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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 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 corporate 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


M&A and corporate transactions associate in our rochester, ny office - nixon peabody llp

M&A and Corporate Transactions Associate in our Rochester, NY Office – Nixon Peabody LLP

Our M&A and Corporate Transactions Practice Group is seeking a highly motivated associate to join our Rochester, NY office.  Qualified candidates will have approximately two to six years of experience working on M&A and other business transactions for private and public companies, a broad knowledge of general corporate law, and will be expected to work on matters in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, and commercial transactions.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated success in working with clients and colleagues on transactions; outstanding judgment; superb communication and writing skills; be self a starter with a commitment to client service, business development, and excellence; and have the desire and ability to thrive in a fast-paced yet collegial environment.

NP is an industry leader in corporate transactions.  Our firm has over 200 business lawyers who work together to handle the full range of mergers, sales, acquisitions, investments, joint ventures, licensing, and strategic transactions for both private and public clients – from structure and strategy to negotiation and documentation.  We take an integrated, cross-disciplinary approach to addressing client needs and we are the only law firm in Rochester that offers a global stage on which to practice.

Please visit our website to learn more about who we are and what we do – http://www.nixonpeabody.com/mergers_and_acquisitions.

If you are interested in being part of our growing team, we hope you will consider this exciting opportunity.  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


attorney/senior management trainee at steuben foods

Successful and rapidly-growing hi-tech food and beverage company seeks talented attorney with at least 7 years’ experience to provide hands-on assistance with legal matters, while proactively participating in an intensive training program through which he/she will gain expertise in most areas of business within 18 months, with a primary focus on business and brand development.

Utilizing patented technology, a newly completed eight-figure ingredients processing plant, and innovative branding led by a renowned expert, the company will imminently launch a line of unique plant-based beverages with revolutionary potential and which have already received a very strong pre-launch reception at retail. The chosen candidate will study all aspects of and will be expected to make contributions toward this program as requested.

This position will be based at the company’s suburban Buffalo, New York headquarters. Qualifications sought include:

  • Juris Doctor with honors and law review/journal membership. Joint MBA and/or intellectual property concentration a plus.
  • Admission to New York State Bar.
  • Substantive work experience involving engineering, food science, marketing/business development, and/or finance.
  • Adaptability and strong commitment to growing into senior management role entailing combination of legal and non-legal functions, coupled with consistent 24/7 work ethic, demonstrated leadership qualities, and excellent presentation skills. Record of military service and/or boot strap service to family/community/country preferred.
  • Ability and willingness to perform travel up to 50% of work time.
  • Fluency in Hebrew a plus.

When you meet our dynamic team of professionals, tour our facility, and learn more about the position you will agree we are truly offering an unparalleled opportunity. Most of all you will have a deep sense of career satisfaction working in a collegial environment where your potential is maximized and your efforts are consistently recognized and rewarded.

Please send resume, letter describing why you should be the candidate chosen, and writing sample of no more than ten pages to dfabian@steubenfoods.com.


deputy counsel

Independent Health is currently seeking a Deputy Counsel who will be responsible for research, drafting documents, and certain transactional issues from commencement to closing.  The Deputy Counsel will assist the General Counsel and Sr. Deputy Counsel as directed on such matters involving Medicare and Medicaid, New York State regulatory compliance for IHA and its affiliates, in addition to assisting with other contractual work related to provider and member agreements, broker agreements, vendor agreements and contracts, intercompany agreements, administrative service agreements and business associate agreements. Must be admitted to practice law in New York State and have a minimum four years of experience in Health Law and/or general business/corporate law required.  If interested or for further information please visit our website at:  www.independenthealth.com


attorney and paralegal for pro bono coordination team at vlp

The Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) is seeking an attorney and a paralegal to work with pro bono lawyers serving low income clients.

The primary duties will be to coordinate, recruit, train, and support pro bono attorneys.  The pro bono culture is strong within our local bar.  The people hired will serve as part of VLP’s pro bono team to maintain and strengthen that pro bono culture.

The pro bono team works with all local bar associations and local lawyers from all aspects of the bar.  The people hired must be able to work effectively with everyone from partners at large firms to newly admitted solo practitioners and law students. 

The pro bono team coordinates our limited scope outreach sites such as the Family Court Help Desk, the Federal Court Pro Se Assistance Center, the Say Yes Legal Clinics, and the Attorney of the Morning Program.  More outreach programs will be developed in the next year.  The pro bono team also works on referral of full representation cases, develops and presents recruitment trainings, and coordinates special projects.

The people hired must be comfortable and engaging public speakers, able to work cooperatively with VLP staff and a variety of other partners, able to work independently, and able to multitask.  

Attorney must be admitted to practice in NY.  Fluency in a foreign language and demonstrated commitment to working in the public interest are pluses, but not required. 

VLP is not for profit corporation that provides free civil legal services to low income people.  VLP is an equal opportunity employer.

