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If you are considering a career with Ice Miller our current openings are listed below.  

Ice Miller LLP embraces a work environment that is collaborative, friendly, and supportive. To maintain our culture, Ice Miller is committed to building an environment where intelligent and diverse people serve our clients, focus on professional growth and development, and perform to their highest potential. With offices in Chicago, Columbus, DuPage County, Illinois, Indianapolis, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our attorneys and professional staff are among the best and the brightest.

Private Equity Associate – New York
Ice Miller is seeking a private equity attorney with 4 or more years of law firm experience to join our New York office. Successful candidates will work with our busy Private Equity team in New York representing middle market and lower middle market private equity funds, private debt funds, SBICs, BDCs, family offices and independent sponsors in their investment strategies, including leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, senior and mezzanine debt financings, structured equity investments, growth capital transactions, early and late stage private equity investments and secondary transactions. Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills, a team oriented mentality, and be a motivated self-starter with strong law school credentials and references. 

In this position you will:
  • Receive training opportunities with growing levels of responsibility.
  • Gain experience as responsible attorney on M&A transactions.
  • Collaborate across practice groups and across offices.
  • Have opportunities for advancement in a collegial environment.
  • Work in a small office atmosphere with the resources of an AM Law 200 firm.
  • Engage in business development activities.
The ideal candidate will:
  • Have experience with private equity transactions and interacting directly with clients.
  • Have an undergraduate degree in business.
  • Have excellent law school and undergraduate credentials and references.
  • Excel in a team environment.
  • Demonstrate a keen interest in developing and implementing relationship building skills both internally and externally.
  • Have 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.
  • Possess strong business acumen.
  • Be flexible and able to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Have excellent written and oral communication, as well as analytical skills. 
Our attorneys enjoy:
  • Quality benefit programs.
  • Workplace flexibility.
  • One-on-One career coaching and professional development opportunities.
Please include: a resume listing all significant and relevant experiences, representative deal sheet, and cover letter. 

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
 
Mid-to-Senior Level M&A Associate – Columbus
Ice Miller is seeking a mid-to-senior level M&A attorney with law firm experience to join our Columbus office. 

Successful candidates will work with our business group across several offices representing clients in a variety of industries. Candidates should have experience meaningful experience working on sophisticated M&A transactions. Candidates also must have excellent written and oral communication skills, a team oriented mentality, and be a motivated self-starter with strong credentials.  

In this position you will:
  • Lead and/or assist in the management of M&A transactions.
  • Have opportunities for advancement, including partnership track, in a collegial environment.
  • Collaborate across offices, especially with a busy corporate transactional practice.
  • Receive training opportunities with growing levels of responsibility.
  • Engage in business development activities.
The ideal candidate will:
  • Have experience with M&A transactions and interacting directly with clients.
  • Have worked in a fast-paced and busy law firm environment.
  • Demonstrate a keen interest in developing and implementing relationship building skills both internally and externally.
  • Be highly motivated and a self-starter.
  • Possess strong business acumen.
  • Be flexible and able to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Have experiences that prepare them to work with attorneys, staff and clients from cultures and backgrounds different from their own.
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
Mid-Level Life Sciences Transactional Attorney – New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Columbus, or Indianapolis
Ice Miller is seeking a mid-level associate who will support clients in transactions in both academic and industry settings that include important and complex intellectual property issues, primarily in life sciences. 

Candidates must have 4-6 years of experience with a focus on licensing in life sciences, including pharmaceuticals and/or healthcare matters. Candidates should have a bachelor’s or advanced degree in a life sciences field and have a strong understanding of healthcare laws and regulations. 

In this position you will: 
•    Support a busy Life Sciences practice that counsels clients about transactional structures and intellectual property considerations from both legal and business perspectives
•    Draft a wide variety of transactions including: academic collaborations (in-licenses, sponsored research, research collaborations, clinical development collaborations, and consortiums) and industry collaborations (selective program/product/field/territory licensing, evaluation and option arrangements, R&D collaborations, manufacturing and process/formulation collaborations, and promotion and distribution agreements)
•    Work with the Intellectual Property Group and the Business Group with our private equity, venture capital, and mergers and acquisitions teams 
•    Handle matters related to pharmaceutical, healthcare, and life sciences regulatory issues

The ideal candidate will: 
•    Bachelor's or Advanced Degree in a life sciences or related field
•    Prior experience with licensing agreements in Pharmacy, Life Sciences, and/or Healthcare related matters
•    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.

Search Firms should submit all candidates blindly to Debbie Atlas, Director of Attorney Recruiting.

For any questions, please contact 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. 

 
Experienced Private Equity M&A Attorney – Chicago
Ice Miller is seeking an experienced private equity M&A attorney with at least 6 years of law firm experience to join our Chicago office. Junior partner candidates will be considered.

Successful candidates will work with our Private Equity team across several offices representing middle market and lower middle market private equity funds, family offices and independent sponsors in their leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, and growth capital transactions. Candidates also should have experience acting in first chair role on transactions. Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills, a team oriented mentality, and be a motivated self-starter with strong credentials.  

