General Corporate and Securities Senior Associate Attorney

Position: Associate 

Office: Chicago

Practice Group: General Corporate and Securities

Description: Schiff Hardin is seeking an associate attorney with five to six years of experience (2014 or 2015 J.D.) for our General Corporate and Securities Group in our Chicago office.  The ideal candidate should have middle market general corporate and mergers and acquisitions experience in a large law firm setting.  Strong academic record and excellent research, writing, and oral communication skills are required.  Candidates must also be licensed and in good standing in Illinois.

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 are committed to increasing diversity of all types within the firm and the legal profession and to intentionally building an environment where everyone feels welcome and where they can be and progress as their authentic selves. We are proud to have achieved Diversity Lab’s Mansfield Certified Plus status for two consecutive years and to have earned, for the 11th 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 2021 “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.”  Click here to learn more about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Schiff Hardin.

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to Lily Yanow, Legal Recruiting Coordinator, 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.

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