Lateral Employment

Clark Hill is committed to an aggressive growth strategy through the hiring of lateral associates, members and counsel who fit our culture, embrace the goals of our strategic plan and bring the skills and experience to our firm that are critical to serving the needs of our clients. We are seeking attorneys in several areas, particularly in growing areas of the law. For more information, contact Jacki Herzog, Esq., Legal Recruitment Manager, at

We view the recruiting process as an important time for us to get to know you - and for you to gather as much information as required to make a significant career decision. We believe it is imperative that you learn about our firm, our culture, our strategic plan and that you move through this process at your own pace. Should we come to a mutual decision to have you join Clark Hill, we plan a positive transition to our firm with the objective of your spending the remainder of your successful career with Clark Hill.

Real Estate Associate - Chicago, IL

Clark Hill PLC is seeking an associate attorney with at least 1 year of experience for its Real Estate Practice Group in Chicago, IL.  This associate attorney will be responsible for drafting and negotiating documents for real estate transactions, financings and commercial closings.  Qualified candidates must have experience with diverse, commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, loans, development, management and leasing.  Candidates who have experience representing real estate development clients and also experience with general corporate and transactional matters are preferred.  Experience with and knowledge of construction issues is desirable. Successful candidates must be detail-oriented and should possess a solid work ethic.  Strong interpersonal and communication skills are also required.  Strong academic credentials are essential.  All candidates must be currently licensed to practice law in Illinois.  Interested candidates should provide a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample to Jacki Herzog, Legal Recruitment Manager, at  Please include “Real Estate Associate” in the subject line of the submission email.  (Placements through external recruiters will not be considered at this time.) 

Clark Hill PLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer