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labor and employment attorney in our rochester, ny office - nixon peabody llp

Our Labor & Employment Practice Group is seeking to hire a non-partner track,  attorney to join our Rochester, NY office.

The ideal candidate will have approximately six to eight 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 precendent-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

request for proposals for outside/special counsel services for the city of buffalo department of law

Compliance and Development Position

Niagara Hospice, Liberty Home Care and Kalos Health seeking an Attorney to join our growing healthcare organization.  This is an opportunity to join a multifaceted organization that provides services throughout Western New York. The ideal attorney will have 3-5 years experience in Corporate Compliance, Contract Negotiation and Maintenance, excellent written and verbal skills.  The right candidate will be involved in strategic decisions and be a part of the executive management team.  Please submit your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements for consideration. Resume submissions and discussions with our company will be held in the strictest confidence.  

Lisa Szymanski
Talent Acquisition Specialist, Human Resources
The Home Care Partners
2424 Niagara Falls Blvd.
Niagara Falls, NY 14304

attorney postion

Sugarman Law Firm is seeking an attorney for a full time position to handle civil litigation, primarily in the area of insurance defense.  Candidates should have up to three years litigation experience, and possess excellent communication and writing skills, with a strong academic record.  Please submit cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample to Brian Sutter (bsutter@sugarmanlaw.com).

seeking attorney

We are looking for an attorney with 0-5 years experience to primarily handle domestic relations and matrimonial matters. We are a small, full service firm with a substantial part of our practice in all aspects of family law.

The attorney (recent bar applicants will also be considered) would have direct contact with the clients, prepare pleadings and agreements and appear in Court.

Interested applicants should apply directly to the undersigned through email of a resume, cover letter including salary expectations, and a writing sample.

Feuerstein & Smith, LLP
475 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14202
(716) 856-9704 phone
(716) 856-9707 fax

Field Counsel

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.
·         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.
·         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 resume and cover letter to Destin C. Santacrose at destin.santacrose@libertymutual.com or by mail to his attention at Electric Tower, Suite 403; 535 Washington St.; Buffalo, NY 14203. 

Personal Injury Defense Attorney

Kenney Shelton Liptak Nowak, LLP is a state-wide litigation firm seeking an associate attorney for its Buffalo Office with 3-6 years of experience to join the firm’s personal injury defense practice. We are looking for someone who can grow with the practice. The ideal candidate will have experience with litigation arising out of construction accidents, including substantive knowledge and familiarity with the New York Labor Law, experience defending and taking depositions, and demonstrated proficiency in legal research and writing.  The successful candidate will be responsible for handling a day-to-day case load and client interaction. Salary based on qualifications and experience. Please submit cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample to the attention of John S. Rizzo, Controller / Director of Operations at jsrizzo@kslnlaw.com

associate attorney

Schiller, Knapp, Lefkowitz & Hertzel, LLP is seeking applicants for a full-time position in the area of foreclosure.  This associate attorney position is in our Amherst Office.  Candidates must  be admitted to practice in New York State.

Prior experience in the field of foreclosure/title/real estate preferred but not required.  Knowledge of the FDCPA and CFPB preferred. Candidate will possess in-depth knowledge of, and demonstrated ability to handle motion practice, primarily involving summary judgment, default applications, and service of process issues.  Applicants should be dependable, organized, detail oriented, self-motivated individuals who enjoy working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.  Advanced verbal and written communication skills, strong work ethic and demonstrated leadership skills are required.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by email to jberent@schillerknapp.com.

associate attorney

Steenberg Law Firm is seeking an attorney to handle plaintiff workers’ compensation matters.  The ideal candidates are admitted to the NYS Bar with 1-5 years of litigation experience, preferably in workers compensation.  Applicants should be eager to work with clients, handle their own caseload and be able to thrive in a fast paced, rewarding environment.  The successful candidate will be ideally positioned in a quickly growing practice.  Must possess excellent communication and research/writing skills with a strong academic record.  Competitive salary and benefits.  Please submit cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample to Kayte Steenberg via email: kayte@steenberglaw.com.


Burden, Gulisano & Hansen LLC seeks a full time associate attorney admitted in New York with 2 to 5 years of experience in civil defense litigation.    Applicants should be ambitious, hardworking, energetic and detail oriented and possess excellent research and writing skills and as well as a strong academic record.  Competitive salary and benefits.  Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: Donna L. Burden, 605 Brisbane Building, 403 Main Street, Buffalo, New York 14203; preferably by e-mail at dlb@bghattorneys.com.   E.O.E.

associate attorney

Hamberger & Weiss is seeking applicants for a full-time associate attorney position in its Rochester office.  The practice is confined to workers’ compensation defense.  Admitted attorneys should forward a cover letter, resume, writing sample and transcript to the attention of Mr. Ronald E. Weiss at rweiss@hwcomp.com.

deputy director of operations

Neighborhood Legal Services has an immediate opening for a Deputy Director of Operations. This attorney position requires that the candidate be admitted to practice in New York State.


·          Will work as a critical member of the leadership team to strategically plan and execute NLS’ mission and initiatives;

·         Will lead transformation of NLS’ development, compliance, human resources and technology services into an integrated, cohesive team and will oversee their operations;

·         Will ensure compliance with federal, state and local employment regulations and requirements;

·          Will ensure compliance with grant agreements, contracts and other legal and ethical requirements;

·          Will develop and oversee implementation of employee policies, ensuring compliance with local, state and federal law and maintaining ownership of NLS’s employee handbook.

