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To list a career opportunity, please email a brief job description to Executive Director Katherine S. Bifaro at kbifaro@eriebar.org. The information will remain on our site for four weeks unless otherwise requested. Vacancies will also be included in an e-newsletter sent to members. 

attorney

Kenney Shelton Liptak Nowak, LLP, headquartered in Buffalo, New York, is seeking an attorney for its New York City office in its Workers’ Compensation Defense practice group.  The position is for an attorney with 3+ years of experience in Insurance Defense Litigation, preferably with Workers’ Compensation experience.  Salary will be commensurate with experience.  In addition, KSLN offers a full benefits package including 401k plan and employer contribution to the firm’s health insurance plans.  KSLN is an equal opportunity employer.  Interested candidates may e-mail a resume to MBBurke@kslnlaw.com.


buffalo civil litigation

Tully Rinckey PLLC, a successful full-service law firm with coast-to-coast offices, is seeking a Civil Litigation Attorney to join our Buffalo, NY team. This is an opportunity to join one of the fastest growing law firms in the country (rated by INC Magazine). The firm is also recognized as Best Places to Work by the Albany, NY and Washington, DC Business Journals, respectively.

Tully Rinckey PLLC has made a strong commitment to excellence, teamwork, diversity, and personal/professional development. We strive to create a positive work environment that attracts and retains employees through a combination of benefits, working conditions, and company culture. Our firm offers highly competitive compensation structures, unique cross selling opportunities, as well as the support from an award winning marketing department to grow and sustain your practice for years to come.

Benefits:
Benefits include 401(k), vacation, sick and personal time, medical coverage to include voluntary dental, life, and LTD insurance.

Qualifications:
We are currently seeking attorneys who have at least 5 years’ experience in presenting and summarizing cases to judges and juries, preparing legal briefs and opinions, examining legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting cases. This candidate must also be proficient in gathering evidence to formulate their defense or to initiate legal actions, analyze the probable outcomes of cases using knowledge of legal precedents, interpret laws, rulings and regulations, and negotiate settlements of civil disputes. Knowledge of administrative law, investigation techniques, and conflict resolution strategy is required.

Also required is the ability and drive to procure, cultivate, and sustain his/her own client base. The ideal attorney will have a portable book of business. This is an excellent career opportunity for the success minded practitioner.

Please submit your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements for consideration. Resume submissions and discussions with our firm will be held in the strictest confidence.  

If you have any questions or need help using our career portal, please contact our Hiring Team at 518-218-7100 or hiring@tullylegal.com.
https://jobs-tullylegal.icims.com/jobs/1085/job


buffalo family and matrimonial attorney

Tully Rinckey PLLC, a successful full-service law firm with coast-to-coast offices, is seeking a Family and Matrimonial Attorney to join our Buffalo, NY team. This is an opportunity to join one of the fastest growing law firms in the country (rated by INC Magazine). The firm is also recognized as Best Places to Work by the Albany, NY and Washington, DC Business Journals, respectively.

Tully Rinckey PLLC has made a strong commitment to excellence, teamwork, diversity, and personal/professional development. We strive to create a positive work environment that attracts and retains employees through a combination of benefits, working conditions, and company culture. Our firm offers highly competitive compensation structures, unique cross selling opportunities, as well as the support from an award winning marketing department to grow and sustain your practice for years to come.

Benefits:
Benefits include 401(k), vacation, sick and personal time, medical coverage to include voluntary dental, life, and LTD insurance.

Qualifications:
We are seeking seasoned attorneys (minimum of 3-5 years) with recent experience in handling all aspects of Family and Matrimonial law cases, including substantial trial and hearing experience.

Also required is the ability and drive to procure, cultivate, and sustain his/her own client base. The ideal attorney will have a portable book of business. This is an excellent career opportunity for the success minded practitioner. 

Please submit your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements for consideration. Resume submissions and discussions with our firm will be held in the strictest confidence.  

If you have any questions or need help using our career portal, please contact our Hiring Team at 518-218-7100 or hiring@tullylegal.com.
https://jobs-tullylegal.icims.com/jobs/1086/job


buffalo immigration attorney

Tully Rinckey PLLC, a successful full-service law firm with coast-to-coast offices, is seeking Immigration Attorney to join our team in our Buffalo, NY office. This is an opportunity to join one of the fastest growing law firms in the country (rated by INC Magazine). The firm is also recognized as Best Places to Work by the Albany, NY and Washington, DC Business Journals, respectively.

