Associate - Real Estate Finance (Chicago, IL)

  • Oculus Legal
  • Chicago, IL

We are pleased to announce an opportunity for an associate to join our client’s esteemed Real Estate team at their Chicago office. Their team is renowned for its cohesion and collaboration, boasting a diverse and multidisciplinary practice that provides exposure to working closely with shareholders, engaging in business development, and participating in client-facing activities. Our client is committed to fostering career development and delivering exceptional client service.

About You:

  • You possess 2-4 years of experience in real estate finance, representing lenders and investors in permanent, construction, and mezzanine loan transactions, ideally spanning health care, auto, commercial, office, multifamily, retail, and industrial properties
  • Your skill set includes experience in closing acquisitions and dispositions, and negotiating commercial leases for office, retail, warehouse, and industrial properties
  • Ability to work effectively both as part of a team and independently in a fast-paced and intellectually challenging environment
  • J.D. degree (or equivalent) with strong academic credentials
  • Admission in (and in good standing with) or actively pursuing admission in Illinois

About Our Client:

  • Offer intellectually stimulating work within a personalized work environment
  • Opportunities for assuming increasing levels of responsibility and client interaction
  • Comprehensive professional development support, including training, mentoring, and performance feedback
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Hybrid work policy allowing for three days of in-office attendance and two days remote, promoting work-life balance for their team members.