In this position you will:
  • Lead and/or manage private equity M&A transactions.
  • Have opportunities for advancement, including partnership track, in a collegial environment.
  • Collaborate across offices, especially with a busy private equity practice serving primarily New York-based PE funds.
  • Receive training opportunities with growing levels of responsibility.
  • Engage in business development activities.
The ideal candidate will:
  • Have experience with M&A private equity transactions and interacting directly with clients.
  • Demonstrate a keen interest in developing and implementing relationship building skills both internally and externally.
  • Be highly motivated and a self-starter.
  • Possess strong business acumen.
  • Have experience serving in a first chair role.
  • Be flexible and able to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Have experiences that prepare them to work with attorneys, staff and clients from cultures and backgrounds different from their own.
Our attorneys enjoy:
  • Competitive base salaries, bonus opportunities, and quality benefits programs.
  • One-on-One career coaching, outstanding professional development and training opportunities, and support.
  • Early opportunities to serve in firm leadership roles.
Please include a resume listing all significant and relevant experiences.

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.
Please apply online for one of our openings or to include your information in our candidate database. Please include a resume as well as law school and undergraduate transcripts. 
 
Please direct any questions or inquiries about attorney openings to the Firm's director of attorney recruiting Debbie Atlas.

Ice Miller is an equal opportunity employer. This means the Firm maintains a policy of employing, assigning and advancing each individual on the basis of his or her own merit without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, creed, marital status, citizenship status or any other unlawful factor. This commitment to equal opportunity applies to all aspects of employment including selection, training, assignment, promotion, compensation, transfer, performance evaluation, administration of personnel policies, discipline, and discharge.

 
 
Billing Manager
Location: Chicago,Columbus,Indianapolis
Pay Type: Salary
Department: Accounting
Job Description:
The Billing Manager will be responsible for overseeing the Billing functions for the Firm across all markets. The Billing Manger will work with the Firm’s Chief Pricing Officer to manage the Firm’s alternative fee arrangement options and ensure efficiency in the billing cycle. The employee must be capable of working in a fast-paced environment with time-sensitive materials, and maintain strict confidentiality due to the nature of the position. 

Essential Job Duties: 
•Manage the full-cycle billing functions for the Firm 
•Liaise between attorneys and billing team regarding billing requirements and fee options
•Work collaboratively with the Chief Pricing Officer and Senior Management to establish financial goals as it relates to the billing process 
•Train team members on processes and procedures related to the billing process and alternative fee options 
•Liaise with the Chief Pricing Officer and Pricing Analysts to understand and educate attorneys on various pricing models 
•Identify trends and issues with performance in relation to practice group profitability and client fee agreements and offer suggestions for improvement
•Manage the billing team across all markets 
•Analyze billing processes and understand technical aspects of billing software 
•Communicate regularly with the Chief Pricing Officer and Practice Group Leaders regarding delinquent billing and to ensure client bills meet expectations  
•Analyze current processes and look for improvements and potential to streamline and automate routine tasks 

Minimum Requirements:
•Bachelor’s degree in Accounting related field required
•5 years of accounting experience in a law firm environment 
•Minimum 3 years of management experience 
•Strong bookkeeping background
•General understanding of electronic billing
•Proficient in Microsoft Office products 
•Able to adapt to fast pace work environment
•Able to work remotely as requested and supervise staff across office locations 
•Ability to adopt and integrate new technology to build process efficiency 
•Ability to multi-task and effectively manage time
•Ability to analyze data to drive decisions
•Must have strong attention to detail 
•Must be organized
•Excellent communication skills when dealing with a diverse group of professionals
•Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to prioritize duties and use good judgment
•Able to independently lead a team, including conflict management, and implement solutions 
•Must be able to perform all essential duties

Ice Miller is committed to recruiting, developing and retaining talented attorneys and professional staff from all backgrounds. In order to succeed, we take great pride in a culture of inclusion where everyone at Ice Miller feels respected, is treated fairly and has the opportunity to perform at the highest potential. Learn more about Ice Miller’s Diversity & Inclusion efforts on our website.

Ice Miller LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Business Legal Secretary
Location: DuPage County, Illinois
Pay Type: Hourly
Department: Business
Job Description:
Ice Miller LLP, a national law firm, is seeking a Legal Secretary with business and litigation experience to support multiple attorneys in our business practice group. Candidates must possess strong organizational skills with a high level of attention to detail to be successful in this position. 

Essential Job Duties: 
•Manage all aspects of administrative practice, including legal and non-legal processes.
•Prepare and draft correspondence, memos, and legal documents according to legal staff and firm requirements using word processing and document management systems.
•Manage the preparation and coordination of complex document preparation, including estate planning documents; ensure all attachments, exhibits and enclosures are intact.
•Prepare and process outgoing correspondence through mail or fax; arrange for specialized mail or messenger services as required.
•Organize and maintain files, both electronic and physical, within the guidelines set by the firm.
•Create, maintain, and retrieve electronic and paper client files and indexes as needed.
•Maintain files, both electronic and physical, within the guidelines set by the firm. 
•Answer, provide assistance during, and appropriately direct telephone calls for legal assignments as needed.
•Manage scheduling of meetings, appointments, due dates, client-related activities, and case dates on electronic calendars for multiple legal assignments.
•Handle administrative tasks such as reimbursements, as well as coordinate travel, meetings, and conference calls including IT and facilities set-ups.
•Proofread documents to ensure appropriate formatting, grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
•Maintain positive relations with internal clients and co-workers and contribute to the self-directed team structure to assist with overflow and specialized tasks within guidelines set by the firm.
•Proactively assist and provide teamwork to other Legal Secretaries when needed and when workload allows.