Tully Rinckey PLLC has made a strong commitment to excellence, teamwork, diversity, and personal/professional development. We strive to create a positive work environment that attracts and retains employees through a combination of benefits, working conditions, and company culture. Our firm offers highly competitive compensation structures, unique cross selling opportunities, as well as the support from an award winning marketing department to grow and sustain your practice for years to come.

Benefits:
Benefits include 401(k), vacation, sick and personal time, medical coverage to include voluntary dental, life, and LTD insurance.

Qualifications:
Candidates should have a minimum of 7 years’ experience providing legal representation in immigration, naturalization, and citizenship to include family, employment, and business matters.

Also required is the ability and drive to procure, cultivate, and sustain his/her own client base. The ideal attorney will have a portable book of business. This is an excellent career opportunity for the success minded practitioner.

Please submit your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements for consideration. Resume submissions and discussions with our firm will be held in the strictest confidence.  

If you have any questions or need help using our career portal, please contact our Hiring Team at 518-218-7100 or hiring@tullylegal.com.
https://jobs-tullylegal.icims.com/jobs/1093/job


buffalo labor & employment attorney

Tully Rinckey PLLC, a successful full-service law firm with coast-to-coast offices, is seeking a Labor & Employment Attorney to join our team in our Buffalo, NY office. This is an opportunity to join one of the fastest growing law firms in the country (rated by INC Magazine). The firm is also recognized as Best Places to Work by the Albany, NY and Washington, DC Business Journals, respectively.

Tully Rinckey PLLC has made a strong commitment to excellence, teamwork, diversity, and personal/professional development. We strive to create a positive work environment that attracts and retains employees through a combination of benefits, working conditions, and company culture. Our firm offers highly competitive compensation structures, unique cross selling opportunities, as well as the support from an award winning marketing department to grow and sustain your practice for years to come.

Benefits:
Benefits include 401(k), vacation, sick and personal time, medical coverage to include voluntary dental, life, and LTD insurance.

Qualifications:
We are seeking experienced attorneys (minimum 3-5 years) with plaintiff and/or management side labor and employment experience. This is an excellent career opportunity for the success minded practitioner.

Attorney candidates will have experience in representing and litigating on behalf of both management and employees before administrative agencies in employment-related claims. Candidates will have worked on a variety of federal, state, and local employment matters including, but not limited to, EEO, NLRB, SCA, ADA, ADEA, AAP, ERISA, FMLA, FLSA, Title VII, employment contracts, contract disputes, wrongful discharge, downsizing, non-competition agreements, trade secret litigation, medical leave issues, harassment, wage and hour claims, whistleblowing, and employment-related torts. 

Also required is the ability and drive to procure, cultivate, and sustain his/her own client base. The ideal attorney will have a portable book of business. This is an excellent career opportunity for the success minded practitioner.

Please submit your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements for consideration. Resume submissions and discussions with our firm will be held in the strictest confidence. 

If you have any questions or need help using our career portal, please contact our Hiring Team at 518-218-7100 or hiring@tullylegal.com.
https://jobs-tullylegal.icims.com/jobs/1094/job


criminal appellate lawyer

Prestigious Buffalo, NY Law Firm seeks experienced Attorney for its Appellate Practice Area.
Responsibilities include: research, writing & preparing appeals in various multi-jurisdictional cases; presenting and arguing appeals in various court jurisdictions. Must have experience with Federal appeal preparation and arguments. Must be licensed to practice in NY. Ideal candidate will have Federal or State court clerkship experience and admittance. Excellent writing and legal analytical skills required. Our firm is a dynamic firm with a comprehensive client focus & a reputation for our commitment to excellence. Competitive compensation package. Send resume, references and salary requirements to: HR Dept, Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP; 42 Delaware Ave. Suite 120; Buffalo, NY 14202.  Or email hrdept@lglaw.com.


attorney/litigation

Burden, Gulisano & Hansen LLC seeks a full time associate attorney admitted in New York with 1 to 3 years of experience in insurance defense litigation.  Experience in the areas of transportation law, product liability and premises liability is preferred.  Applicants should be ambitious, hardworking, have excellent research and writing skills and a strong academic record.   Competitive salary and benefits.  Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: Philip M. Gulisano, 605 Brisbane Building, 403 Main Street, Buffalo, New York 14203; preferably by e-mail at pmg@bghattorneys.com. E.O.E.


