The Chicago office of Akerman LLP seeks a Real Estate Associate with 1 to 3 years of experience in commercial real estate transactions and/or zoning and land use matters, including acquisitions and dispositions of real property, title and survey review, financing and leasing. Must possess strong research and writing skills, excellent academics and have at least 2 years of law firm experience. Must possess a Juris Doctorate degree from an ABA accredited law school and be a member of the Illinois State Bar or willing to sit for the next examination.
About Akerman LLP
Akerman LLP is ranked among the top 100 law firms in the United States by The American Lawyer and a top 100 U.S. law firm recognized by Financial Times as among the most forward thinking firms in the industry. Its more than 700 lawyers and business professionals collaborate with the world’s most successful enterprises and entrepreneurs to navigate change, seize opportunities, and help drive innovation and growth. Akerman is known for its results in middle market M&A and complex disputes, and for helping clients achieve their most important business objectives in the financial services, real estate and other dynamic sectors across the United States and Latin America. Law360 ranks Akerman among the Top 10 Large Law Firms for Diversity (2020) and Working Mother Magazine ranks Akerman among the "Best Law Firms for Women" (2020). Akerman also ranks among the "Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality" by the Corporate Equality Index with a 100% rating (2020) and is ranked #43 by The American Lawyer Diversity Scorecard (2020). We are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can reach their full potential, no matter their race, color, sex, religion..., national origin, age, disability, marital status, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation or genetic makeup.