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Restructuring Associate – New York Office

Ice Miller is seeking an associate with 4 or more years of experience in bankruptcy, restructuring, and creditors’ rights and insolvency-related litigation in state and federal courts. Candidates should have a strong working knowledge of the Bankruptcy Code, local rules, UCC, and secured transactions. Because the practice is both litigation and transaction based, the candidate should have strong research, writing, and courtroom advocacy skills, along with ability to draft transactional documents as needed. Ice Miller prefers candidates with excellent written and oral communication skills, a team-oriented mentality, and who are motivated self-starters with strong law school credentials.
 
In this position you will:
  • Be part of a busy restructuring practice that is a mix of litigation and transactional work
  • Take depositions and argue motions and contested matters in the courtroom
  • Receive training opportunities with growing levels of responsibility    
  • Collaborate across practice groups and across offices
  • Work in a small office atmosphere with the resources of an AmLaw 200 firm
  • Have opportunities for advancement in a collegial environment
  • Engage in business development activities with the potential to grow into partnership
 The ideal candidate will:
  • Have significant courtroom experience in motions practice, contested matters and/or adversary proceedings
  • Be a fast thinker who can respond and pivot well in court and under pressure
  • Have taken many depositions
  • Have strong research and writing skills
  • Excel in a team 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
  • Be highly motivated and a self-starter
  • Be flexible and able to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Have excellent law school credentials and references
 Our attorneys enjoy:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Quality benefits programs including an annual stipend to support attorneys’ interests and hobbies outside of the workplace
  • Workplace flexibility
  • One-on-One Career coaching and outstanding professional development opportunities and support
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.

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 325 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 a participant in The Diversity Lab’s Mansfield Rule 4.0.
 
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