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 and Los Angeles Offices
222 N. LaSalle Street
25th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Fax: +1 (312) 609 5005  

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

Vedder Price seeks a midlevel associate with 3-6 years of executive compensation experience to join its nationally-recognized Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits Group. Candidates should have strong oral and written communication skills, the ability to work effectively as part of a team or independently in a fast-paced environment, well developed legal research skills and experience drafting contracts, award agreements and non-qualified compensation plans. This position will be involved in both transactional deal work and day-to-day advising on all aspects of executive compensation. Candidates may apply for either the Chicago office or the Washington, DC office. Candidates must be admitted in the location for which they are applying (Illinois or District of Columbia) or taking steps to become admitted in that jurisdiction. 

To apply, send a resume, transcript and cover letter to Pamela G. Masters, Manager of Legal Recruiting, at


Vedder Price’s Los Angeles office is seeking a junior associate (2-3 years’ experience) for its Global Transportation Finance Group. Candidates should have relevant experience in finance, commercial lending, project finance, structured finance, equipment finance, secured finance or similar experience representing underwriters, financiers, equity participants, lessors, manufacturers and customers.  Experience in transportation finance (aviation, aerospace, railroad or marine industries) is preferred, but not required.  California Bar admission is preferred.

To apply, send a resume, transcript and cover letter to Pamela G. Masters, Manager of Legal Recruiting, at