Legal Jobs In Rochester and Western New York


Litigation/Insurance Attorney (Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse)

Barclay Damon, LLP, a 275-attorney law firm, with 33 practice offerings and eleven offices throughout New York State and the Northeast, is seeking a full time Associate to join its Rochester, Syracuse or Buffalo offices in the Torts & Insurance Practice Group. This attorney will work in a collaborative environment, evaluating complex insurance issues and litigating insurance disputes in New York and other jurisdictions across the nation. Practicing attorneys with 3-5 years of litigation experience are encouraged to apply.

Candidate must be licensed to practice in the state of New York; have superior verbal, written, and interpersonal skills and have demonstrated abilities to work directly with clients. 

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and law school transcript in confidence to:

Recruitment Coordinator
Barclay Damon, LLP
Barclay Damon Tower
125 East Jefferson Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

Contact: Vanessa Campbell
Phone: 315.425.2721
Fax: 315.703.6266
Email: jobs@barclaydamon.com

Corporate Attorney - Barclay Damon, LLP - Buffalo,NY

Barclay Damon, LLP, a 275-attorney law firm, with 33 practice offerings and eleven offices throughout New York State and the Northeast, is seeking an Associate for its Buffalo office in the Business Services Practice Group.  The Associate attorney will advise clients on corporate and business law issues and compliance matters, perform transactional work, including preparation and negotiation of agreements, opinion letters and other documents, perform related research and due diligence, and also develop and maintain client relationships. 

Strong communication and negotiation skills are required. The ideal candidate will have a minimum three years of progressively responsible experience in business and transactional services.
 
Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and law school transcripts in confidence to:
 
Recruitment Coordinator 
Barclay Damon, LLP
Barclay Damon Tower
125 East Jefferson Street 
Syracuse, NY 13202
 
Contact: Vanessa Campbell
Phone: 315.425.2721
Fax: 315.703.6266
 

Seeking Associate Attorney for General Law Practice

DiMatteo & Roach, Attorneys at Law, located in Wyoming County, seek an associate attorney with 0-3 years of experience to join their busy general law practice.  The ideal candidate has exceptional research and writing skills, and is comfortable with court appearances and trial. 

Please send a cover letter, résumé and writing sample in confidence to Denise DiMatteo, 87 N. Main Street, PO Box 190, Warsaw, New York, 14569 or email:  Denise@DDiMatteoLaw.com. Firm Website:  www.DDiMatteoLaw.com   
  

Join Our Rochester, NY Team as a Patent Attorney or Patent Agent

Lee & Hayes, an intellectual property (IP) law firm, is seeking a patent attorney or patent agent to work out of its Rochester, New York office. Successful candidates will have at least two years of patent preparation and prosecution experience, and a degree in electrical engineering, computer science, or a related field.

Lee & Hayes is consistently recognized as one of the nation's highest-quality patent law firms across industries. In addition to IP law, the firm specializes in corporate, government relations and litigation services. The firm boasts a collegial and team-oriented work environment, as well as a nationally competitive compensation and benefits package. Culturally, Lee & Hayes is more like a "high-tech company of lawyers" than just a law firm.

Qualifications: Two or more years of patent preparation and prosecution experience. Greatly prefer Computer Science/Engineering, Physics, Electrical Engineering or similar engineering degree. Must have a registration number with the USPTO.

Contact: For confidential consideration, please submit your resume to hr@leehayes.com. For more information on this position, please visit leehayes.com.

Lee & Hayes is an equal opportunity employer {EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workforce.

Real Estate Attorney - Pullano & Farrow PLLC - Rochester, NY

Experience: Real estate experience preferred, but candidates with no experience but high academic success and demonstrated interest in commercial real estate will be considered.
All applicants must be admitted to practice law in the state of New York.

Job Description:
The Law Offices of Pullano & Farrow PLLC is seeking an attorney to service the existing residential real estate needs of the firm, continue development of the firm’s commercial real estate practice, and work strategically to maximize revenue from the real estate practice. The holder of this position will also be expected to develop the skills necessary to grow and develop the firm’s real estate practice group, such as financing and environmental issues. Ability to write title is looked on favorably.
 
About our firm: 
PULLANO & FARROW PLLC promotes a high energy environment and lives up to a very simple mission – “&”.  The Ampersand in our logo is there for a reason.  It is the credo we live by.  The & demonstrates to our clients that we are a team of professionals capable of addressing all of their legal needs – Health Care Law services & Business and Corporate Law services & Wills, Trusts, and Estates Law services & Labor and Employment Law services & Litigation Law services & Real Estate Law services.  In addition, the & is a crucial part of our culture within the Firm.  The “& culture” promotes an environment where one’s title within the Firm is not as important as the contribution that person makes towards the Firm’s goal of providing excellent and efficient services to the Firm’s clients.  As a result, partners & associates & paralegals & administrative assistants & other staff members all work together towards a common goal – assisting each other to provide clients with an experience unlike their experiences with other law firms. 
 
