Are you an attorney looking for a full-time position at a law firm? Check out our current openings below.

If none of the openings are what you’re looking for, email us at info@hirelegalbee.com so we can help identify the types of opportunities that would meet your needs.

Insurance Litigation Associate

Small litigation firm in the Chicago loop is looking for an associate with 5-10 years of litigation experience, specifically insurance coverage and bodily injury defense. They're looking for candidates that are self-starters, quick on their feet, looking to grow, originate work and move up and make partner. The salary range is 75-85k. 

Please email your 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

Asset Securitization Associate

BigLaw firm seeking an experienced Associate Attorney to join finance practice in the Firm's Chicago office. The successful candidate will have at least four years of experience in transactional work, corporate law or finance law at a large or mid-size law firm, in-house law department or governmental agency.

Examples of specific types of desired experience include the following:

  • Representing companies and financial institutions in financing activities

  • Providing advice to clients on structured finance transactions

  • Advising clients on the acquisition or sale of portfolios of financial assets

  • Representing parties to secured and unsecured credit facilities

  • Drafting and and negotiating offering and transaction documents and financing statements

  • Understanding of commercial and securities law issues as they relate to finance transactions

  • Representing parties in financing transactions with a broad range of asset classes

The candidate should also possess impressive academic credentials; the ability to simultaneously negotiate and efficiently handle multiple projects; strong interpersonal, analytical, oral communication and writing skills as well as superior negotiating skills; and an understanding of business, industry and market issues. Candidate must be member in good standing or eligible to waive in to the Illinois Bar.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and list of representative transactions/engagements to shelley@hirelegalbee.com

Commercial Lending Associate

BigLaw firm is seeking to hire an Associate to join their Commercial Lending practice group in the Banking and Financial Services Department.  This position will be based in the Chicago office.  The successful candidate will have 3-5 years of experience representing lenders or borrowers in commercial lending transactions at a law firm, bank or other finance company.

Specific examples of desired experience and prior or current representations include the following:

  • Representing lenders or borrowers in commercial finance transactions, in particular, secured and unsecured bank and private equity fund lending from origination through documentation.

  • Advising banks, private equity funds and other financial institutions in documenting credit transactions.

  • Working familiarity with UCC Article 9 and mortgage and property law.

  • Strong communication and client relations skills and the ability to simultaneously handle multiple transactions are essential.  

  • The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, analytical and writing skills, superior academic credentials as well as the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.

  • Candidates must be members in good standing or eligible to waive in to the Illinois Bar. 

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume 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

Labor & Employment Associate

Mid-sized employment and labor law firm is seeking an attorney with 5-7 years of labor and employment law experience to join the Chicago office.  The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials and his/her experience should include significant litigation experience. To apply, please send resume, law school transcript and writing sample to shelley@hirelegabee.com