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Current Employment Opportunities at Lowis & Gellen

We are currently hiring for the following positions.  The full posting for each position is listed below:

If you are interested and qualified for any of these positons, please submit your resume and salary requirements to Sue at NewHires@lowis-gellen.com.  Also, include the position title on the subject line and it is a good idea for you to mention your name in the cover email as well.

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
Lowis & Gellen aims to bring together a range of talents and skills of people who strive to work toward a common goal.  Building a diverse workforce is smart business.  Different backgrounds and perspectives lead to a variety of ideas, knowledge, and ways of doing things.  By employing staff from various social and cultural backgrounds, we widen the range of perspectives, knowledge, and approaches from which decisions are made.   Diversity and Inclusion permits us to understand and appreciate the differences of people from diverse perspectives.  It is essential that we create an atmosphere that supports positive relationships and communications in which we can all grow and learn from each other.  We are improving our own diversity and inclusion practices and are committed to doing everything possible to create the best environment for all of our employees by valuing and creating a fair and inclusive place to work.

Every employee should feel comfortable in our workplace, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity and expression.  Lowis & Gellen is committed to creating and maintaining an open and supportive work atmosphere. This includes equal opportunity for development and advancement within the firm regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and the equal provision of benefits to same and opposite sex partners or spouses.

Medical Malpractice/Healthcare Defense Lawyer (Associate Attorney/Chicago, IL)

Our Chicago office currently has an opening in our healthcare practice for an associate who has obtained 3-4 years of experience.
The ideal candidate will have a strong medical malpractice background with 3-4 years of experience in the healthcare practice. We value excellent organizational and problem solving skills, the ability to craft creative strategies for our clients and the ability to take initiative. Excellent writing, interpersonal, and communication skills are required. The firm’s compensation and benefits package is competitive with other mid-sized firms in the Midwest. Qualified candidates will be committed to providing exceptional client service and will have an opportunity to be mentored by some of Chicago’s leading defense attorneys.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Sue at NewHires@Lowis-Gellen.com

Medical Malpractice Defense Lawyer (Contract Attorney/New Mexico)

Lowis & Gellen LLP, a 60+ attorney law firm based in Chicago, with additional offices in Florida, Arizona and London, seeks to hire an experienced medical malpractice defense lawyer who needs to be licensed to practice, and preferable residing in New Mexico. This position is ideal for an attorney who does not have his/her own book of business (although portable business is a plus) and has legitimate experience handling all aspects of case work up, including presenting clients for deposition and taking/defending expert depositions; trial experience welcome but not mandatory. Consistent with our commitment to working parents, the candidate can work from home as long as s/he is willing and able to travel to court and local depositions.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Sue at NewHires@Lowis-Gellen.com

Medical Malpractice Defense Lawyer (Contract Attorney/Delaware)

Lowis & Gellen LLP, a 60+ attorney law firm based in Chicago, with additional offices in Florida, Arizona and London, seeks to hire an experienced medical malpractice defense lawyer who needs to be licensed to practice, and preferable residing in Delaware. This position is ideal for an attorney who does not have his/her own book of business (although portable business is a plus) and has legitimate experience handling all aspects of case work up, including presenting clients for deposition and taking/defending expert depositions; trial experience welcome but not mandatory. Consistent with our commitment to working parents, the candidate can work from home as long as s/he is willing and able to travel to court and local depositions.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Sue at NewHires@Lowis-Gellen.com

Network Support Professional

Lowis & Gellen is in need of a Network Support Professional with plenty of experience with Exchange. The ideal candidate should also be familiar with Active Directory and typical industry network standards. (DNS, DHCP, IP subnets, etc.)

