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Corporate Reorganization Associate (JD Class 2016 - 2018) - NYC

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Corporate Reorganization Associate (JD Class 2016 - 2018) - NYC
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Corporate Reorganization Associate (JD Class 2016 - 2018) - NYC

A prestigious law firm located in New York City seeks to hire a Corporate Reorganization Associate from JD Class of 2016 – JD Class of 2018 to join a vibrant and entrepreneurial corporate reorganization practice.  Salary is open depending upon experience.

Primary Duties

The position will focus on all aspects of the representations of debtors and major creditors in in court and out of court restructurings, distressed lending and asset acquisitions, and bankruptcy litigation.  The candidate will join a Chambers rated bankruptcy and corporate reorganization practices with five partners based in New York and approximately 40 other attorneys across the firms five other offices.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Represent corporate debtors, lenders, financial intuitions, creditors and other entities, in a wide range of restructuring transactions, including cross-border, as well as in bankruptcy related litigation and other special representations. Restructuring transactions include out of court restructurings, prepacked and prearranged chapter 11 filings, traditional chapter 11 filings, 363 asset purchases, and other distressed lending transactions across a variety of industries
  • Draft and negotiate core restructuring documents including forbearance agreements, restructuring/plan/transaction support agreements, chapter 11 petitions, first day motions and filings, debtor in possession financing documents, cash collateral documents, plans of reorganization, disclosure statements and exhibits, solicitation materials, investigatory reports, bidding procedures, and assets purchase agreements
  • Draft bankruptcy litigation documents including, complaints, answers, discovery devices, procedural motions and related filings
  • Communicate and correspond with colleagues, clients and other counsel


Requirements

  • JD degree required (JD Class of 2016 – 2018).  Must be admitted to practice law in the State of New York
  • Top academic credentials are required
  • Stellar law firm employment history (limited changes since graduation)
  • Must have ability to perform legal research primarily in bankruptcy-related contexts; ability to use library reference materials and/or electronic resource tools; ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with others; ability to communicate effectively in English orally and in writing; ability to organize and prioritize workload; ability to understand and follow written and oral directions; knowledge of Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Full time Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization experience including: representing major chapter 11 debtors, significant financial creditors, buyers in 363 purchasers
  • Prior experience drafting forbearance agreements, restructuring/plan/transaction support agreements, chapter 11 petitions, first day motions and filings, debtor in possession financing documents, cash collateral documents, plans of reorganization, disclosure statements and exhibits, solicitation materials, investigatory reports, bidding procedures, and assets purchase agreements

 

 

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