Chapman and Cutler LLP is seeking an experienced Associate Attorney to join our structured finance/asset securitization practice in the Firm's Chicago office.
The successful candidate will have 2-6 years of experience in transactional finance law at a large or mid-size law firm.
Examples of specific types of desired experience include the following:
* Representing parties to secured and unsecured credit facilities, including workout, restructuring of credit facilities and other debt repackaging transactions
* Representation of issuers, underwriters, institutional investors, trustees, collateral agents, servicers, lenders and sponsors in securitization transactions
* Providing advice to clients on structured products, as well as advising clients on the acquisition or sale of portfolios of receivables or loans
* Representation of institutional investors and borrowers in secured and unsecured private placement transactions
The candidate should also possess impressive academic credentials; the ability to simultaneously negotiate and efficiently handle multiple transactions involving inter-disciplinary teams located across several firm offices; strong interpersonal, analytical, oral communication and writing skills as well as superior negotiating skills; and an understanding of business, industry and market issues that affect clients in the finance industry. Candidates must be current members in good standing of the Illinois bar.
Please submit a cover letter, resume and list of representative transactions/engagements. All applicants will be considered; however, the hiring decision will be made based on qualifications for the position.
Chapman and Cutler LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V/SO.
Chapman and Cutler LLP was established in Chicago in 1913 and has grown to over 200 lawyers practicing in Chicago, San Francisco, Salt Lake City, New York and Washington, DC. Since the early 1920s, our firm has enjoyed national prominence in the field of public finance and in the representation of the investment banking community, institutional lenders, banks and other capital providers. The fir...m engages in a diversified financial and general business practice that is not dependent upon a few large clients or on a particular type of legal work.
Our major practice areas are finance-focused and include:
CORPORATE AND SECURITIES - The Corporate and Securities group advises domestic and foreign clients in connection with the public offering of equity and debt securities, including registration of securities with the Securities and Exchange Commission, compliance with state securities laws and regulations and the preparation of disclosure documents. The Department is also nationally recognized in the area of investment companies, including closed-end and open-end mutual funds and unit investment trusts;
CORPORATE FINANCE - Nationally preeminent in the area of representing participants in private placement financings, the Corporate Finance Department is recognized as a leader in developing, negotiating and documenting a wide variety of financing structures that are being developed to meet the capital requirements of today's economy;
BANKING - The Firm's Banking practice extends to virtually all areas of banking activities, and its client base includes local, regional and nationally-based U.S. domestic banks, as well as many of the world's largest foreign banking organizations headquartered in Canada, Europe and Asia;
PUBLIC FINANCE - Since its founding, Chapman and Cutler LLP has been one of the preeminent law firms in the nation in the field of state and municipal finance. The Public Finance Group is involved as bond counsel and underwriter's counsel for bond issues throughout the United States. Chapman and Cutler LLP's prominence as a national bond counsel is repeatedly shown in the tabulations released by Thompson Financial. According to the Thompson Financial Reports, Chapman and Cutler LLP has ranked first among law firms in the United States in the total number of tax-exempt long-term municipal new issues handled by the Firm as bond counsel since 1990.