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
• Assist in planning and implementing Exchange Upgrades
• Meticulous record keeping
• Preparation for and complete upgrade of other services running on these servers
• Trouble-shooting and resolving hardware/software issues
• Managing server backup before and after upgrades and monitoring daily backups
• Assisting with other network service and support tasks as needed
• Interacting with peers and clients in a professional manner, dressed in traditional business attire.
• Supports the IT Manager in the completion of technology projects and responsibilities, and provides end-user support to staff and clients.
• Provides desktop support.
• Provides computer and peripheral maintenance and repairs.
• Provides software and hardware installations, updates and trouble-shooting.
• Maintains equipment inventory.
• Manages virus defense and removal.
• Maintains user ID’s and grants/removes access to business applications as directed. Performs data backups/restorations and monitors performance of computer systems.
• Adheres to all Firm policies including those regarding software distribution and license compliance.
• Remains committed to increasing personal skill set relative to the Firm’s business applications, operating systems and environments. Keeps current on trends in the computer industry and shares observations and suggestions as appropriate.
• Accesses private directories and data not directly related to the employee’s department or position function only on a “need to know” basis and maintains in strict confidence all information to which employee may be exposed in the course of support functions. Understands that accessing the electronic mail of other employees (active and/or terminated) will be done only with the express permission of the subject employee, the Firm’s partners, Controller, Office Administrator, or Human Resources Manager.
Our office is open from 8 am to 5:30 pm, with a minimum of 35 hours per workweek. Extra time and overtime may be available.
A friendly, up-beat, professional, people-oriented personality is a must. We are currently seeking someone who has knowledge earned through experience. You will be expected to complete projects in an organized and logical way, with precision and attention to detail, without leaving loose ends.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Sue at NewHires@Lowis-Gellen.com

Stuart Ringel joins Lowis & Gellen

Stuart RingelLowis & Gellen LLP welcomes Stuart Ringel as Of Counsel. Over his 30 plus year career, Stuart has handled all phases of litigation on behalf of healthcare facilities and professionals, product manufacturers and clients in myriad other industries. Most recently, Stuart was Vice President of Healthcare Claims for a large insurance carrier where he oversaw all business, technical and personnel issues for the unit handling liability claims made against a broad array of healthcare insureds.

Cahill Presents his 50th Live Webinar

On August 23, 2019, Christopher Cahill moderated “Blockchain and Smart Contracts,” a live webinar co-produced by Financial Poise and West LegalEd. Cahill’s webinars have run several gamuts, from bankruptcy law and strategic alternatives for distressed businesses, to credit insurance and trade finance, to crowdfunding and business fund-raising, to blockchain and everything.  He has three more scheduled for 2019: Blockchain and Supply Chain, Digital Assets, and Blockchain and Trade Finance (all for Financial Poise and West LegalEd).

A complete list of Cahill’s webinars can be found on his attorney bio page here.

Enforceability of Intercreditor Agreements in Bankruptcy – presented by Christopher Cahill

Christopher Cahill will present on the enforceability of intercreditor agreements in bankruptcy at the 2019 CBA Commercial Bankruptcy Seminar, to take place on November 12, 2019. Intercreditor agreements modify pre-existing priority rankings of the respective claims of secured creditors, and usually cabin the junior creditor’s rights and remedies against the debtor. What drafting pitfalls can be avoided (or engineered)? Will a well-drafted intercreditor agreement be enforced against the junior creditor by a bankruptcy court, in the face of some possibly overriding law or policy? And does the bankruptcy court have jurisdiction to enter a final order on a dispute?

Loan Documentation Attorney

Lowis & Gellen LLP is in need of a part-time Of Counsel 1099 attorney with loan documentation experience who is admitted to practice in the state of Illinois. Consistent with our commitment to working parents, the candidate can work from home with occasional travel to court or closings. Ideally, the candidate’s experience would include commercial finance, secured lending, reviewing contracts and loan documents, reviewing title; preparing loan-related documents, including promissory notes, mortgages, credit agreements, security agreements, UCCs, indemnities, guaranties, subordination agreements, business organization documents; documenting loan transactions (drafting loan documents on behalf of financial institutions that may involve lien perfection issues, collateral, and cross-collateral), performing due diligence, and preparing attorney opinion letters. Admission to the Indiana bar and/or knowledge of SBA or Agricultural lending procedures are also a plus, but not required.

We value excellent writing, communication, interpersonal, negotiation, organizational and problem solving skills. The candidate needs to have the ability to craft creative strategies for our clients, to take initiative and manage competing priorities, to produce accurate documents under tight deadlines and be persistent and proactive. Qualified candidates will be committed to providing exceptional client service and will have an opportunity to be mentored by some of Chicago’s leading defense attorneys.

Please submit your cover letter, resume, writing samples and fee requirements to Sue at NewHires@Lowis-Gellen.com