Legal Associate

Full time position in New York, NY (remote potential)
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Job Description

RPCK Rastegar Panchal (RPCK) is seeking an experienced Associate to join its team.  While this role is ideally based on the east coast, RPCK is open to this being remote with the expectation of being on east coast time. 

OUR CLIENT  

RPCK is an international, boutique law firm that seeks game-changing outcomes for their clients.  They are founded on the understanding that their clients need highly skilled, creative lawyers who can do more.

All of RPCK’s lawyers are highly skilled subject matter experts spanning corporate law and governance, corporate finance, intellectual property, employment law, employee benefits, mergers and acquisitions and litigation, with backgrounds from some of the world’s best law firms.

Their clients are multinational corporations, high-growth companies, institutional funds and foundations across a broad spectrum of industries and growth stages throughout the U.S. and Europe.

RPCK frequently negotiates and litigates against some of the world’s largest law firms, and they have an outstanding track record in complex corporate transactions and litigation matters.

They are also all seasoned social impact specialists who bring an authenticity to the mission alignment, the why and the how of each transaction.

RPCK takes pride in the fact that their clients consistently select them as their preferred choice among other leading law firms.

Additional information about RPCK can be found here: https://www.rpck.com/.


ROLE

Associates at RPCK Rastegar Panchal act as counselors, strategists and advocates on pioneering, innovative and impactful global transactions for some of the world’s most active and visionary social impact investors, large family offices, investment funds, public charities and private foundations, as well as some of the world’s most innovative entrepreneurs.  Whether they are innovating a novel dual guarantee facility for Malaria No More that supported SMEs in Africa during the pandemic or structuring the world’s first investment fund for Circulate Capital dedicated to preventing ocean plastic in South and Southeast Asia, RPCK’s clients are changing the world, and you will have the opportunity to help them do so.

RPCK cares deeply not just about their clients and delivering game-changing outcomes, but also their people.  The right candidate will be joining a geographically distributed, creative, collaborative team that is united in the mission to co-create and facilitate the launch of scalable and investible solutions to effect meaningful social and environmental change.  Members of the team have honed their craft at some of the world’s leading law firms and provide mentorship and support to encourage professional growth.  Additionally, RPCK recognizes strength comes from diversity, so while RPCK Rastegar Panchal has offices in New York City, Denver and Vienna, remote candidates will be considered.

Once on board, Associates can expect:

  • Personalized and individual support, mentoring and training from senior leadership.

  • A truly collaborative culture and the backing of a close-knit and supportive team.

  • A flexible work environment that supports remote work.

  • Outstanding benefits from Day 1 that include matching 401K, coverage for same sex partners as well as domestic partners, adoption assistance, commuter benefits, Employee Assistance Program and Learning and Development.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • J.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and membership in at least one U.S. state bar.

  • Must have at least four years of experience in corporate finance, M&A, venture capital or general corporate work.

  • Should welcome, and contribute to, a truly collaborative environment while also demonstrating the ability and initiative to execute transactions and deliverables independently.

  • Possess an intellectual curiosity and are a creative problem-solver.

  • Should be motivated to perform sophisticated, impactful legal work on cutting-edge transactions.

  • Excellent research, writing, and communication skills.

  • Impact investing experience is not required, but a sincere desire to help effect meaningful social and environmental change through sophisticated work as a legal advisor and practitioner is expected.

RPCK values merit, qualifications and abilities.  In promoting equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, they do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, age, medical condition (including genetic characteristics), veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  RPCK will also make reasonable accommodations for all qualified employees or applicants with known disabilities, provided that such accommodations will not impose an undue hardship on the firm.  This policy governs all aspects of employment, including but not limited to, recruitment, selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, promotion, termination, and access to benefits and training.