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Attorney Positions


2L Summer Associate - Miami

Carlton Fields is seeking rising 2Ls for the 2022 Summer Associate Program in our Miami office. We desire candidates who possess an interest in litigation or in a financial services regulatory practice, a strong work intensity, who are smart and intellectually curious, are determined and ambitious, and have good relationship skills. The program strives to provide summer associates with a realistic view of life as a Carlton Fields attorney and to expose them to as many different practice groups and lawyers as possible. To be considered, submit your cover letter, resume and transcript. Qualified applicants must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. law school. Carlton Fields is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.
 

2L Summer Associate - Washington, DC

Carlton Fields is seeking rising 2Ls for the 2022 Summer Associate Program in our Washington, DC office. We desire candidates who possess an interest in a financial services regulatory or real estate and commercial finance practicea strong work intensity, who are smart and intellectually curious, are determined and ambitious, and have good relationship skills. The program strives to provide summer associates with a realistic view of life as a Carlton Fields attorney and to expose them to as many different practice groups and lawyers as possible. To be considered, submit your cover letter, resume and transcript. Qualified applicants must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. law school. Carlton Fields is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.
 

2L Summer Associate - West Palm Beach

Carlton Fields is seeking rising 2Ls for the 2022 Summer Associate Program in our West Palm Beach office. We desire candidates who possess an interest in litigation, a strong work intensity, who are smart and intellectually curious, are determined and ambitious, and have good relationship skills. The program strives to provide summer associates with a realistic view of life as a Carlton Fields attorney and to expose them to as many different practice groups and lawyers as possible. To be considered, submit your cover letter, resume and transcript. Qualified applicants must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. law school. Carlton Fields is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.
 

Business Litigation Associate – Atlanta

Carlton Fields is seeking an associate for its Atlanta office with five to six years of business litigation experience. Excellent academic credentials and demonstrated writing skills are required. Law Review or clerkship experience is preferred. The ideal candidate also will be admitted to practice in Georgia, have strong interpersonal and communication skills, have court experience including handling hearings on their own, and have some trial experience. The ideal candidate would also have the ability to work effectively as part of a team, while being able to work individually, on client matters in an environment where drive and client service are valued. To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume. Not open to search firms. Carlton Fields is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.
 

Finance/Business Associate – Hartford

Carlton Fields is growing its nationally-recognized commercial finance and investment team. Our team represents institutional lenders, investors and owners in transactions across the United States. We are seeking a first- to fourth-year associate with transactional experience having a strong interest in a national finance and investment practice. Experience working with loan, joint venture, and LLC documents is strongly preferred. Experience with commercial real estate is also strongly preferred as a substantial part of our transactions involve real estate assets.  The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team, while being able to work individually, on client matters in an environment where drive and client service are valued. Substantive prior non-legal experience in the financial, investment or real estate industries is a plus. To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume. Carlton Fields is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.
 

Financial Services Regulatory Associate – Washington, DC

Carlton Fields is seeking an associate with three to five years of experience in the area of federal securities regulation, preferably with a focus on one or more of the following:

  • investment companies,
  • broker-dealers,
  • investment advisers, and
  • registered annuity and life insurance products. 

Our ideal candidate has:

  • a good sense of humor,
  • a strong commitment to client service,
  • a keen attention to detail,
  • exceptional writing and critical thinking skills,
  • excellent academic credentials, preferably with an undergraduate degree in finance, economics, science, technology, engineering, or mathematics, and
  • membership in one or more state bar organizations, preferably Washington, DC; California, Florida, or New York. 

To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample. Not open to search firms. Carlton Fields is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.

 

Financial Services Regulatory Law Clerk - Miami

Carlton Fields is seeking a rising 2L interested in a law clerk position with our Financial Services Regulatory Practice Group.  Excellent academic credentials and demonstrated writing skills are required. Undergrad major or coursework with a focus on business, economics, or STEM disciplines is preferred. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. law school.  To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume, law school and undergraduate transcripts, and writing sample.  Not open to search firms.  Carlton Fields is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.
 

Litigation Associate (Employment and Education) - Hartford

Carlton Fields is seeking an associate to join its Hartford employment and education litigation practice group. Although recent law school graduates will be considered, one to three years of general litigation experience is preferable. Excellent academic credentials and demonstrated writing skills are required. The ideal candidate will also have judicial clerkship experience, will be admitted to practice in Connecticut, have strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team, while being able to work individually, on client matters in an environment where drive and client service are valued. To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume, law school transcript and writing sample. Carlton Fields is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
 

Mass Tort and Product Liability Associate – Los Angeles

Carlton Fields is seeking an associate with three to five years of general litigation experience to join its Los Angeles office. The ideal candidate will have been exposed to mass tort and product liability litigation.  Excellent academic credentials and demonstrated writing skills are required.  The ideal candidate also will be admitted to practice in California, have strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team, while being able to work individually, on client matters in an environment where drive and client service are valued.  The firm offers flexible approaches to work.  To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume, law school transcript and writing sample.  Carlton Fields is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.
 

