Vedder Price

Vedder Price offers outstanding opportunities to work in well-respected practices and with talented and experienced colleagues—serving a prestigious client base across the United States and beyond. Accordingly, we hire only attorneys who meet our standards.

We are proud of our ability to offer the highest quality legal services.

We allow you to accept as much responsibility and client contact as you are ready to assume. Our compensation structure is competitive and includes merit-based bonuses. In addition to enjoying exciting, interesting work, you will receive substantial professional development assistance in the form of training, mentoring and performance feedback.

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To learn more about available associate positions with Vedder Price, please see our Lateral Associate Opportunities page.

For additional information, please contact:

Pamela G. Masters
Manager of Legal Recruiting
Chicago, San Francisco,  Los Angeles and Dallas Offices
222 N. LaSalle Street
25th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Fax: +1 (312) 609 5005
pmasters@vedderprice.com  

Elise Rippe
Manager of Legal Recruiting
New York, Washington, DC, London and Singapore Offices

1633 Broadway
31st Floor
New York, New York 10019
Fax: +1 (212) 407 7799
erippe@vedderprice.com

Vedder Price’s Chicago office is seeking a junior to mid-level associate (2nd to 3rd year) to join its Tax Group. Candidates must have 2-3 years of relevant law firm tax experience, with knowledge in the income tax aspects of M&A and Finance preferred. Candidates must be admitted in Illinois or taking steps to become admitted in Illinois.

Please note that Vedder Price is a federal contractor. Any recruiters wishing to submit candidates for positions in our U.S. offices must first contact the Legal Recruiting team at legalrecruiting@vedderprice.com to complete the required paperwork before any candidate submissions will be accepted by the firm.

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Vedder Price is seeking an associate with 2-7 years of experience to join its Global Transportation Finance Group in the Chicago, Los Angeles, New York or Washington, DC office. Candidates must have 2-7 years of general finance experience (commercial lending, project finance, structured finance, equipment finance or leasing). Candidates must also have strong oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team or independently in a fast-paced environment. Finance experience in transportation sectors (including aviation, aerospace, intermodal, maritime or rail) is preferred. Candidates must be admitted in (and in good standing with) the applicable jurisdiction (California, District of Columbia, Illinois or New York) or taking steps to become admitted

Please note that Vedder Price is a federal contractor. Any recruiters wishing to submit candidates for positions in our U.S. offices must first contact the Legal Recruiting team at legalrecruiting@vedderprice.com to complete the required paperwork before any candidate submissions will be accepted by the firm.

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Vedder Price is seeking a mid-level associate (3rd to 6th year) to join its Finance and Transactions Group in the Chicago, New York or San Francisco office. Candidates must have 3-6 years of commercial finance experience. Experience in drafting loan documents and managing loan transactions is preferred. Candidates should have excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team or independently in a fast-paced and intellectually challenging environment. Candidates with strong academic backgrounds are required. Candidates must be admitted in the location for which they are applying (Illinois, New York or California) or taking steps to become admitted in that jurisdiction

Please note that Vedder Price is a federal contractor. Any recruiters wishing to submit candidates for positions in our U.S. offices must first contact the Legal Recruiting team at legalrecruiting@vedderprice.com to complete the required paperwork before any candidate submissions will be accepted by the firm.

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Vedder Price is seeking a junior to mid-level associate (2nd to 6th year) to join its Investment Services group in the Chicago, Washington, DC or New York office. Candidates must have a minimum of 2-3 years of corporate or securities law experience. Candidates with 4-6 years of corporate/investment management experience, transactional/mergers and acquisitions experience and experience with 40 Act are preferred. Candidates with experience related to transactions involving investment companies are ideal. Candidates must be admitted in and in good standing with the jurisdiction for which they are applying (Illinois, District of Columbia, or New York) or taking steps to become admitted in that jurisdiction.

Please note that Vedder Price is a federal contractor. Any recruiters wishing to submit candidates for positions in our U.S. offices must first contact the Legal Recruiting team at legalrecruiting@vedderprice.com  to complete the required paperwork before any candidate submissions will be accepted by the firm.

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Vedder Price is seeking a junior to mid-level (2nd to 4th year) associate to join its Securities & Capital Markets Group in the New York office. Candidates must have 2-4 years of Corporate Law experience and a solid academic background. Candidates must be admitted in (and in good standing with) New York or taking steps to become admitted. Candidates should have strong transactional skills, strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team or independently in a fast-paced environment.

