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There will be a $50 charge per job posting. To list a career opportunity, please email a brief job description to Executive Director Katherine S. Bifaro at kbifaro@eriebar.org. The job notice will be included in an e-newsletter the week it is received and will remain on our site for four weeks unless otherwise requested. Employers will be invoiced for the job posting and payment is due upon receipt. Job postings must be submitted no later than 12:00 noon on Friday to be included in that week's newsletter. 

workers' compensation defense attorney

Growing Workers' Compensation Defense firm looking for an attorney to help it represent clients across the WNY/Upstate NY area.  Prior WC experience a MUST; at least 2 years preferred.  Great firm culture.  Must be an independent disciplined self-starter and technology savvy.  Position requires attendance at hearings in Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse.  Salary dependent on experience.  Bonus structure and 100% of health insurance premiums for individual and family included in FT compensation.  FT or PT considered.  Of counsel inquiries welcomed.  Join us and grow with a young progressive firm.  Submit cover letter, resume and WC writing sample to mday@getmad.today

business attorney

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 mid-level or senior Associate for its Buffalo office in the Business Services Practice Group with prior experience in corporate/transactional work.  The Associate attorney will assist in merger & acquisition, commercial, and other transactional work, including preparation and negotiation of acquisition agreements, and associated documents and due diligence in connection therewith. The Associate attorney will also advise clients on general corporate and business law issues and compliance matters and be involved in the development and maintenance of client relationships. 

Strong communication and negotiation skills are required. The ideal candidate will have a minimum five years of relevant experience in general business, merger & acquisition transactional work.

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: Recruitment Coordinator
Email: jobs@barclaydamon.com

LOCATION(s): Buffalo

corporate and transactional attorney

A well-established mid-size firm in Buffalo seeks a full-time experienced corporate/transactional attorney with some clients of his/her own. Alternative arrangements a possibility. Additional areas of practice a plus. Please submit resume to 17connery@gmail.com

corporate attorney

Corporate Attorney RUPP BAASE PFALZGRAF CUNNINGHAM LLC seeks an ambitious corporate attorney with at least 3 to 6 years experience. 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 with experience in contract drafting and negotiation, mergers and acquisitions and financial transactions. Candidate must be capable of handling matters independently. Salary commensurate with experience. Generous benefits package including health insurance, 401k and more. Interested candidates should email resume and cover letter to: careers@ruppbaase.com

associate attorneys

Growing firm with 7 attorneys seeks to hire two attorneys. We are looking to hire an attorney who can handle a full personal injury case load, with cases at all stages of litigation as well as handle newer cases.  Second, looking for another skilled attorney to work with our social security and workers' compensation cases.  Must have at least two years experience.  Salary is negotiable, includes 401K and health insurance.  All applicant resumes will be kept confidential.  Please email your resume to Joshua@RamosAndRamos.com.

Associate Attorney - Corporate Practice Group (Buffalo)

Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP, a Buffalo-based law firm with over 60 lawyers (working from Buffalo, Albany and New York City), is seeking a corporate/transactional associate with 3-5 years of experience for its Buffalo, New York, office.  This candidate would work on sophisticated deals in our fast growing corporate, private equity and M&A practice group.  Our clients include leading middle market private equity, venture capital and real estate firms, independent sponsors, private and public companies, and investors.  We are one of the leading corporate transactional focused law firms based in upstate New York, and we work with clients on a national basis.  We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate looking to become part of a growing firm with a very collegial and entrepreneurial work environment.


*    3-5 years of corporate/transactional law firm experience

*    NY bar membership

*    Corporate/transactional background should preferably include the skills and qualifications listed below


*    Drafting and negotiating mergers and acquisition, private equity, and/or venture capital transaction documents;

*    Acting as a first or second chair on the purchase and sale of private companies;

 *   Ability to work independently and to prioritize workload;

*    Solid academic credentials and written and oral communication skills.

*    Enthusiastic work attitude.

Please send a cover letter and resume to:

Martin L. Doster, P.E.

Chief Operating Officer

Sr. Environmental Advisor 


litigation attorney



Associate sought for Buffalo office, 0 – 4 years civil litigation experience.  Experience with insurance coverage and contract indemnification issues a plus.  Excellent academic record, writing ability and client skills are a must.  Competitive salary and benefits.  All inquiries will be kept strictly confidential.

