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Bankruptcy Attorney

NEW position! Gross Polowy, LLC is seeking an attorney to join our team that has 1-5 years’ experience representing creditors in bankruptcy court. Candidate must have the ability to adapt to changing policies, procedures & practices and be able to work independently in a fast-paced environment. Excellent organizational skills are a must. Competitive salary and benefits package available. Gross Polowy is an established yet rapidly growing law firm located in Williamsville, NY and has been noted in Buffalo’s Business First as 2016, 2017 and 2018’s Best Places to Work! Come join our team and send your resume to Gross Polowy LLC’s HR department at hr@grosspolowy.com


Torts and Insurance Attorney (Albany)

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 for its Albany office to join its Torts & Products Liability Defense Practice Area.  The Associate should have 1-3 years of torts defense experience. 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 and develop and execute service strategies.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a 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 Email: jobs@barclaydamon.com
LOCATION(S): Albany
Barclay Damon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO M/F/V/H,


Immigration Attorney


Trust and Estates 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 full-time Associate for its Buffalo office to join the Trust and Estates Practice Area. The Associate attorney will support a robust trust and estate practice and advise clients on trust and estate issues, perform transactional work, including preparation and drafting of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and other documents, administer trust and estates, including assistance with accountings and tax returns as well as perform related research and due diligence.  The Associate Attorney will also be responsible to maintain client relationships and work with various partners across the firm platform. Strong communication, writing skills and work ethic are required. The ideal candidate will have a minimum two years of progressively responsible experience in trust and estates practice and be able to demonstrate development of knowledge and experience in this practice area.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a 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 Email: jobs@barclaydamon.com
LOCATION(S): Buffalo, Barclay Damon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO M/F/V/H


Litigation attorney

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C., seeks a motivated attorney to join our litigation practice group in Albany, NY.  The candidate will assist in general litigation, insurance defense, including commercial, auto and other litigation matters as needed. Qualified candidates must have a minimum of 3 - 7 years of experience. Must have experience with all aspects of litigation including trial, strong academic credentials and excellent writing, research, analytical and communication skills.  Successful candidate must be able to manage multiple projects in a fast paced environment and be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.  Submit resume, writing sample and salary requirements to Hurwitz & Fine, P.C., Attn: Susan Ruhland, 1300 Liberty Building, Buffalo, New York 14202 or fax to 716-332-7411 or email to Susanr@hurwitzfine.com Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or qualified applicants for employment based on: race, creed, color, national origin, gender/sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression and sexual orientation), age, disability, marital status, religion, predisposing genetic characteristic, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status or any other status prohibited by federal, state or local law. In addition, Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. https://www.hurwitzfine.com/about#Diversity


Litigation attorney

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C., seeks an attorney admitted to practice in New York to join our general litigation department in our Buffalo, New York office on a full time basis.  Practice areas will include defense of a variety of personal injury and other tort claims, including auto, premises, products liability and municipal matters.  Excellent writing, communication and analytical skills are required, along with 2 - 5 years of litigation experience.  Position involves some travel. Submit resume and writing sample to Hurwitz & Fine, P.C., Attn: Susan Ruhland, Director of Human Resources, 1300 Liberty Building, Buffalo, New York   14202 or fax to 716-332-7411 or email to Susanr@hurwitzfine.com Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or qualified applicants for employment based on: race, creed, color, national origin, gender/sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression and sexual orientation), age, disability, marital status, religion, predisposing genetic characteristic, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status or any other status prohibited by federal, state or local law. In addition, Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. https://www.hurwitzfine.com/about#Diversity


labor and employment Attorney

Hodgson Russ LLP is seeking an attorney to join the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the firm’s Buffalo office. We will consider candidates with at least one year of legal experience and an interest and aptitude in labor and employment law.  Candidates must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and a strong academic record. The attorneys in Hodgson Russ’s Labor & Employment Practice group have extensive experience counseling public and private employers in matters involving a wide range of labor, employment, and education laws. Please visit the careers section of our website to apply. http://www.hodgsonruss.com/careers-laterals.html


Estates and Trusts Attorney

Hodgson Russ LLP is seeking an attorney to join the Estates and Trusts practice group in the firm’s Buffalo office. The successful candidate will have three or more years’ experience which includes sophisticated estate planning, drafting, and estate and trust administration. Strong academic credentials and excellent written and verbal communication skills are also required. Candidates with a background in tax may also be considered. Resumes can be submitted on our website http://www.hodgsonruss.com/careers-laterals.html.


