Bankruptcy Litigation Associate Attorney

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Lisle, IL, United States

Bankruptcy Litigation Associate Attorney


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2-10 yrs required



A law firm seeks a bankruptcy litigation associate attorney to join its team in Lisle, IL. This role offers the opportunity to be part of a busy bankruptcy practice with a mix of litigation and transactional work. Below are the details of the position:

Job Overview:

  • Be part of a busy bankruptcy practice that is a mix of litigation and transactional work
  • Take depositions and argue motions and contested matters in the courtroom
  • Receive training opportunities with growing levels of responsibility
  • Collaborate across practice groups and offices
  • Work in a small office atmosphere with the resources of an Am Law 200 firm
  • Have opportunities for advancement in a collegial environment
  • Engage in business development activities with the potential to grow into partnership
  • Be allowed to work remotely two days per week


  • Litigate bankruptcy, restructuring, and/or creditors’ rights and insolvency-related matters in state and federal courts
  • Have significant experience in motions practice, contested matters, and/or adversary proceedings
  • Respond and pivot well in court and under pressure
  • Take or materially assist in the preparation of many depositions
  • Conduct research and writing tasks
  • Excel in a team environment
  • Engage in relationship-building activities internally and externally
  • Work with attorneys, staff, and clients from diverse backgrounds
  • Be highly motivated and a self-starter
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills


  • 3-6 years of experience in bankruptcy litigation
  • Strong working knowledge of the Bankruptcy Code, local rules, UCC, and secured transactions
  • Excellent law school credentials and references

Education and Certifications:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school


  • Fast thinking and adaptable
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Ability to excel in a team environment
  • Interest in business development activities
  • Flexibility and adaptability

Benefits offered:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Quality benefits programs including an annual stipend to support attorneys’ interests and hobbies outside of the workplace
  • Workplace flexibility
  • One-on-One Career Coaching
  • Professional development opportunities and support


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