Junior Real Estate Attorney /Associate
Date Posted : 2012-06-21
Group : Legal Paralegal Jobs
Its lawyers are agressive, intelligent, and hardworking. Whether you look at its corporate or litigation practice groups, the work is demanding, but you can feel you are working at one of the best firms in town. This firm takes its work seriously and appears to get some of the finest work in the Nation. This firm is one of the top three full-service firms in town in terms of quality of work, profitability, prestige and clientele list. They have the top mid-west companies as clients, whose client roster reads like an A list of Fortune 250, not 500, corporations. Hence, there is plenty of work for someone looking to assume significant responsibility and to work independantly. The work is both intense and challenging. Associates are afforded the opportunity to work on matters they like, but you cannot be a slouch. Partners know that they have to treat associates nicely as they are dependent on associates' willingness to take on assignments. But associates are not privy to firm management matters. People are polite, but are not lovey-dovey either. Minimum billable requirements are 2000 hours, but most associates exceed it. You will be highly compensated, at the top of the market in Chicago. The firm's top practice areas are corporate and litigation matters. Specifically, litigation is the firm's strong suit and, because of the training they recieve, its associates are highly sought after by top Chicago or other national law firms. The firm has a full range of litigation practice, form antitrust to mass torts matters, form intellectual property to commercial disputes, and form securities to white collar crime cases. This high-powered, full-service firm wants to hire only the best and the brightest attorneys and, if you have what it takes, we will do everything we can to get you in here.