Associate Attorney

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Start date: 2014-08-26T21:02:19.027
Salary period: Annual
Laura Solomon & Associates, a firm dedicated to serving nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations (), is seeking a new Associate.
This position is available as a result of the consistent growth of the firm.
Located on the Main Line, just west of Philadelphia, the firm is recognized as a leader in the charitable sector and works exclusively on matters related to tax exempt organizations, serving as general counsel to hundreds of public charities, private foundations, trade associations, and other nonprofits.
The firm has an extensive list of clients in local, national, and international markets.
The position has the following requirements:
Demonstrated commitment to, and desire to work with, nonprofit organizations
At least 3 years tax and/or corporate experience -
Firm or in house position;
exempt organization experience desired
Licensed to practice law in PA
Excellent communications skills - both orally and in writing
Personal Characteristics - positive; decisive; hardworking; mature; detail-oriented; poised/level headed; articulate; takes responsibility and initiative; energetic; thoughtful; team player
Other factors for consideration include:
Transactional experience - ideally exempt organization/nonprofit, though general corporate would be acceptable
Trusts and Estates - Orphans Court, Federal Transfer Tax (estate, gift, and GST), charitable gift planning
Private Firm (preferably big firm) experience
Licensed to practice law in other states, NJ most preferred
Other relevant professional experience in the nonprofit sector
Also helpful: LLM in Tax, real estate law, nonprofit board experience; speaking experience.
Our firm has an excellent work culture and strong commitment to serving our clients. We wholeheartedly serve our clients and their missions. We expect all of our staff to be able to manage their own schedule and deadlines. To be successful, all members of our office must have high expectations of their own work, attention to detail, and motivation to do excellent work.
As part of the culture of Laura Solomon Esq. & Associates, the firm sets reasonable and manageable billable hour requirements.
The compensation package is competitive, including opportunities to be rewarded for your own hard work and business development.
The firm pays 100 percent of the employee's health insurance.
Retirement savings are encouraged through matching a 401(k) and profit sharing plan.
To apply for this position, please send your resume with cover letter, two writing samples, and salary history/request to .
For more information about the firm, please see

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