Bankruptcy Litigation Associate Attorney Job in Chicago, IL Near Me - 333021 |

Bankruptcy Litigation Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Illinois - Chicago

Job ID 0ORZ333021

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 3 - Max. 6 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Estimated Salary Lower than Highest Salary Band in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Bankruptcy - DebtorBankruptcy - Consumer CreditBankruptcy - GeneralBankruptcy - Litigation

2024-05-09 05:17:34

A law firm seeks a Bankruptcy Litigation Associate Attorney for its Chicago, IL office.

Job Overview:

Join a bustling bankruptcy practice, engaging in a blend of litigation and transactional work. This role offers substantial growth opportunities within a collegial environment.


  • Take depositions and advocate motions and contested matters in court
  • Receive progressive training with increasing levels of responsibility
  • Collaborate across practice groups and office locations
  • Engage in business development activities
  • Work remotely two days per week


  • 3-6 years of experience in litigating bankruptcy, restructuring, or creditors’ rights
  • Strong working knowledge of Bankruptcy Code, local rules, UCC, and secured transactions
  • Significant experience in motions practice, contested matters, or adversary proceedings
  • Ability to think quickly and pivot under pressure
  • Proficiency in deposition preparation and execution
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Team player with an interest in relationship-building internally and externally
  • Cultural competency to work effectively with diverse attorneys, staff, and clients
  • Highly motivated self-starter adaptable to a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Outstanding law school credentials and references

Education and Certifications:

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree
  • Admitted to practice law in Illinois


  • Litigation skills
  • Legal research
  • Writing
  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Business development


  • Competitive salaries
  • Quality benefits programs
  • Workplace flexibility
  • One-on-One Career Coaching
  • Professional development opportunities

This full-service firm in Chicago has a nationally recognized reputation in many of its practice areas. With additional offices throughout the Midwest and the East Coast, the firm has over 200 lawyers ready to serve their clients. New associates are assigned to one of five sections: Bond/Municipal Finance, Business, Labor, Litigation, or Real Estate. New associates are encouraged to let the firm know what areas interest them, but all attorneys are expected to be willing to work in a wide variety of areas. New associates are also provided with early client contact. While some associates arent ecstatic with the firms bonus structure, this mid-tier firm does pay higher than many similar firms in the area.

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