Associate Attorney

Associate Attorney

Berger Schatz LLP, one of the most preeminent matrimonial law firms in the nation, with offices in Chicago and Lake Forest, Illinois, is seeking a full-time Associate Attorney. This Associate Attorney will collaborate with other members of our team, be responsible for handling multiple cases simultaneously, and represent upscale, high-profile clientele.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for overall case file handling and organization
  • Manage cases in Cook, Lake, DuPage and all outlying surrounding counties
  • Maintain client relationships and confidentiality throughout complex cases
  • Participate in business development initiatives outside of work hours to foster book of business


  • Illinois Bar License required
  • Five (5) – eight (8) years’ experience in civil litigation, domestic relations preferred
  • Exceptional writing and analytical skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, with experience interacting with clients directly
  • Background in tax or financial is a plus, but not required
  • Demonstrated planning, organization, and project management skills
  • Ability to assess, prioritize, problem solve and execute multiple assignments in a high volume and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently to meet tight deadlines
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • Self-starting, intrapreneurial mindset, with desire to grow and learn 


  • Hybrid workplace- blend of in person and remote work environment          
  • Competitive salary and bonus structure
  • Medical Insurance
  • Cell phone coverage
  • 401k and Profit-sharing plan
  • Life, Long Term Disability, Long Term Care, Short Term Disability Insurance

If this opportunity interests you, please forward your cover letter, resume, and writing sample to