Chapman and Cutler LLP is seeking to hire a mid-level Associate or staff attorney to join the Commercial Lending practice group in the Banking and Financial Services Department in the Chicago office. The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years of experience representing lenders in commercial lending transactions at a law firm, bank or finance company, and be familiar with real estate-related matters relating to loan transactions.
Specific examples of desired experience, and prior or current representations, include the following:
Representing lenders in commercial finance transactions; in particular, secured bank lending from origination through documentation and closing
Drafting and negotiating mortgages, leases and other common real estate documents
Title and survey review
Real estate closings
Candidates must be admitted to and members in good standing of the Illinois bar.
The ability to simultaneously handle multiple transactions is essential. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, analytical and writing skills as well as solid academic credentials.
To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume. All applicants will be considered; however, the hiring decision will be made based on qualifications for the position.
Chapman and Cutler LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V/SO.
Since our founding in 1913, Chapman and Cutler has focused on finance. We have represented market participants in all aspects of banking, corporate finance and securities, and public finance transactions since our inception.
Our firm consistently develops innovative and practical legal solutions for complex financial transactions. In addition to traditional financings, we are widely recognized... for our experience in specific areas of finance, including leveraged leasing and other lease finance, asset securitization, and pooled investment products including defined portfolios and mutual funds. As part of our finance-oriented practice, Chapman represents creditors, indenture trustees and other financial market participants in bankruptcy proceedings, workouts and restructurings. In the area of public finance, our firm ranks among the leading law firms in the country serving as bond, underwriter's and disclosure counsel.
To complement Chapman's finance focus, we have a substantial general corporate practice involving the representation of business entities in mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, employee benefits, environmental, administrative and regulatory law, and litigation. We also provide personalized estate and gift planning, traditional probate legal services and sophisticated tax planning.
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