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Associate for Financial Services Litigation Practice

Posted Jul 06
Full Time
HybridChicago, Illinois

Greenberg Traurig (GT), a global law firm, has an exciting full-time employment opportunity for 4th to 7th year Associates with an interest in complex commercial, class action defense, and financial services litigation. Positions are available in New York and Chicago. The ideal candidate will have strong writing and interpersonal skills, be interested in working on a collaborative, cross-office team, and have strong case management skills.  We offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package. 

Job Requirements:


Qualifications for this position are:

1. Experience analyzing, researching and drafting briefs addressing sophisticated legal issues on complex litigation.
2. Successfully prepared for and argued motions;
3. Prepared outlines and exhibits for depositions;
4. Trial preparation experience, including preparation of outlines and exhibits for direct and cross-examinations;
5. Ability to be strategic and analytical;
6. Experience overseeing and mentoring junior associates; and
7. Case management experience.

Law Review experience preferred, but not essential. Candidates must have a solid academic performance and be in good standing with the IL or NY State Bar. 


For the position in New York the expected annualized base salary range for this position is $365,000 - $435,000. Salary will be determined based upon education, experience, job related factors permitted by law, internal equity, and market data, including geographic pay differentials in locations where market pay differs from the national average.  Full time employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus, health insurance with an optional HSA, short term disability, long term disability, dental insurance, vision care, life insurance, Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, 401K, vacation, sick time, and an employee assistance program.  Additional voluntary programs include: voluntary accident insurance, voluntary life, voluntary disability, voluntary long term care, voluntary critical illness and cancer insurance and pet insurance.  Commuter and Transit programs may also be available in certain markets.


To apply, submit your resume, cover letter, law school transcript (unofficial transcript is acceptable), and a writing sample.



Greenberg Traurig is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Individuals seeking employment at Greenberg Traurig are considered without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, age, marital status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or genetic information, among other protected bases.


Exemplifying our commitment to promoting inclusion and equity across our platform, the firm participates in the Mansfield Rule Certification Program (Mansfield). Mansfield, which is facilitated by The Diversity Lab, focuses on equal opportunity, fairness, and inclusivity. The Mansfield requirements are anchored in the consideration of expanded talent pools considered for select positions and open roles within the law firm and the implementation of and access to transparent processes. Utilizing the Mansfield framework, the firm’s progress and outcomes are measured and documented through Mansfield Certification Plus Metrics. In 2023, GT achieved Mansfield 6.0 Certification Plus. We are excited about our ongoing participation in Mansfield given the program’s alignment with the firm’s commitment to opportunities for advancement that are inclusive for everyone. Providing your data during the application process helps us with achieving our goals and with meeting reporting/record-keeping obligations under federal and state law and other legal requirements. Providing your data is entirely voluntary and will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be treated confidentially.