The Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP has an incredible opportunity for an Employee Benefits Associate with 1 - 5 years of experience to join their industry leading practice. As one of the largest employee benefits groups in the US, our attorneys represent some of the largest and most well-known businesses in key industries such as manufacturing, retail, health care, insurance and financial services. We are looking for that driven individual with a background in employee benefits and executive compensation. The ideal candidate will have broad based employee benefits experience in retirement plans, health and welfare plans, executive compensation, pension investments, and mergers and acquisitions. Institutional investment experience is preferred but not required. We require excellent academic credentials and sophisticated analytical, communication and interpersonal skills. Must be admitted to the Illinois Bar.
We offer a uniquely collaborative environment and an excellent opportunity to continue to develop strong skills and grow with a premier industry leader. Seyfarth provides comprehensive training for our associates through our mentoring programs, CLE initiatives, Seyfarth University, industry credentialing, and hands-on learning by working side-by-side with our partners. We invest in our associates to advance in their careers by providing opportunities for substantive client contact as well as significant involvement in case strategy and management. Seyfarth builds leading professionals by supporting speaking engagements and publishing opportunities.
We are proud to be an influential leader in diversity. Seyfarth has been recognized for nine consecutive years in the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index. We have been named one of the “Best Law Firms for Women” by Working Mother seven years in a row, and we have been honored with the prestigious Thomas L. Sager Award for Diversity by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We also partnered with Diversity Lab to formally pilot the Mansfield Rule, which is designed to ensure that woman and minorities throughout the legal industry receive adequate consideration for leadership roles, equity partner promotions and lateral positions. At Seyfarth, we value diversity and provide equal opportunities to all qualified applicants.
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About Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides thoughtful, strategic, practical legal counsel to client companies and legal teams of all sizes. With more than 850 attorneys in the U.S., London, Shanghai, Melbourne and Sydney, we offer a national platform and an international gateway to serve your changing business and legal needs in litigation, employment, corporate, real estate and employee benefits.