Discover Our Departments
Discover Our Departments
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.
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.
Learn from leading lawyers practicing on the cutting edge of health care law. Proskauer’s Health Care Department lawyers have an extensive knowledge of the industry. Join our team and work on the most important, complex and sensitive challenges facing health care organizations today.
Health care is one of the fastest-growing and most heavily regulated industries in the world – in the United States alone, it represents approximately 17 percent of gross domestic product. We expect the industry, and with it the need for smart, competent health care lawyers, to continue to expand in scope and importance, driven by powerful forces such as the growing demands of an aging population, legislative mandates and technological advancement.
Corporate transactions: Help clients structure, document, perform due diligence and execute M&A transactions, joint ventures, financings and complex commercial arrangements.
Investigations, corporate defense and litigation: Litigate cases, including class actions, covering virtually every aspect of health care law.
Third-party reimbursement: Help clients determine the availability and amount of reimbursement from third-party payers, obtain coverage for new products or services and challenge the adequacy of reimbursements received.
Health care regulatory counseling and navigation: Counsel clients on U.S. laws, including state and federal Stark and anti-kickback laws that regulate health care payment and delivery systems.
Tax, ERISA and executive compensation: Advise health care clients on structuring corporate transactions and dealing with the unique issues of the industry. Our team has particular experience in transactions between for-profit and tax-exempt entities.
When you work with us, you become part of the number one labor & employment practice in the United States. We have a deep bench of talented lawyers who have a full understanding of every aspect of labor, employment and employee benefits law.
Learn from the very best mentors in the industry who have a wealth of experience in the intricacies of workplace law. Our lawyers include some of the country’s foremost authorities in our field. This unparalleled knowledge, coupled with our strong business sense, enables us to provide our clients with great strategic insight and positive results.
While working with Proskauer, you will handle matters around the country, and work together with team members across our U.S. offices in Boca Raton, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, Newark and Washington, D.C., as well as internationally with our leading European practices in London and Paris.
Associates starting out in the department have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of labor, employment and employee benefits law matters, from day-to-day counseling, to negotiations, to sophisticated litigation at the local, state, federal and appellate level.
Labor: Come take a seat at the collective bargaining table for some of the most high-profile labor negotiations. Long considered the leading firm for traditional labor-management relations disputes, we cover every aspect of labor law across a variety of industries.
Employment: Gain unique insight as the cornerstones of employment law such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Family and Medical Leave Act and a host of other new legislation and regulations are considered, shaped and debated. Our lawyers also have particular experience in the complex field of class and collective actions.
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Group: Join one of the largest and most prominent national practices of its type. Learn from our deep experience in advising clients the full range of employee benefits issue in the context of business transactions, executive compensation, fiduciary/plan investments, single-employer compliance, multiemployer plan representation, health and welfare plan representation, tax-exempt institutions and ERISA litigation.
Trial experience: Looking to get into the courtroom? We represent clients involved in seminal and precedent-setting cases. Our lawyers have extensive “first chair” experience in the courtroom and a strong record of success before juries, judges, arbitrators and other tribunals.
Class/collective action: Proskauer is the place to be for class and collective action work. We work on class action matters in connection with discrimination, wage and hour, and ERISA claims, and are well versed in their defense and successful resolution. Our team tried and won one of the very few wage and hour collective action cases to ever go to trial.
Whistleblowing & retaliation: Matters involving whistleblowers have been making headlines around the country. Our whistleblowing practice has emerged as a center of knowledge and experience for our clients, counseling on and defending and preventing against whistleblower litigation in the U.S. and internationally.
Non-compete and trade secrets: Interested in non-competition and trade secret matters? We are one of the few law firms to have a dedicated non-compete and trade secrets practice, and have handled literally hundreds of non-compete and trade secrets matters, including a number of complex litigations.
Immigration: We have substantial business visa experience and provide guidance on the full range of issues affecting international businesses, high net-worth individuals and entrepreneurs. Join a team that regularly prepares successful petitions for extraordinary scientists, doctors, coaches and artists, and obtains national interest waivers for researchers.
When you join us, you become part of one of the leading litigation practices in the United States. What sets us apart from other firms is a powerful combination of extensive trial experience, an innovative approach to client service, a prestigious and broad group of clients, and partners who believe in open doors and open communication.
While working at Proskauer, you will handle matters around the country and work together with team members across our U.S. offices in Boca Raton, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C., as well as internationally with our colleagues in Hong Kong and Paris.
Learn from the best. Called “a premier litigation group populated by fantastic trial attorneys” by Chambers USA, our partners are approachable and invested in hands-on training. We prioritize teaching and mentoring so that each matter is an opportunity to grow and learn.
