Venture Capital and Founders Partner

Croke Fairchild Morgan & Beres is seeking a partner level attorney (7+ years of experience) to join our venture capital and founders practice area. This individual should be prepared to take on significant responsibility in the practice group, including managing and overseeing junior attorneys.

We are looking for someone who will enjoy working in an entrepreneurial environment. Our firm will be a good home for an attorney who is highly motivated to grow or expand their own practice and wants to get involved early at a growing firm. Importantly, the firm desires to build a platform for members of the firm to unlock their full potential and find personal fulfillment as they provide unparalleled service to assist clients in doing the same.


  • 7+ years of experience representing early stage and growth stage companies, founders and/or venture capital investors
  • Significant lead attorney experience on a range of VC/EC transactions, including venture and seed financings (including convertible notes, SAFEs and priced rounds), founder and employee equity issuances, corporate formations, corporate governance, venture debt facilities and general corporate matters for start-up companies
  • Demonstrated knowledge of federal securities and state blue sky securities compliance
  • Excited about the opportunity to be part of a talented team in a fast-paced, professionally satisfying and growing firm
  • Portable book of business is not required
  • 3+ years of relevant law firm experience preferred

About Croke Fairchild Morgan & Beres

Croke Fairchild Morgan & Beres is a corporate law firm providing services to businesses, private equity and venture firms and their portfolio companies, public companies, founders and family offices. Formed by partners who worked at preeminent international law firms, the firm boasts a deep bench of sophisticated and experienced corporate lawyers. With offices in Chicago, Lake Forest, and Milwaukee, our team provides exceptional legal service while affording our clients the benefits of working with a small, aagile, and driven law firm. For more information, please visit us online at


Location: Fully remote

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Compensation will be at market rates depending on qualifications.

Lindley French, Director of Operations