Vedder Price

We are seeking experienced attorneys who can contribute specific and valuable skills to our team.

We are strongly committed to equal employment opportunities for all applicants, and we invite applications from qualified attorneys who want a challenging practice in an open and flexible firm.

If you would like to apply for a position with Vedder Price, please submit your cover letter, resume and transcript, in confidence, to:

Pamela G. Masters
Manager of Legal Recruiting
Chicago Office
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, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Singapore Offices

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

Careers & Open Positions

Vedder Price's Chicago office seeks an associate with 4 - 6 years of commercial finance experience for its Finance & Transactions Group. Candidates should have experience in drafting loan documents and managing loan transactions. 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.

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

 

Vedder Price’s Chicago office seeks a junior associate with 2-3 years of M&A experience for its Finance & Transactions Group.  Candidates should have experience with due diligence, closing mechanics and associated drafting/negotiation skills.  Experience with private equity is preferred.  Candidates must have strong academic backgrounds, 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 a business, accounting or MBA background are preferred.  In addition, candidates must be admitted to the Illinois Bar or admitted to the Bar of another state and applying for admission to the Illinois Bar.

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

Vedder Price’s Chicago office seeks a mid-level associate with 4-6 years of M&A experience for its Finance & Transactions Group.  Candidates should have experience with structuring, drafting and negotiating acquisition agreements.  Experience with private equity is required.  Candidates must have strong academic backgrounds, 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 a business, accounting or MBA background are preferred.  In addition, candidates must be admitted to the Illinois Bar or admitted to the Bar of another state and applying for admission to the Illinois Bar.

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

 

Vedder Price's Chicago office seeks a junior to mid-level (3rd or 4th year) associate for its Global Transportation Finance Group. Candidates should have general corporate finance experience (commercial lending, project finance, structured finance, equipment finance or leveraged finance) and a strong academic background. Candidates with experience in transportation finance (aviation, aerospace, railroad, marine industries) are preferred.

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

Vedder Price’s Chicago office seeks an associate with 2-4 years of bankruptcy experience for its Insolvency, Bankruptcy & Corporate Reorganization Group. Candidates should have experience representing secured creditors in workouts, out-of-court restructurings and in all phases of Chapter 11 cases and have substantive knowledge in, and experience with, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy law, the Uniform Commercial Code (Articles 2, 2A and 9 in particular), equipment leasing and commercial finance law, and general commercial litigation, together with mid-level associate litigation skills, including the ability to draft complaints, discovery and motions, take depositions, appear in federal, state and bankruptcy courts, negotiate settlements and correspond with opposing counsel. Candidates must have strong academic backgrounds, excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team (particularly cross-office) and independently. Candidates must be admitted to the Illinois Bar or admitted to the Bar of another state and applying for admission to the Illinois Bar.

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

 

Vedder Price’s Chicago office seeks an associate with 3-5 years of experience for its Intellectual Property Group. An Electrical Engineering background is preferred, but strong candidates with a Mechanical Engineering background and experience with Electrical Engineering will be considered. Experience with licensing matters and corporate due diligence is a plus. Candidates must have strong academic backgrounds, excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently. Candidates must be admitted to the USPTO and Illinois Bar. If admitted to the Bar of another state, candidates must be applying for admission to the Illinois Bar. 

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

 

Vedder Price’s Chicago office seeks an associate with 2-4 years of corporate/investment management experience. 40 Act experience is required. Candidates should have strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team (including cross-office) and independently. Candidates must have strong academic backgrounds and be admitted to the Illinois Bar. If admitted elsewhere, candidates must be willing to take steps to become admitted in IL.

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

Vedder Price's Chicago office seeks an associate with 3-5 years of employment litigation experience for its Labor & Employment Practice. Prior management-side law firm experience and IL bar admittance required; experience with wage/hour and/or class action litigation preferred. Candidates should 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.

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

Vedder Price’s Los Angeles office is seeking a mid-level associate with 3 to 5 years of litigation experience, particularly with SEC enforcement matters, internal investigations, white collar criminal matters, FINRA enforcement or arbitrations, and/or general civil securities litigation.  Securities class action experience is a plus.  Candidates must have CA Bar admittance, case management experience, and very strong research and brief writing skills.

To apply, send a resume, transcript and cover letter to Elise Rippe, Manager of Legal Recruiting, at erippe@vedderprice.com.

Vedder Price's New York office seeks a junior to mid-level (3rd or 4th year) associate for its Global Transportation Finance Group. Candidates should have general corporate finance experience (commercial lending, project finance, structured finance, equipment finance or leveraged finance) and a strong academic background. Candidates with experience in transportation finance (aviation, aerospace, railroad, marine industries) are preferred.

To apply, send a resume, transcript and cover letter to Elise Rippe, Manager of Legal Recruiting, at erippe@vedderprice.com.

Vedder Price’s New York office seeks an associate with 2-4 years of corporate/investment management experience. 40 Act experience is required. Candidates should have strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team (including cross-office) and independently. Candidates must have strong academic backgrounds and be admitted to the New York Bar. If admitted elsewhere, candidates must be willing to take steps to become admitted in NY.

To apply, send a resume, transcript and cover letter to Elise Rippe, Manager of Legal Recruiting, at erippe@vedderprice.com.

Vedder Price’s San Francisco office seeks an associate with 2-4 years of commercial finance and lending experience for its Finance & Transactions Group. Candidates should have experience in drafting loan documents and managing loan transactions. Candidates must have strong academic backgrounds, excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team (including cross-office) or independently in a fast-paced and intellectually challenging environment. Candidates with some bankruptcy experience and a business, accounting or MBA background are preferred. In addition, candidates must be admitted to the California Bar or admitted to the Bar of another state and applying for admission to the California Bar. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

To apply, send a resume, transcript and cover letter to Elise Rippe, Manager of Legal Recruiting, at erippe@vedderprice.com.

Vedder Price’s Washington, DC office seeks an associate with 2-4 years of corporate/investment management experience. 40 Act experience is required. Candidates should have strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team (including cross-office) and independently. Candidates must have strong academic backgrounds and be admitted to the District of Columbia Bar. If admitted elsewhere, candidates must be willing to take steps to become admitted in DC.

To apply, send a resume, transcript and cover letter to Elise Rippe, Manager of Legal Recruiting, at erippe@vedderprice.com.