Associate - Finance and Transactions Group: Mergers and Acquisitions
Chicago, IL  / Los Angeles, CA 
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Job Description
Description

Vedder Price is seeking two (2) mid to senior-level M&A associates (3rd to 8th year) to join its Finance and Transactions Group in the Chicago or Los Angeles office.

All Vedder Price associates are expected to provide high-quality legal service to the firm's clients, track all chargeable and non-chargeable time in keeping with the firm's policies and standards, and participate in business development, seminars, trainings and meetings in keeping with their practice area and the firm's policies and standards.

Candidates may apply for either the Chicago office or the Los Angeles office.

Skills & Competencies:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Position requires the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently in a fast-paced and intellectually challenging environment

Qualifications & Required Experience:

  • Must have 3-8 years of transactional/M&A experience, preferably with private equity and/or venture capital experience
  • Candidates with a business, accounting, or MBA background are preferred
  • Must have a J.D. degree with a solid academic background
  • Must be admitted in (and in good standing with) the applicable jurisdiction (Illinois or California) or taking steps to become admitted

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be proficient in the following software:

  • Microsoft Office Suite

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Vedder Price P.C. is an equal opportunity employer. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability (where applicant is qualified to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations), medical condition, protected veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We participate in E-verify.



Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Vedder Price P.C. is an equal opportunity employer. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability (where applicant is qualified to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations), medical condition, protected veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We participate in E-verify.
Applicants who are interested in applying for a position and require special assistance or an accommodation during the process due to a disability should contact the Vedder Price Recruiting Team at vprecruiting@vedderprice.com.


 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
3 to 8 years
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