Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi is currently looking to fill the following positions:
Corporate and Securities Group
Tax Attorney: Immediate opening. Qualified candidates should have 7-10 years of experience with a strong corporate and partnership tax background. Candidates should have experience structuring mergers, stock purchase transactions, asset acquisitions, debt and equity financings, shareholder agreements and limited liability company agreements. In addition, candidates must have the ability to perform general federal and state income tax research. Excellent written and verbal skills, outstanding academic credentials and the ability to handle multiple assignments contemporaneously are required. LLM preferred. Submissions should include “Tax Associate 7-10 Year” in the subject line.
Tax Attorney: Immediate opening. Qualified candidates should have 3+ years of experience with a strong corporate tax/ERISA background. Candidates must have the ability to perform general tax research for corporations and partnerships, have SALT (State and Local Tax) experience and have some estate planning, trust and estate administration experience. Candidates should have excellent written and verbal skills, outstanding academic credentials and the ability to handle multiple assignments contemporaneously. New Jersey bar required. LLM preferred. Submissions should include "Tax Associate 3+ Year" in the subject line.
Corporate Associate 5-8 Year: We have an immediate opening for a corporate associate with 5-8 years’ experience. Qualified candidates should have experience drafting and negotiating M&A documents, commercial finance agreements, operating agreements and shareholder agreements. Familiarity with NVCA documents a plus. Candidates should have excellent written and verbal skills, outstanding academic credentials and the ability to handle multiple assignments contemporaneously. New Jersey bar required and New York bar a plus. Submissions should include “Corporate Associate 5-8 Year” in the subject line.
Corporate Associate 2-3 Year: We have an immediate opening for a corporate associate with 2-3 years’ experience. Qualified candidates should have experience drafting legal opinions, corporate resolutions, bring down certificates and other closing documents, preparing schedules to M&A documents, performing due diligence and running a data room. Candidates should have excellent drafting skills commensurate with their years of experience. New Jersey bar required and New York Bar a plus. Submissions should include “Corporate Associate 2-3 Year” in the subject line.
Associate: Immediate opening for an environmental associate to join our West Orange, NJ office. Qualified candidates should have 2-4 years transactional, regulatory and litigation experience, excellent written and verbal skills, outstanding academic credentials and the ability to handle multiple assignments contemporaneously are required. New Jersey Bar required. Submissions should include “Environmental Associate” in the subject line.
Intellectual Property Group
Patent Legal Assistant: Immediate opening for a patent legal assistant to provide secretarial support to attorneys and patent agents related to the patent prosecution process including: preparing routine correspondence, file maintenance; preparing applications, responses and other patent prosecution documents for filing with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and reporting filings to clients; and monitoring, processing and satisfying attorney's docket. The ideal candidate should have 4+ years of patent prosecution secretarial experience with domestic patent prosecution in a law firm environment. Foreign patent prosecution experience a plus. Must have thorough knowledge of USPTO rules and practices, including docketing.
Private Equity Group
Associate/Counsel: Senior-level securities attorney with private equity experience. Candidate must have 10+ years of experience and a minimum of $500,000 in portable business. Partnership potential.
Real Estate, Development & Land Use Group
Commercial Real Estate Attorney: Immediate opening for a commercial real estate attorney with transactional and leasing experience in New Jersey and New York. Candidates will have the opportunity to work in a collegial environment with some of the leading real estate lawyers in the region.
Primary Qualifications (Required):
- 5 - 7 years’ experience in commercial real estate transactions and leasing.
- Transactional experience must include drafting and negotiating all types of documents from contract to closing for commercial property acquisition, sale and financing, plus a thorough understanding of title, survey and due diligence review.
- Leasing experience must include representing both landlords and tenants on office, retail and industrial leases in New Jersey and New York.
- New Jersey and New York bar admissions
- Ability to first chair basic transactions, and second chair complex transactions.
Secondary Qualifications (Each is a plus but not required):
- Construction contract experience
- Experience representing lenders in commercial real estate loans
- Hospitality experience
- Development/redevelopment experience
Note to Recruiters: We will consider slightly junior candidates with the right experience. This is not a partnership-level position.
Real Estate Transactional Attorney: CSG is searching for a senior transactional real estate attorney with at least twelve (12) years of experience in sales, acquisitions, financing and leasing to join our West Orange, NJ office.
The ideal candidate will be capable of sitting first chair in real estate transactions. Strong leasing experience, excellent analytical and writing skills are required. NY transactional experience is also required. This position offers an opportunity to grow into a leadership role in an established, dynamic and expanding real estate group. The Firm welcomes applicants from associate, counsel or partner level to apply.
Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi offers a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary. Interested candidates should submit their resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note to Employment Agencies: Please do not forward any unsolicited resumes. Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC is not responsible for any fees related to resumes that are unsolicited.
Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC
One Boland Drive
West Orange, NJ 07052
Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, Qualified women, minorities and veterans are encouraged to apply.