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Kilpatrick Townsen

Trusts and Estates Associate (Chicago)

April 17, 2024
Location: Chicago
Practice: (EB&T) Employee Benefits & Tax

Kilpatrick’s Chicago office is seeking a Trusts and Estates Associate with at least 3 years of direct experience in high-net-worth estate and tax planning. The ideal candidate should come from an estate planning practice, tax practice, or another transactional practice. Strong academic credentials and active admission to the IL Bar, and experience in a large or mid-size law firm is preferred.

Key responsibilities in this role include demonstrating excellent drafting, writing, and analytical skills, with a strong focus on precision and attention to detail. The successful candidate will exhibit a high level of organization, along with exceptional verbal and interpersonal skills. The ability to manage multiple projects and work effectively with a diverse range of individuals is essential. 

Kilpatrick is a full-service, international law firm with more than 600 attorneys who work with forward-thinking clients in established and emerging industries to solve their most business-critical matters.

Kilpatrick attorneys are fully engaged in the success of the firm's clients. We deliver results-oriented counsel for corporations at all stages of the growth cycle, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. A close collaboration between the firm's practice areas ensures that we are well-positioned to serve all of our clients' needs.

We serve clients around the world from offices in Arizona, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Illinois, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Washington, China, Japan, and Sweden. We value our client relationships and are committed to learning and furthering the business, as well as legal goals, of each company we work with. 

We strive at every level to develop beneficial relationships built on trust and mutual respect. We partner with the senior executives and internal counsel of our corporate clients, integrating and sharing tasks as appropriate. We take pride in the fact that clients who hire us once, typically hire us again. Our success is measured by the results we achieve on behalf of our clients, and we commit ourselves, without reservation, to the overriding objective of client satisfaction.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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