Assistant General Counsel

 

Buffalo based, publicly traded, International Corporation is seeking an Assistant General Counsel with a minimum of 5 years of corporate legal experience. Areas of practice include: corporate compliance and securities, mergers and acquisitions, employment, immigration, contract review and negotiation, and intellectual property. Reporting directly to the General Counsel, the successful candidate must be admitted to practice in NYS. Fluency in French is preferred but not required. Please submit resume and cover letter to: asstgencoun@gmail.com


Assistant Computer Systems administrator


Family Law Attorney

Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc. seeks to hire a full time family law attorney to work in our Niagara Falls office. Duties include: litigation, counsel and advice, and community education.  Qualifications: Must be admitted to practice in New York State, good communication and writing skills, demonstrated commitment to the goals and clients of a legal services program, sensitivity to the needs of persons challenged by poverty and/or disability.  Must have evening court and event availability.   Salary based on experience. Generous benefit package.  May be eligible for student loan forgiveness program.  Spanish speaking helpful. Minorities, women, persons with disabilities, persons who are gay, lesbian, and/or transgender are all welcome and encouraged to apply. Please indicate which position(s) you wish to be considered for, and send resume and references to (no phone calls please):  Sandra Fudala, Office Manager, Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc., 237 Main Street, Suite 400, Buffalo, New York 14203, sfudala@nls.org


Housing Law Attorney

Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc. seeks to hire a full time housing/landlord/tenant law attorney to work in our Niagara Falls office. Duties include: litigation, counsel and advice, and community education.  Qualifications: Must be admitted to practice in New York State, good communication and writing skills, demonstrated commitment to the goals and clients of a legal services program, sensitivity to the needs of persons challenged by poverty and/or disability.  Must have evening court and event availability.   Salary based on experience. Generous benefit package.  May be eligible for student loan forgiveness program.  Spanish speaking helpful. Minorities, women, persons with disabilities, persons who are gay, lesbian, and/or transgender are all welcome and encouraged to apply. Please indicate which position(s) you wish to be considered for, and send resume and references to (no phone calls please):  Sandra Fudala, Office Manager, Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc., 237 Main Street, Suite 400, Buffalo, New York 14203, sfudala@nls.org


Courtroom Deputy

United States District Court, Rochester, NY. Responsible for managing Judge Wolford’s caseload, providing courtroom and other assistance to the
Judge, such as the management of court calendars, attending court proceedings, recording minutes, and drafting judgments. To apply, visit www.nywd.uscourts.gov

Attorney

Busy Amherst law firm seeks to hire an attorney to primarily write district court briefs relating to Social Security Disability claims.  This candidate may also do some Social Security hearings. We offer an excellent benefits package.  Please provide resume and writing sample to resume@kennethhiller.com


Corporate Attorney

Woods Oviatt Gilman, LLP,  is searching for a Corporate Attorney to join its Buffalo Office. This attorney will be responsible for all facets of transactional work including M&A and counseling on entity formation and entity divestitures.

Candidates must have a minimum of five to nine years of experience in M&A and private equity. Transaction team candidate will be joining closes transactions throughout the country for a wide variety of clients including institutional private equity clients located in Los Angeles and Salt Lake City, and operating companies located in Colorado, Texas, Florida, Toronto, and New York City.  Candidates should also have experience drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts.  Experience in taxation and/or debt financing is also a plus. Qualified candidates should possess strong verbal, written and analytical skills, and be a member in good standing of the a state bar. Apply Here.

ecba volunteer lawyers project deputy Director

The Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc. (VLP) is seeking qualified applicants for a newly created position of Deputy Director.  VLP has undergone recent expansion and now has a staff of over 40 split between our Buffalo and Batavia offices. 

VLP is a mixed model civil legal services program providing both pro bono coordination and direct representation by our staff.  The Buffalo office handles a wide variety of civil legal services, with a focus on involving pro bono lawyers in the delivery of our services.  The Batavia office currently handles only immigration law work. 

The Deputy Director will work primarily out of the Buffalo office and will assist the Executive Director with the overall management of VLP.   This includes securing funding; managing grants; reporting to funders; managing the budget; managing staff; handling personnel matters; and interfacing with the legal community, the public, and the media.  

The ideal candidate will have 10 or more years in a civil legal services, prior management experience, marketing/social media experience, and be able to work both collaboratively and independently.    The person must be admitted to practice in New York and have the ability to work with complex budgets. 

Also required are strong organizational skills; an ability to work cooperatively with fellow staff and supervisors; the means and willingness to travel between the Buffalo office and the Batavia office (a driver’s license is required); strong oral and written advocacy skills; a willingness to work independently while also taking direction and operating as part of a team; the ability to juggle many tasks efficiently; and the flexibility to handle any other tasks which they may be called upon to handle at VLP, such as community outreach and education.

Please send a resume, a cover letter clearly explaining your interest and qualifications. Include contact information for 3 references and send your materials to: Robert M. Elardo, Executive Director/CEO, ECBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc. at  relardo@ecbavlp.com   There is an immediate need. Please apply July 17, 2018.

For information on VLP, see www.ecbavlp.com

VLP is an equal opportunity employer. Salary is based on experience. VLP is a non-profit agency with excellent fringe benefits including fully paid health insurance, long term disability insurance, life insurance, and generous leave time. The work atmosphere is congenial, respectful and flexible.


Civil Litigation/ insurance defense Attorney

Kenney Shelton Liptak Nowak LLP is seeking candidates with up to four (4) years of legal experience to join the firm’s Insurance Defense Litigation practice group in our Buffalo office.   New associates will become part of a collaborative team in a fast-paced environment focusing on all aspects of civil litigation, including pretrial discovery, motion practice, depositions, and court appearances.  Mentoring is provided to encourage professional development. Excellent communication skills are essential. Please submit your cover letter, resume, and writing sample in PDF format to Karrie L. Catalano at KLCatalano@kslnlaw.com .


