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Work with the Best: Corporate

Why Proskauer for corporate?

When you join our team, you will have the opportunity to:

Contribute, early on, as a meaningful member of our deal teams. We staff leanly and efficiently. Our junior associates work directly with our partners and gain responsibility early. They are very much in the mix at meetings, with clients, and in important strategy sessions.

Learn, grow and hone your skills. We emphasize mentoring, training and helping you to advance your own career. As an entering first-year, you will have both an associate mentor and a partner mentor. Our program offers general as well as specialty training on all levels, including a boot camp when you start with us, Corporate Department training sessions designed specifically for our first-years, and both informal and formal practice group training.

Be a part of the firm's fastest-growing department. We have grown by over 30 percent in the last five years.

Join a thriving international practice. We practice in our major U.S. offices as well as in all of our international offices — London, Paris, Hong Kong, Beijing and São Paulo.

Represent a diverse group of clients. We advise Fortune 100 and 500 companies; sports leagues and teams; and sources of financing such as banks, private equity firms, hedge funds and venture capital firms as well as the entities they support, including emerging growth and technology-based companies.

Core practice areas

Business Solutions, Governance, Restructuring & Bankruptcy. We advise large corporate debtors, creditors, secured lenders, creditors' committees and hedge funds in the full spectrum of insolvency-related issues. Our group includes lawyers who have played significant roles in virtually every major chapter 11 case.

Capital Markets. We represent a cross section of bulge-bracket, middle-market and boutique investment banks, as well as public and private companies of all sizes and industries around the world, in a wide variety of public and private debt and equity securities offerings.

Finance. Our extensive experience in transactional lending on behalf of a diverse group of lenders and borrowers cuts across a wide range of industries, including investment banks, specialty lending funds, hedge funds, mezzanine funds, private equity funds, insurance companies and commercial borrowers.

Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions. In addition to handling complex, cross-border and domestic acquisitions and dispositions of public and private companies, we are leaders in the field of private equity investments, in which we are among the most active law firms.

Private Investment Funds. Our premier global private investment funds practice, which comprises more than 100 lawyers — many of whom are recognized leaders in the industry — has helped hundreds of private equity firms raise and invest billions of dollars, fueling innovation and delivering potentially attractive profits to investors.

Technology, Media & Telecommunications. We are a destination practice for Internet, media and technology-related transactional matters. We offer a distinctive and focused approach to clients in the areas of intellectual property, content management, e-commerce and distribution methods.

Sector-specific practices

  • Environmental
  • Financial Services

  • Latin America
  • Life Sciences

  • Private Credit

  • Private Equity Real Estate
  • Sports

    On the top shelf

    • Leading legal and industry publications have singled out Proskauer’s corporate practices and lawyers as among the best in the business. We have consistently won high rankings from Chambers and The Legal 500 in multiple geographies, and from U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” and The Best Lawyers in America, to name a few. Among our most recent recognitions:

    • Our Business Solutions, Governance, Restructuring & Bankruptcy Group was named Bankruptcy Practice Group of the Year for 2015 by Law360 and a 2016 Top Bankruptcy Firm by Above the Law
    • Our Capital Markets Group was lauded for its Global High-Yield Bond Study and IPO Study in the Financial Times’s 2014 North America Innovative Lawyers report.

    • Our M&A Group was recognized by The American Lawyer, which named the acquisition of Neiman Marcus Group a 2014 Global M&A Deal of the Year.

    • Our Private Credit Group was recognized by Private Debt Investor with its inaugural Law Firm of the Year (Americas) award for 2014.
    • Our Private Investment Funds Group was named the Investment Funds Team of the Year at the 2015 Chambers USA Awards for Excellence.
    • Our Technology, Media & Telecommunications Group was ranked as a top-tier practice, both nationally and in New York, by U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” in 2011-2016.