The Pittsburgh office of Dentons Cohen & Grigsby is seeking a mid-level associate with excellent commercial finance and transactional experience and strong academic credentials to join our highly regarded Corporate practice. The person hired for this position will be part of a dedicated team and will support the practice by assuming such responsibilities as:
Representing borrowers, lenders and investors in revolving credit and term loan financings, real estate financings, syndicated credit facilities, financing of LBO transactions, mezzanine debt financing and other commercial finance arrangements
Drafting and reviewing key financing transaction agreements and ancillary documentation
Conducting or managing diligence reviews and coordinating deal closings
Supporting the practice by performing general research and writing as needed
Supervising and training junior associates
Managing transactional specialists
Managing client relationships and a broad array of corporate matters, in particular commercial finance related projects
This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic team that is passionate about what they do and to enjoy the benefits and resources of a global law firm. Dentons’ Corporate lawyers and professionals are strategic business advisors and market leaders in their field. Whether the need is innovative financing solutions, safeguarding fundamental interests or developing structures that meet operational, legal and tax requirements, the Dentons’ Corporate practice delivers unparalleled counsel and service.
Is conscientious and responsive, with a proven attention to detail and a desire to work in a dynamic practice environment and manage multiple projects while working under demanding deadlines
Has excellent written communication and drafting skills and an ability to produce written work product that is concise and effective
Self-starter who takes initiative and works well independently, but embraces teamwork, works effectively with others who have different styles and contributes to a supportive and inclusive work environment
Has excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to clearly communicate advice to clients and others
Possesses strong analytical skills and thinks strategically
Is ambitious, exhibits leadership and motivates others
Is dedicated, with a record of academic and professional success
At least 3-5 years of legal transactional experience is required
Commercial finance, mergers and acquisition and transaction finance experience is required
Experience drafting and negotiating key legal documents for corporate finance matters is required
Experience supervising and training junior associates in corporate finance matters is required
Should be licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and be in good standing
About Dentons Cohen & Grigsby P.C.
Dentons Cohen & Grigsby and its lawyers and other professionals have joined together with Dentons, which has more than 30 offices in the US with 1,100+ lawyers. For nearly 40 years, Dentons Cohen & Grigsby's "in and of" the community approach has enabled us to provide sound legal advice and solutions to clients in a constantly changing global marketplace. Our first steps to build a national law firm will allow us to serve clients from coast to coast in a seamless fashion. Dentons Cohen & Grigsby provides corporate, real estate, litigation, estate planning, tax and employee benefits, public affairs, and nonprofit advice to clients across a variety of industries and business sectors. With 190+ offices in 75+ countries, including more than 30 offices in the United States, the Firm is able to serve an extremely diverse client base and address a wide array of client needs.