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M&A Attorney (In-House)

Posted Jun 27
Full Time
United States

Introduction Epiq Counsel is an innovative legal services talent provider that offers meaningful work and flexibility to sophisticated and credentialed lawyers and legal professionals. Our lawyers work on a wide variety of matters for Fortune 500 clients, such as complex licensing agreements, intellectual property, employment counseling, compliance policy creation, and M&A transactions. Epiq works hard to provide our diverse legal talent with challenging work for sophisticated clients that does not require sacrificing flexibility or control.

Epiq Counsel takes the time and attention to understand each lawyer’s practice areas, experience, and preferences to ensure they are presented with compelling engagement opportunities with leading law departments across the globe. __

By joining the Epiq Counsel Waitlist, you will be considered for future M &A-focused engagements aligned with your expertise and preferences. Leverage our network to bridge the gap between your skills and organizations in need of top-tier legal services. Take the next step in your legal career and join a vibrant community of Epiq legal professionals!

We are actively seeking M &A Attorneys located anywhere in the United States with the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions law, preferably within a law firm or corporate legal department.
  • Substantive experience advising senior management and business units on all aspects of mergers and acquisitions, including structuring, negotiation, and execution of transactions.
  • Strong knowledge of corporate law, securities regulations, and contract law.
  • Experience supporting integration efforts post-transaction to ensure seamless business operations.
  • JD Degree from an accredited institution.
  • Active bar license in good standing in the state in which you currently reside.
  • Epiq Counsel partners with industry-leading clients in support of their sophisticated interim talent needs. Must be interested in practicing in an alternative, fixed-term legal services model.

Support our multinational corporate clients on the following:

  • Dynamic project work that varies in length and is conducted remotely or on-site depending on client needs.
  • Variable hours in a consultancy role; commitment may range from part-time to full-time based on project requirements.
  • Advise senior management and business units on all aspects of mergers and acquisitions, including structuring, negotiation, and execution of transactions.
  • Conduct due diligence investigations to identify potential legal risks and liabilities associated with M&A transactions.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate complex transaction documents such as purchase agreements, merger agreements, shareholder agreements, and other related legal documents.
  • Provide strategic legal advice on corporate governance, compliance, and regulatory matters related to M&A activities.
  • Manage and oversee the closing process of M&A transactions, ensuring all legal requirements are met.
  • Mentor and guide junior legal team members as needed.
  • Professional immersion in diverse corporate cultures and industries.


  • Predominately remote/hybrid
  • Compensation commensurate with experience and complexity of engagement
  • 401(k) with company match
  • PTO and paid federal holidays
  • Optional medical coverage; HSA Account; Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefits (as applicable)
  • Access to professional development resources and learning and development programs.

It is Epiq’s policy to comply with all applicable equal employment opportunity laws by making all employment decisions without unlawful regard or consideration of any individual’s race, religion, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expressions, transgender status, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, marital status, age, national origin, genetic information, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, veteran or family status or any other basis protected by applicable national, federal, state, provincial or local law. Epiq’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on any of these impermissible bases, as well as any bases or grounds protected by applicable law in each jurisdiction. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. Epiq is pleased to provide such assistance and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. Pursuant to relevant law, where applicable, Epiq will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.