Job ID: 5491
Updated: Feb 16, 2021
Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Category: Business Development
About Kirkland & Ellis
Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a preeminent, full-service law firm with offices around the world and a staff as diverse as the practice areas we support. Our clients range from Fortune 100 companies to medium and small corporations, financial institutions, and private equity firms. Known for our commitment to excellence, Kirkland strives to provide superior service to our clients as well as our fellow employees. From Information Technology to Human Resources, Paralegal Services to Business Development, Kirkland offers non-attorney professionals challenging careers in a variety of functional areas. Whether starting or growing your career, Kirkland can offer a performance-driven culture filled with bright and innovative teams of co-workers.
Essential Job Functions
The Litigation and Restructuring Assistant will support a variety of marketing and development activities, including proposal preparation, client presentations, internal and external events, marketing collateral maintenance, matters database maintenance, CRM maintenance, research, and internal communications.
An Ideal candidate must possess outstanding analytical skills and be able to simply (and concisely) convey complex information. You should have a general understanding of the core legal practice areas of the Firm, including knowledge of the various types of litigation and restructuring cases.
You will report directly to the Restructuring Business Development Director with additional oversight and direction by Associate Directors and Specialists in Litigation and Restructuring. In this role, you will also communicate and collaborate daily with more than 100 diverse problem-solvers and advisers dedicated to the broader business development, marketing and communications activities of the Firm. Our international BD team provides seamless service to our attorneys with a focus on quality, innovation and responsiveness.
Qualifications & Requirements
Education, Work Experience, Skills
CRM/Database Software (e.g., InterAction, Salesforce, etc.).
How to Apply
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