KINNEY RECRUITING is home to some of the most respected legal recruiters in the world, proudly serving markets around the globe. Kinney's Asia practice includes Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo and Singapore, among others. Our U.S. services focus on New York, Houston, Dallas, Austin, Ft. Worth, Phoenix, Washington, Boston, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Denver. Additionally, Kinney Recruiting is active in Dubai, London, Moscow and the rest of Europe. We have placed countless attorneys at many of the best law firms and major in-house legal departments in the world.
Founded by one of the most successful Texas legal recruiters of all time, Kinney Recruiting began with a simple philosophy: If we work as hard and smart, and if we are as responsive to client needs as the best of our clients and candidates, we will become the premier legal recruiting firm in every market we serve. We have succeeded by gathering over fifty years of attorney recruitment and top law firm experience within our organization and leveraging technology to help us help our clients. We also have structured our organization to promote teamwork. As a result, we believe that we know of more "real" jobs, we have more clients who know and respect our work, and we provide more help to more people than any legal recruitment agency in any market we serve.
If you are interested in legal staffing services for your organization, or if you are a potential candidate for our services, please browse our site until you are comfortable with our philosophy and practices. Kinney Recruiting is committed to serving our clients' interests in an ethical and effective manner, ultimately matching the right candidate with the perfect job. Contact us today to start your search! <<
Patton Boggs LLP has further strengthened its private funds and finance practices with the addition of Pamela Robertson as a partner in the firm’s New York office. Ms. Robertson joins Patton Boggs from the New York office of Edwards Wildman Palmer, where she was a partner.More >>
We currently have a very exciting and rare type of in-house opening in China at one of the world’s leading internet and social media companies. Our client is looking for an IP Transactional / TMT / Licensing attorney with 2 to 6 years experience. The new hire will be based in Shenzhen or Shanghai. Mandarin is not required (deal documentation will be in English) but is preferred. A solid reason to be in China and a commitment to that market is required of course. This new hire will likely be US qualified (but could also be qualified in UK or other jurisdictions) and with experience and training at a top law firm’s IP transactional / TMT practice and could be currently at a law firm or in-house. Qualified candidates currently Asia based, Europe based or US based will be considered. The new hire’s supervisors in this technology transactions in-house team are very well regarded US trained IP transactional lawyers, with substantial experience at Silicon Valley firms. The culture and atmosphere in this in-house group and the company in general is entrepreneurial, team oriented, and the work is cutting edge, even for a cutting edge industry. The upside of being in an important strategic in-house position in this fast growing and world leading internet company is of the “sky is the limit” variety. Its a very exciting place to be in China for a rising IP transactional lawyer in our opinion, for many reasons beyond the basic info we can share here in this ad / post. This is a special A+ opportunity.
Whether you’re actively looking for a new job or simply curious about the current market, you might opt to work with a recruiter to help you through the process. There are as many legal recruiters in the industry as there are law firms, and you might wonder what sets them all apart. Here’s a quick peek at the inner workings of Kinney Recruiting so you can decide if we’re the firm for you.
Experience counts. Most of our recruiters are attorneys who have big firm experience. All of our recruiters have significant recruiting backgrounds, deep client relationships and substantial knowledge concerning the legal markets they serve. We specialize in a wide range of attorney and professional legal staff placement services, including permanent, temp-to-perm, project and contract/hourly and other arrangements as the needs of our clients arise. We are also very well versed in the nuances of partner/shareholder placement and have unique expertise opening new offices for our law firm clients in markets across the globe.
Expertise matters. We are not and don’t want to be a one-size-fits-all recruiting firm. We focus on the industry we know. Our clients are a wide variety of law firms and corporations looking for top-notch legal talent. The depth of our experience and knowledge related to our clients and markets is absolutely unmatched. If you are an attorney, paralegal, office administrator or other professional whose work relates to the legal industry and you think we can help, we’d love to hear from you.More >>
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Watson, Farley & Williams (“WFW”), a leading international law firm, is pleased to announce that it has advised Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (“Crédit Agricole”) on a US$239,600,000 term loan facility to subsidiaries of funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, LP to finance the purchase of 10 new vessels. Two of the 5,400 TEU container vessels have already been delivered, while the rest are being built by Hanjin Heavy Industries Corporation Philippines and will be delivered by the first half of 2015.More >>
Willkie recently advised The Prudential Insurance Company of America in connection with the largest single longevity transaction on record. The transaction, which closed on July 4, 2014, is the largest single longevity risk transfer deal on record, covering £16 billion ($27 billion), approximately 25% of BT Pension Scheme’s liabilities associated with increases in life expectancy of its beneficiaries. The size of the transaction is almost double the total £8.9 billion of longevity hedging transactions in the UK in 2013.More >>
On 21 July 2014, Salamander Energy plc ("Salamander") announced the signing of a definitive share sale and purchase agreement with SONA Petroleum Berhard for the US$280 million disposal of an effective 40% working interest in the B8/38 concession containing the Bualuang oil field and the surrounding G4/50 concession, both located in the Gulf of Thailand. The transaction is to be effected via a share sale to SONA of an interest in Salamander Energy Bualuang Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Salamander group, which holds a 60% interest in the B8/38 concession.More >>
Latham & Watkins advised Etihad Etisalat Company (Mobily), a leading telecommunications operator in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in connection with a US$200 million murabaha facility made available by Export Development Canada. The facility will be used by Mobily to purchase eligible goods and services supplied to it by affiliates and subsidiaries of Alcatel Lucent S.A., including Alcatel Lucent, Canada Inc.More >>
The Firm is representing J.P. Morgan Securities in its role as financial advisor to CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) in connection with CIT’s announced acquisition of the parent company of OneWest Bank N.A. for approximately $3.4 billion in cash and common stock. The transaction has been approved by the boards of directors of both companies and is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions.More >>
Skadden is advising OAO Severstal on its $2.3 billion sale of Severstal Columbus and Severstal Dearborn, announced July 21.More >>
Allen & Overy said today that Deutsche Bank’s EUR355 million multi loan CMBS transaction, the first in Europe since the credit crunch, points to improving conditions within the European CMBS market which has been markedly slow since 2007. The three commercial mortgage loans were granted by Deutsche Bank AG to Italian borrowers (both real estate funds and companies). The underlying properties comprise logistics, retail and office assets in northern Italy. All the real estate is owned by borrowers sponsored by a major financial organisation. This deal follows the very recent Taurus UK CMBS transaction, on which Allen & Overy also advised.More >>
Shearman & Sterling is advising Albemarle Corporation on its acquisition of Rockwood Holdings, Inc. in a transaction valued at approximately $6.2 billion. The transaction is subject to shareholder and regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions and is expected to close in the first quarter of 2015.More >>
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