Please note that Vedder Price is a federal contractor. Any recruiters wishing to submit candidates for positions in our U.S. offices must first contact the Legal Recruiting team at legalrecruiting@vedderprice.com to complete the required paperwork before any candidate submissions will be accepted by the firm.

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Vedder Price is seeking a mid-level associate (3rd to 6th year) join its Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits Group in the Chicago, Los Angeles or Washington, DC office. This position will be involved in both transactional deal work and day-to-day advising on all aspects of executive compensation. Candidates must have 3-6 years of executive compensation experience, as well as experience drafting contracts, award agreements and non-qualified compensation plans. Candidates must also be admitted and in good standing in the location for which they are applying (Illinois, California or Washington, DC) or taking steps to become admitted in that jurisdiction.

Please note that Vedder Price is a federal contractor. Any recruiters wishing to submit candidates for positions in our U.S. offices must first contact the Legal Recruiting team at legalrecruiting@vedderprice.com to complete the required paperwork before any candidate submissions will be accepted by the firm.

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Vedder Price is seeking a junior-level associate (2-4 years PQE) to join its Finance and Transactions Group in the London office. Candidates must have 2-4 years of debt capital markets experience. Experience in convertible or exchangeable bonds is preferred. Candidates should have excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team or independently in a fast-paced and intellectually challenging environment. Candidates with strong academic backgrounds are required. Please submit your application materials to Elise Rippe, Manager of Legal Recruiting, at erippe@vedderprice.com.
Vedder Price is seeking a junior level associate (1-3 years PQE or equivalent) for the Global Transportation Finance group in the Singapore office. Candidates must have relevant experience in aircraft or asset-based finance and leasing or similar experience representing financiers, investors, lessors or operators. Candidates must be admitted to practice English and/or New York law. Please submit your application materials to Elise Rippe, Manager of Legal Recruiting, at erippe@vedderprice.com.
Vedder Price is seeking a junior to mid-level associate (2nd to 4th year) to focus on commercial lending and join its Finance and Transactions Group in the New York office. Candidates must have 2-4 years of commercial finance experience. Experience in drafting loan documents and managing loan transactions is preferred. Candidates should have excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team or independently in a fast-paced and intellectually challenging environment. Candidates with strong academic backgrounds are required. Candidates must be admitted in New York or taking steps to become admitted in that jurisdiction

Please note that Vedder Price is a federal contractor. Any recruiters wishing to submit candidates for positions in our U.S. offices must first contact the Legal Recruiting team at legalrecruiting@vedderprice.com to complete the required paperwork before any candidate submissions will be accepted by the firm.

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Vedder Price is seeking a junior to mid-level associate (2nd to 6th year) to join its Corporate Group in the New York office. Candidates must have 2-6 years of law firm experience. General corporate or finance experience (commercial lending, project finance, structured finance, equipment finance or leasing, etc.) is preferred. Candidates should have excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team or independently in a fast-paced and intellectually challenging environment. Candidates with strong academic backgrounds are required. Candidates must be admitted in New York or taking steps to become admitted in that jurisdiction

Please note that Vedder Price is a federal contractor. Any recruiters wishing to submit candidates for positions in our U.S. offices must first contact the Legal Recruiting team at legalrecruiting@vedderprice.com to complete the required paperwork before any candidate submissions will be accepted by the firm.

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Vedder Price is seeking a junior to mid-level associate (2nd to 4th year) to join its Litigation Group in the Los Angeles office. Candidates must have 2-4 years of litigation and case management experience. Experience in the areas of SEC enforcement matters, white collar criminal matters, internal investigations and securities litigation preferred. Candidates must be admitted and in good standing with the California State Bar or taking steps to become admitted in California.

Please note that Vedder Price is a federal contractor. Any recruiters wishing to submit candidates for positions in our U.S. offices must first contact the Legal Recruiting team at legalrecruiting@vedderprice.com to complete the required paperwork before any candidate submissions will be accepted by the firm.

