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About Mayer Brown LLP:

Mayer Brown is a distinctively global law firm, uniquely positioned to advise the world's leading companies and financial institutions on their most complex deals and disputes. With extensive reach across four continents, we are the only integrated law firm in the world with approximately 200 lawyers in each of the world's three largest financial centers--New York, London and Hong Kong--the backbone of the global economy. We have deep experience in high-stakes litigation and complex transactions across industry sectors, including our signature strength, the global financial services industry. Our diverse teams of lawyers are recognized by our clients as strategic partners with deep commercial instincts and a commitment to creatively anticipating their needs and delivering excellence in everything we do. Our "one-firm" culture--seamless and integrated across all practices and regions--ensures that our clients receive the best of our knowledge and experience.

Office Description:

Mayer Brown's Chicago office is the original, and still the largest, office of the firm. It is also one of the largest law offices in Chicago, with deep roots in the community and a prominent place in the city's history. Founded in 1881, the Chicago office advised on the original incorporations of Sears, Roebuck and Co. and Continental Bank, guided Chicago leaders in the city's phenomenal growth, including the negotiation of the opening of O'Hare Airport to commercial flights, major expansions of O'Hare and Midway airports, and the leasing of the Chicago Skyway (the first long-term concession of an American toll road), and represented clients in some of Chicago's most storied trials. Finance, corporate, and litigation work are among the office's widely recognized strengths. We have a long and distinguished record of public service at the federal, state and local levels. Current and past positions held by Mayer Brown lawyers and alumni include mayor of Chicago and mayoral chief of staff; US secretary of commerce; assistant US secretary of state; White House chief of staff; special envoy to the United Nations; deputy US attorney general; chief of staff to the first lady of the United States; Illinois attorney general; counsel and deputy chief of staff to the governor of Illinois; Illinois Senate president pro tempore; Illinois solicitor general; Chicago transportation commissioner; and Chicago Police Accountability Task Force chair. Lawyers in our Chicago office have served as instructors at Chicago's leading law schools and have published widely in their fields. Notable publications include Supreme Court Practice, the standard treatise on Supreme Court litigation; the innovative treatise Securitization of Financial Assets; Bidders and Targets: Mergers and Acquisitions in the US, a leading corporate takeover strategies discussion; and the classic Trusts & Trustees. Civic involvement is a core value of the Chicago office, and Mayer Brown lawyers are encouraged to contribute. They serve on many of the city's most important cultural boards, including those of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Commercial Club of Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, Field Museum, Lyric Opera of Chicago, and Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Pro bono legal work is the office's most formalized civic contribution. Lawyers in the Chicago office have handled cases ranging from death row review, civil liberties and rights abuses, marriage equality and transgender rights, political asylum and police reform, to discrimination in housing and the provision of public services; indigent criminal defense work; and litigation addressing the needs of the homeless. We provide a wide variety of legal services to Chicago's poor and otherwise disadvantaged. Many Chicago office associates have gained immeasurably important experience through our Seventh Circuit Project and other pro bono assignments. And many of the office's corporate and tax lawyers serve as counsel to Chicago community and charitable organizations.

Location and Practice Areas Wise Attorney Count:

Total Offices: 25

Total Attorneys: 1788

Total Practice Area wise Attorneys:

Practice Areas No. of Attorneys
Bankruptcy 14
Corporate 115
Energy and Oil & Gas 5
Environmental and Land Use 2
ERISA/Executive Compensation 18
Government and Government Relations 10
Insurance Coverage 1
IP 29
Labor & Employment 5
Litigation 110
Real Estate 50
Tax 34
Trusts and Estates 7

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Beijing

Berlin

Brussel

California

District of Columbia

Illinois

London

New York

Nordrhein-Westfalen

North Carolina

Shanghai

Singapore (General)

Texas

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Archived Job Openings

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Mid-level Corporate and Securities Associate Attorney

 

California - Palo Alto

Palo Alto office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks mid-level corporate and securities associate attorney with 3-5 years of experience. The candidate will assist with issuer-side and underwriter-side private and public offerings, as well as with ongoing securities disclosure matters, including 34 Act reporting and corporate governan.... Legal

Handled by: Los Angeles

Mid-level Corporate and Securities Associate Attorney

 

California - San Francisco

San Francisco office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks mid-level corporate and securities associate attorney with 3-5 years of experience. The candidate will assist with issuer-side and underwriter-side private and public offerings, as well as with ongoing securities disclosure matters, including 34 Act reporting and corporate gove.... Legal

Handled by: Los Angeles

Mid-level Capital Markets Associate Attorney

 

Illinois - Chicago

Chicago office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks Mid-level Capital Markets Associate Attorney with 3-5 years of experience. The candidate will assist with issuer-side and underwriter-side private and public offerings, as well as with ongoing securities disclosure matters, including 34 Act reporting and corporate governance matters..... Legal

Handled by: Los Angeles

Mid-level Corporate and Securities Associate Attorney

 

North Carolina - Charlotte

Charlotte office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks mid-level corporate and securities associate attorney with 3-5 years of experience. The candidate will assist with issuer-side and underwriter-side private and public offerings, as well as with ongoing securities disclosure matters, including 34 Act reporting and corporate governan.... Legal

Handled by: Los Angeles

Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Associate Attorney

 

Illinois - Chicago

Chicago office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks employee benefits and executive compensation associate attorney with 2 years of experience in the area of Title I of ERISA, particularly private fund formation and securitizations. Legal

Handled by: Los Angeles

Junior Government and Global Trade Associate Attorney

 

District of Columbia - Washington

Washington, D.C. office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks junior government and global trade associate attorney with 1+ years of experience in trade remedies (antidumping), customs, economic sanctions, and export controls. Experience with other areas of international trade law (WTO dispute settlement and CFIUS) a plus. Legal

Handled by: Los Angeles

Litigation Associate Attorney

 

California - Los Angeles

Los Angeles office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks litigation associate attorney with 3-5 years of labor and employment experience. The candidate must have major law firm experience. Legal

Handled by: Los Angeles

Mid- to Senior-level General Litigation Associate Attorney

 

California - Los Angeles

Los Angeles office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks mid- to senior-level general litigation associate attorney with 4-8 years of general litigation experience. The candidate must have major law firm experience. Legal

Handled by: Los Angeles

Mid-level Banking and Finance Associate Attorney

 

North Carolina - Charlotte

Charlotte office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks Mid-level Banking and Finance Associate Attorney with 3-6 years of experience to support the fund finance and/or leveraged finance practices. The candidate must have solid experience with secured and unsecured lending transactions, such as fund financings, acquisition financings, l.... Legal

Handled by: Los Angeles

Mid-level Banking and Finance Associate Attorney

 

New York - New York City

New York City office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks mid-level banking and finance associate attorney with 3-6 years of experience to support the fund finance and/or leveraged finance practices. The candidate must have solid experience with secured and unsecured lending transactions, such as fund financings, acquisition financing.... Legal

Handled by: Los Angeles

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