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 is seeking a 3L student (graduating Spring 2022) to join its Finance & 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.comto 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 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.

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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 5th year) to join its Health Care & Professional Associations Group in the Chicago office.  Candidates must have 3-5 years of healthcare regulatory/transactional experience, including experience with Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute analysis, corporate and regulatory due diligence, transaction structures driven by state and federal regulatory requirements, relevant transactional drafting and review.  Knowledge of and experience with working with both the OIG and CMS voluntary self-disclosure processes, and providing federal and state regulatory analysis and advice in connection with corporate and transactional matters with institutional health care providers is 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 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 mid-level (3rd to 5th year) associate to join its Labor & Employment Practice in the Los Angeles office. Candidates must have 3-5 years of employment law experience.  Candidates must have litigation experience, including managing discovery and motion practice.  Candidates must have experience with wage/hour class action litigation and PAGA and collective action defense litigation.  Candidates must have prior management-side law firm experience.  Experience in preparing for, taking and defending depositions preferred.  

Candidates must be admitted and in good standing with the State Bar of California or taking steps to become admitted in California.

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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 a mid-level associate (3rd to 5th year) to join its Litigation Group in the Chicago office. Candidates must have 3-5 years of complex commercial litigation experience specifically in the unfair competition, restrictive covenant and trade secret litigation area.

Candidates must have substantial experience with emergency injunctive proceedings including preliminary injunction and temporary restraining orders in both state and federal court strong research and substantive brief writing skills.  Former federal judicial clerking experience 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 a mid-level (3rd to 5th year) associate to join its Securities & Capital Markets Group in the Chicago 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 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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