Corporate Securities Lawyer


Chicago, IL

Industry: Business Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 37 days ago

  by    Alanna Smart

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At Axiom, it's never "business as usual." We're a dynamic team made up of entrepreneurial, innovative, and fresh-thinking people. 

We are a recognized leader in the business of law and the world's largest and fastest growing provider of tech-enabled legal services. With over 1,400 (and growing) mission-driven lawyers globally, we get a nerdy excitement for transforming the way that legal, compliance, and contracts work is done.

We're seeking a Corporate Securities Lawyer to join our Chicago office. Our lawyers are responsible for helping our clients solve exciting business challenges in the legal departments of some of the world's largest companies. Join us on our mission to change the future of law.

Specifically, you will:

  • Work side-by-side with the legal and business teams of our F500 clients to help internal stakeholders meet company goals
  • Gain exposure to and advise on highly sophisticated legal and business matters
  • Enjoy a variety of work among a diverse client base
  • Experience flexibility in your practice, with the option to work full-time or part-time, either on-site with a client or remotely from a home office
  • Have access to a full suite of benefits including paid time off, healthcare and professional development resources

Ideal candidate & requirements:

  • At least 5+ years of experience at a top law firm and/or in-house and strong academic credentials
  • Experience drafting and reviewing SEC filings, including 10-K, 10-Q and proxy statements
  • Ability to conduct due diligence review and draft ancillary documents in mergers/acquisitions is preferred, but not required 
  • Experience working with and advising business clients directly, as well as providing guidance and practical solutions
  • An interest in and understanding of commercial and business matters
  • Active membership and good standing in Illinois; ability to be onsite in the Chicago area

They said it

The Financial Times ranked Axiom #1 in business of law, #1 in innovation in corporate strategy and #1 in innovation in law firm efficiency, while The New York Times said Axiom is "rewriting the law firm business model."

At Axiom we celebrate being different, we're proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to building a diverse workforce.