Summer Associate

Title: Summer Associate

  • Employer: Cornerstone Research
  • Website: http://www.cornerstone.com
  • Location: Boston, MA  Los Angeles, CA  Menlo Park, CA  New York, NY  San Francisco, CA  Washington, DC
  • Job Description:

    Who We Are
    Cornerstone Research is a leading economics and finance consulting firm with more than 400 staff members across six offices. Together with an extensive network of nationally prominent faculty who testify as expert witnesses, as well as with internal testifying experts, our staff specializes in analyzing complex economic, financial, accounting, and marketing issues that arise in litigation.


    Cornerstone Research is involved in a broad variety of projects, including high-profile legal cases and disputes. Some of our recent cases in finance have involved subprime lending, options backdating, hedge funds, IPO allocation, valuation of private equity, pricing complex derivatives, insider trading allegations, securities fraud claims, corporate governance issues, and large corporate mergers and acquisitions. Recent work in economic analysis includes patent, copyright, and trademark infringement disputes and a broad range of antitrust issues, including resale price maintenance, price fixing, monopolization, predation, and tying. More detail can be found on our website at www.cornerstone.com.


    Summer Associates at Cornerstone Research
    Cornerstone Research provides an interesting and rewarding work environment. Our staff work directly with esteemed faculty experts in a distinctive “partnership” that combines the strengths of the academic and business worlds.
    Associates are central to casework at Cornerstone Research and are involved in all phases of a project. In the initial stages of a case, associates actively participate in the formulation of the work plan and the analysis of issues. As the case progresses, associates handle the complex aspects of a case directly, while managing and advising junior staff. They work with senior staff, experts, and clients to develop case strategy and to determine how best to communicate our findings. In addition associates actively participate in shaping and implementing the firm’s recruiting, training, and practice development strategies. Overall Cornerstone Research offers an excellent package of interesting work; exposure to a broad set of issues in finance, economics, and accounting; and a high degree of personal responsibility. The summer associate position offers prospective associate candidates the opportunity to gain first-hand experience in our work.


    Candidate Profile
    We seek candidates who are pursuing doctoral studies in finance, economics, accounting, or marketing. Candidates must have the ability to apply academic research to real-world issues and present concise explanations of complex analyses. The ideal candidate is expected to graduate in 2014 or 2015 with a Ph.D. in finance, accounting or economics and possess a strong empirical background and excellent interpersonal skills. We also consider former Ph.D. graduates who are interested in a career change. We offer an industry-competitive compensation and benefits package.
    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter (including a statement describing your interest in economic and financial consulting and your location preferences) and a resume to http://associatecareer.cornerstone.com. Please be sure to rank our offices in order of your location preference, if any. We have offices in Boston, Los Angeles, Menlo Park (CA), New York, San Francisco, and Washington, DC.


    Contact
    Recruiting Coordinator
    Cornerstone Research
    599 Lexington Avenue
    43rd Floor
    New York, NY 10022-7642
    Online Application URL: http://associatecareer.cornerstone.com
    E-mail: associate-recruiting@cornerstone.com
    Website: http://www.cornerstone.com


    Cornerstone Research provides Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to legally protected categories, such as age, sex, gender, gender identity, race, color, creed/religious belief, medical condition, predisposing genetic characteristics or genetic information or testing, disability, marital status, pregnancy status, military status, veteran status, arrest or conviction record (except where permitted by law), sexual orientation, ethnic background, citizen status, ancestry, national origin, or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local law.

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