Trial Attorney

Attention all experienced trial lawyers!

McCreadyLaw, a plaintiff personal injury law firm with four offices in Chicago and Indiana, is currently seeking three highly skilled and stable trial lawyers to join our team. With approximately 800 cases in suit and many more waiting to be filed, we need attorneys who are not afraid to step into the courtroom and handle a caseload of 80 litigation cases graded A & B (yes, we grade our case potential!). You will handle mainly trials, mediations and depositions with the assistance of our litigation paralegal team.

To be considered for this position, you must have at least 5 jury trial verdicts within the last 5 years and be able to manage your caseload effectively. An ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of experience as a trial lawyer with a single firm. We value stability and do not want lawyers who jump from one firm to the next regularly.

We are offering a sign-on bonus of $20,000 after six months, as well as a competitive base salary starting at $100,000. Total compensation with benefits and incentive pay should be at least $170,000, Yes, we expect you to make an additional $70,000 in objectively defined incentives.

Our incentive pay package includes 3% of fees up to $1 million escalating to 15% of fees over $1 million, paid each biweekly pay period, as well as a yearly bonus based on fees generated. We also offer a jury trial verdict incentive bonus for exceeding last offer and one-third referral fee for all cases generated by an attorney.

At McCreadyLaw, we pride ourselves on our firm culture and embrace our Firm Values in everything we do. We invest in our attorneys, providing a clear career path to achieve their long-term career goals and maximize their potential for professional growth and success. Additionally, we offer unlimited paid time off (PTO), 90% employer-paid health insurance (including health, vision, and dental), employer-funded 401(k) and defined benefit retirement programs, employer-paid life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, and CLE and travel allowances.

There are many other factors which distinguish us from other firms. First, Michael McCready is recognized as a leader in law firm management and frequently speaks around the country regarding best practices in running a plaintiff personal injury firm. He also serves as a consultant for other firms using case management software Smart Advocate. We take pride in our firm culture and we embrace our Firm Values in everything we do. Finally, we have a long-term vision for the firm’s continued growth and success.

Perhaps you are seeking new challenges and growth beyond your current mentor’s guidance? Have you recognized the limitations of your current firm and yearn for greater professional advancement? Embrace this opportunity as a strategic career move, one that transcends mere financial gain. If you believe it’s the right time for your next move, please email to open a dialogue. Rest assured, all inquiries will be treated with utmost confidentiality.

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