The City of Chicago Department of Law is looking to fill an Assistant Corporation Counsel position in its Appeals Division. The Assistant Corporation Counsel will brief and argue cases in state and federal appellate courts and do not specialize in a particular subject matter, but instead handle a range of matters, including labor and employment, torts, civil rights, tax and revenue, regulation, issues arising under ordinances and statutes, and other cases involving city government and programs.
The ideal candidate will have graduated from law school in 2014 or earlier, and have a demonstrated interest in appellate practice, as evidenced by at least a one-year appellate clerkship or research position with an appellate court, or having participated in briefing at least two appellate cases. All employees of the City of Chicago must be actual residents of the City of Chicago as outlined in 2-152-050 of the City of Chicago Municipal Code.
The submission deadline is December 19, 2017.
More information about the position can be found here.