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 globe. 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 is seeking an associate with 3-5 years of experience to join its Financial Institutions Group in the Chicago or Dallas office. We enjoy an outstanding reputation as a leading financial services firm, with strong credentials and experience counseling and representing global and national financial institutions on a wide range of matters. The ideal candidate has 3-5 years of general corporate and M&A law firm experience and has experience in bank M&A and bank regulatory matters. Candidate must be admitted in (and in good standing with) Illinois or Texas or is taking steps to become admitted in Illinois or Texas.

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 Los Angeles office.  This is a post-graduate associate position with a Fall 2022 start date.  Candidates must have a solid academic background.  Candidates must have an academic background and law school coursework indicative of an interest in the Finance and Transactions practice area.  Past internships or work experience in this area is preferred.  Candidates must become admitted in California after law school graduation.

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-senior associate (3rd to 8th year) to join its Finance and Transactions Group in the Chicago, Dallas, New York or San Francisco office. Candidates must have 3-8 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, Texas, 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 mid- to senior-level M&A associate (3rd to 8th year) to join its Finance & Transactions Group in the Chicago, Los Angeles or New York office. Candidates must have 3-8 years of transactional/M&A experience, preferably with private equity and/or venture capital experience.  Candidates must be admitted in and in good standing with the jurisdiction for which they are applying (California, Illinois, or New York) or taking steps to become admitted in that jurisdiction. 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 an associate with 1-8 years of experience to join its Global Transportation Finance Group in the Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York or Washington, DC office. The Global Transportation Finance Group is one of the largest, most experienced and best recognized transportation finance practices in the world focusing on aviation, rail, maritime and general equipment transactions.  The lawyers that comprise Vedder Price’s Global Transportation Finance Group have M&A, corporate finance, asset finance, private equity and general corporate backgrounds, and the practice is a unique multidisciplinary practice leveraging all of these skillsets. Candidates must have 1-8 years of transactional law experience (M&A, general corporate, finance, etc.). 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. Candidates must be admitted in (and in good standing with) the applicable jurisdiction (Illinois, Texas, California, New York or District of Columbia) or taking steps to become admitted in the applicable 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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At Vedder Price, we know that great people are key to our success.  We have an exciting opportunity for an associate with 3-5 years of transactional experience to join our internationally-regarded Global Transportation Finance Group in New York. If you join us, you will work as part of one of the largest, most experienced and best recognized transportation finance practices in the world.

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Vedder Price is seeking a junior to mid-level associate (2nd to 4th year) to join its Government Investigations & White Collar Defense group within the Litigation practice area in the Chicago office.  Candidate must have 2-4 years of law firm experience, very strong research and advocacy writing skills, and litigation and case management experience in the areas of SEC enforcement matters, white collar criminal matters, internal investigations, securities litigation and False Claims Act matters.  Securities class action experience is preferred.  Candidates must be admitted and in good standing with the Illinois State Bar or taking steps to become admitted in Illinois.

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Vedder Price is seeking an associate with 2-5 years of experience to join its Health Care Group in Chicago. Our health care team consists of highly experienced and responsive attorneys assisting a broad spectrum of health care organizations and organizations that provide services to the health care industry. The ideal candidate has experience in advising clients on complex health care regulatory issues and in mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures involving health care entities. Candidate must be admitted in (and in good standing with) Illinois or is 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 a junior to mid-level associate (3rd to 5th year) to join its Intellectual Property Group in the Chicago office. Candidates must have a minimum of 3-5 years of experience with intellectual property litigation matters, particularly patent and trademark matters. Candidates must have substantive research and brief writing skill.  Deposition experience and motion practice skills are preferred. USPTO admittance is preferred. Candidates must be admitted and in good standing with the Illinois State Bar or taking steps to become admitted in Illinois. 

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Vedder Price is seeking a junior to mid-level associate to join its International Trade & Compliance group in the Washington, DC office. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience in export controls and economic sanctions, specifically, the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), U.S. anti-boycott laws and regulations, and the various sanctions regimes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), as well as experience with rules and regulations governing imports. Experience with the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) is preferred.

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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 associate to join the Investment Services Group in Chicago or New York.

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Vedder Price is seeking a mid to senior level traditional labor associate (4th to 7th year) to join its Labor & Employment group in the Chicago office.  Candidates must have 4-7 years of traditional labor experience.  First chair arbitration experience or equivalent experience and first chair NLRB trial experience preferred. Candidates must have strong research and brief writing skills, strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently.  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.

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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.

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Vedder Price is seeking an associate with 2-4 years of experience to join its Labor & Employment group in the Chicago office. We enjoy an outstanding reputation as a leading employment law firm, with strong credentials and experience counseling and representing management clients of all sizes on a wide range of employment matters—from Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) counseling and wage and hour litigation to employee benefits, executive compensation and international employment law issues. The ideal candidate has 2-4 years of labor and employment experience, including litigation and employment counseling experience with a management-side law firm. Candidates must be admitted in (and in good standing with) Illinois or is 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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