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Laterals & Judicial Clerks

Paul, Weiss offers lateral and judicial clerk applicants the opportunity to leverage their experience and abilities at one of the world's premier law firms. For application instructions, please select the office in which you or the candidate you are representing would like to be considered.

Asia

All applications should be submitted to:

Bonnie Lai
Director of Business Development & Administration - Asia
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Suites 3601-06 & 3610, 36/F
Gloucester Tower, The Landmark
15 Queen’s Road, Central
Hong Kong
:blai@paulweiss.com

The Tokyo office of Paul, Weiss is currently seeking lateral associates in the areas outlined below. 

Entry-Level Corporate Associate: Entry-level associate to join our Tokyo-based corporate practice group. Native Japanese language skills essential. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, including a JD degree from a US law school.

London

All applications should be submitted to:

Melanie Jearlds
Sr. Legal Recruitment Manager
ǿմý, Wharton & Garrison LLP
20 Air Street
London W1B 5AN
U.K.
Email: legalhiringUK@paulweiss.com

Los Angeles

For consideration, lateral, first-year, and judicial clerk applicants should .

Agency submissions should be emailed to the designated legal recruiting email address below and not directly to any attorney at the firm. Applicants not represented by an agency will not be considered at this address and should instead use the application link above.

Melanie Jearlds
Sr. Legal Recruitment Manager
ǿմý, Wharton & Garrison LLP
1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019-6064
:lateralhiring@paulweiss.com

New York

For consideration, lateral, first-year, and judicial clerk applicants should .

Agency submissions should be emailed to the designated legal recruiting email address below and not directly to any attorney at the firm. Applicants not represented by an agency will not be considered at this address and should instead use the application link above.

Melanie Jearlds
Sr. Legal Recruitment Manager
ǿմý, Wharton & Garrison LLP
1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019-6064
:lateralhiring@paulweiss.com

The New York office of Paul, Weiss is currently seeking lateral associates in the areas outlined below. Candidates must have excellent experience and academic credentials.

Tax: Associates with 3 to 5 years of experience to join our Tax Department. The expected base salary for this position ranges from $260,000-$365,000.

Executive Compensation: Associates with 4+ years of experience to join our Executive Compensation Department. The expected base salary for this position ranges from $310,000-$435,000.

M&A: Associates with 2 to 6 years of experience to join our Corporate Department/M&A Group. The expected base salary for this position ranges from $235,000-$390,000.

Private Funds & Investment Management: Associates with 3 to 7 years of experience to join our Corporate Department/Private Funds Group. The expected base salary for this position ranges from $260,000-$420,000.

Leveraged Finance: Associates with 4 to 7 years of experience to join our Corporate Department/Finance Group. The expected base salary for this position ranges from $310,000-$420,000.

Intellectual Property and Technology Transactions: Mid-level and senior associates to join our Corporate Department/Intellectual Property and Technology Transactions group. The expected base salary for this position ranges from $260,000-$435,000.

Litigation: Associates with 2 to 7 years of experience, including associates completing clerkships in Fall 2024. The expected base salary for this position ranges from $235,000-$420,000.

Antitrust: Mid-level associates with antitrust experience generally, including merger analysis and merger reviews. Does not need to be an HSR specialist. NY or D.C. office location. $235,000-$365,000.

Financial Institutions Group: Midlevel associates with a structured finance background interested in working on warehouse and repurchase facilities-based transactions in the context of private equity and sponsor M&A (including setting up novel structures across forward flow agreements, structured facilities, insurance-wrapped products, rated note feeders and funding platforms) to join our Corporate Department/Finance Group. The expected base salary for this position ranges from $260,000-$390,000.

Restructuring: Associates with 2-5 years of experience to join our Restructuring Department. The expected base salary for this position ranges from $235,000-$365,000.

JUDICIAL CLERKS

Serving as a judicial clerk offers an invaluable experience that we encourage associates to pursue. Currently, the firm’s ranks include 10 former Supreme Court clerks and more than 80 former clerks from federal courts of appeals.

