Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell (KKR) is a boutique law firm with a national practice devoted exclusively to infrastructure, environmental, land use, real estate development, conservation, energy and transportation law. The firm advises companies and public agencies, and has particularly extensive expertise advising public sector airport, transit and transportation agency clients, including on the procurement of design-build, public-private partnerships (P3 / PPP) and transit oriented development (TOD) projects.
KKR offers a unique opportunity for a junior or midlevel transactional, (e.g. finance / project finance, corporate, P3, commercial real estate, construction law) associate attorney to join our firm. In this role, you will be a key member of our growing major projects practice, which advises clients on procurement, financing and delivery of some of the nation’s most complex and high-profile projects.
You will be uniquely positioned to have a significant impact from day one while also gaining valuable experience. You will also benefit from working at a firm that, reflecting its Rocky Mountain roots, seeks to ensure its attorneys and staff enjoy life both within and outside the office.
KKR seeks a motivated and entrepreneurial individual with the following qualifications to fill this role:
3-6 years relevant transactional law (e.g., finance / project finance, corporate, P3, commercial real estate, construction ) experience as an attorney
Law degree from accredited law school
Admission to practice within the United States
Strong drafting, client and project management skills
Record of academic achievement
Location in or relocation to existing office city (New York, Denver, Washington, Boston)
In addition, KKR will consider positively:
Civic-minded team players
Prior P3 / PPP, design-build, construction law, project finance, public finance, such as infrastructure and transportation law experience
Experience with TIFIA and/or RRIF programs, private activity bonds (PABs), muni bonds, or other forms of project finance
Experience with Federal transportation regulations and/or USDOT, FAA, FRA, FTA, FHWA, STB and Build America Bureau
Demonstrated interest (professional or personal) in infrastructure, urbanism, public policy, and/or related matters
Candidates who reflect and share the firm’s values with respect to diversity, mutual respect and collegiality
Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity. We do not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, sexual preference, national origin, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and compensation requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org. No telephone inquiries please.
About Kaplan Kirsch and Rockwell
Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell is a national law firm with a practice focused on solving problems that involve environmental, land use, public lands, and transportation law. The Firm represents local governments, individuals, corporate clients, and organizations in complex and controversial projects that are often subject to intense public scrutiny and involve the intersection of private and governmental interests. The Firm has a reputation for crafting innovative solutions to high-risk and seemingly intractable problems involving the complex interplay of varied disciplines of law.
Our attorneys have been counsel to a wide variety of public agencies across the nation, represented public interest organizations in high-profile environmental litigation, served as government counsel at the highest levels of federal and local government, and represented a wide range of clients on cutting-edge compliance issues. Our attorneys have a national reputation as handling some of the largest and most sophisticated public infrastructure projects including Brownfields redevelopment, airports, highways, and urban transit systems.
The Firm's offices in Boston, Denver, New York, and Washington, DC,... enable the Firm to represent clients in matters throughout the country. The breadth of the Firm's practice includes active representations in almost half the states at any one time.