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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 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) Counsel 
Global Energy and Transactions Counsel with a minimum of 5 years of project finance and M&A transactions experience, preferably within the energy sector. Stellar academic credentials and 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/or securities experience, preferably within the energy sector. Stellar academic credentials and major law firm experience required.

LOS ANGELES – CENTURY CITY OFFICE

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

Real Estate Associate
Real Estate Associate with a minimum of 4 years of real estate experience. Stellar academic credentials and major law firm experience required.

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.

NEW YORK OFFICE

Corporate 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 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.

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

Investment Funds Associate
Investment Funds Associate with a minimum of 4 years of experience. Stellar academic credentials and major law firm experience required.

Tax Associates
Associates with a minimum of 1 year of tax experience. Stellar academic credentials and major law firm experience required.

PHILADELPHIA OFFICE

Litigation Practice Attorney
Litigation Practice Attorney with a minimum of 3 years of commercial litigation experience including, but not limited to, securities and/or insurance/managed care experience. Stellar academic credentials, superior research and writing skills required.

SAN FRANCISCO OFFICE

Labor & Employment Associate
Labor & Employment Associate with a minimum of 2 years of labor & employment or litigation experience. Stellar academic credentials and major law firm experience required.

WASHINGTON, D.C. OFFICE

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

Supreme Court/Appellate Litigation Associate
Seeking junior associate with stellar academic credentials and federal court of appeals clerkship required.

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.

Health Policy and Legislation Associate
Associate with a minimum of one year of public policy or healthcare regulatory experience. Knowledge of U.S. healthcare system required, including in-depth understanding of federal healthcare programs. Prior experience on Capitol Hill preferred. Stellar academic credentials and major law firm experience required.

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP’s employment practices are practiced without regard to applicants’ age, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability unrelated to the job to be performed or any other basis of discrimination prohibited by law.

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 only work 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 attorneys or others outside of the Attorney Recruiting and Development Department will not be accepted, considered or entered into the firm’s recruiting database.