Litigation Associate

Experience: 1-3 years
Location: Chicago Loop
Area of Practice: Commercial Litigation


Chico & Nunes, P.C. is seeking a highly motivated litigation associate with 1-3 years of complex commercial litigation experience to join its collaborative practice in Chicago. Additional experience in the areas of employment, construction, labor, and/or municipal law is a plus. The ideal candidate will have excellent analytical, research, and writing skills and a strong academic record, as well as practical experience in all phases of litigation including depositions, motion practice and trial. While practical experience is preferred, we will also consider recent law school graduates with an interest in litigation and a commitment to the development of these skills.

This litigation associate position offers the opportunity to work with knowledgeable partners on a broad range of matters, including commercial litigation, contract negotiations, construction law, and labor & employment issues. The associate will regularly interact with clients one-on-one and have the opportunity to learn key business development skills from partners. Come grow your legal skills with us and learn from our firm’s supportive and highly experienced litigation team!

Chico & Nunes is a minority-owned law firm with expertise in a broad range of matters, including government and regulatory issues, real estate, land use, procurement, corporate, transactional, litigation, employment, and strategic business counseling. Our firm offers a relaxed, yet challenging environment with an unmatched dedication to our clients and our employees, along with competitive pay, hybrid work schedule, and an excellent benefits package.

Compensation is commensurate with experience, with an opportunity for a bonus. Our benefits include medical and dental coverage, short-term disability and life insurance, and 401(K) plan. The firm pays annual ARDC fee for our attorneys as well as membership to a professional organization.

Interested candidates should submit the following to (1) a cover letter, (2) resume, (3) two writing samples that have not been extensively edited by others, and (4) a law school transcript. Please refer to “Litigation Associate Position” in your cover letter and email.