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Company: ArentFox Schiff LLP
Position: Midlevel Private Clients, Trusts & Estates Associate
Location: Chicago, IL

Description: At ArentFox Schiff, we know that diverse backgrounds produce different perspectives, richer thinking, and more creative solutions to the challenges our clients face.  We hope you share that vision. Join us and take on the challenge of doing meaningful work while helping us build a culture that reflects our dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The Chicago office of ArentFox Schiff is seeking an Associate to join its 3rd – 6th year class for its Private Clients, Trusts & Estates group. 

Please submit resume and law school transcripts.

The good faith base salary range for this position is a minimum of $240,000 to a maximum of $340,000 per year.  The actual salary rate offered to candidates within that range will depend on a variety of factors, including without limitation, years of relevant experience, education, applicable bar admissions, and the candidate’s overall qualifications for the position as assessed by the Firm. ArentFox Schiff LLP is internationally recognized in core industries where business and the law intersect.  With more than 600 lawyers and policy professionals, the firm serves as a destination for an international roster of corporations, governments, private individuals, and trade associations.

Contact: Nicole Huaschildt (

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have estate planning experience, including drafting, implementing, and administering sophisticated lifetime and testamentary planning strategies and handling estate and trust administration. Responsibilities will include advising high net worth individuals, families, and family offices, drafting wills, revocable and irrevocable trust, and ancillary documents. Further responsibilities will include research and projection of tax implications of planning techniques, preparation of client educational and summary materials, and meeting and communicating directly with clients to advance their goals. The desire to work in a sophisticated environment and the ability to manage multiple projects is paramount. The candidate will be expected to support partners across our platform.

Candidates should be licensed and in good standing in IL. ArentFox Schiff offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Must have the ability to work in an organized, efficient manner under minimal supervision, deal directly with clients in an effective manner, and take a proactive approach to being team oriented.

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