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Vedder Price is seeking a mid to senior-level attorney (5th year and above) to join its Health Care and Professional Association Group in any of our offices (Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, or Washington, DC office). Candidates must have at least five years of experience serving healthcare and/or professional association clients. Experience in addressing state, federal and/or international privacy laws (HIPAA, GDPR, PIPEDA), clinical service line and independent contractor arrangements is preferred. Candidates must have excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team or independently in a fast-paced and intellectually challenging environment. Candidates must also be admitted in the location for which they are applying (California, District of Columbia, Illinois, New York, or Texas) or taking steps to become admitted in that jurisdiction.

Please note that Vedder Price is a federal contractor. Any recruiters wishing to submit candidates for positions in our U.S. offices must first contact the Legal Recruiting team at legalrecruiting@vedderprice.com to complete the required paperwork before any candidate submissions will be accepted by the firm.

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Vedder Price is seeking a junior to mid-level M&A associate (2nd to 5th year) to join its Finance and Transactions Group in the New York office. Candidates must have 2-5 years of transactional/M&A experience, preferably with private equity and/or venture capital experience.  Candidates must be admitted (and in good standing) in New York or taking steps to become admitted in New York. Candidates with a business, accounting or MBA background are preferred.

Please note that Vedder Price is a federal contractor. Any recruiters wishing to submit candidates for positions in our U.S. offices must first contact the Legal Recruiting team at legalrecruiting@vedderprice.com to complete the required paperwork before any candidate submissions will be accepted by the firm.

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Vedder Price is seeking a mid-level (3rd to 5th year) associate to join its Securities & Capital Markets Group in the Chicago or New York office. Candidates must

have 3-5 years of Corporate Law experience, and experience with capital markets, SEC public reporting and Securities Exchange Act of 1934 reporting is preferred. Candidates must be admitted in (and in good standing with) the applicable jurisdiction (Illinois or New York) or taking steps to become admitted.

Please note that Vedder Price is a federal contractor. Any recruiters wishing to submit candidates for positions in our U.S. offices must first contact the Legal Recruiting team at legalrecruiting@vedderprice.com to complete the required paperwork before any candidate submissions will be accepted by the firm.

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Vedder Price is seeking a 3L student (graduating Spring 2022) to join its Finance and Transactions Group in the Chicago office. This is a post-graduate associate position with a Fall 2022 start date. Candidates must have a solid academic background, as well as strong oral and written communication skills. Candidates must also be taking steps to become admitted in Illinois after earning their J.D. degree.

Please note that Vedder Price is a federal contractor. Any recruiters wishing to submit candidates for positions in our U.S. offices must first contact the Legal Recruiting team at legalrecruiting@vedderprice.com to complete the required paperwork before any candidate submissions will be accepted by the firm.

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Vedder Price is seeking a junior-level associate (2-3 PQE) to join its Labor & Employment group in the London office. Candidates must have 2-3 years of employment experience and strong academic background.  General employment law experience, primarily employer focused with strong research and drafting skills required, along with the ability to work effectively as  part of a team or independently in a fast-paced and intellectually challenging environment.  Excellent interpersonal and client counselling skills a must.  The opportunity is to join a small team of recognised specialist employment lawyers and to be instrumental in helping to take the practice to the next level. 

 

Vedder Price is seeking a junior associate (2nd to 3rd year) to join its Litigation Group in the Chicago office. Candidates must have 2-3 years of general commercial litigation experience. Candidates must have deposition and case management experience as well as strong research and brief writing skills. Candidates must be admitted and in good standing with the Illinois State Bar or taking steps to become admitted in Illinois.

Please note that Vedder Price is a federal contractor. Any recruiters wishing to submit candidates for positions in our U.S. offices must first contact the Legal Recruiting team at legalrecruiting@vedderprice.com to complete the required paperwork before any candidate submissions will be accepted by the firm.

Vedder Price is seeking a mid-level associate (4th to 7th year) to join its Labor & Employment Group in the Chicago office. Candidates must have 4-7 years of labor and employment experience, management-side law firm experience, and employment litigation and case management experience. Experience with wage/hour, employment class action and/or restrictive covenant and trade secrets litigation matters is preferred. Candidates must have strong research and brief writing skills and deposition experience (taking and defending) is strongly preferred. Candidates must be admitted and in good standing with the Illinois State Bar or taking steps to become admitted in Illinois.

Please note that Vedder Price is a federal contractor. Any recruiters wishing to submit candidates for positions in our U.S. offices must first contact the Legal Recruiting team at legalrecruiting@vedderprice.com to complete the required paperwork before any candidate submissions will be accepted by the firm.