Associate Corporate Counsel

Employee Type:  Full-Time

Chicago, IL, US

Job Type:  Legal
Secondary Location: 
Years of Experience: 

Ryan Specialty Group is looking for an Associate Corporate Counsel to join our Chicago, IL team. We are a fast paced, energetic and rapidly growing organization that offers a great opportunity for someone interested in further developing their career. 

Position Summary:

The Associate Corporate Counsel will work closely with senior attorneys to develop, negotiate and implement a variety of transactional documents and agreements on behalf of various internal clients in a collegial and dynamic legal department, within a growing international specialty insurance organization. The position offers a broad range of exposure to commercial and corporate transactions, working independently and with senior attorneys. This role offers the opportunity to develop and sharpen legal skills and expertise in an evolving industry. 

Essential Functions:

  • Review, draft and negotiate a wide variety of commercial and transactional agreements.
  • Provide support to senior attorneys in complex commercial transactions such as M&A and secured financing.  
  • Work closely with our legal and business teams to help accomplish strategic objectives.
  • Conduct legal and factual research, and data analysis and reporting as requested.
  • Perform other relevant duties as requested by senior attorneys and other executives.


  • Juris Doctorate degree from an ABA accredited law school required.
  • 0-3 years’ experience as a practicing corporate lawyer.
  • Excellent legal, analytical and negotiating skills.
  • Exceptional communication, project management and organization skills with the ability to develop trust and confidence from colleagues and clients.
  • Able to identify and articulate client/colleague needs and work through complex problems.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and produce quality deliverables.
  • Team player who takes initiative, is resourceful, and is self-motivated.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Outlook and Excel.


Ryan Specialty Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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