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field counsel

Advance your Legal career at Liberty Mutual Insurance- A Fortune 100 Company!

Liberty Mutual Insurance has an exciting opportunity for an attorney. As a Field Counsel you will represent the company and its policyholders in civil litigation and workers' compensation matters involving claims for money damages or compensation for personal injury or property damage of a moderate value with moderately complex legal issues.

Responsibilities:

  • Use Litigation Protocols to develop and revise appropriate legal strategy for discovery, investigation, handling and trial/hearing of cases or matters
  • Conduct necessary and appropriate discovery, hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations and similar proceedings.
  • Research the law applicable to cases or matters; drafts legal documents, pleadings, motions, briefs and opinions as required. If requested, conduct settlement negotiations.
  • Advise, communicate and confer with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients, rendering clear, unambiguous legal opinions and advice. Personally meet with, and maintain good relations and communications with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients as required.
  • Remain current with developments in the law; understand medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering or similar issues and defenses involved with cases or matters.
  • Prepare and conduct training sessions for Legal, Claims or other departments as required.
  • Provide daily direction and guidance to junior attorneys.
  • Understand and creatively use technology; apply technology to the process of law to improve quality and reduce cost.
  • Act as a team or group leader for an assigned group within the office.
  • Interface with Home Office Legal department.

Qualifications:

  • Completion of law school with LLB or JD and admission to the bar.
  • Special license to practice before a particular board or federal court may be necessary.
  • A minimum of 1 successful year experience as an attorney.
  • A general knowledge of insurance law and specific understanding of the operations and requirements of insured clients, customers and the company.
  • The ability to effectively communicate and persuade by written or spoken word is critical.
  • Experience and ability appropriate to the level of cases or matters handled.

Benefits:

We recognize that talented people are attracted to companies that provide competitive pay, comprehensive benefits packages and outstanding advancement opportunities. For this reason we offer a Comprehensive Benefits Plan that includes the following:
401K and Company paid pension plan
Medical coverage
Dental coverage
Paid time-off
Pay-for-Performance
Discounts on automobile and homeowner's insurance
Discount fitness memberships
Flexible spending accounts
Tuition reimbursement
Vision care coverage
Work/Life resources
Accidental death & dismemberment insurance
Credit Union membership
Employee and Dependent life insurance
Disability insurance
Accidental death & dismemberment insurance

Overview:
We believe strongly that commercial success can be achieved in a manner consistent with principles and ideals that bind us together as one company, that set us apart from our competitors, and that in the end will allow us to say we have succeeded commercially by doing the right thing the right way.

Please send respond to Destin Santacrose: DESTIN.SANTACROSE@LibertyMutual.com


seeking matrimonial attorney

A nationally-known law firm is seeking a seasoned Matrimonial Attorney for their Buffalo office. In this role, you will be responsible for handling family law cases from beginning to end while working as a team to deliver excellent customer service to all clients. The ability to develop, analyze, and negotiate cases at all stages are essential qualities for this position.

Candidates must possess outstanding communication skills, written and verbal, and be a quick learner.

Great opportunity to join a growing firm that offers excellent benefits.

All inquiries will be kept strictly confidential. Apply today!

Job Requirements

·         Must be admitted and in good standing with the New York State Bar
·         Law Degree from a recognized University
·         3+ years of litigation experience required
·         Strong computer skills
·         Professional demeanor 

Please respond to Peggy Koch at pkoch@krgstaffing.com.


banking law attorney

RUPP BAASE PFALZGRAF CUNNINGHAM LLC seeks an ambitious attorney with at least 5 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 workouts, foreclosures, collections, bankruptcy, compliance, and lending.  Real estate experience a plus. Candidate must be capable of independent file handling. Salary commensurate with experience. Generous benefits package including health insurance, 401k, and more. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or marital status. Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter, and writing sample in confidence to: Tutko@ruppbaase.com


staff attorney position - ithaca, new york

Prisoners’ Legal Services of New York (PLS) is searching for a staff attorney with a maximum of five years’ experience for our Ithaca, New York office. PLS is a statewide program providing civil legal services to people incarcerated in New York State prisons with regional offices in Albany, Buffalo, Ithaca and Plattsburgh. PLS engages in civil rights advocacy and litigation primarily on behalf of those incarcerated in New York State prisons. These types of cases include deliberate indifference to serious mental health and medical needs, unconstitutional conditions of confinement, prolonged placement in solitary confinement, excessive use of force, and sentencing issues.

