1+ months

Securities Litigation Managing 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 is seeking a fourth-year securities litigation attorney to join us as a Managing Associate in any of our U.S. offices.

Orrick’s Securities Litigation Practice brings integrated solutions to the most complex and challenging situations a company may face–defending companies and their officers and directors in securities class actions, leading internal investigations, shareholder derivative actions, mergers and acquisition litigation, advising clients on corporate governance and disclosure matters, and RICO cases and regulatory proceedings. 

The ideal candidate will have deep experience litigating securities class actions brought under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act (“PSLRA”) and Shareholder derivative matters. The ideal candidate will also be familiar with The Securities Act of 1933, The Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 and Delaware Corporate Law (including Section 220 and familiarity with the Business Judgement Rule, and Demand Futility Issues).

About Orrick:

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 innovation work in a dynamic environment, you’re just who we’re looking for.


Candidates must have four years of major law firm experience or may have worked at the SEC, DOJ or US Attorney’s Office. Strong work ethic, teamwork, solid interpersonal skills and a motivated, entrepreneurial outlook are essential. Candidates must also possess excellent academic credentials along with superior communication and organizational skills.  

Membership to the State Bar of the desired office location is strongly preferred.   

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.

For positions that can or will be performed in the city of New York: please use the following link for information required by the New York City Human Rights Law (as amended):https://www.orrick.com/en/Careers/NY/1883MO


Posted: 2022-09-07 Expires: 2022-12-24

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