CONTRACTS ATTORNEY FOR SAVVY HEDGE FUND! WILL TRAIN!
Chicago, IL 
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Job Description
Ref ID: 01934515

Classification: Account Officer

Compensation: $85000.00 to $100000.00 yearly

Investment Services Firm is a Chicago-based, boutique law firm specializing in the negotiation and documentation of agreements supporting capital markets transactions including prime brokerage, OTC and listed derivatives, custodial agreements, repurchase agreements, ISDA Master Agreements, and other similar agreements on behalf of its global hedge fund and institutional client base. For the open position, experience with these agreements is not a requirement though some transactional experience will prove helpful.

Open position: Junior Associate

Responsibilities Include:

* Summarize legal documents and negotiation points for partner review;

* Participate in negotiations with clients and dealers;

* Review and draft contracts under attorney supervision;

* Assist with Client's due diligence functions;

* Facilitate communication between clients and attorneys;

* Develop and test web based legal applications;

* Track and maintain records of open negotiations;

* Assist with file management and project tracking;

* Support administrative staff by performing routine office maintenance checks; and

* Research precedent and audit existing contracts.

If you are interested in this position, please send a copy of your resume to Claire . AND chinetta .



Job Requirements:

Skills:

* Excellent writing skills and a strong grasp of English grammar;

* Highly detailed;

* Ability to multitask;

* Proficient in MS Excel and Word;

* Knowledge of PowerPoint is helpful;

* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;

* Strong analytical and organizational skills;

* Highly motivated and adaptable;

* Able to work on a team of diverse individuals;

* Possesses sound judgment and integrity;

* Able to persevere in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment; and

* Possesses a strong interest in legal frameworks and financial markets.


Position involves varying levels of the responsibilities described above. Our employees gain valuable exposure to the finance and legal industries while working closely with analysts and senior attorneys.

Please apply with a cover letter, resume (with undergraduate GPA), transcript, and an academic writing sample. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

If you are interested in this position, please send a copy of your resume to Claire . AND chinetta .




Robert Half Legal matches legal professionals and consultants with remote or on-site jobs on a full-time, project and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide teams for complex projects, including litigation, eDiscovery, data privacy, and mergers and acquisitions.

Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you're working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE's "Most Admired Companies" every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes' inaugural list of America's Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

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Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Company
Robert Half
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
Open
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