Careers San Diego

Transactional Associate – San Diego

Our transactional team is growing! Klinedinst is seeking a transactional associate to play a critical role in negotiating and advising clients on contracts for corporate clients. As part of Klinedinst’s General Counsel, Transactional, and M&A group, the Transactional Associate will serve a vital role in the representing clients in a wide range of transactional legal matters, from licensing agreements to representing clients in fund raising activities and a wide array of contract negotiations. 

Candidates for the Transactional Associate should have a strong interest in gaining corporate, M&A and general transactional experience. Candidates should also be licensed with the State Bar of California, and remote working arrangements may be available.  Experience in this subject not as important as a strong hunger to learn more and go above and beyond for our clients. Familiarity with working with SaaS and software companies is a plus, but not required. 

Unlike Big Law, Klinedinst offers the opportunity to lead and own the transactional process. If you are looking to land a job where you are making a difference – not simply pushing documents and processing due diligence – and would actually like to start running your own deals, you should throw your name in to be considered as the next Transactional Associate to join Klinedinst. Take your career to great heights, and apply today.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Participate in contract negotiation and interface directly with business teams in the process of contract negotiation
  • Analyze, review and draft contracts, discussing issues and priorities with the business teams and corporate leadership at various stages of each project
  • Supervise and work with outside counsel when appropriate on particular matters
  • Provide counsel on a variety of legal topics, with a focus on contract and M&A matters
  • Strong credentials and membership in good standing with the State Bar of California are required.

The Klinedinst environment is where you will find: 

  • Supportive team-based law firm, with excellent support staff
  • Opportunities to grow personally and professionally
  • Chances to work on complex cases with significant responsibilities and client interaction
  • A dynamic culture that embraces opportunities for remote working arrangements
  • Open, honest, and transparent communication within the firm
  • Merit-based compensation

The lawyers at Klinedinst PC are regularly recognized by Best Lawyers, Martindale, and Super Lawyers. This is the place where careers are made. We seek candidates who have a strong desire to build their own practice on a diversified, multi-state platform. 

If you are entrepreneurially-minded and are looking for a fast-moving, fast-growing team, take a step towards a new career. Apply for our Transactional Associate position today. Please submit your resume today to No communications from recruiters, please.

Benefits of a Career at Klinedinst

At Klinedinst, we believe in a fun, yet professional and friendly culture with focus on both the individual and the team. Members of the Klinedinst team have proficiency with Microsoft Office, Interwoven, and a variety of other software packages. In addition, we have a competitive salary and benefit package, including:

  • Multiple Medical and Dental Insurance Options
    • Health Savings Account with employer contribution for those who elect an eligible medical plan
  • Employer sponsored Life Insurance with a voluntary buy up option
  • Employer sponsored Long Term Disability Insurance with a voluntary buy up option
  • Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (125 Cafeteria Plan)
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Vision Reimbursement Plan*
  • Employer paid parking or transportation reimbursement*
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Health Advocate
  • Training and career development including MCLE, membership dues for professional associations and approved seminar related expenses
  • Mobile phone reimbursement*
  • Discounts on a variety of merchandise and services including Dell Computers, Financial Services, and Verizon and AT&T wireless services
  • Employer sponsored social events
  • Pet Insurance

* Benefit levels may be capped and/or based on our internal policy and employee classification

Due to the high volume of applications, only applicants to be interviewed will be contacted. Recruiters and other third parties need not apply.

KLINEDINST PC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, and we will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. KLINEDINST PC participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the United States. Learn more about our E-Verify Participation and the Right to Work.