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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In December 2013, a team of McGuireWoods corporate and securities attorneys, led by partner Stephen Older and associate Rakesh Gopalan, provided legal counsel to the underwriters in connection with the registered public offering and settlement of $690 million of two series of convertible senior notes of American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. (ARCP), a publicly traded NASDAQ-listed real estate investment trust (REIT) with a market capitalization of $2.4 billion. Barclays Capital Inc. and Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. served as the lead underwriters for the syndicate, which consisted of Credit Suisse (USA) LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Capital One Securities, Inc. and JMP Securities LLC. Associates David Wolpa, Lindsay Schall and Alex Scharyj also provided assistance with this transaction.More >>
International law firm Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy is representing Nomura, Morgan Stanley and Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA as lead arrangers for a senior unsecured bridge loan for Grifols S.A., a multinational public healthcare company. As a leading producer of plasma medicines, Grifols has a presence in more than 100 countries and is the world leader in plasma collection, with 150 plasma donation centers across the U.S. The company is headquartered in Barcelona, Spain and employs more than 11,000 people worldwide. In 2012, Grifols' sales exceeded 2,620 million euros.More >>
On December 11, 2013, the Board of Directors of UNS Energy Corporation (NYSE: UNS) unanimously approved a definitive merger agreement with Fortis, Inc. (TSX: FTS), Canada’s largest investor-owned gas and electric distribution utility, that calls for Fortis to acquire all of the outstanding common stock of UNS Energy for $60.25 per share in cash.More >>
International law firm Clifford Chance advised Goldman Sachs International on the origination and securitisation of a €363,000,000 commercial real estate loan secured over a portfolio of shopping centres and retail parks in Italy.More >>
Westhouse is the parent company of Westhouse Securities Limited, an FCA-regulated stockbroking company with particular expertise in growth companies, mining, oil and gas, insurance, media and investment funds. Somers is an investment holding company specialising in the financial services sector with a capital base in excess of $200m and assets under administration of $6.5bn.More >>
Matthew S. Axelrod, one of the highest-ranking career officials in the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and an experienced federal prosecutor, will join Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC, a pioneer in plaintiff class action lawsuits, as Partner. He will begin work in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office on January 6, 2014.
Axelrod worked at DOJ for more than decade, rising from the position of line prosecutor to senior official at DOJ headquarters. Most recently, Axelrod served as Associate Deputy Attorney General in the Office of the Deputy Attorney General, where he advised the Deputy Attorney General and Attorney General on DOJ’s most significant white collar criminal matters and False Claims Act investigations, and oversaw the work of DOJ’s Criminal Division, Tax Division, FBI, ATF, and U.S. Attorneys’ Offices. He was also responsible for managing DOJ’s efforts to combat healthcare fraud, and served as DOJ’s primary liaison to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on healthcare fraud matters.More >>
Yesterday, Bankruptcy Judge Martin Glenn of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York confirmed the Joint Chapter 11 Plan proposed by Residential Capital (“ResCap”) and the Creditors’ Committee. Confirmation of the Plan brought the largest chapter 11 case filed in 2012 to a successful conclusion after only 19 months.More >>
Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that it represented Bank of America, N.A. as administrative agent, lead arranger and bookrunner in connection with a $300 million reserve-based revolving credit facility and Citibank, N.A. as administrative agent, lead arranger and bookrunner in connection with a $700 million term loan credit facility, and Barclays Bank PLC, Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, Inc., Natixis, New York Branch, as joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners in connection with such credit facilities. The proceeds were used to partially finance Templar Energy’s acquisition of Forest Oil Corporation and Forest Oil Permian Corporation.More >>
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