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Welcome

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.

Cities

Below are the cities in this region which Sonder recognise as having a growing legal industry with demand for professionals.
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.
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.
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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.
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 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.

Consultants

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.
Kevin Sinnott
Managing Director
Stefano Barbagallo
New York Associate Director
Daniel Sweeney
Legal Search Consultant
Michael McGinnis
Principal Consultant
Andrew Scholz
Consultant

Latest Jobs

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Funds Associate

Houston
An elite US law firm is looking to hire a mid-level investment funds lawyer to join their market leading team. This team works on leading deals in the space and has some of the brightest minds in the business. You will join one of the world's most respected funds teams and will work on a range of strategic GP led deals and liquidity solutions across private equity, real estate and VC funds in fast paced, dynamic environment.
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IP Litigation Associate

Houston
Our client, a prominent Am Law 30 Firm seeks high-caliber mid-level associates to join its elite IP Litigation group in Austin, Texas. Renowned for its expertise in intellectual property (IP) affairs, the firm has consistently ranked among the top 10 Best Firms for Intellectual Property. Its clientele boasts major financial institutions, Fortune 100 corporations, as well as prominent technology and life sciences enterprises.
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Projects/Energy Associate

Texas
An elite US law firm is seeking a junior to mid level finance associate to join their growing Energy team. The team works across all key industries but has a strong focus on the Energy space: mining, oil and gas, as well as renewables.
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M&A Associate

Atlanta
Our client, a prestigious law firm, is looking to hire an M&A associate to join their growing team in Atlanta. This firm boasts a global footprint and is seeing an increase in deal work. Moreover, this firm offers the ability to work across offices for those seeking mobility.
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Healthcare Associate

Atlanta
Our client, a prestigious law firm, is looking to hire an EC/VC associate to join their growing team in Atlanta. This firm is known for regularly representing PCs of private equity sponsors in the healthcare space in sales, acquisitions, financings, fundraisings, and regulatory matters alongside litigation/disputes, government enforcement and the like.
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Secondaries Attorney (Counsel)

New York
An elite US law firm is seeking a Counsel-level secondaries/funds attorney to join their growing 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.
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Mid-Level Investment Funds Associate

Los Angeles
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.
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Junior Litigation Partner

Miami
A prestigious AmLaw 70 firm is seeking a talented attorney, to join their team as a Litigation Partner -- no book of business is required. The team acts on a broad range of excellent work for an established client base and collaborate with clients spanning diverse sectors and industries, including commercial real estate, healthcare, M&A, life sciences, and technology. You will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of matters across different jurisdictions, with interesting, novel and challenging cases. Never a dull moment!
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IP Litigation Associate

San Francisco
A distinguished AMLaw 25 firm, renowned as one of the highest-grossing law firms globally, is currently in search of a skilled mid-level IP Litigation associate to bolster their team in San Francisco. This esteemed firm engages in a diverse array of high-caliber assignments for a well-established client portfolio, working closely with leading enterprises and cutting-edge start-ups across Silicon Valley. As a member of this team, you'll delve into managing a spectrum of technology-centric commercial disputes, encompassing trade secret, patent, copyright, and other pertinent areas.
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Debt Finance Attorney

New York
An elite US law firm is looking to hire a mid-level Debt Finance lawyer to join their market-leading team in New York. Australians and Canadians with top tier experience encouraged to apply. Our client, an elite US firm, is seeking a junior to mid-level (class of 2022+) to join their prestigious team. You will work on a broad range of sponsor side leveraged acquisitions, public company financings, mezzanine, special situations, project finance, fund finance, and debt restructurings and workouts.
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Midlevel Real Estate Associate

New York
An elite international Am Law 50 firm is seeking a Midlevel Real Estate Associate (Class of 2017-2020) to join its talented real estate practice which services industry-leading clients engaged in the full spectrum of high-value real estate transactions. This role is ideal for an ambitious lawyer looking to work within a driven, collaborative group on the market's most challenging and exciting transactions.
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Midlevel Capital Markets Associate

New York
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.
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Project Finance (Energy & Renewables) Associate

New York
Prestigious AmLaw 50 firm is seeking an Associate with 3+ years of Project Finance experience to join its growing practice in New York City. This global team engages in some of the market's most sophisticated Project Finance transactions, with a strong Energy and Renewables practice.
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Midlevel Corporate Tax Associate

New York
Prestigious international law firm is seeking an ambitious and energetic Midlevel Associate to join its growing Tax team in New York (though qualified candidates may be considered for positions in other U.S. locations). 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.
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Entertainment & Sports Law Associate

Los Angeles
We are pleased to represent a global law firm with a growing presence in Los Angeles, seeking an experienced Entertainment & Sports Law Associate to join their dynamic team. The firm is renowned for its commitment to excellence and its diverse range of practice areas, catering to clients across various industries. With a focus on fostering a collaborative and supportive environment, the firm values innovation and strives for unparalleled client service.
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Litigation Associate

Los Angeles
Our client, a prominent AmLaw 50 Firm seeks high-caliber mid-level associates to join its elite Litigation group in Los Angeles. Associates within this esteemed firm are widely recognized for their expertise across various industries. They are trusted as go-to attorneys with enduring connections, and are instrumental in supporting the representation of top-tier clients in the industry.
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Debt Finance Associate

Los Angeles
An exciting role for an associate with a minimum of 2 years experience within leveraged/acquisition finance to join one of the leading players on the West Coast. This is a truly elite team for borrower and lender work. Associates in this group gain experience across a wide range of leveraged finance transactions, representing both corporate and private equity borrowers in acquisition and non-acquisition contexts.
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Corporate M&A Associate

Los Angeles
An elite AmLaw 15 firm has a rare opportunity for an associate to join their growing corporate practice in Los Angeles. Successful associates will have experience negotiating/drafting primary and ancillary transaction documents with respect to public and private M&A transactions, private equity acquisitions, joint ventures, special situations and restructurings, and equity financing transactions.
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Midlevel Debt Finance Associate Attorney

New York
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.
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Investment Funds Associate

Los Angeles
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.
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Corporate/Investment Funds Associate

San Francisco
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.
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Project Finance Associate

New York
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.
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Debt Finance Associate

Los Angeles
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.
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Mid-Level Associate | Investment Funds

Los Angeles
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.
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Investment Funds Attorney - Various US locations

New York
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.
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Debt Finance Associate

New York
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.
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Mid-Level Associate | Private Equity / M&A

Los Angeles
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.
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Senior Associate | Real Estate

Los Angeles
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.
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Corporate (Fintech) Associate | Junior to Mid-Level

San Francisco
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.
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PE/M&A Attorney

New York
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.
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Associate - Leveraged Finance

New York
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.
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Midlevel Capital Markets Associate

New York
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.
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Midlevel Transactional Tax Associate

New York
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.
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Midlevel Real Estate Associate Attorney

New York
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.
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Secondaries Attorney (Counsel)

New York
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.
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Midlevel IP & Technology Transactions Associate

New York
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.
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Infrastructure & Finance Associate

New York
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.
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