Job ID: 6303
Updated: Jun 16, 2022
Location: Chicago, IL, United States
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 restructuring legal analyst is responsible for managing preparations for representation of distressed companies in all aspects of Chapter 11 reorganizations and out-of-court restructurings. Including maintaining the central case file, managing pleadings, correspondence, memos, client documents, and court filings. Prioritize and manage multiple cases/projects. Team oriented with a collaborative focus. A JD is required for this position.
Essential Functions: (This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented and changed as necessary.)
Manages Chapter 11 bankruptcy matters and coordinates preparation and filing of related legal documents
Interacts with outside entities (clients, court personnel, witnesses, consultants, noticing agents, creditors etc.); and Manages Hearing Preparation
Other Functions: (This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented and changed as necessary. Delete if not applicable.)
Qualifications & Requirements
Education, Work Experience, Skills
The ideal candidate will possess 4-5 years of experience preferably in a law firm handling complex Chapter 11 Bankruptcy matters for large corporate clients, supervising teams, preparing for trial, and managing trial support. Candidates must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, project management, analytical skills, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Skilled in getting things done and overcoming obstacles to reach the goal, flexible in adapting to constantly changing priorities. The ability to work effectively in a team environment is required. JD is required. Flexibility to accommodate for travel and overtime is required. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds is required.
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