Paul, Weiss lawyers who join the firm directly after completing a judicial clerkship will receive a bonus of $50,000. Individuals who have completed a clerkship of two years or more, or have completed two or more years of clerkships, will receive a $70,000 bonus.

If you are currently clerking and interested in a position, please

San Francisco

For consideration, lateral, first-year, and judicial clerk applicants should .

Agency submissions should be emailed to the designated legal recruiting email address below and should not be sent directly to any attorney at the firm. Applicants not represented by an agency will not be considered at this address and should instead use the application link above.

Caroline Raccuia
Legal Personnel & Recruitment Director
ǿմý, Wharton & Garrison LLP
1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019-6064
Email: legalhiringSF@paulweiss.com

The San Francisco office of Paul, Weiss is currently seeking lateral associates in the areas outlined below. Candidates must have excellent experience and academic credentials.

M&A: Midlevel associates to join our Corporate Department/M&A Group. The expected base salary for this position ranges from $250,000-$345,000.

Litigation: Associates with 2 to 6 years of experience. The expected base salary for this position ranges from $225,000-$370,000.

JUDICIAL CLERKS

Serving as a judicial clerk offers an invaluable experience that we encourage associates to pursue. Currently, the firm’s ranks include 10 former Supreme Court clerks and more than 80 former clerks from federal courts of appeals.

Paul, Weiss lawyers who join the firm directly after completing a judicial clerkship will receive a bonus of $50,000. Individuals who have completed a clerkship of two years or more, or have completed two or more years of clerkships, will receive a $70,000 bonus.

If you are currently clerking and interested in a position, please .

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Toronto

All applications should be submitted to:

Kathleen Paradon
Senior Office Manager
ǿմý, Wharton & Garrison LLP
77 King Street West, Suite 3100
Toronto, ON M5K 1J3
:kparadon@paulweiss.com

Washington, D.C.

For consideration, lateral, first-year, and judicial clerk applicants should .

Agency submissions should be emailed to the designated legal recruiting email address below and should not be sent directly to any attorney at the firm. Applicants not represented by an agency will not be considered at this address and should instead use the application link above.

Angie DeTorres
Senior Legal Recruitment & Personnel Manager
ǿմý, Wharton & Garrison LLP
2001 K Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20006-1047
:legalhiringdc@paulweiss.com

Antitrust: Midlevel associates with antitrust experience generally, including merger analysis and merger reviews. Does not need to be an HSR specialist. DC or NY office location. $250,000-$345,000.

JUDICIAL CLERKS

Serving as a judicial clerk offers an invaluable experience that we encourage associates to pursue. Currently, the firm’s ranks include 10 former Supreme Court clerks and more than 80 former clerks from federal courts of appeals.

Paul, Weiss lawyers who join the firm directly after completing a judicial clerkship will receive a bonus of $50,000. Individuals who have completed a clerkship of two years or more, or have completed two or more years of clerkships, will receive a $70,000 bonus.

If you are currently clerking and interested in a position, please .

Wilmington, DE

For consideration, lateral, first-year, and judicial clerk applicants should .

Agency submissions should be emailed to the designated legal recruiting email address below and not directly to any attorney at the firm. Applicants not represented by an agency will not be considered at this address and should instead use the application link above.

Melanie Jearlds
Sr. Legal Recruitment Manager
ǿմý, Wharton & Garrison LLP
1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019-6064
:lateralhiring@paulweiss.com

Litigation: Associates with 2 to 4 years of experience, Chancery clerk preferable. The expected base salary for this position ranges from $225,000-$295,000.

JUDICIAL CLERKS

Serving as a judicial clerk offers an invaluable experience that we encourage associates to pursue. Currently, the firm’s ranks include 10 former Supreme Court clerks and more than 80 former clerks from federal courts of appeals.

Paul, Weiss lawyers who join the firm directly after completing a judicial clerkship will receive a bonus of $50,000. Individuals who have completed a clerkship of two years or more, or have completed two or more years of clerkships, will receive a $70,000 bonus.

If you are currently clerking and interested in a position, please .

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