Vedder Price is seeking a mid-level associate (3rd to 6th year) join its Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits Group in the Chicago, Los Angeles or Washington, DC office. This position will be involved in both transactional deal work and day-to-day advising on all aspects of executive compensation.
All Vedder Price associates are expected to provide high-quality legal service to the firm’s clients, track all chargeable and non-chargeable time in keeping with the firm’s policies and standards, and participate in business development, seminars, trainings and meetings in keeping with their practice area and the firm’s policies and standards.
Candidates may apply for either the Chicago, Los Angeles or Washington DC office.
Skills & Competencies:
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- The ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently
Qualifications & Required Experience:
- Must have 3-6 years of executive compensation experience
- Must have experience drafting contracts, award agreements and non-qualified compensation plans
- Must have a solid academic background
- Must have a J.D. degree
- Must be admitted in the location for which they are applying (Illinois, California or Washington, DC) or taking steps to become admitted in that jurisdiction
- Must be in good standing with the ARDC of the Supreme Court of Illinois, and/or relevant State Bar
- Position also requires the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be proficient in the following software:
- Microsoft Office Suite
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Vedder Price P.C. is an equal opportunity employer. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability (where applicant is qualified to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations), medical condition, protected veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We participate in E-verify.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)