Overview

Full Job Description
Freshfields’ New York office is seeking associates with 2 to 4 years experience to join its Finance team. Freshfields’ New York Finance team covers a range of transactions, including leveraged finance, project finance, structured finance and restructurings. Candidates should be self-starters and have Leveraged Finance experience.

What makes this an attractive opportunity?

Smaller but growing office (currently 200+ attorneys in New York)
Smaller office = the ability to gain more experience and earlier client contact
A chance to play an important role in a comfortably sized (20-ish attorney) finance group known for its collegiality and comradery
2,800 lawyer international law firm with deep roots (275+ years deep!)
Work often involves sophisticated “bet the company” deals
Opportunity to work on a regular basis with colleagues around the world
Over the long term travel to European offices for conferences and foreign secondments may become available
The finance group offers the opportunity to work on a broad range of transactions, including:
Private equity acquisition finance (on both lender and borrower side)
Project finance, principally in Latin America
Public company financings
Restructurings and work-outs (on behalf of both creditor groups and distressed companies)
Financings on behalf of a major U.S. sports league
Corporate treasury work
Structured transactions

What would a successful candidate look like?

Self-starter who is looking for an opportunity to be challenged above their years of experience.