Lateral Opportunities

Trust & Estates Associate

Large Wilmington law firm seeks candidates for a trusts and estates associate position. This position is a non-partnership track position that offers greater schedule predictability and commensurate billing expectations. Successful applicants are attorneys with at least 3 years of experience in estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax planning, including expertise in drafting sophisticated estate planning documents who wish to be a part of a sophisticated practice. Candidates should possess excellent oral and written communication skills. In addition, candidates should be self-motivated, be able to work in fast-paced, high energy environment, and be able to independently handle significant numbers of matters of varying complexity. An LLM degree in a tax-related discipline is preferred. DE bar is not required but a successful candidate will be required to take DE bar exam at the first opportunity. Relocation candidates, specifically those with ties to DE, are welcome to apply.

Please submit cover letter, resume, transcript, writing sample and salary requirements to Joni L. Peet, Director of Lawyer Hiring at or via U.S. Mail to Joni L. Peet, Richards, Layton & Finger, 920 N King St., Wilmington, DE 19801.