BWLA Job Opportunities

Black Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater Chicago, Inc.

Position:
Judicial Evaluations and Communications Coordinator

Job Opportunities

Abbott

Position:
Sr Counsel, M&A

Position:
Sr Counsel, Regulatory

Position:
Counsel, Labor and Employment Counseling and Litigation

Position:
Counsel – Commercial

Position:
Division Counsel, Healthcare Compliance

Position:
Data Privacy Officer – Nutrition and Established Pharmaceuticals

Position:
Senior Counsel, Privacy and Cybersecurity

Abbvie

Position:
Associate Director, Compliance

Position:
Senior Counsel, Commercial Legal

Position:
Counsel, Transactions (Licensing, Mergers & Acquisitions)

Position:
Chief Privacy Officer

Access Living

Position:
Senior Attorney

Aclu of illinois

Position:
Project Director or Senior Supervising Attorney – LGBTQ and HIV Project

Position:
Senior Supervising Attorney – General Civil Liberties

Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts

Position:
Appellate Court Law Clerk/Judicial Secretary

ALLSTATE

Position:
Senior Associate Counsel – Investment Law, Chicago (Hybrid) | Chicago, IL | Allstate Careers

Position:
Senior Trial Attorney – Hampton Roads, Tidewater, Southeast Virginia (Remote) | Hampton, VA
| Allstate Careers

Position:
Senior Trial Attorney (PIP) – Uniondale, NY (Hybrid | Uniondale, NY | Allstate Careers

Position:
Senior Trial Attorney – St. Louis, Missouri and Surrounding area (Remote) | Blue Springs, MO |
Allstate Careers

Position:
Corporate Investigation and Analytics Director

ARDC

Positions:
Litigation Counsel Positions

Armstrong Teasdale LLP

Positions:
Commercial Litigation Associate for our Chicago Office
Practice Group Project Manager for our Litigation Group

ARNOLD & PORTER

Position:
Current Opportunities Available 

ameren

Position:
Assistant Corporate Counsel

avision young

Position:
Attorney

Avue Central

Position:
Attorney General’s Honors Program (HP) and the Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP)

barilla

Position:
Staff Attorney (Nationwide)

bdo United States

Position:
Staff Attorney (Nationwide)

bPI

Position:
Staff Counsel – Housing

BRUNSWICK CORPORATION

Position:
Commercial Paralegal

Central District of Illinois

Position:
Federal District Court Judge

**Note that applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed copy of this questionnaire to applications@durbin.senate.gov by 5:00 p.m. CT on Monday, March 4, 2024

chapman and cutler llp

Position:
Various Positions

Chicago-Kent College of Law

Position:
Clinical Professor

Chicago Department of Law Event

Opportunities:
Outside Counsel

2004 Department of Law Open House will be held from 10am – 12pm on Friday, March 8th
Space is limited.
Pre-registration is required and open now at the Department of Law’s website.
DOLopenhouse@cityofchicago.org

Chicago Park District

Position:
Senior Counsel

Position:
Counsel

chicago trading company

Position:
Assistant General Counsel

City of Chicago Law Department

Position:
Various Attorney Positions

Position:
Assistant Corporation Counsel Supervisor – Regulatory & Contracts Division

Position:
Assistant Corporation Counsel III – Torts

Position:
Assistant Corporation Counsel III- Federal Civil Rights Litigation Division

Position:
Assistant Corporation Counsel – Collection Ownership & Administrative Litagation

Position:
Assistant Corporation Counsel III – Administration Public Safety Reform Division

cook County public defenders Office

Position:
Chief Data Officer – Actively Recruited

Position:
Assistant Public Defender 1 – AFSCME 3315

Position:
Mental Health Clinicians – AFSCME 3696 (Mental Health Unit)