Mass Tort and Product Liability Associate – West Palm Beach

Carlton Fields is seeking an associate with one to three years of general litigation experience to join its West Palm Beach office. The ideal candidate will have been exposed to mass tort and product liability litigation. Excellent academic credentials and demonstrated writing skills are required. The ideal candidate also will be admitted to practice in Florida, have strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team, while being able to work individually, on client matters in an environment where drive and client service are valued. To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample. Not open to search firms. Carlton Fields is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.
 

Post-Judicial Clerkship Opportunities

Carlton Fields values the judicial clerkship experience and is seeking lawyers interested in entering private practice upon the completion of their current clerkships.  Consider our firm if you have:

(a)       the desire to practice with a firm known for its national litigation practice, including class action defense, trial practice, white-collar representation, and high-stakes appeals, upon the completion of your clerkship this year, and

(b)       excellent academic credentials, demonstrated writing skills, strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team, while being able to work individually, on client matters in an environment where drive and client service are valued. 

To apply, please indicate your desired office location, and submit your cover letter, resume, law school transcript and writing sample. Carlton Fields is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.
 

Real Estate and Commercial Finance Associate - Atlanta

Carlton Fields is seeking a third to fifth-year associate with broad based experience handling commercial real estate finance and development and investment matters.  Remote working for qualified candidates is permitted.  You need not live in (or relocate to) the Atlanta metro area to apply.   Experience working with lenders, developers, servicers, asset managers, owners, financial institutions and investors in a diverse range of financing, development and investment matters is preferred.  Excellent academic credentials and demonstrated drafting skills are essential.  The ideal candidate will be admitted to practice in Georgia, have strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team, while being able to work individually on client matters in an environment where drive, initiative and client service are valued.  Substantive practical prior non-legal business experience in the commercial real estate industry is a plus.  The desire to foster existing relationships and develop new ones is encouraged and valued.  To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume, and transcript.  Carlton Fields is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.
 

Real Estate and Commercial Finance Associate - Orlando

Carlton Fields is seeking a first- to third- year associate with a strong interest in affordable and multifamily commercial financing and general commercial real estate transactions, along with a demonstrated interest in being part of a national commercial real estate practice.  Experience working with multifamily housing and health care facilities under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development insurance program, or substantive prior non-legal experience in the real estate or financial industries, is a plus.  Excellent academic credentials and demonstrated writing skills are required.   The ideal candidate will be admitted to practice in Florida, have strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team, while being able to work individually, on client matters in an environment where drive and client service are valued.   The firm offers flexible approaches to work.  To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume, and law school transcript.  Carlton Fields is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.
 

Real Estate and Commercial Finance Associate - Tampa

Carlton Fields is seeking a second- to fourth-year associate with significant and substantive experience in commercial and complex real estate transactions and financings. Experience working with lenders, developers, servicers, asset managers, owners, financial institutions, and investors in a diverse range of financing, development and investment matters preferred. Excellent academic credentials and demonstrated writing skills are essential. The ideal candidate will be admitted to practice in Florida (but the firm is willing to consider strong candidates seeking to relocate to Tampa), have strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team, while being able to work individually, on client matters in an environment where drive and client service are valued. Substantive practical prior non-legal business experience in the commercial real estate industry is a plus. To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume, and transcript. Carlton Fields is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.
 

Real Estate and Commercial Finance Associate – Washington, DC

Carlton Fields is seeking a first- to fifth- year associate with affordable and multifamily commercial financing and general commercial real estate experience, along with a strong interest in a national commercial real estate practice.  Experience working with multifamily housing and health care facilities under Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, or the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development insurance programs is strongly preferred.  Excellent academic credentials and demonstrated writing skills are also required.  Remote working for qualified candidates is permitted.  You need not live in (or relocate to) the Washington, DC metro area to apply.  The ideal candidate will be admitted to practice in Washington, DC or in the jurisdiction of the office location to which the candidate will be assigned, have strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team, while being able to work individually, on client matters in an environment where drive and client service are valued.  Substantive prior non-legal experience in the real estate or financial industries is a plus.  To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume, and law school transcript.  Carlton Fields is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.
 

Real Estate Staff Attorney - Tampa

Carlton Fields is seeking a staff attorney with five or more years of complex real estate and commercial transactions experience.  Substantial knowledge about leasing and/or purchase and sales transaction matters is a must.  Excellent academic credentials and demonstrated writing skills are required.  The ideal candidate must be admitted to practice in Florida, have strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team, while being able to work individually, on client matters in an environment where drive and client service are valued.  Substantive prior non-legal experience in the real estate or financial industries is a plus.  To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume. Carlton Fields is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.
 

Real Estate Staff Attorney – Hartford

Carlton Fields is seeking a staff attorney with five or more years’ experience in commercial real estate finance transactions.  Our team represents institutional lenders in commercial real estate finance closings across the United States. Substantial knowledge about commercial loan documents and closing processes is a must.  While the positon requires working in our Hartford office, the firm is willing to consider a hybrid work arrangement allowing remote work on a partial basis.  The staff attorney positon is a “non-partner track” position and allows a candidate the ability to work on sophisticated transactions in an AmLaw 200 law firm, without the demands of client business development.  The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team, while being able to work individually, on client matters in an environment where drive and client service are valued. To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume. Carlton Fields is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.