El Segundo
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Senior Associate Attorney, Trusts & Estates, El Segundo, CA

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Created date:

June 11, 2024

Job description

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Senior Associate Attorney to join our vibrant Trusts & Estates team in El Segundo, California. This position offers an opportunity to work on sophisticated matters for a sophisticated clientele in the media and entertainment industry.



  • Lead and manage a complex caseload involving trusts, estates, and tax planning for high-net-worth individuals in the media and entertainment industry.
  • Draft and review sophisticated estate planning documents, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and healthcare directives.
  • Advise clients on tax implications of estate planning strategies.
  • Oversee the work of junior associates and paralegals.
  • Conduct legal research and prepare memoranda on complex legal issues.
  • Collaborate with partners on client matters and business development.
  • Maintain a minimum billable hour requirement of 1,800 hours per year.



  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the California Bar (or eligibility for admission).
  • 6+ years of experience in Trusts & Estates law, with a focus on complex planning for high-net-worth individuals.
  • In-depth knowledge of federal and state tax laws impacting estate planning.
  • Experience working with clients in the media and entertainment industry is a plus.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Superior written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong leadership and mentoring abilities.
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and priorities effectively.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and legal research databases.



  • Competitive salary range of $135,000 - $185,000 per year.
  • Bonuses based on Billable hour benchmarks
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Disability - Short / Long
  • Paid Time Off
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k 4% match


Mission Recruiting is proud to represent some of the most prestigious organizations in the country. Contact us today to learn how we can help you explore this and other exciting opportunities.


Salary Range: $135,000 - $185,000


Reference: 145588

$135,000 - $185,000
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Leslie Rubenfeld

Director of Recruiting

Leslie Rubenfeld

Director of Recruiting

Los Angeles, CA

Leslie is a former attorney with 8+ years of recruiting experience, including 6 years spent recruiting attorneys. She was Director of Legal Recruiting at the Washington, DC, office of Fried Frank.

(949) 535-1657

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