Our Multi-National client is seeking an associate with 3-5 years of experience to join the Estates & Trusts Practice Group in our Tampa Office. Qualified candidate must have substantial experience in the following: drafting complex estate plan and business succession planning documents for high net worth individuals; drafting complex charitable giving documents; counseling clients on income, gift, estate, and generation-skipping tax planning; assisting with probate proceedings for taxable and non-taxable estates; processing Federal gift and estate tax returns; and tax exempt organization planning. An undergraduate degree in Accounting, Business or Finance, or a graduate degree in Tax preferred. We are seeking a well-rounded, dynamic, highly-motivated trust & estate planning associate who has demonstrated an ability to thrive in a sophisticated practice in a busy, collegial environment. Strong writing, communication, and interpersonal skills are required. To be considered, a candidate must hold a J.D. from an ABA-approved law school and be in good standing and an active member of the Florida Bar.
They look beyond the law to focus on the constantly evolving demands facing their clients and their industries. With nearly 900 lawyers in 19 offices across the United States, Europe and Asia, they approach client service by first understanding priorities, objectives and challenges. They then work hard to understand clients’ issues and forge long-term relationships with them to help achieve successful outcomes and solve their legal issues through practical business advice and cutting-edge legal insight. Clients view them as trusted business advisers because they understand that great legal service is only valuable if it is relevant, practical and beneficial to their businesses.
Diversity is both a moral imperative and a competitive advantage. Drawing on diverse perspectives, they can uncover innovative legal solutions for the most challenging business problems.
They embrace and strive for diversity not only in terms of people, but also in the unique ideas and perspectives each person brings to the firm. The strength and success of the law firm requires the inclusion of people with different insights and experiences, which results in more creative and innovative solutions to solving legal and business challenges. Even as they do their best to promote diversity of thought, it all still comes together for a single goal: providing clients with the highest level of service and innovative legal thinking.
They are committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting diverse attorneys, thereby resulting in a diversity of perspectives that benefits the firm, our clients, and the communities in which we practice.
They strive to tailor their approach to hot-button issues — budgets, cost predictability, responsiveness — to fit their clients’ needs.
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