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Experienced Fund Formation Attorney-Chicago

Ice Miller is seeking an experienced Fund Formation attorney to join our Business group in Chicago. The Attorney will advise and support all aspects of our complex investment fund formation practice. The Firm will consider service partner candidates.
 
In this position you will:
  • Represent investment funds and portfolio companies in all types of private equity and corporate M&A transitions
  • Advise clients on structuring and formation of funds and other investment vehicles
  • Draft, review, and comment on fund documentation and negotiate side letters.
  • Counsel fund managers in all aspects of fund formation, regulatory compliance and administration. 
  • Have opportunities for advancement in a collegial environment
  • Receive training opportunities with growing levels of responsibility    
  • Collaborate with talented and team-oriented attorneys across practice groups and across offices
  • Work in brand new office space in a location targeted for growth
  • Be allowed to work remotely two days per week
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Substantial experience with the formation of all types of investment funds (including private equity funds, venture capital funds, real estate funds, funds of funds, secondary funds, hedge funds, debt, credit and mezzanine funds and co-investment funds), fund sponsors/general partners, and fund managers
  • Understanding of all applicable securities and tax laws and regulations regarding fund formations and fund offerings
  • Excel in a team environment
  • Be highly motivated and a self-starter
  • Be flexible and able to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Demonstrate a keen interest in developing and implementing relationship-building skills both internally and externally
  • Have prior experiences that prepare them to work with attorneys, staff and clients from cultures and backgrounds different from their own
  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Have excellent law school credentials and references
Our attorneys enjoy:
  • Competitive compensation packages
  • One-on-One Career coaching and outstanding professional development opportunities and support
  • Quality benefits programs including an annual stipend to support attorneys’ interests and hobbies outside of the workplace
  • Workplace flexibility and remote work opportunity
Please include: a resume listing all significant and relevant experiences and representative transactions list.
 
For any questions and all blind search firm submissions, please contact Director of Attorney Recruiting, Debbie Atlas.

Candidates must have permanent authorization to work in the United States. In addition, candidates must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19, except those who have an approved medical or religious exemption.

Ice Miller LLP embraces a work environment that is collaborative, welcoming, and focused on growth. To maintain our culture, we are committed to building an inclusive workplace where talented attorneys from all backgrounds serve our clients, focus on professional development, and perform to their highest potential. With over 350 lawyers in offices located in Columbus, Chicago, DuPage County, Illinois, New York, Indianapolis, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our attorneys and professional staff are among the most talented in the country. Ice Miller is an Equal Opportunity Employer and certified under The Diversity Lab’s Mansfield Rule 4.0.
 
 
 
 
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