Excellent benefits. Salary depends upon experience.

Deadline to apply is Monday, February 6, 2017.

Please send letter (specifying which position you are applying for and why you are interested in it), resume, and names of 3 references to:

Gayle Towne Murphy, Esq.
Pro Bono Manager
Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc. (VLP)
237 Main St., Suite 1000
Buffalo, NY 14203
gmurphy@ecbavlp.com
(716) 847‑0662 ext 321
FAX (716) 847‑0307 


buffalo municipal housing authority general counsel

The BMHA is seeking full-time position of General Counsel.   Qualifications include a Juris Doctorate Degree from a law school of recognized standing and a license to practice as an Attorney and Counselor for the Courts of the State of New York.  Experience in public and affordable housing matters, litigation, contract negotiations, employment and labor law is preferred. 

For details visit www.bmhahousing.com.  


advance your legal career at liberty mutual

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 all reponses to:
Destin C. Santacrose
Electric Tower- Suite 403
535 Washington Street
Buffalo, New York  14203
Direct Dial (716) 604-0340
Cell:  (716) 544-5521
Fax:   (603)- 334-7775 
Destin.Santacrose@libertymutual.com


motivated attorney

Cohen & Lombardo, P.C. seeks motivated attorney with 2+ years of experience to practice in the firm’s Estate and Matrimonial practice areas. Candidate must be admitted to practice in New York and have excellent verbal, writing, research and analytical skills. We are looking for someone who is ambitious, hardworking, self-motivated, and confident. 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

Is it time to further develop your legal career? Or have recent Western New York law firm mergers caused you to question your current position? Consider Colligan Law. We are a Buffalo, NY-based boutique law firm with the motto “Advocates for Business and Community.”

Colligan Law is a growing corporate practice focused on high-growth companies, startups and entrepreneurial representation seeks an attorney with complementary skills. We are driven by strong core values of family, honesty, entrepreneurial spirit, teamwork and fairness.

Our vision is that the Western New York community has an innovative community developing in the business world. The firm has structured its legal services to support and provide services to the growing businesses in the area.

We are seeking a motivated individual who wants to make a difference both in the community and for the companies they service. Candidates should possess the skills to work on a variety of corporate and securities transaction matters. This individual should be a self-starter with the willingness to manage a file from start to finish. The ideal candidate must possess 4 – 6 years of relevant legal experience.

Resume submissions and discussions with our firm will be held in the strictest confidence.

Please submit your cover letter and resume for consideration to: Angela M. Heary, CFO, Colligan Law LLP, 12 Fountain Plaza, Suite 600, Buffalo, NY 14202 or aheary@colliganlaw.com.


litigation/insurance attorney (buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse)

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 to join its Rochester, Syracuse or Buffalo offices in the Torts & Insurance Practice Group. This attorney will work in a collaborative environment, evaluating complex insurance issues and litigating insurance disputes in New York and other jurisdictions across the nation. Practicing attorneys with 3-5 years of litigation experience are encouraged to apply.

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. 

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
Phone: 315.425.2721
Fax: 315.703.6266
Email:
jobs@barclaydamon.com

LOCATION(s): Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse


excellent opportunity in plaintiff's litigation firm

Seeking an attorney with motivation for growth, financially and professionally. Firm philosophy is to put clients first, with integrity, and dedication to maximizing recovery for our clients.

Income structure includes substantial share bonuses for cases originated by attorney, in addition to salary, benefits. Opportunity to grow your exposure as an attorney, expand your practice, and grow your income. 

Good working environment in a small, team oriented plaintiff's litigation firm, handling cases from initial intake through settlement or trial. All inquiries kept in the strictest of confidence. 

Please send cover letter and resume to Elise Rahner at erahner@eriebar.org.


appellate counsel/sales consultant

Expanding Rochester based Legal Service Provider seeks a motivated and ambitious attorney to join our growing team of experienced attorneys to develop new relationships and maintain existing ones while promoting and selling our services to Attorneys and Law Firms.

Candidate must be self-motivated and persistent with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Must be detail oriented with relationship and time-management skills and comfortable with heavy phone activity. Candidate must have a law degree . Any sales experience would be beneficial.

Our company has been consistently recognized as one of the top legal services providers in the industry. Our professional staff, who have over 100 years combined experience, is comprised of the industry’s most knowledgeable and competent attorneys, paralegals and consultants, who provide our clients with thoughtful, credible and insightful advice as well as excellent service.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an attorney who is looking to continue in the legal field, be highly compensated and work regular office hours.

We reward the right candidate with:

  • Competitive salary
  • Commission
  • A normal 40ish hour work week
  • 401(k)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription, Disability, Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending
  • Paid Holidays, Sick Days, and Vacation.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

To be considered please reply with a cover letter which must include a desired compensation range.

