Partners and Practice Groups

Rifkin Consulting’s wide access to Firm Chairs, Managing Partners, Executive Committee Members, and Practice Group Leaders enables us to provide quality intelligence to our candidates.  As a result of these expansive relationships, there are numerous opportunities for Partners to relocate (individually or as a group), to firms of all sizes with cohesive practices and collaborative cultures.

Listed below is a representative sampling of excellent opportunities for Partners and Groups.  As some of our clients have specifically requested confidentiality with their searches, many options are not listed.  Please to learn about additional opportunities for career advancement.

  • Life Sciences Sr. Attorney; Southern Calfiornia [Code S122]
    UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY!!  Highly-regarded law firm seeks counsel or partner-level attorney with experience representing medical device  pharmaceutical, and biotechnology companies and investors in their corporate transactions, private, venture capital and public securities financings, mergers & acquisitions, licensing, strategic alliances, and technology transfers.

    This is a perfect opportunity to step into a ready-made practice, offering long-term opportunity.  Ideal candidate will have some portable business.

  • Partners for Growing Firm; Southern California
    Nationally-recognized business law firm is seeking experienced attorneys to further expand their expertise in the following areas: commercial litigation, real estate, white collar, government investigations, labor, health care, IP, financial services and/or corporate law.   Candidates must have a substantial book of portable business ($500,000+) as well as a demonstrated drive and the potential for additional business generation. Candidates will have the opportunity to take advantage of a well-developed national platform in order to expand his/her existing client base. Firm offers flexibility with rates and client service arrangements, with outstanding cross-selling opportunities and autonomy. Admission to the California bar is required. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and book of business; full benefits included.

  • Corporate Partner: San Francisco [Code N107]
    Leading law firm is seeking to add a corporate equity partner with significant private equity experience to its vibrant and well-known team. Portable business required. Contact us to explore this opportunity to join collegial and collaborative colleagues with a well-known for corporate work.  CA Bar, relevant experience, top academics.

  • Senior Attorney: Los Angeles or San Francisco [Code S110]
    Highly-regarded law firm with vibrant Private School Law practice seeks senior attorney to join their team.  Ideal candidate will have experience with education law or work with non-profits, as well as exposure to private middle schools, high schools and universities.  Excellent opportunity to join a dynamic team.  Required: CA Bar

  • Groups: San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, Orange County,San Diego.  If you are a partner with colleagues who seek a better platform, we have terrific opportunities in most practice areas.  Please contact us to discuss your goals and how we may assist you to reach them with strategy and confidentiality.

  • Labor & Employment: Southern California [CODE S119]
    Excellent opportunity for a senior attorney with 200K+ portable business.  Join growing national firm establishing strong SO CAL presence!  Required: CA Bar.  Strong credentials. 

  • New SO CAL offices of national firm: Great opportunity to get in on the ground floor in Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego!  Play a role in developing the office culture and practices...$500K+ portable business required. 

  • Labor & Employment Partner: Seeking experienced attorney with $350+ portable business to join busy firm.  Excellent opportunity to play an integral role in office development.

  • Technology and Licensing: Northern CA and Southern CA [Codes N1002, S1002]   Highly-regarded law firms seek partners with technology transactions, with an emphasis on intellectual property licensing, technology commercialization and outsourcing. Experience should include drafting and negotiating complex licensing agreements, including agreements involving software and content licensing, partnering and distribution, application hosting, Web-based services, technology development, services agreements, and technology transfer relationships. This job does not involve intellectual property litigation or the prosecution/registration of any intellectual property. Successful candidates will manage fast-paced client transactions and provide pragmatic counsel related to clients' technology commercialization strategies.

  • Corporate and/or Real Estate: Southern California [Code S116]
    Unique opportunity for experienced partner with transactional experience to join high-level, yet family-friendly boutique firm. Few firms offer the opportunity to balance personal and professional life – and keep most of collections. Modest portable business required of $400K+. This is a stellar opportunity for a partner who is ready for a change of pace!

  • IP Litigation: Northern CA and Southern CA [Codes N1001, S1001]       Law firm clients throughout California seek partners with experience in hard IP litigation.  If you have a dynamic practice with a strong client base, but seek a different platform or environment to grow your particular area of expertise,  our attorney recruiters will assist you to identify law firms that best meet your needs.  Patent litigation experience a plus.  Technical undergraduate degrees are often required; EE, CS preferred. Portable business of $350,000+.

  • Labor and Employment: Southern California [Code S117]
    Highly-respected California firm seeks a labor and employment partner with solid, diverse experience and the desire to work in a mid-size firm environment. Many firm partners hail from large firms and have found the billing rates to enhance business development. Firm is financially solid with no debt. Portable business of $600K+.

  • Virtual Law Firm: Location of your choice [Code S118]
    International law firm offers big firm partners the opportunity to work in an office, from home or the location of your choice! Firm provides various levels of resources including billing, research resources and others. Great opportunity to keep between 65%-75% of collections.

  • Patent Counseling/Procurement: Northern CA and Southern CA [Codes N1003, S1003]  Seeking partner-level attorneys with a patent counseling, procurement and transactions practice focusing on electrical engineering technology and/or medical device technology. Partner level or senior TM attorney with portable business and ability to keep at least that person fully occupied. Opportunity to work with growing firm and talented colleagues.

  • ERISA: Northern and Southern California [Code S115]
    Top notch boutique firm seeks Counsel or Partner level attorney with ERISA and/or Executive Compensation experience. Collegial environment with lower billing rates. Partners were formerly with large firms, with stellar practices. Modest portable business of $300K will be considered.

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