·         Will lead focused, inclusive decision-making about and implementation of operations, strategies and systems, ensuring that NLS’ practices are effective and fully support our litigation and advocacy.

See full job description at www.nls.org. NLS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, persons with disabilities, gay, lesbian, and transgender are all welcome and encouraged to apply. Please send a resume and references by e-mail to: Sandra Fudala, Office Manager sfudala@nls.org (no phone calls please).

litigation attorney

WEBSTER SZANYI LLP seeks applicants for a full time position in the area of commercial /complex litigation.  The position requires a minimum of 4 - 5 years of experience with prior admission to NYS Bar.  Excellent academic record and strong writing skills required.    Candidates must be capable of handling a variety of matters independently.  Successful candidates will handle or be involved in all aspects of litigation from case inception through trial or other case resolution.    Extremely competitive salary based on qualifications and experience with a generous benefits package, including medical, 401(k), and potential profit sharing contributions.  Please submit cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample to the attention of Eileen Marzo at emarzo@websterszanyi.com.

exciting opportunity for an experienced corporate attorney - nixon peabody llp

Nixon Peabody is one of the leading firms in the United States in handling mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions in the middle market.  Our 250 corporate lawyers work seamlessly across multiple disciplines and geographies to help clients tackle complex transactions.  We’re seeking to hire a highly motivated, experienced corporate attorney to join our Buffalo, New York office.  Our Buffalo office offers a unique opportunity to join a collegial culture with a global reach.

Qualified candidates will have demonstrated success in working with clients and colleagues on transactions; outstanding judgment; strong communication and writing skills; and be a self-starter with a commitment to client service and business development.  Our opportunity is flexible and open to partner, counsel and associate candidates with relevant experience.  Qualified partner and counsel candidates will have an established practice, and associate candidates will have an entrepreneurial spirit and desire to develop a practice over time.

The ideal candidate will have at least six years of corporate experience working on M&A and other business transactions for private and public companies, and a broad knowledge of general corporate law to work on matters in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, and commercial finance transactions. 

NP offers a friendly environment, interesting and sophisticated work 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

employee relations manager

Employee Relations Manager will handle a broad spectrum of employee relations matters and assist the HR Director and Assistant Director with higher-level projects as needed. The focus of this position will be day-to-day employee relations, including conflict resolution, investigations, disciplines, counseling, as well as proactive job performance and/or managerial coaching. This manager will be required to interpret and apply pertinent College policies, procedures and the provisions of several collective bargaining agreements in their work with employees. This position will become a first-point contact for employees and managers by providing leadership, guidance and coaching aligned with the HR office and College’s processes, policies, and mission.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Labor or Industrial Relations, Public Administration, Business Administration or related field, and 2+ years of relevant employee relations experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s or higher-degree preferred.  Experience in public higher education or other public sector labor relations and human resources.

Please apply online to Erie Community College  at  www.ecc.edu/work

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 an Associate for its Buffalo office in the Business Services Practice Group.  The Associate attorney will assist in merger & acquisition 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:

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

Associate Attorney

Williamsville law firm offering an associate position for qualified candidate to practice in commercial lending, corporate transaction, residential real estate and title examination areas.  Ideal candidate should want a mentor relationship with an experienced attorney, desire significant client contact and have at least 2 years of experience in real property collateral secured transactions.  Communication and organizational skills are critical and candidate must be self-motivated.  Cover letter and resume to be sent to Schop, Powell & Associates c/o Marybeth Clark, Administrator.

Two-Year Clerkships  - Appellate Division, Fourth Department, Legal Research Department


Andrews, Bernstein, Maranto & Nicotra, PLLC seeks attorney for full time associate position in plaintiff's personal injury practice. At least two (2) years of litigation experience is required. Applicants must have excellent research and writing skills, and be highly motivated. Competitve salary; excellent bonus structure; 401k; and health insurance offered. Insterested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, references, and writing sample to: Hannah Hull, Andrews, Bernstein, Maranto & Nicotra, PLLC, 420 Franklin St., Buffalo, New York, 14202, or by e-mail at hhull@wnyinjurylawyers.com. All responses will be kept confidential.

Associate attorney

Niagara Falls based personal injury law firm seeks an associate. Preferred candidate will possess strong research and writing skills. Prior experience in the field of personal injury/civil defense preferred but not required. Position offers opportunity to grow with busy plaintiff's injury practice. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, salary requirements, resume and writing sample to niagarainjuryattorneys@gmail.com.

Request for Proposals

The Corporation Counsel for the City of Niagara Falls, New York seeks assistance with the process involved in updating the City Charter. It is anticipated that this process will involve a review of the various City Charter provisions and applicable local laws; making recommendations regarding obsolete or inconsistent provisions and assisting in the generation of an updated version of the City Charter for future use. This is a temporary assignment to be compensated on an hourly basis with the supervision of the Corporation Counsel’s office. The successful candidate must be an attorney or paralegal familiar with the drafting and preparation of local laws, ordinances and the municipal home rule process.  Proposals should be sent to the attention of Craig H. Johnson, Esq., Corporation Counsel for the City of Niagara Falls, 745 Main Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14302. Proposals received after September 15, 2016 will not be considered.