Chapman and Cutler LLP is seeking a Staff Attorney or Counsel to join our Litigation practice in the Firm's Chicago office. The successful candidate will have at least two years of experience in litigation work, corporate law or finance law at a small or medium-size law firm, in-house law department or financing company.
Examples of specific types of desired experience include the following:
· Representing financial institutions in corporate workouts and recoveries, restructuring transactions, consumer finance litigation, bank defense, securitization and securities fraud, contract disputes, commercial property disputes, and other types of litigation
· Providing advice to clients on Uniform Commercial Code, federal and state regulatory compliance, and consumer and institutional regulatory compliance matters
· Conducting mediations, expert and lay witness depositions, and representing clients in hearings
· Drafting and negotiating restructuring documents and forbearance agreements
· Negotiating and preparing settlement agreements
The candidate should also possess impressive academic credentials; the ability to simultaneously negotiate and efficiently handle multiple projects; strong interpersonal, analytical, oral communication, research, and writing skills as well as superior negotiating skills; strong advocacy and motions practice skills, and an understanding of business, industry and market issues. Candidate must be a member in good standing or eligible to waive into the Illinois Bar.
Please submit a cover letter, resume and list of representative cases. 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 its founding in 1913, Chapman and Cutler LLP has focused on finance. The firm has represented market participants in all aspects of banking, corporate finance and securities and public finance transactions since its inception. That mission and focus continue to this day.