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Law Partner - Business Transactions/Chicago

Company:
StaffingForce
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Posted:
September 16, 2017
Description:

Prominent multi-state full service Law firm, seeks a Business Transactions focused Law Partner to join its expanding Chicago office.

Candidate will have the following: 8+ years of experience as a partner in a law firm setting (experience will be current or very recent) ; Expertise and specialization in the area of business transactions (negotiation, drafting, and review of contracts and other agreements) ; Engagement in one or more arenas including, Divestitures, Commercial Transactions, Mergers and Acquisitions, Public Securities, Debt Finance, Private Equity, Venture Capital, and/or Compliance ; Ability and desire to procure, cultivate, and sustain his/her own client base ; An entrepreneurial spirit ; Must have a portable book of business ($500K+), with potential to expand ; Illinois Bar licensure in good standing.

This role may be ideal for a solo practitioner who wants the support of a team, or a law firm partner who wants more flexibility and autonomy in their career.

Stellar work environment and benefits package, with compensation commensurate with experience and book of business.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

-Demonstrating expertise in and current working knowledge of chosen practice area.

-Taking an active role in managing and growing the practice group.

-Working closely with partners, managers, and staff to integrate practice development skills into a team approach to client service and new business development.

-Adhering to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality.

-Demonstrating experience in practice development, business development.

-Exceptional client service and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain outstanding client relationships while managing multiple engagements at the same time.