Finance Associate, Chicago, IL

Employer Ice Miller LLP
Created 01/13/2021
Reference 1038757
Job Type Full Time
State IL
City Chicago

Ice Miller is seeking an associate with 4 to 6 years of experience in lending transactions, including lender-side representation and/or borrower representation in private equity, senior capital, junior capital, and mezzanine financing transactions.

Candidates must have a strong working knowledge of financing structures, credit agreements, security agreements, and documenting finance transactions. Candidates with additional experience in mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and other general corporate transactions are preferred. Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills, a team oriented mentality, and be a motivated self-starter with strong law school credentials.

In this position you will:

  • Receive training opportunities with growing levels of responsibility
  • Collaborate across practice groups and across offices
  • Have opportunities for advancement in a collegial environment
  • Work in a small office atmosphere with the resources of an AM Law 200 firm
  • Engage in business development activities with the potential to grow into the partnership

Ideal Candidate will:

  • Have experience with lender and borrower side finance transactions in a wide variety of industries
  • Have held the lead role on deals and supervised more junior attorneys
  • Have excellent law school credentials and references
  • Excel in a small office, team environment
  • Demonstrate a keen interest in developing and implementing relationship-building skills both internally and externally
  • Have prior experiences that prepare them to work with attorneys, staff and clients from cultures and backgrounds different from their own
  • Be highly motivated and a self-starter
  • Possess strong business acumen
  • Be flexible and able to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Have excellent written and oral communication

Our attorneys enjoy:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Quality benefits programs including an annual stipend to support attorneys’ interests and hobbies outside of the workplace
  • Workplace flexibility
  • One-on-One Career coaching and outstanding professional development opportunities and support

Please include a resume listing all significant and relevant experiences.

Ice Miller LLP embraces a work environment that is collaborative, welcoming, and focused on growth. To maintain our culture, we are committed to building an inclusive workplace where talented attorneys from all backgrounds serve our clients, focus on professional development, and perform to their highest potential. With over 325 lawyers in offices located in Columbus, Chicago, DuPage County, Illinois, New York, Indianapolis, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our attorneys and professional staff are among the most talented in the country. Ice Miller is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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