creditors' rights & bankruptcy attorney

The Buffalo office has an immediate opening for a Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy Attorney with minimum 10 years of experience with aspects of creditors' rights’ work, including commercial litigation, commercial foreclosures, replevins, out-of-court restructurings, bankruptcy motions, bankruptcy litigation, debtor-in-possession financing, acquisition of assets of bankruptcy or distressed entities, cross-border insolvencies and the negotiation of bankruptcy terms for new loans and intercreditor agreements, and creditor's rights issues that arise during commercial and other transitions.  Excellent academic achievement and law firm experience required.  Must be admitted in New York.  Client contact and significant responsibility are provided within this exciting practice area.  Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney provides competitive salaries.  Qualified candidates should apply directly to Laurie Lenigan, Director of Legal Recruiting, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney at laurie.lenigan@bipc.com.  All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter and resume.  EOE.


seeking newly-admitted attorney

Downtown law office seeks a newly-admitted attorney primarily for collections, landlord-tenant, and general civil practice. Please submit resumes to moverbeck@chiari-ilecki.com. 


labor and employee relations counsel

Job Title: Labor and Employee Relations Counsel
Level of Position: Executive Staff
Report to: Chief Executive Officer
Job Function: Maintain company compliance with all New York State (“NYS”) and Federal labor and employment laws.
Job Description: 

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of all NYS and Federal labor and employment laws and monitor changes as they are implemented, including reflecting such updates in the employee handbook;
  • Ensure all employees are being paid according to legal guidelines and all aspects of employee payroll are in compliance with Wage and Hour law;
  • Maintain anti-discrimination and anti-harassment policies and train employees and supervisors on all such policies;
  • Draft any employment law-related documents, such as confidentiality agreements, offer letters, termination documents including severance packages
  • Advise management on all labor relations issues, including contract interpretation;
  • Negotiate collective-bargaining-agreement with union and negotiate all subjects of bargaining as they arise;
  • Represent the company in all grievance and arbitration proceedings;
  • Respond to any administrative charges filed against the company and work with outside counsel if litigation is required.

Qualifications/Requirements: Must possess a J.D.  Prior experience practicing labor and employment law required.
Position Hours: To be determined by CEO
Physical Requirements: Reading, sitting, writing.  Computer usage = 75% of work time; phone usage = 5% of work time.
Travel Requirements: Rarely 

Interested applicants please send resumes to: employment@buffalowire.com 


experienced attorney

Looking to make a change?  Do you want to grow your practice at a firm which is committed to personal/professional development, teamwork and excellence? 

Anspach Meeks Ellenberger LLP seeks client-focused attorneys to join our growing local office.    The ideal attorney will have a portable book of business, along with the ability to acquire, develop and sustain his/her own client base.   

We offer a competitive compensation package with opportunities to grow your practice in a collegial work environment. Interested candidates should submit a resume and salary requirement to Kathleen Reilly at kreilly@anspachlaw.com. 

All inquiries will be kept in strict confidence.  EOE.


global finance associate - nixon peabody llp

Our Global Finance Practice Group is seeking to hire an experienced finance associate to join our Buffalo or Rochester office.  The ideal candidate will have approximately three to five years of experience at a large law firm representing domestic and international banks and other financial institutions in a wide range of leveraged transactions.  Company side work experience is a plus.

The successful candidate will be a motivated self-starter with stellar academic credentials, superb communication and writing skills, a commitment to excellence and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.  New York bar admission required.

Our Global Finance group is distinguished by its broad range of capabilities, solid understanding of our clients’ objectives and practical approach to issues as they arise. We have deep experience across the market and handle transactions ranging from small financings of start-up ventures to multibillion-dollar financings of large established companies.

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.

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.

