Our client, a prestigious, global law firm, seeks multiple, well-trained corporate associates for its thriving Chambers and Partners ranked corporate law practice group in Chicago.
This collegial and collaborative practice group is well known for its comprehensive mid-market practice representing private equity firms and corporate clients on a range of domestic and international deals. They possess expertise on the full range of transactional work including M&A, LBOs and restructurings. The group is also active in private equity fund formation and global counseling, particularly for clients from the financial services and life sciences industries.
Successful candidates will be responsible for 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 agreements, 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.
This practice group is comprised of nationally and internationally respected attorneys who are routinely praised for their collegial and collaborative approach to complex deals both internally and with opposing counsel. Excellent benefits include market pay, flexible benefits program, tuition assistance, and a generous 401 (k) plan. The firm values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.
- 4 to 6 years of sophisticated merger and acquisition and private equity transactional experience from a nationally-recognized law firm practice, including hands on drafting and negotiating experience for complex M&A transactions.
- Excellent academic credentials from a top law school.
- Strong oral and writing skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with clients, opposing counsel and others.
- Superior organizational skills and the ability to supervise others.
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