make the move
The US has been a destination of choice for lawyers across the globe, with particular attention given to New York. It is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city, with career and personal development opportunities abound. Markets such as San Francisco, LA, and Texas are also becoming increasingly active, with options for lawyers across multiple practice areas.
Below are the cities in this region which Sonder recognise as having a growing legal industry with demand for professionals.
New YorkView Salary Guide
New York, the biggest financial centre in the world. Securing an interview at a top firm here is an achievement in its own right. Top money and big deals. If you can make it here you can make it anywhere.
CaliforniaView Salary Guide
California offers legal professionals legal career development with the lifestyle perks to match. Live by the beach, in the City, or even high in the mountains and enjoy a slower pace of life.
Washington D.C.View Salary Guide
Home to the federal government, top law schools, and multiple top-tier law firms, D.C. offers sophisticated and challenging work. Moreover, as more firms enlarge their D.C. footprint, the law firm practice is becoming increasingly international, encouraging change and expansion.
TexasView Salary Guide
Texas's surprisingly diverse economy appeals to law firm partners and their clients. Attorneys have the opportunity to engage in everything from ground-floor start-up work to sophisticated collaborations with Fortune 500 companies.
Los AngelesView Salary Guide
Los Angeles is home to more than just movie stars - the city boasts the third largest legal market in the United States. The need for lawyers is growing rapidly because of the expansion of the technology and entertainment industries. Find your niche in the city, and you'll have a fantastic career.
Below are the Sonder team members who work and serve this region. To find out more, connect on LinkedIn or fill out the form below and a Consultant will be in touch.
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Midlevel Debt Finance Associate Attorney
A top-tier, culture-centric international law firm is seeking Associates to join its growing Debt Finance practice in New York (though qualified candidates may be considered for positions in its offices throughout the U.S.). The ideal candidate will have at least three (3) years' experience in all aspects of leveraged finance transactions from due diligence through closing, including substantive experience representing borrowers and lenders.Apply on LinkedInGet in touch
Investment Funds Associate
An elite AmLaw 10 law firm is on the lookout for an associate to join their highly regarded investment funds group in Los Angeles. This group advises investment advisers in connection with the structuring and distribution of investment funds, including hedge funds, registered funds, private equity funds and customized investment products. Candidates class of 2017-2021 with strong academics will be considered.Apply on LinkedInGet in touch
Corporate/Investment Funds Associate
A global law firm in San Francisco is seeking a mid-level to senior associate to join its Asset Management and Investment Funds practice group. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience in all aspects of the formation and operation of private equity, private credit, real estate, infrastructure and similar private funds.Apply on LinkedInGet in touch
Project Finance Associate
A prestigious US law firm is in search of a junior to mid-level finance associate to strengthen their expanding Energy team. This team operates across various key industries but places a pronounced emphasis on the Energy sector, encompassing mining, oil and gas, and renewables.Apply on LinkedInGet in touch
Debt Finance Associate
This elite firm's leveraged finance team is the driving force behind a diverse array of high-value domestic and cross-border financing transactions and debt restructurings. They represent a wide spectrum of clients, including borrowers, lenders, equity investors, sponsors, and financial advisors, shaping the future of the industry.Apply on LinkedInGet in touch
Mid-Level Associate | Investment Funds
Our client is seeking a skilled Mid-Level Investment Funds Lawyer to join their prestigious legal team and contribute to their continued success in the rapidly evolving world of investment management in Los Angeles / San Francisco. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a diverse range of clients and make a significant impact on the investment funds landscape.Apply on LinkedInGet in touch
Investment Funds Attorney - Various US locations
A forward-thinking US firm is seeking a mid to senior level investment funds associate to join their growing team. The team works across all key industries including real estate, VC, private equity, infrastructure and hedge funds including in the debt, distressed and credit sectors. Secondaries experience also beneficial.Apply on LinkedInGet in touch
