Robbins, Salomon & Patt, Ltd. (www.rsplaw.com) is seeking an Associate to join its thriving Construction Law practice, to be based in our Chicago downtown office. Our firm has been a fixture in the legal community for 50 years, representing clients across the Chicagoland and Midwest area in a broad spectrum of businesses. Nationally recognized as leaders in construction law, we have a distinguished history of building strong, long-standing client relationships in middle-to-large business markets.
Successful candidate should have 2 to 4 years of experience in state and federal courts handling complex commercial cases including significant motion practice and discovery and the investigation, management and discovery of large collections of documents and data files. Experience with anticipated assignments would be valuable and include: Commercial construction contract litigation, delay and impact claims, mechanics lien claims, construction surety bond claims, negotiating and drafting of design and construction agreements, arbitration and mediation, construction defect claims, insurance coverage relative to construction claims, and representation of design professionals. Deposition experience, pretrial experience, trial experience and a technical background in design or construction would also be favorably reviewed.
Candidate must also have excellent academic credentials, and strong legal research, written and oral communications skills. Additionally, the candidate should have a genuine interest in growing a national practice. The position offers competitive compensation plus excellent benefits, and unlimited potential for professional growth in a client-focused, collaborative environment. Qualified candidates must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing in Illinois.
To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to Justin Weisberg, Email:email@example.com.
About Robbins, Salomon & Patt, Ltd.
RSP has been a fixture in the legal community for 50 years, representing clients across the Chicagoland and Midwest area in a broad spectrum of businesses. Our firm has built strong, long-term relationships with small businesses and middle-to-large market clients handling matters ranging from business transactions, banking and finance, litigation, real estate, trusts and estates, construction law, and surety and fidelity law, to creditors’ rights, bankruptcy, factoring, taxation, municipal law, labor and employment, personal injury and medical malpractice, and disability rights. We also provide an array of services related to our primary practice groups.