1+ months

Finance - Real Estate 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).

$1+ billion mixed-use development projects. Joint ventures, high-value acquisitions, disposition, financings, distressed real estate transactions, workouts and opportunistic investments. Mitigating risks for hotel owners. Our Real Estate team is there for our clients – whether markets are up or down. 

We counsel sophisticated and challenging real estate deals for longtime clients such as DWS/RREEF, Monarch Alternative Capital, State Street Global Advisors, Stockbridge Capital Group, Swift Realty Partners, Hackman Capital Partners, Walton Street Capital, and Westbrook Partners, among others.  

We advise our real estate clients through market cycles and help them navigate transactional challenges to seize opportunities, including representations in traditional real estate investments, opportunistic opportunities and in connection with distressed debt investments and workouts.

Orrick’s Real Estate group seeks an associate with 2-5 years of experience in real estate to join the team. Successful candidates can be based in any of our U.S. offices, and fully remote arrangements can be discussed. Our Real Estate practice has a strong focus on sophisticated real estate private equity transactions and covers everything from asset acquisitions/dispositions, joint ventures and financings, to development, distressed debt investments and commercial leasing. Our teams in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, Houston, New York, London, Milan, Düsseldorf and Tokyo combine worldwide coverage with on-the-ground experience and local market knowledge. As one client told Chambers USA 2021, “Orrick is an ideal partner. We rely on their ability to artfully negotiate complicated transactions. They are problem solvers.”

For the seventh year in a row, Orrick is one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, the annual list that recognizes companies with extraordinary workplace cultures.

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’re looking for.


Candidates must be highly motivated and have excellent academic credentials along with superior communication skills and ability to work with clients. The ideal candidate will have Bar membership in the state where they wish to reside and practice.

Please apply at Orrick.com

If you are a search firm recruiter, please submit your candidate using the Search Firm Portal.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Cassie Gomez, Recruiting Specialist, at cgomez@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/1864MO


Posted: 2022-03-14 Expires: 2022-07-08

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