Kobre & Kim is an Am Law 200 global law firm focused exclusively on disputes and investigations, often involving fraud and misconduct. Recognized as the premier firm for cross-border disputes, the firm has a particular focus on financial products and services litigation, insolvency disputes, intellectual property litigation, international judgment enforcement and asset recovery, and U.S. government enforcement and regulatory investigations. The firm has more than 150 lawyers and analysts located in multiple jurisdictions throughout its locations around the world. Kobre & Kim recognizes the value of incorporating diverse perspectives and professional disciplines to generate the most effective solutions for clients.
This position is an excellent opportunity for a recent college graduate or young professional to gain substantive, hands-on experience in the dynamic fields of complex civil and criminal financial litigation. Analysts immediately join case teams and closely collaborate with the firm’s lawyers, enjoying levels of responsibility and client contact surpassing what other firms offer. Analysts also support knowledge management, global business development and strategic collaboration to drive the firm’s practice forward. Analysts will work with analysts, lawyers and other professionals across all Kobre & Kim office locations.
Kobre & Kim is accepting applications for positions based in our São Paulo, Brazil office. Kobre & Kim is hiring on a rolling basis with a flexible start date between August 2021 – January 2022. All Analysts have opportunities for advancement after their first year. Compensation is highly competitive with top-tier technology, finance and consulting firms.
Analysts are typically top-ranked graduates from prestigious colleges and universities. Candidates should possess a four-year college degree, a strong academic background, and excellent teamwork, communication, organizational, creative and anticipatory thinking skills. Ability to communicate effectively in English and Portuguese in-person and through technology resources is required. Candidates should also demonstrate a willingness and ability to perform tasks in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment. Applications are encouraged from self-starting, highly-motivated individuals displaying an interest in exploring the legal industry and pursuing a career in law. Candidates with an LL.M. degree are eligible to apply but should be advised that the Analyst role targets those who do not yet have advanced legal degrees or trainings. In addition to native fluency in Portuguese, all hired Analysts must have native or near native fluency in English (written and verbal). Additional language skills — particularly Arabic, German, Hebrew, Korean, Russian, Spanish — are not required but a plus. São Paulo Analysts must be permanently authorized to work in Brazil and are expected to remain with the firm for at least two years in the São Paulo office. All Analysts have opportunities for advancement after their first year. Compensation is highly competitive.
Submit your application through this online portal and by email to email@example.com and include each of the following required application documents (*non-US applicants can refer to the alternative application instructions below):
- Resume/CV (include your cumulative GPA)
- Cover Letter
- Unofficial Academic Transcript
- Two Writing Samples**
**Writing samples should be argumentative papers written for college courses and/or independent research papers. Full papers of 5-10 pages or excerpts from lengthier samples are acceptable.
*Applicants who did not attend a U.S. or U.K. university and/or are unable to provide the aforementioned application materials in English can alternatively submit the following materials in English:
- Word or PDF document stating (a) spoken English fluency level between 1 and 10, with 10 being native or near native fluency; (b) Written and spoken fluency level between 1 and 10 of additional languages; (c) Preferred start date between August 2021 – January 2022 and please verify if you are permanently authorized to work in Brazil or would require visa sponsorship; (d) List of any legal qualifications. Note: Candidates licensed to practice law in the United States are not eligible for the Analyst position.
- Word or PDF document responding to the following writing prompt in 1-3 pages, single spaced (English only): Pick a problem in law, politics, business, finance, or a related field. Explain the problem and offer two possible approaches to the problem. Then, argue for choosing one approach over the other.
Please direct any questions and application materials to the Analyst Program Recruiting Team at firstname.lastname@example.org.