For consideration, please visit our website to apply online at http://www.nixonpeabody.com/Careers


seeking motivated attorney

Growing staff counsel office for top ten insurer seeks motivated attorney with 3 to 5 years automobile litigation experience for their Western New York office.  Prior experience should include managing their own cases throughout the entire litigation process up to and including trial and/or appeal.  Trial experience is preferred.  Candidate will need excellent interpersonal skills, ability to operate as part of a team and desire to provide the very highest level of customer service.  The salary will be very competitive and commensurate with the individual’s skill and experience together with excellent benefits that include health, life, dental as well as pension and 401K opportunity.  Please send resume, writing sample and cover letter setting forth your strongest professional attributes and stating salary requirement to vwright@nycm.com


Staff attorney for income tax cases

The Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) is seeking an attorney to work with LOW INCOME TAXPAYERS in controversies with the IRS.  The job involves direct representation of clients, working with volunteer attorneys that handle cases, outreach to clients and outreach potential volunteers.  If not already admitted to Tax Court, the attorney hired will be expected to seek admission to practice in Tax Court.  VLP has been doing this work for several years, but this is a new staff attorney position created so that VLP can expand the number of low income taxpayers represented.

Attorney must be admitted to practice in a state or the DC.
Admission in NY and prior tax law experience are both preferred.
Fluency in a foreign language is also a plus.

VLP is equal opportunity employer.
Excellent benefits.
Salary depends upon experience.
Deadline to apply is Monday, February 2, 2015.

Please send letter, resume, and names of 3 references to:
Robert M. Elardo
Managing Attorney/CEO
Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc. (VLP)
237 Main St., Suite 1000
Buffalo, NY 14203
relardo@ecbavlp.com
(716) 847‑0662 ext 312
FAX (716) 847‑0307 


corporate/m&a counsel

M&T Bank seeks Corporate/M&A Counsel to provide counsel and advice on general corporate and securities law matters affecting the entire organization, and work with representatives from various business lines and support units. This person will work with Corporate Finance on M&A and divestiture activities including conducting due diligence, preparing confidentiality agreements, bid letters, acquisition agreements and assisting in the preparation of regulatory applications. Also work with our Treasury Group on corporate capital markets transactions including bank note issuances and redemptions; also provide legal counsel on BOLI, FX transactions and documentation, and brokered CDs and deposit documentation. The person requires a minimum of 4yrs of proven and progressive corporate legal experience in a law firm and/or corporate environment. Interested candidates should forward a resume to mpferguson@mtb.com


attorney/litigation

Burden, Gulisano & Hansen LLC seeks a full time associate attorney admitted in New York with 1 to 3 years of experience in insurance defense litigation.  Experience in the areas of transportation law, product liability and premises liability is preferred.  Applicants should be ambitious, hardworking, have excellent research and writing skills and a strong academic record.   Competitive salary and benefits.  Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: Philip M. Gulisano, 605 Brisbane Building, 403 Main Street, Buffalo, New York 14203; preferably by e-mail at pmg@bghattorneys.com. E.O.E.


health care associate

Damon Morey LLP is seeking a part-time or full-time associate with 3-6 years of experience in handling health care regulatory/corporate matters to join dynamic health care practice.  Ideal candidates would have solid working knowledge of compliance, managed care, provider contracting, transactions, reimbursement, and fraud and abuse areas.  Excellent analytical and writing skills and a willingness to take on client responsibilities required. Interested candidates should forward a resume to mhubsch@damonmorey.com.  For more information, visit www.damonmorey.com.


NYSUT seeks attorney

NYSUT, a major statewide public/private sector labor organization, seeks an attorney for a full time career opportunity in Buffalo. 2-6+ years trial and writing experience relevant to labor litigation required. Knowledge of the American Labor movement and its objectives is a plus. New York Bar admission required. NYSUT offers a competitive salary and outstanding benefits package. Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements by January 16, 2015 to NYSUT, Attention, General Counsel, 800 Troy-Schenectady Road, Latham, NY 12110, or email to dconnoll@nysutmail.org. No phone calls or walk-ins please. EOE


seeking attorney

Kenney Shelton Liptak Nowak, LLP is seeking an attorney for its insurance coverage practice group.  The position is for an attorney with 3+ years of experience in analyzing coverage issues and litigating coverage disputes.  Salary will be commensurate with experience.  In addition, KSLN offers a full benefits package including 401k plan and a contribution to the firm’s health insurance plans.  KSLN is an equal opportunity employer.  Interested candidates may e-mail a resume to TEDelahunt@kslnlaw.com.


