1+ months

Employment & Global Equity Compensation Associate

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Multiple Offices Work Remotely

What you need to know:  Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the commencement of employment. Applicants who wish to apply for a medical, religious accommodation or any other accommodation required under applicable law can do so later in the process (accommodations are not guaranteed and are decided on a case-by-case basis).

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP is seeking a Global Equity Compensation a Managing Associate or Senior Associate with 5 to 9 years of experience to join our Global Employment and Equity Compensation Group (ideally in our New York office).

The successful candidate will join the Global Employment and Equity Compensation team within the Employment Law Group. Duties will include counselling clients on a wide variety of day-to-day global equity questions for our fast growth technology company clients, managing global equity compensation compliance programs, including securities and foreign exchange filings, for our large multinational clients, and working on equity compensation matter in transactions (e.g. mergers and acquisitions, SPAC offerings, tender offers), including assisting in diligence and transactional documentation. Other duties will include but are not limited to preparing multi-country analyses, drafting equity plans and award agreement and compensation related documents, project managing global teams, conducting multijurisdictional research with global teams, and assisting with the preparation and delivery of analysis and research to clients in writing and in client meetings. The person would enjoy working across practice groups and in interdisciplinary teams. The person would have an opportunity to also work on global employment matters and interest in expanding their expertise into employment agreements, handbooks, bonus and commission plans, and diligence projects concerning employment and compensation aspects of global M&A transactions, is a plus. The client focus would be on both the large public company and the fast growth technology company space.  

Orrick is again one of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, the annual list that recognizes companies with extraordinary workplace cultures. Selected among hundreds of companies that Fortune considered this year, Orrick is ranked #13 on this list.

We bring distinctive quality, diverse teams and innovation to everything we do. At our core, we value collegiality among our lawyers and strive to make our practices both professionally and personally rewarding. We'll help you to connect with peers and mentors to ensure you are integrated into our client teams. Our top-notch training and mentoring programs, retreats and academies, shadowing opportunities and more are what set us apart. If you are passionate about innovative work in a dynamic environment, you're just who we've been looking for.


The ideal candidate will have 5 to 9 years of Global Equity Compensation experience in a major law firm or big four accounting firm, strong academic credentials, exceptional verbal, written, interpersonal skills and a member of the Bar in the location they will work and reside in. Preference is for the person to be located in New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley or Santa Monica, however other locations and remote work can be discussed. The ideal candidate will have foreign language skills and experience living or working outside of the U.S.   

Please apply at Orrick.com

If you are a search firm, please apply using the Search Firm Portal.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Caitlin Ryan, Recruiting Manager, at cryan@orrick.com.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Consistent with the SF Fair Chance Ordinance, an arrest and conviction record will not automatically disqualify a qualified applicant from consideration for employment. For attorney positions, a 'qualified applicant' is an individual who is a member of the State Bar of California, admitted in good standing, and is eligible to practice[1]; or whose admission to the State Bar of California and eligibility to practice remains subject only to successful completion of the California Bar Examination.

Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for the position in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

Colorado Residents Only: Please use the following link for information required by the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://www.orrick.com/en/Careers/1837MO


Posted: 2021-11-18 Expires: 2022-07-27

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