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Construction Law Attorney

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Chicago, IL, United States

Construction Law Attorney

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2-10 yrs required

Full-time

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A law firm in Chicago, IL, is seeking a Construction Law Attorney with 3-8 years of experience to join their team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in complex commercial contract matters, mechanics liens, surety bonds, insurance coverage matters, and litigation. They should also possess the ability to draft and negotiate construction agreements, manage large document collections, and have experience with a wide range of construction-related legal matters.

Job Details:

Duties:

  • Handle complex commercial contract matters, mechanics liens, surety bonds, and insurance coverage matters that may involve litigation, trials, appeals, arbitration, or mediation.
  • Draft and negotiate Construction, Design, and Design Build Agreements.
  • Conduct investigations, manage, and oversee the discovery of large collections of documents and electronic data.
  • Work on commercial construction litigation, delay and impact claims, mechanics lien claims, construction surety bond claims, negotiation and drafting of design and construction agreements, construction defect claims, and insurance coverage related to construction claims.
  • Provide representation for design professionals.
  • Conduct depositions, pretrial proceedings, and trials as needed.
  • Utilize technical knowledge in design or construction to enhance legal practice.

Requirements:

  • 3-8 years of relevant experience in construction law and related fields.
  • Licensed to practice law in Illinois and in good standing.
  • Excellent academic credentials.
  • Strong legal research, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle complex legal matters independently.
  • Genuine interest in expanding a national legal practice.

Education:

  • Juris Doctor (.) from an accredited law school.

Certifications:

  • Licensed to practice law in the state of Illinois.

Skills:

  • Proficiency in complex commercial contract matters.
  • Strong knowledge of mechanics liens, surety bonds, and insurance coverage issues.
  • Legal drafting and negotiation skills.
  • Experience in handling litigation, arbitration, and mediation.
  • Document management and electronic discovery expertise.
  • Familiarity with construction law, design, and construction agreements.
  • Deposition, pretrial, and trial experience.
  • Technical background in design or construction (preferred).

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation.
  • 401(k) with matching.
  • Dental insurance.
  • Employee assistance program.
  • Health insurance.
  • Health savings account.
  • Life insurance.
  • Paid time off.
  • Vision insurance.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Construction Law Attorney to join a dynamic law firm in Chicago, IL, with the potential for professional growth and the chance to work on a wide range of construction-related legal matters.

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2-10 yrs required

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A law firm in Chicago, IL, is seeking a Construction Law Attorney with 3-8 years of experience to join their team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in complex commercial contract matters, mechanics liens, surety bonds, insurance coverage matters, and litigation. They should also possess the ability to draft and negotiate construction agreements, manage large document collections, and have experience with a wide range of construction-related legal matters.

Job Details:

Duties:

  • Handle complex commercial contract matters, mechanics liens, surety bonds, and insurance coverage matters that may involve litigation, trials, appeals, arbitration, or mediation.
  • Draft and negotiate Construction, Design, and Design Build Agreements.
  • Conduct investigations, manage, and oversee the discovery of large collections of documents and electronic data.
  • Work on commercial construction litigation, delay and impact claims, mechanics lien claims, construction surety bond claims, negotiation and drafting of design and construction agreements, construction defect claims, and insurance coverage related to construction claims.
  • Provide representation for design professionals.
  • Conduct depositions, pretrial proceedings, and trials as needed.
  • Utilize technical knowledge in design or construction to enhance legal practice.

Requirements:

  • 3-8 years of relevant experience in construction law and related fields.
  • Licensed to practice law in Illinois and in good standing.
  • Excellent academic credentials.
  • Strong legal research, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle complex legal matters independently.
  • Genuine interest in expanding a national legal practice.

Education:

  • Juris Doctor (.) from an accredited law school.

Certifications:

  • Licensed to practice law in the state of Illinois.

Skills:

  • Proficiency in complex commercial contract matters.
  • Strong knowledge of mechanics liens, surety bonds, and insurance coverage issues.
  • Legal drafting and negotiation skills.
  • Experience in handling litigation, arbitration, and mediation.
  • Document management and electronic discovery expertise.
  • Familiarity with construction law, design, and construction agreements.
  • Deposition, pretrial, and trial experience.
  • Technical background in design or construction (preferred).

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation.
  • 401(k) with matching.
  • Dental insurance.
  • Employee assistance program.
  • Health insurance.
  • Health savings account.
  • Life insurance.
  • Paid time off.
  • Vision insurance.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Construction Law Attorney to join a dynamic law firm in Chicago, IL, with the potential for professional growth and the chance to work on a wide range of construction-related legal matters.

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