Commercial Transportation & Logistics Group – Associate

SmithAmundsen LLC seeks a junior to mid-level Litigation Associate to join the Firm’s Chicago office. Candidate must be licensed in Illinois (and Indiana, preferred) and have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in civil litigation. General responsibilities include: representing clients in all aspects of litigation including court hearings and conferences, performing all aspects of oral and written discovery; conducting extensive legal research; drafting pleadings, motions, memoranda of law, client reports, affidavits, engaging in active motion practice in both state and federal  court, including drafting motions for summary judgment, and motions to dismiss; and conducting fact investigation/development. Strong analytical abilities, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work well on a team are required. Please submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcript and 2 writing samples to attorneyresumes@salawus.com. Please refer to Job No. CHI19JL in your cover letter.