Debt Finance Associate
Our client, an elite US firm, is seeking mid to senior level associates (class of 2020 - 2017) to join their prestigious team. The team represents leading investment and commercial banks, alternative capital providers and other financial institutions, working on public and private leveraged and investment grade acquisition financings and recaps.Apply on LinkedInGet in touch
Mid-Level Associate | Private Equity / M&A
Our client is looking for a Mid-Level Private Equity/M&A Attorney to join their dynamic legal team in the vibrant city of Los Angeles. This role offers the chance to work on high-profile transactions, collaborate with top-tier clients, and contribute to shaping the future of our M&A practice.Apply on LinkedInGet in touch
Senior Associate | Real Estate
Our client is seeking an experienced Senior Real Estate Attorney to lead and guide their real estate practice in the vibrant and dynamic city of Los Angeles. This is an exceptional chance to leverage your expertise, cultivate client relationships, and shape the future of our real estate legal services.Apply on LinkedInGet in touch
Corporate (Fintech) Associate | Junior to Mid-Level
Our client is seeking a skilled Junior to Mid-Level Corporate Lawyer, who specialize and have a passion for Fintech. This opportunity provides the perfect platform to contribute to cutting-edge projects, collaborate with industry leaders, and play a crucial role in shaping the future of the fintech landscape.Apply on LinkedInGet in touch
Industry powerhouse firm is seeking a mid to senior level PE/M&A attorney to join its team in LA. The team is fast paced and you will be given access to the leading deals in the market. The perks are good and career development is taken seriously. The ideal candidate must have 3-5 years of experience at an elite firm, and must be qualified to practice in New York.Apply on LinkedInGet in touch
Associate - Leveraged Finance
Our client, an elite US firm, is looking for a mid-level lawyer to join their market leading leveraged finance team in New York. Our client is interested in speaking to Australian qualified lawyers with 3-4 years' Lev Fin experience and strong academics. This role is ideal for an energetic and ambitious lawyer looking to grow and take on an accelerated leadership role in an industry-leading firm.Apply on LinkedInGet in touch
Midlevel Capital Markets Associate
A dynamic US-based law firm is seeking exceptional Mid-level Associates to join its growing Capital Markets practice in New York. This cutting-edge team represents clients ranging from financial institutions and globally-recognized corporate entities to emerging/venture-backed growth companies in the full spectrum of capital markets transactions.Apply on LinkedInGet in touch
Midlevel Transactional Tax Associate
Associates at this Am Law 100 firm will have the opportunity to advise a client-list comprised of blue-chip public companies, multinational corporations, emerging companies, large privately-owned businesses, financial institutions and private individuals on the market's most innovative and exciting transactions.Apply on LinkedInGet in touch
Midlevel Real Estate Associate Attorney
An Am Law 100 global law firm is seeking Associates to join its growing real estate practice in New York. This is an excellent opportunity for a well-qualified attorney to join an entrepreneurial culture that encourages innovation, collaboration, and long-term development of its associates.Apply on LinkedInGet in touch
Secondaries Attorney (Counsel)
An elite US law firm is seeking a Counsel-level secondaries associate to join their growing funds/asset management team. The team works across all key industries including real estate, VC, private equity, infrastructure and hedge funds and you will be working on some of the most cutting edge deals across the country and internationally, mostly on GP led deals. Experience training and developing juniors will be highly regarded.Apply on LinkedInGet in touch
Midlevel IP & Technology Transactions Associate
Associates at this Am Law 100 firm will have the opportunity to interact with one of the world’s most elite list of clients that ranges from well-established household names to innovative and exciting emerging companies, and will have exposure to a range of most dynamic transactions in the market.Apply on LinkedInGet in touch
Infrastructure & Finance Associate
The role has come to us through a partner contact and is not publicly posted on any firm career page. The firm prides itself on championing career progression and continued training. Lateral hires are made thoughtfully, which speaks to the firm's commitment to preserving a healthy and collaborative culture. You'll be advising clients on a variety of financing and corporate matters with a particular focus energy, aviation, infrastructure, and equipment.Apply on LinkedInGet in touch