Financial Restructuring & Insolvency Intern
Shearman and Sterling

New York, New York

Posted in Legal

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Job Description

Shearman & Sterling LLP (the "Firm") seeks to hire a part-time intern to work up to 20 hours/week in our New York City office to support its Financial Restructuring & Insolvency ("FR&I") team, a leading legal practice focused on representing banks, hedge funds, alternative lenders and corporate lenders. The intern will work with our lawyers and staff to identify potential opportunities for both distress and restructuring mandates, as well as other important projects critical to our client service.

Applicants should be (i) enrolled or recent graduates of a top undergraduate business school, (ii) recent graduates with an economics major or with work experience in an investment bank or trading firm for at least one summer or (iii) enrolled in an accredited MBA program and have completed at least one semester.

This position will operate as a hybrid working arrangement.

The Firm seeks candidates with an existing interest in restructurings, as well as demonstrated academic and professional achievement, commitment to excellence, and ability to provide effective and reliable services to supervising lawyers. Under the guidance of a lawyer, the intern will be expected to:

  • Monitor various publications and other resources for potential distress and restructuring opportunities and communicate intelligence gathered to lawyers and other staff on a regular basis.
  • Identify issuers where securities or loans have been downgraded, loans and securities have begun to trade at distressed levels and/or face upcoming maturities and/or liquidity constraints.
  • Analyze capital structures and report on the potential business development targets.
  • Keep internal opportunity lists and databases up-to-date.

Successful applicants must be capable of:
  • Being a driven self-starter.
  • Understanding complex capital structures.
  • Following instructions and completing tasks efficiently.
  • Working effectively under pressure and meeting deadlines.
  • Maintaining strong organization and matter management skills.
  • Working effectively with others as part of a team.
  • Demonstrating excellent written and communication skills; superior analytical skills; attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Researching and analyzing various types of data and developing meaningful results/recommendations.
  • Attending meetings and performing substantive and administrative tasks as necessary.
  • Demonstrating thorough knowledge of MS Suite - Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

When completing your application, please upload your cover letter, resume and school transcript.

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