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Associate Attorney

Company: Jobot
Location: Hackensack
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Farrell OugheltreeAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $100,000 - $150,000 per yearA bit about us:Our client is a full-service boutique law firm serving clients in New Jersey. They offer a full range of legal services to help clients maximize opportunities and minimize risk. With a keen understanding of their clients' unique needs, the firm's talented, creative, and experienced attorneys provide the highest caliber representation in a timely and cost-effective manner.Practice Areas include:CorporateBusiness Succession & Estate Planning and AdministrationBusiness LitigationChancery/Equity LitigationProbate & Fiduciary LitigationAlternative Dispute ResolutionCorporate InvestigationsEmployment LawReal EstateConstruction LawFinance & BankingHealthcareAdministrative, Government & AssociationsAppellate AdvocacyWhy join us?401(k)401(k) matchingDental insuranceFlexible spending accountHealth insuranceHealth savings accountLife insuranceJob DetailsPosition Overview:We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Trust and Estate Attorney with a strong background in stock exchange and corporate law to join our prestigious legal team. The ideal candidate will possess a deep understanding of trust and estate planning, combined with a proven track record of handling complex legal matters related to stock exchange transactions, corporate governance, and mergers and acquisitions. This role offers a unique opportunity to provide comprehensive legal counsel to high-net-worth clients and corporate entities while navigating intricate legal landscapes.Responsibilities:Provide expert legal advice and guidance on all aspects of trust and estate planning, including the creation, administration, and distribution of trusts and estates.Collaborate with clients to develop tailored estate plans that align with their financial goals, family dynamics, and unique circumstances.Advise clients on strategies for wealth preservation, tax optimization, and asset protection through trusts, wills, and other estate planning tools.Oversee the preparation and review of legal documents, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and advanced healthcare directives.Draft and review corporate contracts, agreements, and governance documents to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.Provide legal counsel on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and other corporate transactions, with a focus on minimizing legal risks and maximizing client value.Conduct legal research to stay current with evolving laws, regulations, and best practices related to trust and estate planning, stock exchange activities, and corporate law.Represent clients in negotiations, mediations, and, if necessary, litigation related to trust, estate, stock exchange, and corporate matters.Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, collaborating attorneys, financial advisors, and other relevant professionals.Participate in business development efforts, including client presentations, seminars, and networking events to expand the firm's client base.Qualifications:Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school; Admission to the New Jersey bar is required.Minimum of 3 years of experience practicing law with a focus on trust and estate planning, stock exchange transactions, and corporate law.Demonstrated expertise in handling complex trust and estate matters, including drafting comprehensive estate plans and navigating tax implications.Proven track record of advising clients on corporate transactions, mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures.Excellent analytical, research, and problem-solving skills with acute attention to detail.Exceptional communication and negotiation abilities, both written and verbal.Ability to work independently, manage multiple priorities, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.Strong business acumen and the ability to provide strategic legal counsel that aligns with clients' financial objectives.Proficiency in relevant legal software and research tools.Preferred Qualifications:Advanced degree or certification in taxation or estate planning.Previous experience working in a reputable law firm or in-house legal department.Published articles, presentations, or thought leadership in the field of trust and estate planning, stock exchange transactions, or corporate law.Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button.

Keywords: Jobot, Hackensack , Associate Attorney, Legal , Hackensack, New Jersey

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