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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Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that it recently represented Credivalores-Crediservicios, S.A.S. in connection with its establishment of a Euro Commercial Paper Program for issuance of up to US$150 million of Euro commercial paper. Credivalores completed its first issuance under the program shortly after the program was established.More >>
Paul, Weiss client KPS Capital Partners, LP announced that it has signed a definitive agreement, through an affiliate, to sell portfolio company Waupaca Foundry, Inc. to Hitachi Metals, Ltd. for $1.3 billion in cash. Completion of the transaction, which is expected to close during the fourth quarter, is subject to customary closing conditions.More >>
Shearman & Sterling advised the initial purchaser, Jefferies LLC, as sole book running manager, in connection with the private placement by Brundage-Bone Concrete Pumping, Inc. (“Brundage-Bone”) of $140 million aggregate principal amount of its 10.375% Senior Secured Notes due 2021. The net proceeds from the notes offering will be used to finance a portion of the consideration for the acquisition of Brundage-Bone by Concrete Pumping Intermediate Holdings, LLC, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of PGP Investors, LLC, the sponsor, including the repayment of all existing indebtedness of Brundage-Bone.More >>
Simpson Thacher recently represented Catalent, Inc., a portfolio company of The Blackstone Group L.P., in connection with its initial public offering of 42,500,000 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $20.50 per share. Catalent’s common stock began trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “CTLT” on July 31, 2014. The underwriting syndicate was led by Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC. The offering raised approximately $871 million in gross proceeds. Catalent expects to use the net proceeds of the IPO to repay outstanding indebtedness.More >>
Vinson & Elkins advised Natural Resource Partners L.P. in its $205 million acquisition of VantaCore Partners LP, a privately held limited partnership specializing in the construction materials industry.More >>
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Kirkland & Ellis LLP represents Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY), which announced today it has signed a definitive agreement with International Rectifier Corporation (NYSE: IRF), under which Infineon will acquire International Rectifier for US$40 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately US$3.0 billion. The closing of the transaction is subject to regulatory approvals in various jurisdictions and customary closing conditions, as well as approval of International Rectifier stockholders. The transaction is expected to close late in the calendar year 2014 or early in the calendar year 2015 subject to regulatory approval.More >>
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