Job #4628

Legal Secretary $70k

Our international law firm client’s downtown Chicago office is seeking a Legal Secretary for a newly created position, that will assist both litigation and corporate practice groups. This is a unique opportunity for a mid-level legal assistant to first join as a ‘floater’, assisting where needed. As this is a quickly growing office, soon thereafter, this person will transition into assisting specified attorneys and partners. It’s a great opportunity for someone seeking growth potential, who can jump in, learn quickly, and get their footing by assisting multiple outlets. 
 
We would like to see around 5 years of big law support experience within someone sharp, polished, and motivated. Negotiable salary commensurate with experience at/around $70k. 
 

 

Chicago, IL

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Job #4649

Litigation Legal Secretary, $85k

Our international law firm client’s downtown Chicago office is seeking an experienced Legal Secretary to support 2-3 high-level, leading litigation partners. This person will work directly with some of the busiest attorneys within the practice and will require someone with at least 5 years of big law experience. Candidates must be both polished efficient, with top-level interpersonal skills. Some OT may be required. 
 
This role offers ample growth opportunity and professional development, an excellent benefit program, including FSA/HSA’s, profit sharing, childcare, and wellness programs. Negotiable salary commensurate with experience at/around $85k. 

Chicago, IL

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Job #4648

Corporate Paralegal/Legal Assistant

The office of our western Chicago suburb law firm client is seeking a paralegal or legal assistant to join their Corporate Practice Group.  Qualified candidates should have 3+ years of corporate transactional experience, including M&A and corporate finance. Ideally, we would like to see someone well-versed with Westlaw and Lexis, with SEC fillings experience.  We are seeking someone both polished and proactive with sharp interpersonal skills. Great healthcare, generous PTO, 401(k) match, and a negotiable salary commensurate with experience. 

Chicago, IL

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Job #4647

T&E Paralegal/Legal Assistant

The office of our western Chicago suburb law firm client is seeking a paralegal to join their estate planning practice group.  Qualified candidates should have 3+ years of T&E administration experience, including preparing court pleadings, will summaries, estate tax returns, and family trusts.  We are seeking someone polished with sharp interpersonal skills. Great healthcare, generous PTO, 401(k) match, and a negotiable salary commensurate with experience. 

Chicago, IL

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Job #4646

Transactional Legal Assistant, $75k

The downtown Chicago office of our boutique law firm client is seeking a legal assistant with at least 4 years of commercial transactional experience to join their team. This will be a duel role that will help assist multiple attorneys with both relevant document prep and e-filing, as well as managing calendars and expense reports. Familiarity with financial transitions a plus. Must have exceptional interpersonal skills with a sharp and proactive demeanor. Candidates can expect a collegial team dynamic, highly competitive benefits, and a negotiable salary at/around $75k commensurate with experience.

Chicago, IL

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Job #4644

Litigation Paralegal

The downtown Chicago loop office of our international law firm client is seeking a paralegal with at least 4 years of complex litigation and trial experience within a mid-sized to large law firm setting. High academic credentials required, ideally along with an ABA-accredited Paralegal Certificate. Qualified candidates will be proficient with Microsoft Office, Adobe Pro, and other relevant programs, including litigation support software.  Must present well, take ownership, and encompass exceptional interpersonal and analytical skills. This position will require some travel and overtime, as such, candidates can expect a highly competitive starting salary, bonus, and benefits package. 

Chicago, IL

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Job #4643

Manager Of Diversity & Inclusion, $150k

Our top-rated international law firm client is seeking a Manager of Diversity & Inclusion to help develop and implement new program initiatives, and provide thought leadership, including talent development, trends, and innovation projects. We are looking for uniquely qualified candidates that have a significantly demonstrated passion and expertise involving—both--working with senior leadership on strategy and program development, and coaching, counseling, and developing main-line staff. Experience within professional services, corporate or academic institution is required along with a Bachelor’s degree, at minimum. 

Exponential opportunity to cultivate an inspired vision for the firm and its future initiatives. Highly competitive benefits, including 401(k) match, HSA’s, top-tier healthcare, and a negotiable salary up to/around 150k.  

Chicago, IL

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Job #4642

Legal Assistant, Patent Support

Downtown Chicago office of our well-credentialed law firm client is seeking a sharp legal administrator to assist their busy IP patent practice group. Qualified candidates will have at minimum 2-3 years of patent support experience, including a strong understanding of both US and foreign patent prosecution and USPTO procedures, the ability to prioritize and manage competing deadlines while maintaining attention-to-detail, exceptional organizational habits, and customer-service orientated. 
 
