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Chicago Open Positions

Banking Associate

Mid-sized firm in the Chicago loop is looking for a Banking associate. The ideal candidate will have 2-4 years of experience representing financial institutions in secured lending transactions with all collateral types. Experience representing financial institutions in SBA 7(a) and 504 loan transactions is desired but not required  Candidates will also have superior organizational skills with an attention to detail and the ability to close multiple loan transactions. If interested, please send resume to shelley@hirelegalbee.com.

Mid-Level Senior Corporate Associate
BigLaw Firm is looking to hire a 4-6 year associate to join its Chicago office in the Global Corporate practice group with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and general corporate matters.

Responsibilities include producing acquisition, equity and related documents in a client-ready format and running key aspects of transactions, including supervising due diligence and more junior members of the deal team, coordinating specialty areas of a transaction, negotiating and revising key arguments, handling client communications, and generally working with partners as a key senior member of deal teams and client relationships.

Important attributes include the ability to play a first- or second- chair role on transactions; to delegate and supervise junior associates; and work effectively with colleagues in other practice areas and jurisdictions. Hands on drafting and negotiating experience for complex M&A transactions is required.

Qualified candidates will have strong oral and writing skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with clients, opposing counsel and others, as well as superior organizational skills.

Please send resume, transcript and writing sample to shelley@hirelegalbee.com

Corporate & Securities Associate Attorney- Junior to Mid-Level

BigLaw firm is seeking an associate with between two to four years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, private company investments, and public company reporting and compliance as well as experience working on private equity-backed acquisition finance transactions, leveraged buyouts, equity investments, restructurings and workouts for their Chicago office. Experience at an AmLaw 100 law firm and excellent academic credentials are required.

Please send resume, transcript and deal sheet to shelley@hirelegalbee.com

Corporate & Securities Associate Attorney-Senior

Chicago office of BigLaw firm is seeking an experienced associate to join expanding Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity group.  Candidates must have excellent academic credentials and a minimum of five years of experience handling private equity and/or private target mergers and acquisitions work.

Please send resume, transcript and deal sheet to shelley@hirelegalbee.com

Patent Prosecution Associate- Mid-Level

Chicago office of BigLaw firm is seeking an associate with at least 3 years of life sciences patent prosecution experience. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the large and/or small molecule technology space, and an advanced degree in a life sciences discipline. The position will entail U.S. and foreign patent office practice as well as opinion work, due diligence, licensing and client counseling on a variety of small molecule and biologics projects. Candidates must be admitted to the USPTO and Illinois.

Please submit resume, law school transcript and graduate/undergraduate transcripts, and a technical writing sample to shelley@hirelegalbee.com

Private Equity Associate Attorney- Junior to Mid-Level

Chicago office of BigLaw firm is seeking a debt finance-focused associate to join the Firm’s Private Equity practice.  Candidates must have excellent academic credentials and should have two to five years of experience working on the debt financing aspects of private equity-backed acquisitions, refinancings, recapitalizations and related matters. 

Please submit resume, law school transcript and deal sheet to shelley@hirelegalbee.com

Private Investment Funds Associate- Senior

Chicago office of BigLaw firm is seeking an experienced private investment funds associate to join its corporate practice. Experience in the structuring, formation and management of onshore and offshore private equity funds, venture capital funds, real estate funds and/or hedge funds and their general partner and management companies is preferred. In addition, experience in investment adviser issues, representing institutional investors in their investments into private investment funds and various other corporate and partnership matters would also be ideal. Candidates should have solid academic credentials and at least 6 years of experience.

Please submit resume, law school transcript and list of representative transactions to shelley@hirelegalbee.com

Trust & Estate Planning Associate- Junior to Senior Level

Chicago office of BigLaw firm is seeking an associate with 2 or more years of relevant experience in trust and estate planning to join its Personal Planning Group. Our team of attorneys has a wealth of experience assisting individuals and families who wish to establish and administer family offices or other similar structures in addition to other trust and estate planning services.

Candidates must have strong academic credentials and excellent verbal and written communication skills. LL.M. in tax preferred, but not required.

Please submit resume, law school transcript and a writing sample to shelley@hirelegalbee.com

Associate- Secured Lending

Mid-sized firm is looking for a highly motivated, team-oriented associate to join their Business and Finance group in their Chicago, Cincinnati or Indianapolis office. The ideal candidate will have 3-4 years of experience in secured lending work. Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter and law school transcript to shelley@hirelegalbee.com