If you are a Real Estate attorney who aspires to provide a different client experience, please send a cover letter and resume in strictest confidence via email to Miles Fox at mfox@lawpf.com.
 

Corporate Attorney – Underberg & Kessler LLP – Buffalo NY

Summary: Underberg & Kessler is growing! We are seeking a mid-level to senior Corporate Attorney, with a portable book of business, to j join our Corporate Practice Group in our Buffalo office. 

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
Experience in M&A, commercial, and general corporate transactional work required. The successful candidate is highly motivated; exercises sound business and legal judgement; possesses superb written and verbal communication; effectively manages client relationships; has good business development; and values and thrive in a team base approach. 
 
Qualifications:
Minimum 5+ years’ of relevant experience in general business transitional work
Must be able to practice in NYS
Has good business development and is motivated to grow practice
Highly organized and able to prioritize workload
Strong writing and verbal communication skills are required
 
Overview of Underberg & Kessler: 
Underberg & Kessler is a full service law firm founded in 1926. We have offices in Rochester, Buffalo, Canandaigua, Newark, Greece and Geneseo, New York.
 
Some firms look for employees who live and breathe the law. But at Underberg & Kessler, we look for people with a variety of interests and a rich knowledge base. We believe that a well-rounded attorney is of greater benefit to our clients because they bring more depth and understanding to the job. We hire the finest legal minds—multitalented individuals who have energy and passion, and are committed to the firm and our clients. In a familial, yet professional, atmosphere, our commitment to clients extends from the partnership, to the associates, to the support staff.
 
We offer a competitive salary and benefits, as well as an enjoyable and professional working environment. Please submit your resume with a cover letter and current compensation expectations to Karen Craft, Director of Operations, Underberg & Kessler LLP, 300 Bausch & Lomb Place, Rochester, New York 14604 or kcraft@underbergkessler.com. Equal Opportunity Employer
 

Trust & Estates  Attorney – Underberg & Kessler LLP – Rochester, NY
Summary: Underberg & Kessler is growing! We are currently seeking a Trust & Estates Attorney to join our team in our downtown Rochester office. 

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
The position covers all areas of estate planning and trust & estate administration. Experience in simple and complex trust administration, including filing of probate proceedings in Surrogates Court; forming charitable organizations and foundations; providing advice and prepare documents for business succession planning. Experience in Elder Law and with the preparation of Medicaid applications is a plus. 
The ideal candidate possesses the ability to organize, prioritize, effectively multi-task while producing high quality work, and to interact positively with other members of the team.
 
Qualifications:
Minimum 5+ years’ experience in trust and estates administration
Must be able to practice in NYS
Has good business development and is motivated to grow practice
Highly organized and able to prioritize workload
Strong writing and verbal communication skills are required
 
Overview of Underberg & Kessler: 
Underberg & Kessler is a full service law firm founded in 1926. We have offices in Rochester, Buffalo, Canandaigua, Newark, Greece and Geneseo, New York.
 
Some firms look for employees who live and breathe the law. But at Underberg & Kessler, we look for people with a variety of interests and a rich knowledge base. We believe that a well-rounded attorney is of greater benefit to our clients because they bring more depth and understanding to the job. We hire the finest legal minds—multitalented individuals who have energy and passion, and are committed to the firm and our clients. In a familial, yet professional, atmosphere, our commitment to clients extends from the partnership, to the associates, to the support staff.
 
We offer a competitive salary and benefits, as well as an enjoyable and professional working environment. Please submit your resume with a cover letter and current compensation expectations to Karen Craft, Director of Operations, Underberg & Kessler LLP, 300 Bausch & Lomb Place, Rochester, New York 14604 or kcraft@underbergkessler.com. Equal Opportunity Employer
 

General Practice Attorney – Underberg & Kessler LLP – Canandaigua, NY
Summary: Underberg & Kessler is growing! We are seeking a mid-level to senior attorney, with general practice experience to join our Canandaigua office. 

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
Experience in residential and commercial real estate and estates & trusts essential. General corporate transactional experience a plus. The ideal candidate possesses a strong work ethic with high standards for both quality and quantity of work; excellent written and verbal communication skills; has good business development; and to interact positively with other members of the team.
 
Qualifications:
Minimum 5+ years’ of relevant experience 
Must be able to practice in NYS
Has good business development and is motivated to grow practice
Highly organized and able to prioritize workload
Strong writing and verbal communication skills are required
 
Overview of Underberg & Kessler: 
Underberg & Kessler is a full service law firm founded in 1926. We have offices in Rochester, Buffalo, Canandaigua, Newark, Greece and Geneseo, New York.
 
Some firms look for employees who live and breathe the law. But at Underberg & Kessler, we look for people with a variety of interests and a rich knowledge base. We believe that a well-rounded attorney is of greater benefit to our clients because they bring more depth and understanding to the job. We hire the finest legal minds—multitalented individuals who have energy and passion, and are committed to the firm and our clients. In a familial, yet professional, atmosphere, our commitment to clients extends from the partnership, to the associates, to the support staff.
 