Position:
Spring 2024 Law Student Volunteer

Position:
Summer 2024 Law Student Volunteer

Position:
Pre-licensed Assistant Public Defender

cook County sheriff

Position:
Administrative Hearing Officer – Inmate Discipline

Department of Financial and Professional Regulation

Position:
Banking Deputy General Counsel
(Exempt)

cTA

Position:
Senior Attorney – Torts – (2400003F)

Position:
Chief Attorney – Torts – (24000034)

Del Galdo Law Group

Position:
Litigation Attorney

Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division

Position:
Various Positions

Position:
Trial Attorney

Position:
Attorney Adviser

Position:
Volunteer And Paid Student Internships

Deputy General Counsel
Illinois Department of Insurance

Position:
Regulatory Prosecutor (PSA 8L)

Applications must be submitted by February 13, 2023

DHHS-Office of General Counsel-Region V

Position:
One or more attorney positions

discover

Position:
Director & Senior Counsel – Deposits

Districts of CO & WY

Position:
Districts of CO & WY

DLA Piper

Position:
Mid-Level Investment Funds Associate

Position:
Investment Management & RECM Corporate Attorney

Position:
Corporate Associate

Position:
Mid-Level EGVC Corporate Associate

DNC

Position:
Law Clerk

DOJ

Position:
Various Positions

In addition to the above job opportunities, the United States Trustee Program is
accepting applications for the position of U.S. Trustee for Region 6. For more
information on how to apply, please see https://www.justice.gov/d9/2023-12/r6_ust_job_announcement.pdf

earthjustice

Position:
Deputy Managing Partner – Coal Program

environmental law & Policy center

Position:
Associate Attorney

environmental law & Policy center

Position:
Clean Energy Litigation Attorney

eversona

Position:
Associate Counsel

faegre dinker

Position:
Intellectual Property Patent Agent – Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science, or Physics

Position:
Intellectual Property Patent Agent – Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, or Computer Science

Federal Defenders of Eastern
Washington & Idaho

Position:
Staff Attorney

Federal Defender Program for the Northern District of Illinois

Position:
Staff Attorney

First District Appellate Court
Chambers of the Honorable Freddrenna M. Lyle

Position:
Appellate Court Judicial Secretary/Law Clerk

fisher & phillips LLP

Position:
Labor and Employment Associate

forest preserves of cook county

Position:
Senior Attorney

Golan Christie Taglia

Position:
Employment Litigation Associate

ILLINOIS BOARD OF ADMISSIONS TO THE BAR

Position:
Director of Administration

ILLINOIS Courts commission

Position:
Executive Director and General Counsel

Illinois Courts- Human Resources Division

Position:
Appellate Court Research Attorney in the First District Appellate Court of Illinois

ILLINOIS Department of financial and professional regulation

Position:
Senior Deputy General Counsel

ILLINOIS health & Hospital association

Position:
Staff Counsel

Illinois House Democrats

Position:
Multiple Opportunities Available 

Illinois Human Rights Commission

Position:
General Counsel

IRS

Position:
Attorney-Advisor (Criminal Tax) – Special Counsel (Training)
GS-0905-15
Office of Chief Counsel, Division Counsel/ Associate Chief Counsel, (Criminal Tax)
Area of Consideration: All Qualified Persons
Contact Name: Jennifer Rodarte
Opens: 1/25/2024
Closes: 2/15/2024

kEYES & FOX LLP

Position:
Clean Energy Transaction Associate

kutak rock LLP

Position:
Transactional Associate – Community Development, Real Estate, & Commercial Finance

LA County District Attorney’s Office

Position:
Deputy District Attorney (DDA) II
Go to the Contact tab (far right) and select “Employment.” The listing can be viewed under
“Current Job Opportunities” which is the second section of the page

