Corporate and Securities: Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Attorney

Position: Attorney - Associate or Counsel

Office: Any Schiff Hardin Office – Chicago; New York; Ann Arbor; San Francisco; District of Columbia; Lake Forest, IL

Practice Group: General Corporate and Securities: Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation

Description: Schiff Hardin is seeking an attorney with five or more years of employee benefits and executive compensation experience for our General Corporate and Securities Group. The person hired can work from any Schiff Hardin office. The ideal candidate would have a strong tax-qualified plan background and familiarity with most areas of benefits, from health and welfare to securities, executive compensation and M&A work. Strong academic record and excellent research, writing, and oral communication skills are required. Candidates must also be licensed and in good standing in the state in which the candidate would practice.

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. 

Here, at Schiff Hardin, we have a longstanding commitment to each other to build a community of belonging and to create a place where all perspectives are valued and all people feel heard. We are proud to have achieved the Diversity Lab’s Mansfield 2.0 Certified Plus status and to have earned, for the 10th consecutive year, a perfect 100 percent score on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index (CEI), along with the distinction as a 2020 “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.” Click here to learn more about Diversity & Inclusion at Schiff Hardin.

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to Noah Cooper, Senior Legal Recruiting Manager, at

Schiff Hardin 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Vets/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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