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Law Student - Government in Chicago, IL **

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Company name

City of Chicago Department of Law

Organization Type


Job Type

Law Student


USA Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Feb 15,2018

Posted on

Jan 08,2018

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Summer Law Clerk The intern will join transactional division. Will have the opportunity to work on a broad range of projects, including advice and counsel, transactional, regulatory, and litigation projects. The litigation and regulatory work includes observing and supporting attorney court appearances, preparing legal opinions in response to clients' requests, conducting research and analysis, and drafting motions, briefs, and substantive legal correspondence. Introduce participants to a broad range of issues, including contract negotiation, municipal procurement issues, and sustainable design; it involves working with federal and other local agencies, as well as construction pre-litigation dispute resolution. Participants will gain first-hand experience in every phase of the preparation and drafting of contracts, including (1) discussion with client departments about how to structure a transaction to meet the clients’ objectives, (2) identification of business risks for client consideration, (3) contract drafting, and (4) negotiation with counsel for the City's contractors. Note : Law students volunteer full-time for a minimum of 10- weeks with a flexible start date during the summer months. Deadline : 1 March.

Additional info

Send Cover Letter; Resume; Law School Transcript (official or unofficial) and One writing sample.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
City of Chicago Department of Law
30 N. La Salle - 1640
Chicago, IL 60602