Position Description

Mergers & Acquisition Analyst
Location Headquarters
Job Code 160
# of openings 1
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Our strategically growing Corporate Department is seeking to hire an M&A Analyst to join our Mergers and Acquisitions practice team summer of 2024. Serving the needs of private equity, business owners, investment bankers, business sellers, executives, and professionals, you will participate in major transactions throughout the country. Working alongside a team of expert attorneys, you will be part of the team developing fast paced and creative solutions to company mergers, acquisitions, sales and private equity transactions.

 The position is intended to be a 2-3 year role to develop expertise in the M&A specialty that will be useful in a legal, investment banking, private equity or a corporate M&A career. It would also be useful in gaining experience prior to business school or law school.

Who we want:

  • Perform varied work that spans inception to closing on M&A deals;
  • Participate and support deal teams in many different functions including due diligence, preparing legal documents, and researching legal precedent;
  • Develops, maintains, and continuously improves tools used in M&A matters;
  • Coordinate projects and team efforts through effective communication and follow-up;
  •  Interact directly with business people, investment professionals and other stakeholders;
  • Work collaboratively as part of a highly-functioning deal team; and
  • Provide research and analytics useful to clients and the M&A process.

What you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree and a strong interest in Mergers & Acquisitions or the legal industry;
  • Excellent track record, and demonstrated ability to think critically;
  • Ability to concisely and effectively communicate complex matters in oral and written form;
  • Strong work ethic, desire to learn, excellent leadership skills and action-oriented interest in taking on increased levels of responsibility;
  • Desire to continuously learn and the ability to operate in a fast-paced environment;
  • Effective analytical skills, pro-active approach, keen attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as independently.

What we offer:

  • A  people-focused and results-orientated culture;
  • Programs and activities to enhance your wellbeing;
  • Continuous learning and professional development opportunities;
  • Competitive salary and a robust benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance options, 401(k) with Firm contribution, and Employee Assistance Programs;
  • A beautiful central Omaha office equipped with modernized workspaces.

Koley Jessen is a dynamic law firm powered by highly-talented people. Our collaborative culture drives our ability to provide over-the-top service and achieve the best results for our clients.  Our investment in one another fuels our success and ensures that Koley Jessen will always be a great place to work and to grow professionally.

Koley Jessen celebrates, supports and promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion and is an Equal Opportunity Employer inclusive of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Koley Jessen strictly prohibits any discrimination or harassment based on a person’s race, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, religion, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other ground prohibited by law.


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