Corporate/Bond Counsel or Senior Counsel

Job Title
Corporate/Bond Counsel or Senior Counsel
Job ID
27086525
Location
Atlanta,  GA
Other Location
Description

About Us:

Lewis & Associates is a global professional staffing and recruitment search firm specializing in strategic solutions for Legal and Administrative staffing. We make every effort to ensure the highest degree of professionalism and integrity in the staffing process. Helping companies overcome their staffing challenges, as well as assisting job seekers in finding the perfect position. We understand the demanding role of recruiting to source the highest level of professionals while incorporating proven, innovative, and successful recruiting techniques of the past, present, and future. Since your needs are constantly changing, we want to make getting the help you need as easy as possible.

Job Description:

Our client is an international law firm that provides thoughtful, strategic, practical legal counsel to client companies and legal teams of all sizes. With more than 800 attorneys in the U.S., London, Shanghai, Melbourne and Sydney, the firm offers a national platform and an international gateway to serve your changing business and legal needs in litigation, employment, corporate, real estate and employee benefits.

The firm has gained acclaim for our innovative Lean client service model, which incorporates the core principles of Lean Six Sigma to the delivery of legal services, and they continue to develop new reporting and project management tools for greater transparency and collaboration with their clients.

The firms efforts have contributed to their recognition by in-house counsel as ‘Best of the Best’ for client service within the 2015 BTI Consulting Group's Client Service A-Team and being named by the Financial Times U.S. Innovative Lawyers Report among the most innovative law firms.

international law firm that provides thoughtful, strategic, practical legal counsel to client companies and legal teams of all sizes. With more than 800 attorneys in the U.S., London, Shanghai, Melbourne and Sydney, the firm offers a national platform and an international gateway to serve your changing business and legal needs in litigation, employment, corporate, real estate and employee benefits.

The firm has gained acclaim for our innovative Lean client service model, which incorporates the core principles of Lean Six Sigma to the delivery of legal services, and they continue to develop new reporting and project management tools for greater transparency and collaboration with their clients.

The firms efforts have contributed to their recognition by in-house counsel as ‘Best of the Best’ for client service within the 2015 BTI Consulting Group's Client Service A-Team and being named by the Financial Times U.S. Innovative Lawyers Report among the most innovative law firms.

Qualifications:

We are seeking a Counsel or Senior Counsel with experience in corporate bond and public finance and/or Georgia specific economic development to join its Commercial Finance Team. The ideal candidate will have in-depth experience in most or all of the following areas: municipal and public finance, familiarity with state and local tax law, tax-exempt finance, tax credits & incentives work (both in and outside Georgia), commercial finance, EB-5 (financing, and securities and other regulatory issues), and tax credit finance. Experience in representing issuers, underwriters, nonprofit borrowers and developers is preferred.  Additional corporate, finance, real estate or related experience outside the bond industry is a plus.

The successful candidate will also have the ability to manage transactions and be capable of independent responsibility for major documentation and components of large transactions. Law firm experience preferred, but a combination of law firm or in-house experience considered. Commensurate academic credentials, proficiency in document production in Word and Excel, and verbal and written communication skills required. The firm offers a collegial environment and an excellent opportunity to continue to develop strong skills and grow with a national firm. Georgia bar required, with other Southeastern states such as Florida desired.

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