Minimum Requirements:
•High School diploma required
•Minimum of two years of experience as a business or litigation legal secretary preferred 
•Knowledge of estate planning services preferred 
•Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines 
•Experience with e-filing in state and federal courts preferred 
•Computer proficient, intermediate or advanced experience using Microsoft Office products such as Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint
•Ability to maintain a professional demeanor, exhibit sound judgment, maintain confidentiality and use discretion
•Ability to exhibit problem-solving skills and demonstrate initiative
•Excellent clerical skills and knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation 
•Exceptional customer service skills in person, over the phone and via email
•Exceptional attention to detail and ability to work independently and proactively
•Must be able to perform all essential duties 

Ice Miller is committed to recruiting, developing and retaining talented attorneys and professional staff from all backgrounds. In order to succeed, we take great pride in a culture of inclusion where everyone at Ice Miller feels respected, is treated fairly and has the opportunity to perform at the highest potential. Learn more about Ice Miller’s Diversity & Inclusion efforts on our website.

Ice Miller is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Application Analyst
Location: Indianapolis
Pay Type: Salary
Department: Information Technology
Job Description:

The Application Analyst’s role is to plan, design, develop, and launch assigned applications in support of core organization functions. The analyst will apply communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate and resolve systems issues in order to maximize technology investments. The employee must be capable of working in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines and maintain strict confidentiality due to the nature of the position.

Essential Job Duties

Planning & Deployment

Software Project Analysis:

  • Assist in the planning, design and development of new applications, including SaaS and IaaS, and enhancements to existing applications.
  • Conduct research into software application products and services in support of development and purchasing efforts.
  • Provide support for the testing of new and existing software applications under development or being considered for purchase.

Integrations:

  • Ensure compatibility and interoperability of applications.
  • Integrate applications through Web Services APIs.

Strategy & Architecture:

  • Review and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing solutions and develop strategies for improving or further leveraging current and future applications. 

Operational Management 

Administration:

  • Maintain and enhance performance of all new and existing software and applications across the organization.
  • Field incoming problem tickets from end users to resolve application and software issues within servers, databases, and other mission-critical systems.
  • Test fixes and perform post-resolution follow-ups to ensure problems have been adequately resolved.
  • Post software updates, drivers, knowledge bases, and frequently asked questions resources on company intranet to assist in problem resolution.
  • Perform preventative maintenance, including the installation of service packs, patches, hot fixes, anti-virus software, etc.
  • Apply diagnostic utilities to aid in troubleshooting.

Knowledge Management and Documentation:

  • Identify and learn appropriate software applications used and supported by the organization. 
  • Document all pertinent end user identification information, including name, department, contact information, and nature of problem or issue.
  • Record, track, and document the problem-solving process, including all successful and unsuccessful decisions made, and actions taken through to final resolution.

Collaboration and Training:

  • Coordinate with department heads to assess departmental application training needs and objectives.
  • Participate in the design, development, and delivery of software applications training programs and individual classes.
  • Communicate application problems and issues to key stakeholders, including management, development teams, end users, and unit leaders.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field preferred or 5 years of equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Strong general knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating systems (PC and Server) including all administration-level functions.
  • Extensive experience managing or administering enterprise-wide database driven software.
  • Experienced with SaaS or IaaS solution architecture preferred.
  • Experience migrating application from data center to Azure or AWS hosting preferred. 
  • Experience with T-SQL, SSRS, Power BI or other report design and visualization tools.
  • Experience supporting functional vertical technologies in Accounting, HR, Marketing a plus.
  • Experience with requirements gathering and software testing especially for applications used across cross-functional organizations and groups. 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office with emphasis on Excel proficiency. 
  • Previous experience in the legal industry or professional services a plus.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.

Ice Miller is committed to recruiting, developing and retaining talented attorneys and professional staff from all backgrounds. In order to succeed, we take great pride in a culture of inclusion where everyone at Ice Miller feels respected, is treated fairly and has the opportunity to perform at the highest potential. Learn more about Ice Miller’s Diversity & Inclusion efforts on our website. 

Ice Miller LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please direct any questions or inquiries about professional staff openings to the Firm's staff hiring and development supervisor, Ashley Davis.
 
Ice Miller is an equal opportunity employer. This means the Firm maintains a policy of employing, assigning and advancing each individual on the basis of his or her own merit without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, creed, marital status, citizenship status or any other unlawful factor. This commitment to equal opportunity applies to all aspects of employment including selection, training, assignment, promotion, compensation, transfer, performance evaluation, administration of personnel policies, discipline, and discharge.
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