Associate – Private Client – Chicago

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Associate - Private Client - Chicago

McDermott Will & Emery LLP has been recognized as the Top Firm to Work For in both The American Lawyer and Vault 2022 rankings. Thats because we put your career on the fast track from day one, helping you hone your legal skills through meaningful work and powerful mentorship.

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Our Chicago office is seeking a 2nd to 4th year Associate to join our growing Private Client Practice Group. Candidates must be submitted online through our web-apply portal for consideration. Questions can be directed to Voula Gaiser, Lateral Associate Recruiting Manger at vgaiser@mwe.com
  • Drafting standard and sophisticated estate planning documents 
  • Domestic and international estate, gift and income tax planning (including generation-skipping transfer tax planning, charitable planning and preparation of gift and estate tax returns) 
  • Excellent writing, researching, and analytical skills, along with a strong academic background 
  • Tax LLM preferred
  • Must be admitted be admitted to the Illinois bar

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