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Legal: 2 years

APPLY HERE


labor and employment associate in rochester, ny - nixon peabody llp

The ideal candidate will have approximately three to five 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 precedent-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


attorney wanted for growing buffalo law firm

Seasoned and results-driven Attorneys will have 2+ years of insurance defense litigation experience, with the proven ability to handle all aspects of a busy litigation practice. The ability to develop, analyze, and negotiate cases at all stages are essential qualities for this position. Great opportunity to join a growing firm that frequently handles sophisticated litigation cases. This is a very busy practice, with an established client base.

Compensation will be commensurate with experience, but includes a base salary and generous bonus potential.

All inquiries will be kept strictly confidential.

Job Requirements

Excellent legal writing, analysis, and drafting skills, and a strong academic record are required. All candidates must be admitted and in good standing with the New York State Bar.

Key Resource Group, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

Katelyn Gillet
Marketing Coordinator
Key Resource Group, LLC
135 Delaware Ave, Suite 407
Buffalo, NY 14202
716-631-3951/Fax: 259-8304
kgillet@krgstaffing.com
www.krgstaffing.com


excellent opportunity for highly motivated attorney

The Law Offices of Jose Perez, P.C. has an immediate need for a highly motivated Attorney who will succeed in a fast-paced and collegial atmosphere and are motivated to succeed both personally and professionally in Buffalo and in the Western New York.  The Law Offices of Jose Perez P.C., is adding an associate to its office in Buffalo, New York.  An Attorney who has recently graduated from law school or with a few years of experience and is admitted to practice law in New York will be considered. Candidates must speak and write in Spanish or at least must have an intermediate Spanish level.

Qualified candidates must be prepared to handle cases from inception through trial, including drafting discovery pleadings, motions, complaints, taking depositions and possess strong analytical skills to prepare and implement a winning strategy for the clients we represent.  We are passionate about winning and seek only to recruit those candidates who share a passion for success.    Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Please submit a confidential letter of application and current resume to

Jose E. Perez, Esq.
Law Offices of Jose Perez/Oficinas del Abogado Jose Perez, P.C
120 East Washington Street, Suite 925
Syracuse, New York 13202
(t) (315) 422-5673
(f) (315) 466-5673

joseperez@joseperezyourlawyer.com
joseperez@josepereztuabogado.com
www.josepereztuabogado.com
www.joseperezyourlawyer.com


litigation attorney

We are seeking an Associate Attorney to handle client cases from the initial client meetings through resolution. Candidate must have 1-5 years’ experience in a personal injury law firm, a strong understanding of the CPLR and No-Fault regulations. Candidate must be admitted to practice law in New York State and have a JD from an ABA accredited Law School.

Our firm offers a competitive salary with benefits.

Please forward responses to:
Kaela Lauricella-Office Manager
kaela@andruschatlaw.com


Associate Attorney

The law firm of Caitlin Robin & Associates is seeking a full time associate attorney to join its Buffalo office. Caitlin Robin & Associates specializes in health care-related litigation. The ideal candidate will have participated in law review and/or mock trial, will be awaiting admission up to three years of prior law firm experience in the area of litigation, have graduated in the top 25% of their class, and demonstrate superior verbal, written and interpersonal skills. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, transcript, writing sample and a list of three professional references to Jessica DeMichiel at jessica@robinandassociates.com.  


HEALTH AND HIGHER ED LAW ATTORNEY

The State University of New York (SUNY) is seeking an experienced health care and higher education law attorney for an Associate Counsel position that will be located in the SUNY Office of General Counsel's office at the University at Buffalo in Buffalo, New York.

The Associate Counsel will handle a wide range of health and higher education law issues pertaining to the UB Academic Health Center, its relationships with affiliated hospitals and research institutions, and its administrators, faculty, staff and students. For a full description of this position, minimum qualifications and to apply, please visit the UB Jobs page at the below link or contact Robert Ruggeri, Senior Managing Counsel at Robert.Ruggeri@suny.edu. The application deadline is January 31, 2017.

https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=222490


Pro se Law Clerks (Rochester)


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/loss mitigation/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.


Corporate and Transactional Attorney

Well-established mid-size firm in Buffalo seeks (1)  a full-time corporate/transactional attorney with three or more years of experience and/or (2) or more experienced corporate/transactional attorneys with some clients of his/her own.  Applicants should have experience in some or all of the following areas:  commercial transactions including acquisitions and sales, commercial lending, public financing, commercial leases and debtor/creditor.

Salary to reflect qualifications and experience.

Please submit resume to 3454wny@gmail.com.


Litigation Attorney

WILDER & LINNEBALL, LLP
www.wilderandlinneball.com

BUFFALO DEFENSE LITIGATION FIRM WITH STRONG NATIONAL AND REGIONAL PRACTICE HAS THE FOLLOWING OPENING:

Associate sought for Buffalo office, awaiting admission to 1 year civil litigation experience. 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.


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

LOCATION(s): Buffalo

Barclay Damon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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