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Research Attorney

Company: Winston and Strawn LLP
Location: Cicero
Posted on: January 8, 2019

Job Description:

Winston & Strawn LLP is an international law firm with nearly 1,000 attorneys in 16 offices in the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Founded in 1853, it is the oldest law firm in the city of Chicago and one of the largest law firms in the worldOur reputation as a top trial firm is well-known, but Winston is also a place where aspiring deal lawyers gain exposure to complex and novel corporate and finance transactions.Winston & Strawn's Chicago office is looking for a mid-level associate with 3 -5 years of solid trusts & estates experience.The ideal candidate would have experience working with :Ultra high net-worth individuals in the design and drafting of their estate plans, including willsRevocable and irrevocable trusts,Powers of attorney,Premarital agreements,Other estate planning documents.The candidate also should be experienced with family limited partnerships and limited liability companies, shareholder agreements, installment sales, and other related transactions.This associate will consult with and advise fiduciaries in probate and trust administration, work with clients in connection with contested trust and tax matters, review estate and gift tax returns (including complex reporting and valuation issues), and assist clients in the establishment of private foundations and other charitable vehicles.Admittance to the Illinois Bar is preferred.RequirementsWinston & Strawn's Chicago office is looking for a mid-level associate with 3 -5 years of solid trusts & estates experience. The ideal candidate would have experience working with ultra high net-worth individuals in the design and drafting of their estate plans, including wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, powers of attorney, premarital agreements, and other estate planning documents. The candidate also should be experienced with family limited partnerships and limited liability companies, shareholder agreements, installment sales, and other related transactions. This associate will consult with and advise fiduciaries in probate and trust administration, work with clients in connection with contested trust and tax matters, review estate and gift tax returns (including complex reporting and valuation issues), and assist clients in the establishment of private foundations and other charitable vehicles. Admittance to the Illinois Bar is preferred.Benefits We offer a compensation package that is competitive with those of other law firms of comparable size and stature. Benefits and other perks for full-time associates include: World-class training programs tailore d by attorney level and career stage Award-winning Parental Leave Transition Support Program Life, medical, vision, disability, and dental insurance 20 weeks of paid parental leave Flexible vacation time policy First 100 hours of pro bono work credited toward annual billable hour target Dedicated affinity groups for female, minority, and LGBTQ attorneys Career planning, professional development, and peak performance coaching Reduced hours work schedule policy Winston for Good corporate social responsibility program Reimbursement for annual bar registration Reimbursement for after-hours meals and late-night travel

Keywords: Winston and Strawn LLP, Cicero , Research Attorney, Legal , Cicero, Illinois

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