Internship and career opportunities at the fbi

FBI Headquarters has re-posted the Special Agent and Internship positions.  Both postings are for candidates with cyber and other technical-related backgrounds.  If you know individuals who are interested and may be eligible, please refer them to the FBI website or the links below for additional information.  Candidates will need to apply on the USAJobs.gov website.  The posting for both positions will close on January 20.

Cyber Internship: https://fbijobs.gov/2.asp

Special Agent: https://fbijobs.gov/11.asp


associate attorney

Friedman & Ranzenhofer, PC (www.wny-lawyers.com) seeks a highly organized Associate Attorney in our Akron, NY office to be a key contributor to our successful small firm. Join us as we celebrate our 60th anniversary in 2015.This position will support two senior partners with varied client services such as estate and Medicaid planning, guardianships, probate  and estate administration, personal injury litigation, DWI/criminal defense, family/matrimonial law, real estate closings and evictions. Duties include counseling clients, preparing legal documents, legal research and court appearances. The ideal candidate has at least three years general practice experience, an entrepreneurial spirit and the desire to provide legal services to a diverse client base throughout Western New York. For confidential consideration, please email cover letter, resume, salary requirements, summary of practice areas, an estimate of your book of business and references to rfriedman@legalsurvival.com.


attorney - attorneys for children unit

The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc. seeks an ambitious attorney to represent children in Family Court, primarily Article 10, JD and PINS matters. Family Law and trial experience preferred. Admission to New York State Bar required. Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to working with children or disabled. Salary is based on experience up to a maximum of $55,220. Reliable transportation required. EOE/M/F/D/V. Email cover letter and resume to resume@legalaidbuffalo.org or mail a hard copy to Human Resources, 237 Main Street, Suite 1602, Buffalo, NY 14203-2778 by January 16, 2015. 


litigation attorney - medical malpractice defense - mid-level associate

Downtown law firms seeks qualified litigation associate to join established and growing medical malpractice defense group.  Competitive compensation package includes 401(k); opportunities for advancement in a fast-paced collegial work environment.  Candidate should have strong writing skills and at least three years of experience in civil litigation, including motions and deposition practice.  Please submit your resume, writing sample and salary requirements in confidence to Kathleen Sweet, Gibson, McAskill & Crosby, LLP, 69 Delaware Avenue, Suite 900, Buffalo, New York  14202.


attorney wanted

SLIWA & LANE, an AV rated, downtown defense personal injury firm, seeks motivated attorney with 3 to 5 years experience to fill position in our litigation department. Prior experience in handling personal injury cases preferred. Candidate must have experience with daily time slip generation and be self motivated to exceed, not target, minimal billing requirements. We offer competitive salary commensurate with experience and productivity together with benefits (401k, health insurance etc.). Please send resume, writing sample and cover letter setting forth base salary sought, explaining your drive and desire to establish a phenomenal practice and what you will do to accomplish that goal, to Stanley J. Sliwa, Suite 840, 237 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203, or Email to: StanSliwa@Sliwa-Lane.com

matrimonial and family law attorney

Prestigious, full-service law firm based in downtown Buffalo, New York, is looking for a dynamic, client-focused Attorney to join our Matrimonial and Family Law Department. We offer a competitive compensation package; opportunities to grow your practice; and a fast-paced, collegial work environment. Serving Western New York’s legal needs for 50 years, our Firm is known for providing the highest level of representation and outstanding service to our valued clients. If you have at least two years of experience in matrimonial and family law and would like to be considered, please submit your resume, references, and salary requirement to HR Manager, Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria, 42 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, New York 14202 or hrdept@lglaw.com


ERISA attorney

Growing NY law firm is looking to add an experienced ERISA Attorney to their staff. With offices throughout Upstate New York, the Attorney could work out of either the Albany, Buffalo, Rochester or Syracuse office.

Successful candidates will be well-versed in designing, drafting and administering qualified benefit plans, Mergers & Acquisitions issues related to employee benefits, ERISA reporting and IRS/DOL audits.

Competitive compensation package offered. Great opportunity to join a well-respected and growing firm.

Submit your resume to Peggy Koch today to explore this opportunity in complete confidence.

Requirements

  • 6-8 years of related experience
  • Juris Doctor
  • Admitted to and in good standing with the NYS Bar
  • Well versed in employee benefits and executive compensation matters

Please send all responses to Peggy Koch, Senior Staffing Manager – pkoch@krgstaffing.com