Chapman and Cutler LLP is seeking an experienced Associate Attorney to join our 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 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
Advising on debt and equity issues in capital markets transactions
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 a 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. 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.
About Chapman and Cutler LLP
Since our founding in 1913, Chapman and Cutler has focused on finance. We have represented market participants in all aspects of banking, corporate finance and securities, and public finance transactions since our inception.
Our firm consistently develops innovative and practical legal solutions for complex financial transactions. In addition to traditional financings, we are widely recognized for our experience in specific areas of finance, including leveraged leasing and other lease finance, asset securitization, and pooled investment products including defined portfolios and mutual funds. As part of our finance-oriented practice, Chapman represents creditors, indenture trustees and other financial market participants in bankruptcy proceedings, workouts and restructurings. In the area of public finance, our firm ranks among the leading law firms in the country serving as bond, underwriter's and disclosure counsel.
To complement Chapman's finance focus, we have a substantial general corporate practice involving the representation of business entities in mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, employee benefits, environmental, administrative and regulato...ry law, and litigation. We also provide personalized estate and gift planning, traditional probate legal services and sophisticated tax planning.
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