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Mid-Level Litigation Associate -- Chicago

Ice Miller is seeking an associate with 3-5 years of law firm experience to join our Litigation group in Chicago. The associate would become part of a team that represents clients in various commercial litigation matters around the country, particularly in Illinois State and Federal trial and appellate courts. Candidates must have excellent legal research and writing skills, strong oral communication skills, a team-oriented mentality, and be a motivated self-starter with excellent law school credentials and references. We prefer candidates who have written discovery and deposition experience, who have drafted pleadings, motions, and briefs, and have courtroom experience. Clerkship experience is also a plus.
 
In this position, you will:
  • 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:
  • 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 advanced litigation skills including independently managing and responding to discovery, taking and defending depositions, and drafting all common pleadings, motions, and briefs.
  • Have experience with construction, real estate, and/or other commercial litigation
  • 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 salaries
  • 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, a cover letter, and a law school transcript.
 
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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