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Trust and Estates Associate Attorney

BCG Attorney Search
Chicago, IL 60602
Practice Area: Trusts and Estates, Job Type: Attorney, Firm Type: Law Firm, Experience: 2 Years, Chicago office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a trust and estates associate attorney with 2-4 years of solid experience. The candidate will be involved in the design and preparation of documents implementing leveraged proactive estate planning strategies and basic estate plans, reviewing estate and gift tax returns (including complex reporting and valuation issues), estate administration, and assisting clients in the establishment of private foundations and other charitable vehicles. Should preferably have experience working with high net-worth families in the design and drafting of their estate plans, including wills, revocable trusts, powers of attorney, irrevocable life insurance trusts, dynasty trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts, and split-interest charitable trusts. Should also have some experience with family limited partnerships and limited liability companies, shareholder agreements, installment sales, and other related transactions. Admittance to the Illinois Bar is preferred. "One of the nations oldest, largest and hottest Chicago law firms, with offices in several of the major cities in the U.S. as well as the world. It has one of the best litigation practice groups in the country. The firm is a full service firm, meaning that it has respectable intellectual property, employee benefits, energy, corporate, securities, finance and other practice groups. It has grown tremendously through mergers with other firms, and lateral hires. The firm hires from the best regional law schools, as well as the well know national schools. It is not a law school snob at all, but requires superior grades. Client contact is early, and associates are given as much responsibility as they can handle. But client service is paramount and associates are expected to produce top quality work. Just because you are well compensated, you are not necessarily required to work on weekends, but most lawyers bill well over 2000 hours per year. The work is demanding, but you can feel assured that you are in one of the post prestigious litigation law firms in the country. "

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Posted: 2021-11-18 Expires: 2021-12-24

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