Junior Debt Finance Associate

Croke Fairchild Duarte & Beres LLC, a fast-growing law firm headquartered in Chicago, is seeking a junior associate attorney to join its debt finance group either in Chicago or remotely.

Formed by attorneys from preeminent international law firms, the firm’s team of over 60 experienced corporate lawyers and litigators provides clients with exceptional legal service from entrepreneurial and results-oriented professionals. We are driven by our core values in all that we do.

We represent a diverse group of interesting clients—including private equity firms, founders, family offices, and public companies (among others)— in sophisticated and complex legal matters and transactions. For more information, please visit us online at crokefairchild.com.

Croke Fairchild is also member of the national association of minority and women owned law firms (NAMWOLF).

We are seeking a talented and energetic junior debt finance attorney. The position entails representing borrowers and/or lenders in the negotiation, documentation, and closing of secured and unsecured debt financing transactions, including acquisition, structured, and other leveraged financings. Candidates must possess strong analytical, writing, and organization skills and be excited about the opportunity to be part of a talented team in a fast-paced, professionally satisfying, and growing practice. Preferred but not required would be law school courses in secured transactions and/or bankruptcy. Experience in debt finance will be required for candidates currently practicing, but prior debt finance experience not necessary for recent graduates.

About Croke Fairchild Duarte & Beres

Croke Fairchild Duarte & 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 and Milwaukee, our team provides exceptional legal service while affording our clients the benefits of working with a small, agile, and driven law firm. For more information, please visit us online at crokefairchild.com


Location: United States – options available for remote work

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Base salary between $120,000 and $225,000 based on billable-hours target to be agreed upon; experience level; and candidate’s location.

Contact: recruitment@crokefairchild.com

Please email both your resume and law school transcript.