Litigation Associate – CA License

  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #43425

SkyWater Search Partners is working with a mid-sized law firm with offices in Los Angeles, Minneapolis, and Phoenix. This firm has a national complex and class action litigation practice and is looking to add a Litigation Associate in either its Los Angeles or Minneapolis office. This person would focus on consumer and/or employment litigation and must be licensed in California. 

An ideal candidate has 2-10 years of litigation practice experience, including motion work and discovery. Candidates must be skilled at brief writing, have strong communication skills, and be passionate about litigation.

There is ample opportunity for advancement and growth. The firm is currently on a hybrid schedule.

If you’re interested in learning more, please apply or reach out to Kelsey Quarberg directly (kquarberg@skywatersearch.com).

Senior Legal Counsel

  • Location: Minneapolis , Minnesota
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #43330

SkyWater Search has partners with a publicly traded software company in its search for a Senior Legal Counsel to join its growing legal team. 

This person will advise on data security, IP, licensing, litigation, M&A, and real estate, and will be responsible for the preparation, review and negotiation of commercial and government contracts. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of experience working with sales teams and handling complex technology contracts including SaaS agreements, MSAs, Consulting Agreements, Software License Agreements and more. Experience with government contracting is also highly preferred. A JD is required. This person can be 100% remote. 

If you’re interested in learning more, please apply or reach out to Lauren Swartout directly at lswartout@skywatersearch.com.

Corporate Counsel

  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #43315

SkyWater Search Partners is working with a $500B+ AUM investment management company to add a Corporate Counsel to its legal team in either Minneapolis, Chicago, Boston, or New York.

An ideal candidate has at least 2-10 years of experience with investment management, compliance, and regulations in either a law firm or in-house setting (if in-house, a prior role in a law firm is preferred). More senior candidates will be considered for a Senior Corporate Counsel title.

There is solid room for growth within this legal department within the next couple years. The compensation is competitive, and the benefits are top-notch. This is a hybrid role, with 3 days in-office and 2 remote (2 in-office and 3 remote for Boston office).

If you’re interested in learning more, please apply or reach out to Kelsey Quarberg directly at kquarberg@skywatersearch.com.

Mass Torts Litigation Associate

  • Location: Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #43277

SkyWater Search is partnering with a Twin Cities law firm with a national Mass Tort and Personal Injury practice to add an experienced Associate Attorney.

An ideal candidate has 4-6 years of experience in mass torts litigation.

This firm is looking for an associate they can invest in long term. The compensation is top-notch, the benefits are generous, and there is ample opportunity for advancement and growth. The firm is currently on a hybrid schedule with 3 days/week in-office.

If you’re interested in learning more, please apply or reach out to Kelsey Quarberg directly (kquarberg@skywatersearch.com).

Real Estate Litigation Associate

  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #43219

SkyWater Search Partners is assisting an esteemed midsize Minneapolis law firm with its search for a Real Estate Litigation Associate.

An ideal candidate will have 1-4 years of real estate or commercial litigation experience. This client is looking for someone energetic with strong communication and client service skills. Strong academic credentials required. 

If you’re interested in learning more about this opportunity, please apply or reach out to Kelsey Quarberg directly at kquarberg@skywatersearch.com

General Counsel

  • Location: Minneapolis
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #43157

SkyWater Search has been retained by an agriculture company to find its next General Counsel. This person will sit in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The GC will be responsible for leading strategic and tactical legal initiatives, providing senior management with effective advice on those strategies and their implementation, managing the legal function, and overseeing the work of outside counsel. This key leadership position serves as a member of the executive leadership team.

The GC will be tasked with legal, compliance, and corporate secretary duties for the Company, so a strong background in those areas is required. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Advise on legal aspects of the Company’s financing by collaborating with the CFO and his/her team to assess and advise on current and future legal entity structures
  • Participate in the definition and development of corporate policies, procedures and programs
  • Serve as a legal advisor on all major business transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures
  • Handle and manage litigation as necessary

If you’d like to learn more about this opportunity, please apply or reach out to Lauren Swartout directly at lswartout@skywatersearch.com

Labor and Employment Associate

  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #43075

SkyWater Search is assisting a top Minneapolis law firm with its search for a Labor and Employment Associate. The ideal candidate will have at least 4 years of experience handling complex employment litigation matters, including wage and hour collective actions, class actions and high-value single plaintiff cases across employment subject matters. Substantive trial experience is preferred as this person will be handling case strategy and tactics, substantial brief writing, oral arguments, taking and defending depositions, and managing complex discovery.

If you’re interested in learning more about this opportunity, please apply or reach out to Lauren Swartout directly at lswartout@skywatersearch.com. 
 

Capital Markets Associate

  • Location: Los Angeles
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #43074

SkyWater Search is assisting an AmLaw 50 firm with its search for a Capital Markets Associate in Los Angeles. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience advising companies and investment banks on complex capital markets transactions, securities and regulations, strategic transactions and corporates governance matters. Complex M&A experience is a plus, but not required. JD is required. BigLaw experience is preferred. 

If you’re interested in learning more about this opportunity, please apply or reach out to Lauren Swartout directly at lswartout@skywatersearch.com 
 

Bankruptcy and Restructuring Associate

  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #43034

SkyWater Search Partners is assisting a highly regarded AmLaw50 international law firm with its search for a Bankruptcy and Restructuring Associate in Minneapolis. 

An ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of general bankruptcy and restructuring experience, including experience in a courtroom, drafting pleadings, and drafting transactional documents. High academic achievements required. 

If you’re interested in learning more about this opportunity, please apply or reach out to Kelsey Quarberg directly at kquarberg@skywatersearch.com

Personal Injury Associate Attorney – Sexual Abuse

  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42872

SkyWater Search is partnering with a Twin Cities law firm with a national Mass Tort and Personal Injury practice to add an experienced Associate Attorney.

An ideal candidate has at least 8 years of experience in personal injury litigation, with specialized experience representing sexual abuse victims.  

This firm is looking for an associate they can invest in long term. The compensation is top-notch, the benefits are generous, and there is ample opportunity for advancement and growth. The firm is currently on a hybrid schedule with 3 days/week in-office.

If you’re interested in learning more, please apply or reach out to Kelsey Quarberg directly (kquarberg@skywatersearch.com).

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