Associate – Tax – Chicago, Dallas, New York, Washington, DC, San Francisco, or Miami

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Associate - Tax - Chicago, Dallas, New York, Washington, DC, San Francisco, or Miami

Associate Tax Chicago, Dallas, New York, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, or Miami

McDermott Will & Emery LLP has been recognized as the Top Firm to Work For in both The American Lawyer and Vault 2022 rankings. Thats because we put your career on the fast track from day one, helping you hone your legal skills through meaningful work and powerful mentorship.

As part of our ongoing commitment to be #AlwaysBetter for our people, clients, and communities, we have created a culture of belonging that champions your individuality and authenticity as both a person and a lawyer. From our top-rated summer program to our award-winning professional development offerings and industry-leading wellness initiatives, we support you through every stage of your life and careerso you can live a life you love both in and outside of the office.

We are currently seeking a 3rd to 5th year transactional tax associate to join us in one of the following locations: Chicago, Dallas, New York, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, or Miami.

Applications should be submitted online via our web apply portal. Questions can be directed to Amy Gillmore, Lateral Associate Recruiting Manager at 

 Job Requirements:

  • 3 5 years of concentrated transactional tax experience within a Law Firm
  • Mergers & acquisitions, private equity, and partnership experience required
  • Excellent legal research and analytical skills, along with a strong academic background
  • Must be admitted to the jurisdiction to which you are applying

We continue to prioritize the health and safety of our McDermott workforce. Consistent with that commitment, in light of the substantial and growing body of evidence that vaccinations remain the most effective protection against the spread ofCOVID-19, we require that members of our McDermott workforce be fully vaccinated.

At this time we are not asking you to provide any information about your current vaccination status, whether you would seek a medical or religious accommodation to the policy, or for any other medical information. We are only notifying you of the policy if you are interested in moving forward with the application process.

*Policy applies to locations where local ordinances do not prevent COVID-19 vaccination mandates.

Expected Pay Range in NY for Associates: 2022/2021 Class Compensation Years: $215,000

                                                                        2020 Class Compensation Years: $225,000

                                                                        2019 Class Compensation Years: $250,000

                                                                        2018 Class Compensation Years: $295,000

                                                                        2017 Class Compensation Years: $345,000

                                                                        2016 Class Compensation Years: $370,000

                                                                        2015 Class Compensation Years: $400,000

                                                                        2014 and more senior class compensation years: $415,000

McDermott Will& Emery LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an Affirmative Action Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran).