Current Openings

Manager/Director of Business Development

Regarded as Chicago’s leading business firm for transactions and litigation, Fox Swibel provides quality services to businesses and entrepreneurs coast-to-coast.

Under the direction of the Marketing Committee and in conjunction with the Director of Administration, the Manager/Director of Business Development is responsible for overseeing, developing and integrating marketing and business development programs and strategic directions. We are seeking an individual who is a mentor by nature with the ability to achieve consensus decisions among the Firm’s leadership.

Successful candidate is skilled in uncovering opportunities for the firm, able to identify and apply client retention techniques and has good experience in constructing compelling proposal elements which resonate with the recipient. This position participates in practice group meetings, analyzes billings, performs industry research, creates content for the Firm’s website, monitors progress, and develops systems for tracking the results of growth initiatives.

Critical skills:

  • 10+ years’ experience in a legal marketing environment
  • solid understanding of business development strategies
  • excellent project management and presentation skills
  • diplomatic and politically astute
  • proven effective negotiation and relationship management with vendors

Other areas of focus are development of marketing materials, business development training, events, evaluating sponsorship opportunities, budgeting, proposals, RFP responses, PowerPoint presentations, ads, vendor management and relations, and public relations (including media and community relations).
Our community values innovation, rewards dedication and respects a healthy work-life balance. Conveniently located in the Chicago loop, Fox Swibel offers a generous benefits package including medical, dental, 401(k) and FSAs. Compensation commensurate with experience.

EEO Statement:

Fox Swibel Levin & Carroll LLP provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. Discrimination or harassment in regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status is strictly prohibited. In addition to federal law requirements, Fox Swibel Levin & Carroll LLP complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Office Clerk

Job Summary:

Business law firm in the Chicago loop is seeking a full-time Office Clerk for a summer position; 8:30AM – 4:30PM ($15/hour). Candidate will be responsible for maintaining kitchen, managing conference room setup and clean up, and uphold the prestigious appearance of the office, assist with reception, handle errands, aid in the filing and maintenance of records, and work with other administrative departments. This position is essential to initiating the morning operations of the Firm. Applicants need to be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, an effective communicator (written and verbal), able to prioritize tasks, detail orientated, and have a pleasant attitude. Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time and lift 20 lbs. or more. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Kitchen – Check/Brew coffee stock supplies, and clean throughout the day
  • Conference Rooms – Set up/clean up and stock with supplies. Aid in the coordination and planning of events
  • Back-up for Receptionist – Greet guests, add visitors to the system, create work requests for the building, and take and deliver messages
  • Facilities – Operate office machines, such as photocopiers, scanners, facsimile machines, and personal computers and stock supplies/copy room.
  • Records – Assist with indexing boxes, performing data entry, and shelving files

Education/Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous law firm or office experience a plus

EEO Statement:

Fox Swibel Levin & Carroll LLP provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. Discrimination or harassment in regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status is strictly prohibited. In addition to federal law requirements, Fox Swibel Levin & Carroll LLP complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.