Associate attorney-litigation

Burden, Hafner & Hansen LLC seeks a full time associate attorney admitted in New York with 4 to 6 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.   Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: Donna L. Burden, Esq. preferably by e-mail at dlb@bhhattorneys.com. E.O.E. 


Attorney

Downtown Buffalo law firm seeks attorney with 1-3 years (or more, preferably) of experience in civil litigation. Candidate must have effective verbal and communication skills, a strong work ethic, and attention to detail. Responsibilities will include: drafting and responding to pleadings, discovery demands, and motions; taking and defending depositions; court appearances, including trials; client interaction; analysis of medical records; and timely and accurate reporting. Please submit your resume, writing sample, law school transcript and cover letter to Joseph V. McCarthy, Esq., at jvmccarthy@roachbrown.com.   


Attorney

Hodgson Russ LLP is seeking one or more attorneys for the Environmental and Energy practice groups in the firm's Buffalo or Albany offices. Successful candidates will have at least three years’ experience interacting with government agencies such as the Public Service Commission, the NYS DEC, and/or local zoning authorities; and representing clients in statutory and regulatory matters, including those related to land use, development, environmental impact, compliance, remediation, siting, zoning, and/or planning.  Transactional experience a plus, but not required. Please visit our website to apply. http://www.hodgsonruss.com/careers-laterals.html


Attorney

The  Law Offices of Kenneth Hiller, PLLC seeks to hire an admitted attorney to primarily work at our Rochester, NY site to handle all aspects of Social Security Disability claims which involves intensive interaction with clients and representing clients at Social Security hearings. We will provide extensive training in handing Social Security hearings, and offer an excellent benefits package. Please forward resume to resume@kennethhiller.com


Deputy Director of Labor Relations


Attorney

Downtown Buffalo boutique law practice seeks attorney for its litigation department. The ideal candidate will have one to three years experience, excellent verbal and communication skills, a strong work ethic, and attention to detail. Responsibilities include drafting and responding to discovery, depositions, court appearances, and document review. Please submit your resume, writing sample, transcript, and cover letter to Pauline Will, Esq. at pwill@bsawlaw.com.


Associate Attorney

Insurance defense firm has immediate opening for full time associate in its Rochester office.  Health insurance, 401(k) and flexible vacation time are included in the benefits package.  Admitted attorneys will be considered. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and transcript to Mr. Ronald Weiss at rweiss@hwcomp.com.

Associate Attorney

Downtown Buffalo litigation firm seeks an admitted associate attorney with 1-3 years of experience.  The associate will work in all aspects of insurance defense litigation including depositions, analysis of written discovery and medical records, client meetings, timely and accurate reporting, legal research, court conferences and motions.  Strong writing, organizational, and time-management skills are necessary.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Please forward a cover letter, resume, law school transcript and writing sample to ­­­wacoryersauter@yahoo.com


Staff Attorney- Litigation (med Mal/ health care)

Location:  Buffalo, NY                                                                      

Description:   The associate will assist the Health Care industry team with providing medical malpractice defense and risk management advice to our clients including hospitals, physicians and long term care facilities.

Responsibilities:

·          Draft memoranda, pleadings, discovery demands and responses, motions, briefs, etc.

           Research various factual and legal issues and collaborate with senior attorneys about strategies

  Take and defend depositions

  Represent our clients in disputes and/or represent at courtroom appearances

Qualifications:

  0-4 years’ private practice litigation experience, preferably in medical malpractice but not required

  Admission to NYS bar (or ability to waive in)

  Exceptionally strong writing skills are required

  Must have excellent verbal communication skills

  Demonstrated high level organizational skills for prioritizing workload 

  Demonstrated ability to absorb, process and understand, new information rapidly

  Must be able to manage competing priorities

  Maintains high standards of performance 

  Exhibits conscientiousness, dedication, self-discipline, and a sense of responsibility

  Must have a professional, cooperative, positive and flexible attitude

  Ability to work with diverse personalities within various levels of the organization

  Military experience a plus

All interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to resumes@harrisbeach.com


Law Clerk-bankruptcy (Part Time)

Job Duties: Complete and assist Attorney on case files; plan reviews and objections, in rem motion preparation, etc. Conduct research based on the project assigned and review relevant cases to the project and provide a summary. Navigate through case management system in order to review documents, Prepare a brief memo/summary of the research for the attorney. Additional duties as assigned and/or as business needs dictate.

Qualifications: Ability to research Lexis and other legal databases. Solid written/oral communications skills, and client interpersonal skills. Ability to work under pressure of strict deadlines. Problem resolution abilities and ability to apply knowledge to similar problems; logically analyze alternative solutions. Solid computer skills. Ability to prioritize and organize work based on deadlines. Ideal candidate is a current 2L student. Please apply to hr@grosspolowy.com