We offer a competitive salary and benefits, as well as an enjoyable and professional working environment. Please submit your resume with a cover letter and current compensation expectations to Karen Craft, Director of Operations, Underberg & Kessler LLP, 300 Bausch & Lomb Place, Rochester, New York 14604 or kcraft@underbergkessler.com. Equal Opportunity Employer
 

Court Reporter - U.S. District Court - Rochester, NY

The U.S. District Court in Rochester, NY is seeking a full-time NNCRA RPR qualified court reporter.  An applicant for appointment, as a court reporter in the United States District Court, shall possess as a minimum requirement at least four years of prime court reporting experience in the freelance field of service or in other courts or a combination thereof, and have qualified by testing on the registry of professional reporters of the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) or passed an equivalent qualifying examination.  Professional associations (other than the NCRA) and state license examinations may be acceptably equivalent to the NCRA testing.  To determine equivalency, the requirements for the examinations at the time of administration will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Real time court reporting experience preferred.

Federal benefits for eligible employees include:  health, life, dental, vision, and long term care options; retirement; matching Roth and tax-deferred Thrift Savings Plan options; paid holidays and leave; and flexible medical, dependent care and commuter benefit options.
 
Resumes will not be accepted by fax or email.  Applicants must submit a detailed résumé, including a photocopy of all court reporter certifications, and Form AO78 Application for Judicial Branch Federal Employment (available at www.uscourts.gov ), along with a cover letter to: Clerk of Court, 200 U.S. District Court, 2 Niagara Square, Buffalo, NY 14202.
 
 

Litigator - Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham LLC - Rochester, NY

Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham LLC seeks an ambitious litigator with 1 to 5 years experience to work in our Rochester office. Unparalleled opportunities available for the right candidate. Candidate must be admitted to practice in New York and have excellent verbal, writing, research and analytical skills. Generous benefits package including health insurance, 401k and more. Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter, and writing sample in confidence to: lenhard@ruppbaase.com.

All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or marital status.
 

M&A and Corporate Transactions Associate - Nixon Peabody LLP - Rochester, NY

Our M&A and Corporate Transactions Practice Group is seeking a highly motivated associate to join our Rochester, NY office.  Qualified candidates will have approximately two to six 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, and commercial transactions.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated success in working with clients and colleagues on transactions; outstanding judgment; superb communication and writing skills; be self a starter with a commitment to client service, business development, and excellence; and have the desire and ability to thrive in a fast-paced yet collegial 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.  We take an integrated, cross-disciplinary approach to addressing client needs and we are the only law firm in Rochester that offers a global stage on which to practice.
 
Please visit our website to learn more about who we are and what we do – http://www.nixonpeabody.com/mergers_and_acquisitions
 
If you are interested in being part of our growing team, we hope you will consider this exciting opportunity.  We are always looking for outstanding lawyers with diverse backgrounds and experience to complement our strengths and become part of our exciting future.
 
To learn more, or to apply online, please visit our website at http://www.nixonpeabody.com/Careers
 

Labor & Employment Attorney - Nixon Peabody LLP - Rochester, NY

The ideal candidate will have approximately three to five years of experience in employment litigation and other aspects of labor and employment law.  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.  New York State Bar admission is required.

Our full-service L&E practice delivers creative, specialized, and real-world solutions to keep our clients’ businesses moving forward.  Our diverse team of more than 70 labor and employment attorneys cover every angle of the workplace: from wage-hour issues to complex ERISA matters, to employee use of social media.  Whether it’s a routine  hire gone awry, wage and  hour class action, a health care reform question, or a precedent-setting labor dispute, Nixon Peabody has it covered.  To learn more about our L&E practice,  please visit: http://www.nixonpeabody.com/labor_and_employment.
 
A career at Nixon Peabody is the opportunity to do work that matters in one of the most affordable and innovative cities in the U.S.  We’ve created a dynamic, energizing environment that promotes success for our clients and each other.  We live our values of teamwork and collaboration every day, and take great pride in fostering a culture based on collegiality and mutual respect.  We’re the only law firm in Rochester that offers a global stage on which to practice and an appreciation for entrepreneurial thinking.  We’re investing in our people and making them successful in Rochester and across our firm.  
 
NP offers challenging work, a friendly environment and an excellent benefits package.  We are always looking for outstanding lawyers with diverse backgrounds and experience to complement our strengths and become part of our exciting future.
 
To learn more, or to apply online, please visit our website at http://www.nixonpeabody.com/Careers
 

Attorney - Midey, Mirras & Ricci, LLP - Seneca Falls, NY

Seeking a highly motivated associate specializing in litigation to join a small / medium sized law firm in the Finger Lakes area.  The ideal candidate will have two or more years of litigation experience with matrimonial and municipal law.  We offer a competitive salary and incentive package, and a great group of colleagues who enjoy working in a collaborative, team-oriented environment.  Please submit your cover letter and resume to P.O. Box 25254, Farmington NY 14425.     

 


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