This position offers excellent benefits, including a flex spending account, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and 16 weeks of parental leave. Industry competitive salary commensurate with experience. 

Chicago, IL

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Job #4595

Litigation Paralegal, $110k

The young and growing Chicago office of our law firm client (located near W. Madison St.) is seeking an experienced litigation paralegal to join their team. This person will be an integral part of the firm’s operation and will be handed significant responsibility on nearly all complex litigation matters from the start. Qualified candidates will have considerable biglaw litigation experience and be capable of taking the lead on filings, organizing and tracking all matters, and preparing depositions and discovery. As the firm matures, this role will ideally become the lead paralegal and grow to supervise others, therefore quality, speed, and attention to detail are imperative. Excellent benefits, a negotiable salary up to around $110k commensurate with experience, and a fantastic opportunity for a skilled paralegal ready to evolve into a supervisory role and become a central member of the team from the ground up. 

Chicago, IL

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Job #4640

Legal Secretary, Estate Planning

The office of our western Chicago suburb law firm client is seeking a legal secretary to join their estate planning practice group. This role will require significant client interaction and  3+ years of relevant experience, including complex estate planning and estate administration matters. Must be comfortable handling a deadline-driven workload while prioritizing organization and attention to detail. Great healthcare, generous PTO, 401(k) match, and a negotiable salary commensurate with experience

Chicago, IL

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Job #4639

Litigation Legal Assistant

The office of our western Chicago suburb boutique law firm client is seeking a litigation assistant with 3+ years of experience to join their litigation practice group. Qualified candidates must have a strong knowledge of e-filing procedures and protocols at all court levels, exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to prioritize a busy workload and work well independently. Great healthcare, generous PTO, 401(k) match, and a negotiable salary commensurate with experience. 

Chicago, IL

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Job #4638

Commercial Real Estate Paralegal, $80k

 

Our Chicago law firm client is seeking a Commercial Real Estate Paralegal with 5+ years of relevant experience, to join their mid-sized real estate practice group, located in the loop. This role will work on a variety of related development projects and will be responsible for leading the title and survey process, transactional due diligence and management of closings, preparing corporate documents, and other related tasks. Bachelors’ degree or Paralegal certificate required, along with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office + iManage, and related experience --including title and survey analysis--within a reputable law firm practice. 

 

This is a newly added position that offers an excellent benefits package, growth potential, and a negotiable salary at/around $80k commensurate with experience. 

Chicago, IL

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Job #4635

Litigation Legal Secretary ($80k+)

Long-standing (west coast based) law firm, with a growing Chicago practice, is seeking a legal secretary with 5+ years of litigation experience to assist multiple partners within this newly created hybrid role. Responsibilities will include a blend of litigation support, healthcare administration, and calendar management. Prior healthcare experience and/or Bachelor’s degree preferred although those with a strong litigation background are encouraged to apply. 

 
This opportunity promises a collaborative culture with ample training and advancement support, including staff tuition, wellness, and paid volunteer programs, as well as profit-sharing, excellent healthcare, disability, and a negotiable salary at $85k commensurate with experience. 

Chicago, IL

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Job #4626

Real Estate Paralegal

The Chicago office our international law firm client is seeking a paralegal to join their real estate practice group. The position requires a bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years in commercial real estate experience. You will be responsible for all title and survey matters along with providing assistance to lawyers in connection with real estate diligence issues and certain document preparation. Overtime may be required. Salary commensurate with experience and comprehensive benefits.

Chicago, IL

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Job #4623

Ip Trademark Legal Assistant

The Chicago loop office of our international law firm client is seeking a Legal Assistant to join their busy IP Trademark Practice Group. Qualified candidates will have 5+ years of relevant experience within a professional services environment, a strong working knowledge of trademark prosecution policies, and familiarity with Adobe Acrobat + Pro and document management systems. Qualified candidates can expect excellent benefit packages, industry standard negotiable salary, and professional advancement opportunities. 

Chicago, IL

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Job #4627

Corporate Paralegal, $100k

The Chicago loop office of our international law firm client is seeking a Corporate Paralegal with 5+ years of relevant experience including private equity and senior level proficiency supporting business transactions (mergers, acquisitions, securities, finance, +). Qualified candidates will also have an ABA-approved Paralegal Certificate and Bachelor’s degree with strong job longevity and interpersonal skills. Excellent benefits provided along with a negotiable salary into the low $100k commensurate with experience. 

