Kean Miller LLP

Partnership Track Tax Associate

Baton Rouge, LouisianaFull-time
About the Job
With 200 attorneys from offices in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Houston, The Woodlands, Shreveport, Lafayette, and Lake Charles, Kean Miller serves the legal needs of the people, businesses, and industries that drive the regional economy. Our people provide creative solutions, unique strategies, and unparalleled value that allow our clients to perform at the highest level. 
 
Kean Miller is currently hiring for the position of Tax Associate in our New Orleans office or Baton Rouge office. 
 
This associate will advise individual and business clients on matters related to federal, state, and local tax issues, corporate formation, acquisitions, mergers, restructurings, and other transactional needs. Candidates will also advise clients regarding federal and state tax implications, choice of entity, federal tax audits, administrative appeals, and managing state and local taxing authorities. 
 
Qualifications:
  • J.D. and LL.M. in Taxation required; willing to take LA bar if licensed outside of LA
  • Excellent communication skills, strong work ethic and ability to work in a fast-paced environment 
  • Initiative-taker who also likes to collaborate with a team
  • Superior academic credentials
  • Impeccable research and writing skills 
  • Strict attention to detail and filing deadlines
  • Former CPA, government experience, and/or experience with international tax issues a plus

What Kean Miller Offers:
We offer a people-driven culture, meaningful work, a well-defined path to partnership, highly ‘competitive salaries, generous paid time off and an extensive benefits package that includes paid health, life, disability, dental, vision coverage and 401(k).

Kean Miller is committed to supporting and encouraging our attorneys through our mentor program as well as our robust in-house attorney development program. We provide professional development in the areas of client relationships and business development, practice skills, business and financial skills, and personal development. 

Kean Miller values the strength that comes from a diverse and inclusive workplace. We know that prioritizing diversity, equity, and inclusion contributes to the success of our people and helps us provide superior service to our clients. We have received external recognition of our diverse, welcoming workplace by Diversity Lab through our Mansfield Certification achievement. 

How to Apply:
Please submit a resume, transcript (JD and LL.M) and writing sample to mary.coghlan@keanmiller.com. All submissions are held in the strictest confidence.

The Firm is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all applicable state, federal, and local laws and strictly prohibits, and does not tolerate, discrimination against employees, applicants, and others based upon race, color, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, transsexual status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, religion, creed, genetic tests or genetic information, sickle cell trait, or any other status, characteristic, or activity protected by applicable law. This applies to all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotion, transfer, demotion, discipline, and discharge.