Lawyer / Attorney

Confidential Company  •  Chicago, IL

5 - 7 years experience  •  Business Services

$200K - $400K
Posted on 10/03/17
Confidential Company
Chicago, IL
5 - 7 years experience
Business Services
$200K - $400K
Posted on 10/03/17

One of our clients in the Chicago Loop is seeking to hire Associates, Income Partners and Equity Partners for a very fast growing 15year old law firm that has 20 lawyers.

You MUST be able to bring over a book of business, ideally of $250,000+ but this is negotiable (ex: if you have a $150,000 book of business we’d still like to speak to you).

About Us:

They are a boutique law firm, well known for their work in the following:

·        Commercial real estate

·        M&As

·        Commercial transactions

·        Commercial litigation

·        Banking transactional work

·        Foreclosures, estate planning

·        Commercial bankruptcy

The firm has a strong entrepreneurial spirit, and strives to help their lawyers build their practices and their reputations. 

 If you don’t have a background in one of the areas above, we still want to hear from you. The firm is very open to expanding its expertise into other areas.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Researching and analyzing complex legal issues and writing analytical memos for the Firm’s clients through and clearly written, with practical compliance and business legal advice.
  • Assessing legal risk and discussing legal strategy and solutions with clients.
  • Drafting and negotiating a variety of contracts.

Professional Requirements:

  • Must have at least $100,000 book of business to bring over and ideally $250,000+.
  • Has an incredible work ethic and makes sure we give solid advice.
  • Maintains the highest professional and ethical standards.
  • Keeps current with legal developments relevant to the firm’s practice.
  • Has a demonstrated interest in personal development.
  • Isn’t a job-hopper and wants to build out this role toward long-term, professional growth.
  • Can work in a team.

Professional Qualifications & Attributes:

You, the candidate, have the following qualifications:

  • At least 5years of legal practice experience.
  • Demonstrated top-notch legal research and writing skills. You are creative and analytical with the ability to think strategically and execute. You are quick and resourceful, yet thorough.
  • You understand and are conscientious about the importance of capturing and budgeting your time to work within owner and client constraints.
  • To the extent you have a book of business, you will bring it to the Firm and work to grow it within the Firm.
  • You fit the Firm’s culture and values.
  • High confidence. You are unstoppable, with a can-do attitude.
  • High positivity. You are relentlessly positive and enthusiastic.
  • High commitment to success. You thrive at work and co-create an environment in which everyone prospers. You embody excellence.
  • High commitment to clear communication. You demonstrate extraordinary communication skills, with high emotional intelligence along with intellectual ability.
  • Enthusiasm about developing business. You enjoy cultivating professional relationships and leveraging opportunities to grow business.
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