The Chicago office is looking to hire a 4-6 year associate to join our Global Corporate practice group with a focus on M&A, private equity and general corporate matters. Our Chicago corporate practice is highly-sophisticated, collegial and thriving. Responsibilities include producing acquisition, equity and related documents in a client-ready format, and running key aspects of transactions, including supervising due diligence and more junior members of the deal team, coordinating specialty areas of a transaction, negotiating and revising key agreements, handling client communications, and generally working with partners as a key senior member of deal teams and client relationships. Important attributes include the ability to play a first- or second-chair role on transactions; to delegate and supervise junior associates; and work effectively with colleagues in other practice areas and jurisdictions. Hands on drafting and negotiating experience for complex M&A transactions is required. Qualified candidates will have strong oral and writing skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with clients, opposing counsel and others, as well as superior organizational skills.