Legal Jobs In Rochester and Western New York

Associate Attorney -- McConville, Considine, Cooman & Morin, P.C. (posted 1/18/19)

We are seeking an associate attorney to expand our busy corporate/business and commercial real estate practices.  1 – 3 years relevant experience preferred.  Superior writing, analysis and communication skills required.  Submit resume and writing sample in confidence to: Amy Varel, Esq. at McConville, Considine, Cooman & Morin, P.C., 25 East Main Street,
Rochester, NY 14614
or at


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Corporate Associate in our Rochester, NY Office – Nixon Peabody LLP (posted 1/15/19)

At Nixon Peabody, our priority is to attract, retain and promote talented individuals who have an array of racial, ethnic, social, economic, religious, professional, personal, and other backgrounds.  Therefore, we encourage talented individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.

Our Corporate Practice Group is seeking to hire a mid-level associate to join our Rochester office.The ideal candidate will have three to four years of experience working on M&A and other business transactions for private and public companies, a broad knowledge of general corporate law, and will be expected to work on matters in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, commercial transactions, private placements and securities. In addition to general corporate transactions experience, the ideal candidate will also have experience assisting in the preparation and review of SEC filings, including periodic reports, current reports, proxy statements and registration statements.

Qualified candidates will be motivated self-starters with stellar academic credentials, superb judgment and communication skills, a commitment to excellence and have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

NP is an industry leader in corporate transactions.  Our firm has over 200 business lawyers who work together to handle the full range of mergers, sales, acquisitions, investments, joint ventures, licensing, and strategic transactions for both private and public clients – from structure and strategy to negotiation and documentation. 

Please visit our website to learn more about who we are and what we do –   

A career at Nixon Peabody is the opportunity to do work that matters. It’s a chance to use your knowledge to shape what’s ahead.  To share, to innovate, to learn at a firm that taps the power of collective thinking.

To learn more, or to apply online, please visit our website at

Healthcare Associate Attorney -- Hancock Estabrook (posted 1/14/2019)

Hancock Estabrook, a leading Upstate New York Law Firm, is seeking a Healthcare Associate Attorney with at least three years’ experience within a law firm or in-house.  Experience in the areas of Anti-Kickback, Stark, False Claims Act, EMTALA, HIPAA, regulatory compliance, CMS/Medicare/Medicaid/third party billing issues, corporate structuring, hospital governance and operations, physician–hospital contracting, patient care issues, negotiating and drafting contracts and corporate transactions is preferred. Our thriving Healthcare Practice represents diverse healthcare providers in Central and Upstate New York, including hospitals, hospital systems, continuing care retirement communities, nursing homes, doctors, medical practices, dentists, nurses, laboratories, health centers, and clinics. Please submit your resume to our Recruitment Administrator at

Social Security Disability Associate -- Law Offices of Kenneth Hiller (posted 1/3/2019)

The Law Offices of Kenneth Hiller, PLLC seeks to hire an admitted attorney to primarily work at our Rochester, NY site. This candidate will handle all aspects of Social Security Disability claims which involve intensive interaction with clients and representing clients at Social Security hearings.

Candidates must have excellent writing and communication skills. We offer an excellent benefits package and we will provide extensive training.

Please forward resume to

General Practitioner -- Underberg & Kessler LLP (posted 12/19/18)

Underberg & Kessler LLP seeks an experienced general practice attorney to join its Canandaigua, NY office. Applicants must be admitted to practice in New York State and have active experience handling residential and commercial real estate transactions, trust and estate, and general business matters. 

The successful candidate is highly motivated, has an existing book of business, exercises sound business and legal judgment, effectively manages client relationships, has strong business development skills and is motivated to grow his or her practice, possesses superb written and verbal communication skills, and values and thrives in a collaborative and collegial environment.

Please submit your cover letter, resume, and a copy of your law school transcript to Karen Marr, Operations Manager, to

Underberg & Kessler LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To learn more about our Firm, please visit

Domestic Violence Staff Attorney - OVS Legal Project (posted 12/19/18)

The OVS Legal Project is a collaborative project between the Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY (LASROC) and Willow Domestic Violence Center (Willow). This attorney will be an employee of LASROC and will provide legal assistance, advice and counsel to victims of domestic violence in family law matters. This attorney will be located at Willow. The target population for this project will consist of victims seeking assistance from Willow, as well as other victims as assigned by LASROC. The attorney will provide brief legal assistance and screening for family law and other civil legal issues. The goal of the project is to increase access to legal counsel for survivors of domestic violence in an effort to remove any impediments to their safety, paving the way to a safe and empowered life. 

To apply for the position, visit here:

Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Attorney - Syracuse (posted 12/18/18)

Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC is seeking an attorney to join the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice Group in our Syracuse, New York office.  Candidates must have outstanding academic credentials, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to professional development.  Although experience in employee benefits, executive compensation and/or tax law is preferred, it is not required.  We are an EEO Employer.  Please send a letter of application, resume and law school transcript to

Administrative Assistant - MCBA (posted 12/7/2018)

Reporting directly to the Executive Director of the Monroe County Bar Association (MCBA), the Administrative Assistant provides administrative support to the Executive Committee, MCBA team and Board of Trustees. The OC also provides administrative support to a number of committees.

The ideal individual must be creative and enjoy working within a small environment that is fast-paced, member and mission focused, and results driven. The ideal individual will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work within a team and independently on projects, from conception to completion, and must be able to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion.

Qualifications:  strong work ethic and experience; ability to manage relationships; excellent technology skills in all Microsoft Office programs, including SharePoint, as well as online calendaring, database management and other online resources.

Submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:  

Staff Attorney, Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County (posted 11/27/2018)

Volunteer Legal Service Project of Monroe County (“VLSP”) provides free legal help to low-income residents of Monroe County, New York who are facing non-criminal legal problems. VLSP's services are provided by 1,600 pro bono volunteers who donate their time and talent to ensure that low-income people have access to the justice system when faced with serious legal problems.  VLSP has a small 16-person staff of highly motivated, innovative, and committed attorneys and non-attorney advocates.

Summary Description: The Staff Attorney will be primarily responsible for overseeing pro bono representation of client civil matters including housing (landlord/tenant and eviction matters in the City of Rochester as well as suburbs), bankruptcy and debt collection, elder law, and other consumer law matters.  The Staff Attorney will also have the opportunity to work on matters handled in other VLSP units, including family law, immigration, business start-ups, etc.  This position reports to the Managing Attorney, and ultimately to the Executive Director. 

The Staff Attorney will be both sensitive to the needs of VLSP’s low-income client population, and adept at training and supporting volunteer attorneys from the private bar.  The individual will be responsible for supervision of VLSP paralegals and interns working on client matters, as well as ensuring that funder requirements are met and program goals are accomplished in a timely manner.  The Staff Attorney will also be responsible for planning volunteer trainings and CLEs on relevant topics, and speaking at seminars and other events as needed.

This position requires maturity and judgment in dealing with volunteer attorneys from the private bar as well as community partners. The individual must be a self-starter and should have excellent attention to detail including the ability to record information accurately, produce reports and evaluate information to determine compliance for agency programs and funders.  A sense of humor is appreciated, and must be willing to pitch in as needed -- VLSP has a small staff of professionals who work as a team to deliver high-quality legal representation to clients and a rewarding experience to volunteers.

Participation in community outreach events, including some evening legal clinics and tenant town court, is required.  Occasional (brief) travel for conferences may be required 1-3 times per year.  Opportunities for personal professional development and growth, and to create new programs to meet gaps in legal services in our community.

For more information about the position and where to apply, click here!



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