PLS is seeking to hire an attorney who is committed to providing legal services to the disadvantaged. Applicants must be admitted to practice in New York State or have recently taken the N.Y. State Bar exam. The ideal applicant will have experience in at least one of the following areas: prisoners’ rights, New York State family law, veterans’ rights, civil legal services, civil rights, poverty law or federal litigation. Applicants should be self-motivated and capable of complex analytical work. Applicants must possess excellent legal research and writing skills, good communications skills, and a desire to work in a cooperative environment. We have a need for attorneys who are fluent in Spanish.

PLS offers a salary that is competitive with other public interest law firms in the area, and will be set depending on experience. PLS offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, short and long term disability, life insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, pregnancy or veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Please send your cover letter, resume, writing sample, and at least three (3) references by email to: bhutchings@plsny.org. Due to the volume of applications expected, only people who are contacted for interviews will receive a response. The position will remain open until filled.


Real Estate Attorney (Syracuse)

LF Solutions, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Barclay Damon, LLP, a 275-attorney law firm, is seeking a full-time Staff Associate for its Syracuse office to work directly with partners and clients in sophisticated commercial real estate transactions involving the sale, acquisition, securitized financing, and leasing of shopping centers, office buildings and other commercial real estate. Duties include reviewing, preparing, and managing transaction documentation, assisting in reviewing, managing, and responding to diligence requests, coordinating closings, and analyzing and examining real estate titles.  

Candidates must be licensed to practice in New York State or eligible to waive into the New York Bar; have 1-3 years’ experience as an attorney in commercial real estate and financing transactions; be organized and detail-oriented; demonstrate an ability to work well in a team environment; and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Consideration will be given to recently admitted attorneys who have non-lawyer business experience in commercial real estate, securitization, structured finance or related fields. Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter, transcript and writing sample in confidence to:

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

Contact: Recruitment Coordinator 
Phone: 315.425.2721
Fax: 315.703.6266
Email: jobs@barclaydamon.com

LOCATION(S): Syracuse

Barclay Damon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.        


Corporate Attorney (Buffalo)

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: Recruitment Coordinator 
Email:
jobs@barclaydamon.com

Location(s): Buffalo

Barclay Damon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.      


Business Attorney (Buffalo)

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

Barclay Damon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


experienced matrimonial attorney

Bennett Schechter Arcuri & Will, LLP seeks a full-time, experienced matrimonial attorney with clients of his/her own. Alternative arrangements a possibility. Additional areas of practice a plus. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: karcuri@bsawlaw.com


attorney, legal leasing 

Please respond to Doug Schwallie at: dougschwallie@benderson.com.


attorney/defense litigation

Brown & Kelly, LLP seeks an attorney with 1-5 years’ experience for a full or, depending on experience, part-time associate attorney position. Experience in the areas of personal injury, asbestos, lead paint, coverage, products liability, matrimonial, and/or workers compensation is preferred. Applicants must have excellent research and writing skills. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, references, and law school transcript to: Renata Kowalczuk, Brown & Kelly, LLP, 800 Main Place Tower, 350 Main St., Buffalo, New York 14202, preferably by e-mail at rkowalczuk@brownkelly.com. All responses will be kept confidential.


corporate and transactional attorney

Brown & Kelly, LLP seeks a full-time experienced corporate/transactional attorney with clients of his/her own. Alternative arrangements a possibility. Additional areas of practice a plus. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to: William D. Harrington, Brown & Kelly, LLP, 800 Main Place Tower, 350 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14202, preferably by email at bharrington@brownkelly.com. All responses will be kept confidential.