Lawndale Christian Legal Center

Position:
Holistic Defense Attorney

Legal aid of chicago

Position:
Staff Attorney – Housing 

Legality

Position:
Product Liability Attorney

Loyola university - school of law

Position:
Assistant Dean, Inclusion, Diversity and Equity – Non-Tenure Track

Macarthur Foundation

Position:
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Residency in Nonprofit Law

macarthur justice center

Position:
Senior Special Projects Attorney

One Summer Chicago
Inclusive Summer Jobs Exp0
April 20th, 2024

Mayor's Office of Contract Services

Position:
Assistant General Counsel

Position:
Executive Agency Counsel

Merit Systems Protection Board

Position:
Internship Opportunity

national express

Position:
Counsel

nixon peabody

Position:
Public Finance, Infrastructure and P3 Tax Associate

Position:
Various Positions

nORTHWESTERN

Position:
Assistant Director of Public Interest Center

O’Connor & Battle, LLP

Position:
Civil Litigation Associate

Office of Inspector General

Position:
Legal Intern

Office of the Executive Inspector General
for the Agencies of the Illinois Governor

Position:
Financial Investigator

Position:
Assistant Inspector General

Office of the Federal Public Defender,
Districts of Colorado and Wyoming

Position:
Assistant Computer Systems Administrator/Litigation Support Specialist (Denver office)

Position:
Social Worker (Casper office) at the Office of the Federal Public Defender, Districts of Colorado
and Wyoming

Position:
Summer Clerkship: Accepting 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls
Interested students can apply by emailing Erika Torres at Erika.Torres@ilag.gov

Position:
Paralegal Volunteer Opportunity, Spring 2025

Position:
Staff Attorney – Domestic Violence Victims Services 

Position:
Executive Director

Position:
Attorney Counsel

robin schwartz

Position:
Labor and Employment Associate

Position:
Student & Special Education Associate Attorney

Position:
Litigation Associate Attorney

Schiff Hardin LLP

Position:
Mid-Level to Senior-Level Associate Attorney

Position:
The Social Security Administration’s Office of the General Counsel seeks talented attorneys for its Office of
Program Litigation, Division 6. We anticipate receiving hiring authority in Fall 2024.

Position:
Associate General Counsel (Labor and Employment)
Deadline January 31, 2024

Smith Amundsen LLC

Position:
Litigation Associate – Medical Malpractice

STATE OF illinois

Position:
Administrative Law Judge

Supreme Court Clerk’s Office

Position:
Assistant Clerk of the Supreme Court

The Davey Tree

Position:
The Associate Counsel, Labor and Employment 

The Federal Public Defender, Western District of New York

Position:
2 Assistant Federal Public Defender Vacancies
Rochester, NY

thompson corburn

Position:
Business Litigation Associate

transunion

Position:
Managing Counsel – M&A and Securities

united

Position:
Counsel – Antitrust and Global Competition

Position:
Counsel – Privacy

university of berkely

Position:
Principal Campus Counsel

university of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign

Position:
Assistant/Associate University Counsel

U.S. Attorney’s Office
Central District of Illinois
Peoria Branch

Position:
Assistant U. S. Attorney in the Criminal Division

U.S. Attorney’s Office
Central District of Illinois
Rock Island Branch

Position:
Assistant U. S. Attorney in the Criminal Division

U.S. Attorney's Office
Northern District of Indiana

Position:
Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Civil Division at the Hammond Branch

U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights

Position:
Various Positions

U.S. Department of Justice

Position:
Various Positions

uS department of labor - Office of Solicitor

Position:
Trial Attorney

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Position:
United States Magistrate Judge

U.S. EPA Region 5 Office of Regional Counsel (ORC)

Position:
Attorney-Advisor

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Position:
Multiple Internship Opportunities Available

Position:
Multiple Opportunities Available 

The United States Sentencing Commission

Position:
Deputy General Counsel

village of river forest

Position:
Administrative Hearing Officer

The Walt Disney Company

Position:
Associate Principal Counsel

The Will Group

Position:
Director of Human Resources

Zs

Position:
Legal Counsel

zurich

Position:
Senior Assistant General Counsel

New listings will be posted soon.

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