CAREER CENTER

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Due December 7th 2020: The Florida Education Association (FEA) seeks a Deputy General Counsel (Deputy GC) to support the General Counsel (GC)/Director of Legal Services. The primary role of the Deputy GC will be to manage the day-to-day operations of the Legal Services Department, ensuring that members receive effective and efficient services. Additionally, the Deputy GC will be responsible for overseeing the timely and accurate processing and receipt of reimbursements from national affiliates, serve as the FEA Credentials and Elections committee liaison, oversee case management, and handle special assignments. The Deputy GC will serve as an advisor to staff counsel, FEA’s elected officers, and FEA’s management team on a wide-variety of issues including election law, union activities, political engagement, board governance, civil rights, employment law, organizational policies, and education law. How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume via email to [email protected]. Candidates will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Candidates that apply on or before December 7, 2020 will receive preferential treatment.

Guilday Law, P.A., is seeking associate attorney candidates looking for a challenging long-term career serving clients in Florida, Alabama, and Georgia.  All applicants must have strong communication, research and writing skills.  Please email your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to [email protected]

Posted December 7, 2020: The Miami office of Akerman LLP seeks an Associate with 1 to 3 years of securities and capital markets experience. Experience primarily handling public and private offerings of equity and/or debt securities, SEC compliance and other matters and corporate governance is required, and additional experience in general corporate matters, M&A and other financing and transactional matters is a plus.  Must possess a JD from an ABA accredited law school, along with excellent writing and analytical skills and be a member of The Florida Bar. We are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can reach their full potential, no matter their race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation or genetic makeup. To learn more about our firm, please visit us at www.akerman.com. Email [email protected]

Posted December 7, 2020:  The Orlando office of Akerman LLP seeks an Associate with 2 to 5 years of trusts and estates experience. Complex estate planning, asset protection planning, trust and estate settlement, and taxation experience is required.  International estate planning experience is considered a plus.  LL.M. in Estate Planning or Taxation is required.  Must possess a Juris Doctorate degree from an ABA accredited law school and be a member of The Florida Bar.  We are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can reach their full potential, no matter their race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation or genetic makeup. To learn more about our firm, please visit us at www.akerman.com. Email [email protected]

Posted December 7, 2020: Shutts & Bowen’s Corporate Practice Group is looking for a corporate associate with two to three years of experience to work in its Tampa office. The candidate would work closely with partners who advise business clients in a wide range of industries including defense, government services, industrial chemicals, manufacturing, technology, agriculture, fertilizer, automotive, health care, professional services, financial services and hospitality, in a broad spectrum of business, contract, corporate and corporate governance matters and handle complex M & A, joint venture, securities and capital markets transactions.  The candidate would also work with partners who handle Tax and Trust and Estate matters.  An L.L.M. in Taxation or a tax accounting background is required.  Large law firm experience is a plus, but not a prerequisite.  Candidate must be a member of the Florida Bar. Compensation is very competitive. Email: Lawanna Voci [email protected]