Litigation Counsel Job in Chicago, IL - 214149 | BCGSearch.com

Litigation Counsel

Type Full-Time

Location Illinois - Chicago

Job ID 854A214149

Skills Litigation - General/Commercial

2021-07-23 14:24:02

Chicago office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks litigation counsel with 3+ years of prior associate-level or staff counsel experience in financial services or mortgage foreclosure litigation. The candidate will provide thorough factual and legal research and analysis in pleadings, memoranda, and other written documents. Will draft pleadings and other case documents. Attend hearings throughout Illinois. Manage matters from commencement to final resolution; and competently and professionally communicate with clients and supervising attorneys. Should have knowledge of federal and state court practice, experience preparing answers, motions and other routine filings. Experience representing financial services providers against alleged violations of state statutes, wrongful foreclosure, and as well as issues involving federal laws and regulations covering mortgage lending, servicing, and collection essential. Significant case management experience needed. Bankruptcy experience is a plus. Must have familiarity with and ability to prepare basic litigation documents. Familiarity with federal and state court procedural rules and practices essential. Must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing in Illinois.

The candidate should have strong writing and oral communication skills, and an ability to learn new substantive legal topics as needed. Must have ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Should have ability to work effectively under pressure and to meet deadlines. Strong organizational and matter management skills essential. Ability to work professionally and effectively with Clients, Partners, Associates and Support Staff needed. Should have ability to work effectively with others as part of a team. Must have clear and effective drafting skills; and strong negotiating skills. Must have Juris Doctor degree.

This is a full-service, large law firm with local, regional, and national clients, ranging from Fortune 500 corporations and privately held companies, to startups and individual entrepreneurs. The firm has developed a broad national practice in areas such as litigation, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, intellectual property, corporate and securities, tax, finance, creditors' rights, employment, environmental, estate planning, probate and family law, governmental affairs and health care. The firm has offices in the suburbs of Chicago to provide more intimate client services to its clients there. Lawyers in the firm appear to get along with one another, and associates seem satisfied with their compensation and quality of assignments they receive. The firm hires top graduates from national and regional law schools, and it values diversity in work experience. Quality of life outside the firm is valued, but work is taken seriously and lawyers are expected to produce top quality work. Compensation is above average and hourly requirements are reasonable.

Your information will not be forwarded to any employers at this time. A recruiter will contact you with more information once our internal review of your resume is completed.

Similar Job Posts

View All Listings

Civil Litigation Associate Attorney

 Illinois - Chicago

Chicago office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks associate attorney with 2+ years of civil litigation experience. The candidate will draft and argue motions, take and defend depositions, including of expert witnesses. Will manage discovery, including complex electronic discovery. Participate in firm administration and demonstrate i....

Handled by: Chicago

View Job Post

Mid-level Litigation Associate Attorney

 Illinois - Chicago

Chicago office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks mid-level litigation associate attorney with 3+ years of experience, including with writing briefs, conducting discovery, defending depositions, working with expert witnesses, and arguing motions in court (experience in the financial services space is a plus). The candidate should ha....

Handled by: Chicago

View Job Post

Associate Attorney

 Illinois - Chicago

Chicago office of our client seeks an associate attorney.

Handled by: Chicago

View Job Post