials will not accept or record the applicant in the firm’s recruiting database as having been submitted by the search firm. In addition, resumes sent directly to Akin Gump lawyers or others outside of the Attorney Recruiting and Development Department will not be accepted, considered or entered into the firm’s recruiting.