Transactional associate attorney

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Job OverviewThe transactional attorney role will draft and advise on a variety of contracts across the business, including M&A transactions, employment agreements, real estate and lease agreements, and other related transactional documents. To be successful in this role, you must have experience drafting and negotiating complex agreements and advising clients on such matters. This is an excellent opportunity for someone seeking to transition from a law firm or larger company to a thriving family feel niche practice. Candidate will be expected to be a true business partner and will be called upon to contribute ideas and processes that will have a direct impact on the success of the business. This is a full-time position.Job DutiesIndependently managing, including drafting and negotiating, a wide range of transactional documents, including asset purchase agreements, letters of intent, commercial leases and other related business agreementsFrequent client interaction, responsible for client matters, must be pragmatic and solutions orientatedCounseling and advising clients, including providing strategic legal advice on complex and novel issues, and providing guidance on existing agreementsManaging and coordinating outside counsel, when necessaryAbility to manage multiple transactions, take on new responsibilities and handle novel issues is criticalWill be expected to provide insight on other matters including commercial contracts, regulatory compliance, and employment matters.General Requirements and CompetenciesJuris Doctorate (J.D.) with admission to at least one state bar (NJ, NY, PA)Six ten (6-10) years of law firm or in-house legal department focused on transactional work and related regulatory, disclosure, and compliance adviceStrong drafting and revision skills on paperless platform.Demonstrates high level of business acumen.Excellent technology skills, including working with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, and Excel), Adobe, and has the ability to work paperless.Ability to work effectively both in teams and independently, manage multiple projects, make effective decisions and collaborate with clientsAbility to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervisionExcellent analytical, verbal and written communication skillsPractical lawyering sense, including the ability to balance risk considerations and commercial needs.Highly organized, efficient, ability to prioritize workload and multi-task.Solid project management skills.Ability to interact and communicate effectively with all levels of staff. VBA is an equal opportunity employer. VBA provides a complete benefits package, including, paid vacation, health, and retirement. If interested, please forward your resume with cover letter and salary requirements to

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