Private Equity Associate Attorney Job in Chicago, IL Near Me - 318242 |

Private Equity Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Illinois - Chicago

Job ID CY4L318242

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 3 - Max. 5 Years

Ranking 4 : Medium to Large Business $$$$

Estimated Salary Highest Salary Band in the Market

Practice Areas Corporate - Private Equity

2024-04-16 11:23:23

A law firm in Chicago, Illinois, is seeking a highly qualified and motivated Private Equity Associate Attorney to join their team. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in representing middle-market private equity funds and their portfolio companies, with a primary focus on mergers and acquisitions. Working collaboratively with partners, the Private Equity Associate Attorney will handle a diverse range of legal matters for a variety of clients.

Job Details:

  • Work closely with partners on a broad range of private equity matters, emphasizing mergers and acquisitions.
  • Effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with clients, lawyers, business professionals, and third parties.
  • Produce high-quality deliverables, and promptly respond to phone calls and correspondence, ensuring efficiency and responsiveness.
  • Provide timely, accurate, and high-quality work products, meeting established deadlines and expectations.
  • Foster positive work relationships within the firm and with external clients and partners.
  • Comply with all firm policies and practices, ensuring adherence to ethical and professional standards.
  • Engage in both physical and sedentary activities, including working at a computer for extended periods, participating in digital/virtual conference calls, and attending meetings as needed.
  • Perform all other duties, tasks, or projects as assigned.


  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.
  • 3-5 years of transactional law experience, with a focus on private equity.
  • Admitted to practice in Illinois.
  • Direct and applicable experience in an AmLaw 100 law firm or SEC.


  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.


  • Admitted to practice in Illinois.


  • Strong transactional law experience with an emphasis on private equity.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with partners, clients, and other legal professionals.
  • Proven ability to produce high-quality work products and meet deadlines.
  • Familiarity with mergers and acquisitions in the middle-market private equity sector.
  • Adherence to ethical and professional standards.
  • Experience in an AmLaw 100 law firm or SEC is preferred.

Job Location:

  • Chicago, Illinois.

This Amlaw firm is best known for allowing its associates to find a balanced work load that best suites them. As a result, the company operates with an entrepreneurial culture, offers flexible face-time, and values diversity and a work space inclusive of everyone. This firm is also one that values pro-bono work?encouraging their associates to gain real-life experience and take charge of their own opportunities and success.

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