McGuireWoods LLP

  • Case Assistant

    Job Location US-IL-Chicago
    Category Legal Support
  • Overview

    McGuireWoods has a need for a Case Assistant in its Debt Finance practice in Chicago, IL.  The case assistant will be responsible for the preparation of various transactional and corporate documents and general transactional and corporate support.  The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of transactional experience, the ability to effectively interface with internal and external stakeholders, and strong organizational and multi-tasking skills.


    McGuireWoods LLP is a global law firm with a legacy reaching back more than 175 years.  We are strong in the traditional legal practices such as litigation and corporate law, but we are also leaders in rapidly expanding fields such as data privacy and security, the life sciences, private equity, and healthcare, among many others.  We offer the opportunity to grow through an extensive range of legal practice areas and industries, and to work in locations around the world.  Perhaps the most attractive aspect of joining our firm is the opportunity to work with our lawyers and leaders, all of whom reflect the value McGuireWoods places on experience, talent and diversity.  For more information, please visit


    • Assists in closing binder preparation and distribution, and with other financing and corporate document distributions
    • Maintains closing checklists and properly organizes and archives signature pages of closing documents on the firm's document management system
    • Works with attorneys leading up to and on the closing date to track document deliveries
    • Assists with document collection and maintaining e-rooms
    • Maintains, organizes and retrieves case files as requested and prepare closed matters for off-site storage


    • Requires one year certificate from college or technical school, and one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Accurate filing skills
    • Experience with Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.) is required
    • Team oriented; Good planning and organizational skills


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