Top-notch training. We embody the teaching law firm model: Each case is considered to be a learning and training experience, with the goal of developing the very best litigators. We augment this approach with programs designed to strengthen your litigation skills. Our training includes intensive three-day workshops covering deposition skills and trial advocacy. Our first and second year associates participate in weekly informal lunch lectures which cover the basics of the practice. Also, we take client service seriously and prepare our associates to perform their best through the use of an on-site writing coach, written advocacy training programs and business development training.
Take a leading role. Early on, we encourage leadership in matters and Firm initiatives. With partners who act as mentors, you have the resources and support to take the lead and get immediate, substantive, on-your-feet experience in client cases. You also will have opportunities to gain courtroom and deposition experience through our involvement with pro bono organizations. Surrounded by trial lawyers who serve as teachers, our associates have opportunities to go to court, and do so prepared for the challenge.
Represent a diverse range of clients. We represent both defendants and plaintiffs and advise Fortune 500 multinationals, middle market and small-cap businesses, investment funds, financial institutions, partnerships and individuals.
Proskauer’s the place to be for new and junior lawyers in private client services.
Best in class. Leading legal and industry publications have singled out our practice and lawyers as among the best in the business.
Self sufficient. We generate most of our own matters and revenues — unlike at most large firms, where private client service lawyers are “service” lawyers who derive matters and revenues from other practices.
Wide spectrum of clients. We’re trusted advisers to owners of public and private companies of all kinds, intellectual property owners, performing artists, executives, Internet entrepreneurs, art collectors and investors, professionals and real estate developers, among others.
Comprehensive and global. We represent clients holistically across all of their estate-related
needs and seamlessly serve clients with assets nearly anywhere in the world.
Diverse asset capabilities. In addition to traditional assets such as cash, securities and real estate, we plan for works of art, closely held businesses, intellectual property rights, private equity interests, private investment funds, digital assets and sports franchises. We’re also one of the first practices with experience in planning with bitcoins.
Intellectual firepower. Team members teach and lecture at numerous universities and companies; are frequently sought after for speaking engagements across the country; serve as adjunct professors at some of the most reputable law schools; author and edit articles and books; comment on proposed legislation; and serve as expert witnesses. Most have a masters degree in tax law.
Proskauer's Real Estate Group will provide you with the opportunity to represent major players in the full range of important and relevant matters, including financings, acquisitions, leasing, contracts and tax issues for commercial, industrial, residential, hospitality and mixed-use properties.
Our team regularly participates in the most complex and innovative transactions in the marketplace. We incorporate participation from the firm's corporate, tax, ERISA, bankruptcy, private client services, litigation and other groups as needed to address issues arising in this increasingly complex real estate marketplace.
Join the more than 75 lawyers who handle complex real estate transactions worldwide for a broad spectrum of clients, including sovereign wealth funds, institutional and specialty lenders, developers, private equity real estate funds, investment banks, pension funds, domestic and foreign investors, REITs, sports stadium owners and corporate owners of real estate.
You will have the opportunity to work in all sectors of the real estate business, including:
We were the first major law firm in the United States to integrate document assembly technology into our leasing practice, an innovation that allows us to draft complex leases very quickly. Our lawyers have also pioneered a number of structures and techniques in real estate capital markets, including:
Join a global team that tackles the most complex and challenging tax matters of the day. We provide practical and innovative advice on standalone tax issues, as well as sophisticated tax advice on all aspects of domestic and cross-border transactions; we offer thought leadership on tax policy; we structure the most innovative funds; and we advise companies and executives on employment and compensation issues.
Be a part of a fast-growing department fueled by our strong client relationships, the addition of talent and increased market recognition.
Enjoy the benefits of working within a close-knit team and the rewards of handling matters that are large in reach – Proskauer tax lawyers advise on matters all across the Firm.
Leadership on High-end Tax Issues. We provide strategic and technical advice to our multinational clients, and advise on the impact of cutting-edge legal change and likely future change in tax laws and regulations.
Best-in-Class Transactional Taxation Experience. Our tax team is tightly integrated with the Firm’s corporate transactional lawyers, providing advice on capital raising and financing transactions, debtors and creditors in bankruptcy and restructuring matters, and inbound and outbound corporate acquisitions and more.
Go-To Tax Team for REITs. Our team has been a driving force in the U.S. REIT market for many years, advising on the complex issues of taxation surrounding REITs and pass- through entities.
Market Leader in the Tax Aspects of Fund Formation. We are the global market leader in structuring funds to minimize the taxes of the managers and investors.
Our reach. We handle matters in the U.S. and beyond with team members based in Boston, London, Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C.