International Arbitration Associate (Washington, DC or New York)
Steptoe & Johnson
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Friday, December 30, 2022
Steptoe & Johnson, LLP, seeks an associate to join our growing International Arbitration practice group in either our Washington, DC or New York office. Candidates should have 3 to 5 years of experience in a strong international dispute resolution practice, with a significant component of that practice devoted to international commercial arbitration and investor state arbitration. Procedural experience with the major arbitral rules is a must, in particular UNCITRAL, ICSID, ICC, LCIA, SCC, and SIAC Rules. The group is expanding its Latin American arbitration work, and fluency in Spanish as well as cultural knowledge of the region is required.Candidates must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, a track record of insightful research and analysis, and persuasive writing abilities. We are looking for candidates who can and want to assume immediate responsibility and who are willing to work as an integral part of a high performing and collaborative team. The group offers excellent prospects for a proactive lawyer, a multi-tasker who enjoys having a substantial level of responsibility and contact with opposing counsel, clients, and Tribunals. The group has a strong reputation in investment-treaty and trade law matters, offering career growth and diversification prospects. Steptoe offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits in a collegial working environment that offers training and mentorship. The expected salary for this position is $250,000 - $345,000.A Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school is required. Membership in the District of Columbia or New York Bar, active and in good standing, is also required. For consideration, please submit cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample. Steptoe will not accept applications for this position submitted via search firms for candidates with two or fewer years of experience. Steptoe is an equal opportunity employer EOE/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence. We strongly encourage qualified women, minorities, Veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community to apply.
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