Junior Associate Attorney Job in Chicago, IL Near Me - 321810 | BCGSearch.com

Junior Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Illinois - Chicago

Job ID EMVY321810

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 2 - Max. 7 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

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

Practice Areas Corporate - Securities and Capital MarketsCorporate - General

2024-05-27 01:07:55

A law firm in Chicago, IL, is seeking a dynamic Junior Associate Attorney with 1-2 years of experience to join their team. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in summarizing legal documents, participating in negotiations, drafting contracts, and supporting various legal functions under attorney supervision.

 

Duties:

  • Summarize legal documents and negotiation points for partner review.
  • Actively participate in negotiations with clients and dealers.
  • Review and draft contracts under the supervision of experienced attorneys.
  • Assist in Client's due diligence functions.
  • Facilitate effective communication between clients and attorneys.
  • Contribute to the development and testing of web-based legal applications.
  • Track and maintain records of ongoing negotiations.
  • Provide assistance with file management and project tracking.
  • Offer support to administrative staff in various tasks.
  • Conduct research on legal precedent and audit existing contracts.

 

Requirements:

  • 1-2 years of experience in a legal role.
  • Juris Doctorate Degree.

 

Skills:

  • Proficient in MS Excel and Word.
  • Knowledge of PowerPoint is helpful.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrates a strong interest in legal frameworks and financial markets.

This boutique law firm represents trading and investment firms in the negotiation, evaluation, and documentation of complex trading and financing arrangements. Its key practice areas include ISDA Master agreements, derivatives clearing agreements, derivatives intermediation agreements, prime brokerage agreements, custodial arrangements, collateral agreements, commodity transactions, repurchase agreements, and securities lending agreements. Its team of attorneys has more than 30 years of combined legal experience. Its office is located in Chicago, Illinois

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