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Associate – Litigation

Website ArentFox Schiff LLP

ArentFox Schiff LLP is seeking an associate with three to six years of complex litigation experience (2016 – 2019 J.D.) for its Complex Litigation practice group in its Chicago office. The ideal candidate would have experience with writing briefs, taking and defending depositions, drafting pleadings, drafting affirmative and responsive discovery, and experience with routine and complex filings plus some courtroom experience (handling routine court appearances, arguing motions, and/or presenting witnesses). Strong academic record and excellent electronic data management skills, research, writing, and oral communication skills are required. Illinois bar admission is required.

With leanly staffed matters, our associates find opportunities early and often. We take professional development – informal and formal ¬– seriously and provide training and mentoring to help our associates become the lawyers they want to be and to ensure they are ready for the opportunities we provide them.

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ArentFox Schiff LLP is internationally recognized in core industries where business and the law intersect. With more than 600 lawyers and policy professionals, the firm serves as a destination for an international roster of corporations, governments, private individuals, and trade associations.

ArentFox Schiff is committed to equal employment opportunity and diversity in the workplace. We maintain a policy of considering all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, citizenship status, order of protection status, national origin, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, physical or mental disability, parental status, source of income, military or veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. We will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
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