Business Development Senior Specialist – Global M&A, Private Equity, & Activism

Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Additional Location(s)
US-IL-Chicago
Department
Business Development
Work Arrangement
Hybrid
Posted Min Pay Rate
USD $100,000.00/Yr.
Posted Max Pay Rate
USD $115,000.00/Yr.
Position Type
Full-Time
Job ID
2024-2933

About Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins is a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation, and collaboration.  

About the Role

The Business Development Senior Specialist – Global M&A, Private Equity, & Activism is an integral part of Latham’s Business Development team. This role will be responsible for working in close collaboration with key market leaders and colleagues across the Business Development (BD) Department to support the M&A and Private Equity practice group’s overall marketing and business development goals, while developing and maintaining in-depth knowledge of practice, market and industry expertise, client mix, matter experience, trade groups, and media. This role will be located in either our New York or Chicago office. Please note that this role may be eligible for a flexible working schedule that allows for a hybrid and in-office presence. 

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Providing research, analysis, and reporting to support the identification and development of new clients and the enhancement of existing client relationships
  • Leveraging an understanding of the firm’s client base to analyze opportunities and successes
  • Identifying and reporting on market share across products, industries and markets
  • Supporting the implementation of business development tactics and initiatives in alignment with the strategic objectives of practices, markets, relevant industry sectors, and/or clients as assigned
  • Aiding in the execution of cross-selling strategies, including collaborating with relevant BD teams

We’d love to hear from you if you:

  • Demonstrate a high degree of discretion and independent judgment
  • Display the ability to execute multiple work streams and manage priorities effectively
  • Possess exceptional verbal, written communication, and professional interpersonal skills

And have:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Marketing or a related field
  • A minimum of five (5) years of cumulative experience
  • A minimum of three (3) years of related subject matter experience and related analytical experience
  • A minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience working within Corporate and Finance practice areas, preferably 

Benefits & Additional Information

Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham’s comprehensive benefit program which includes:

 

  • Healthcare, life and disability insurance
  • A generous 401k plan
  • At least 11 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure
  • Well-being programs (e.g. mental health services, mindfulness and resiliency, medical resources, well-being events, and more)
  • Professional Development programs
  • Employee discounts
  • And more!

 

Additionally, we have a range of diversity programming including Global Affinity Groups. These groups provide a firmwide platform to share experiences and advice as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm even better.

 

Please click here to view the full job description for this role.

 

Latham & Watkins is committed to diversity, equal opportunity, sustainability, and pro bono legal services. We draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms, and advance these commitments through the work of our Global Citizenship department. Our lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are. 

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Pay Range

USD $100,000.00 - USD $115,000.00 /Yr.

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