Associate – Corporate & Securities (Chicago)

SmithAmundsen LLC seeks a Corporate & Securities Associate to join our Firm’s Chicago office. Candidate must be licensed in Illinois and have a minimum of 2-3 years’ of experience in handling corporate legal matters, including mergers and acquisitions (drafting, due diligence, etc.), financial/securities offerings, governance and compliance issues, and other business transactions. Qualified candidates must be admitted to practice in Illinois, possess strong drafting , negotiation, and technical skills, and be motivated self-starters who take ownership of their work. Prior in-house experience with a hedge fund, private equity firm, venture capital firm, or financial services firm, is preferred. Some litigation experience is a plus. Strong problem solving-skills, flexibility, and an appreciation for a high level of client service and responsiveness is required. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and 2 writing samples to attorneyresumes@salawus.com. Please refer to Job No. CHI19EF in your cover letter.