The Chicago office of McGuireWoods seeks an Associate to join the Debt Finance Department.
McGuireWoods is recognized as one of the nation’s pre-eminent law firms in syndicated finance and general corporate lending. Year over year, we rank among the top 10 U.S. firms in syndicated loans by volume of credit exposure and number of deals in Loan Pricing Corp.’s Law Firm League Tables, including a No. 1 ranking in number of deals for 2015. In 2017, McGuireWoods ranked fourth in number of deals with 182 and seventh in overall dollar volume with over $123.6 billion for its representation of lead arrangers and bookrunners in syndicated debt financings in the United States.
Our team consistently ranks among the top five U.S. firms in syndicated loans by Thomson Reuters Loan Pricing Corporation’s Law Firm League Table. In 2017, we ranked #4 in number of deals (182) and #7 in volume of deals ($123.7 billion).
These rankings demonstrate our commitment to client service and quality counsel, no matter the size or nature of the financing transaction. We regularly represent large, multinational financial institution clients in complex, billion-dollar financings, and are equally prepared to help regional banks, funds and other lending clients handle middle market, mission-critical deals efficiently and cost-effectively.
Qualified candidates will have 2 - 5 years of corporate transactional experience. The position will involve syndicated credit facilities, secured and unsecured senior debt, acquisition financing and ABL finance. Candidates must have superior academic credentials and excellent writing skills. Applicants with debt finance or commercial lending experience, business experience in financial transactions or accounting matters will be preferred.
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