Forward resume with law school transcript, writing sample, references and salary requirements to Denise Peebles, Office Manager, Wilder & Linneball, LLP, 403 Main at Court Street, 730 Brisbane Building, Buffalo, New York, 14203, or via email to dpeebles@wilderandlinneball.com.

staff attorney - criminal defense unit

The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc. seeks applicants for a Staff Attorney to work in its Criminal Defense Unit.  The Attorney shall be responsible for the representation of indigent clients in criminal matters.  The assigned work will primarily involve cases in Buffalo City Court.  NYS Bar Admittance and at least 1 year of criminal defense experience are required. Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to indigent defense.  Salary is based on experience.  Legal Aid offers a competitive benefits package.  Reliable transportation required.   Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc. 290 Main Street, Suite 400, Buffalo, New York 14202 Attn: Human Resources or via e-mail to resume@legalaidbuffalo.org by March 23, 2017. The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc. values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


Company Name: Umar Farooq Esq. P.C.
Company Address: 640 Ellicott Street, Suite 109, Buffalo, New York 14203
Company Website: farooqco.com
Company Phone: +1 716 235 1825
Company Fax: +1 716 219 1421
Contact Name: Umar Farooq
Contact Number: +1202 341 9510
Contact Email: umar@farooqco.com
Position: Attorney
Salary: Profit Share

Qualifications: Newly admitted attorney (or awaiting admission or 0­2 years experience)

Description: Growing business law practice focused on national and international clients (mostly start-ups and early stage companies) is seeking a newly admitted attorney (or awaiting admission or 0­2 years experience) who is interested in pursuing private practice as an alternative to a big law firm career. First year profit share is likely to be similar or higher than new hires at local or regional firms with potential to make income similar to junior partners at local or regional firms within 2­3 years.

immigration attorney

Hodgson Russ is seeking an Immigration Attorney with a minimum of two years of business immigration experience, particularly with PERM and H-1B applications.  Responsibilities will include assessing eligibility of corporate foreign national employees for nonimmigrant and immigrant visa status in the United States, and working with clients to prepare nonimmigrant and immigrant petitions and applications for submission to various U.S. agencies.  Our Immigration practice group represents large, multinational companies and assists U.S. citizens and permanent resident aliens in a broad range of immigration issues. Please submit your resume to Shannon Scott here.

real estate development Firm

One of Western New York's most seasoned comprehensive real estate development firms seeks qualified candidates to join our growing team. Qualifications for employment include a J.D. and admittance to the NYS Bar, minimum of 3 years experience and interest in the commercial real estate industry, and a proven track record of self-motivation and hard work. The candidate will support Chief Legal Officer in handling corporation legal matters including document drafting and negotiation, risk management and litigation assistance, and legal research projects. The candidate will also join our real estate consulting and owner's representation team providing real estate consulting services as well as special projects assistance. Past experience should include legal research and writing, transactional due diligence, and complex task management. Please submit professional resume with writing sample to erahner@eriebar.org

Assistant corporation counsel

The office of the Corporation Counsel in the City of Niagara Falls, NY seeks an attorney to serve as an Assistant Corporation Counsel.  This is a full time position.  The successful candidate should have at least two to four years experience and be admitted to practice in the State of New York.  Duties will include but not limited to all aspects of defending claims and lawsuits filed against the City and prosecution of non-criminal offenses in City Court.  Starting salary is negotiable together with full City benefit package inclusive of health insurance.  Residence in the City is required within 6 months of being hired.  Forward resumes to:

Office of the Corporation Counsel
Niagara Falls City Hall
Room 242
745 Main Street
P.O. Box 69
Niagara Falls, NY  14302

Or email:  craig.johnson@niagarafallsny.gov

litigation associate

Gibson, McAskill & Crosby, LLP is seeking to hire a Litigation Associate with 2 to 5 years of experience.  Must be admitted to the New York State Bar.  Excellent communication, strong research/writing skills and some courtroom experience preferred.  For more information about this position, please submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample to Office Administrator.  All inquiries will be kept confidential.

civil litigator

Cohen & Lombardo, P.C. seeks civil litigator with five + years’ experience. Candidate must be admitted to practice in New York and have excellent verbal, writing, research and analytical skills. We are seeking someone who is ambitious, hardworking, self-motivated, and confident, preferably from Western New York. Salary based on qualifications and experience. Generous benefits package including health insurance, 401k and more. Please submit cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample to the attention of Rocco Lucente II C/O yohe@cn-lo.com.

associate attorney, products liability/complex tort litigation

Phillips Lytle LLP is seeking an experienced litigator with a minimum of 6 years of experience handling products liability litigation or complex tort litigation. Applicants should have experience with all aspects of pre-trial discovery in such matters, and a demonstrated record of superior leadership, drafting, analytical and client service skills.  Please forward a cover letter, resume, official transcript and a writing sample to Sandra E. Langs, Esq. via email at slangs@phillipslytle.com

associate postition

Excellent opportunity for qualified candidate to practice as an associate in growing matrimonial and family law department. Ideal candidate should have 4-5 years of experience in representing litigants in Matrimonial and Family Law matters. Communication and organizational skills are critical. Cover letter and resume to be sent to karcuri@bsawlaw.com