 

Chicago, IL

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Job #4612

Lateral Conflicts Attorney

The Chicago loop office of our international law firm client is seeking a lateral conflicts attorney with 3+ years of experience to join the Conflicts & Business Review practice. Although preferred, previous conflicts experience is not required. We are looking for a proactive self-starter with the ability to quickly retain large volumes of information while working efficiently on multiple assignments. This opportunity offers a generous compensation and benefits package with individual merit-based performance bonuses as well as FSA/HSA’s, profit sharing, and on-site childcare and gym access. 

Chicago, IL

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Job #4629

Corporate Legal Secretary, $75k

The Chicago loop office of our mid-sized law firm client is seeking a Corporate Legal Secretary to join their busy and growing practice. This position will support 2 partners and 1 attorney with various general corporate and transactional matters. Must be polished, bright, have excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to work well independently and efficiently with competing deadlines. Candidates can expect excellent benefit and compensation packages including a negotiable salary upwards of $75k commensurate with experience. 

Chicago, IL

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Job #4621

Litigation & Bankruptcy Legal Assistant

The main role of the Litigation and Bankruptcy Legal Assistant is to provide executive level secretarial and administrative assistance to a busy bankruptcy partner, litigation attorneys, and/or paraprofessionals in the daily operation of practicing law as well as administration of practice group matters and the handling of significant client relationships. This position will also provide exceptional service and high quality work product for clients. The assistant will perform executive assistant duties through the performance of complex secretarial and clerical-related tasks. This position requires the assistant to produce documents relating to specific functions and requirements as set forth within the litigation practice group using firm standard software. A minimum of 5-7 years of high-level executive secretarial experience is required, as well as experience and familiarity with litigation, bankruptcy, research tools and publications. Specialized or tech training beyond high school is desired.

Chicago, IL

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Job #4602

Trademark Paralegal

Our large law firm client is seeking an Intellectual Property Trademark Paralegal with 5+ years of related work experience. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word), international IP legal databases, and docketing software are required. The ideal candidate will possess strong communication, organization, and client service skills. The ability to work under tight deadlines, prioritize responsibilities, and accurately capture billable time. A Bachelor's Degree and/or Paralegal Certificate is required. Salary up to $100K with comprehensive benefits.

Chicago, IL

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Job #4579

Trust & Estates/Tax Paralegal

The downtown Chicago office of our international leading law firm client is seeking a Tax Paralegal. We are seeking those with 5+ years of paralegal experience including tax and probate trust administration. All candidates must be tech savvy, have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office, and be extremely organized with an emphasis on attention to detail. 1550 annual billable hours required. This role offers 3 bonuses per year, 23 days of PTO, transportation stipend, and professional development programs. Salary commensurate with experience.  

Chicago, IL

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Job #4020

Workers Compensation Paralegal, $55k

Our Chicago law firm client located on W Randolph St. is seeking a workers' compensation paralegal to join their team. Candidates must have significant workers’ comp experience, including, screening cases, benefit under the act, calculating average weekly wage, and ordering and analyzing medical as well as fluent in Spanish. This position offers summer hours that include leaving by 1 pm on Fridays, great benefits including CTA reimbursement and pension/profit sharing. Salary up to $55k commensurate with experience. 

Chicago, IL

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Job #4617

Real Estate Paralegal

Our client's downtown Chicago law office has an immediate Paralegal opportunity to join their growing Real Estate/Land Use practice group. Qualified candidates will have at least 5 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor’s degree or Paralegal certificate, and the ability to compose well-written documents, communicate eloquently over the phone, and manage fast-paced tasks independently. Responsibilities include title and survey review, drafting documents for purchase-sale transactions, corporate organizational documents, prepare SNDA’s, UCC Financing Statements, review and analyze zoning ordinances, attend foreclosed sale and record trustee’s deed. Negotiable salary commensurate with experience, 40 hours per week with a 1650 billable requirement. Excellent benefits, including vision & dental, paid parental leave, 401(k) & profit sharing, and a section 125 plan. 

Chicago, IL

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Job #4615

Corporate Finance Paralegal, $100k

The downtown Chicago office of our mid-sized law firm client is seeking a Paralegal to support both its Corporate and Banking & Finance groups. This role will support business and financial transactions including diligence activities and pertinent issues. Qualified candidates will have 5+ years of corporate transactions and finance experience, a Bachelor’s degree and/or Paralegal certificate, excellent interpersonal and time management skills allowing for smooth project transitions with competing deadlines. Great benefits offered along with a base salary up to $100k (+ bonus) commensurate with experience. Candidates can expect a firm with a commitment to employee investment through work-life balance, consistent professional development opportunities, and ensuring a culture where people enjoy being at the office and around those they work with. 

Chicago, IL

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