Mid-Senior Corporate Associate

DLA Piper

DLA Piper is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, gender identity, or any other factor protected by law.

DLA Piper is seeking a mid-senior associate to join its fast-paced Corporate practice in Chicago serving Fortune 500 global companies. The ideal candidate will have 4-7 years of substantive corporate transactional experience focusing on complex cross-border transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and global corporate restructurings. Top tier compensation package provided.

Knowledge and Skills:
Excellent research, drafting, and writing skills.
Extremely efficient, organized, and resourceful.
Ability to multi-task with strong attention to detail.
Possess a high degree of intellect, business savvy, diligence, and self-motivation.
Positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills.
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities and a significant workload of diverse matters in a timely, accurate, and efficient manner.
Team player with a strong orientation towards a collaborative and results-oriented environment.

Basic Qualifications:
Juris Doctor Degree from a nationally ranked law school.
Membership in the State Bar as an attorney qualified to practice law in Illinois.
4+ years of experience practicing law with a national/international law firm.

Preferred Qualifications:
Cross-border mergers and acquisition transactional experience.
Experience in working with local counsel globally and managing complex transactions across multiple jurisdictions.

To apply for this job please visit dlapiperus.taleo.net.