Job #1294 New!

General Counsel

Our international manufacturing company client located in a northwest suburb of Chicago is seeking a General Counsel to lead a three-attorney legal department. This attorney must be currently Illinois bar admitted (or eligible to waive into it), have 8-10+ years of experience, much of which should be in-house, and consumer packaged goods (CPG), general corporate (e.g., due diligence on acquisitions) and management (of a team and outside counsel) experience. The preferred candidate will be working (or have worked) at a manufacturing company and have strong intellectual property (trademark, copyright and/or patent, IP and software licenses, social and digital media), regulatory compliance and enforcement in packaging, labeling and transportation, contracts (manufacturing, marketing, sales, distribution, supply chain, transportation and leases) and international law experience. This attorney must be accustomed to dealing with various domestic and international business divisions, and all types of people. This is a great opportunity to head the legal department of a well-established and highly regarded publicly traded company.

Chicago, IL

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Job #1297 New!

Senior Counsel (In-House)

Our client, an investment and management company located in the Loop, is seeking a Senior Counsel, which a newly formed position due to growth, to work closely with the Managing Director who reports to the General Counsel. This attorney should be Illinois bar admitted or eligible to waive into it and must have 2-5+ years of corporate transactional (ideally, some lending) experience and a working knowledge of securities laws and regulations such as the 1940 Act, Investment Advisers Act of 1940, 1933 Act and/or 1934 Act. The Senior Counsel will handle general corporate matters regarding investment funds and fund governance; draft corporate minutes and board materials; coordinate corporate filings (state and UCC) and records; and draft and negotiate commercial contracts (vendor and software). Compliance is not part of legal and the company also uses outside counsel. This company is willing to train someone who does not have experience in all of these Acts and will consider someone who has taken time off to raise children. This is a work-life balance position with no travel and the culture is down-to-earth, close knit, collaborative and collegial.

 

Chicago, IL

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Job #1291 New!

Legal Forms Automation Specialist

The downtown Chicago office of our company client is seeking a Legal Forms Automation Specialist to join their rapidly growing team. The candidate (an attorney or paralegal) must have at least one year of experience working at a law firm researching legal issues and preparing legal documents, and be proficient with document automation assembly tools and Microsoft Office. Any personal injury, real estate or family law experience is a plus. A high attention to detail is essential. This company offers an ideal work-life balance, open-office team environment, which includes Ping-Pong, pool tables and happy hour team gatherings, a competitive benefits package, and a base salary up to $65k commensurate with experience.

Chicago, IL

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