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commercial real estate attorney

Woods Oviatt Gilman is seeking a Commercial Real Estate Attorney who will be responsible for handling commercial acquisitions and sales, commercial financing, including conduit and capital markets financing, commercial (real estate and asset based) lending representing regional lenders, commercial leasing and land use. Must have 3+ years of sophisticated transactional experience, and will be able to take a leadership role in a diverse and active business and transactional practice group which is one of the largest in the upstate New York area.

Please send resume submissions to Dhoffman@woodsoviatt.com

temporary assistant federal public defender (appeals unit) - buffalo office

associate attorney

People who know William Mattar Law Offices know: Hurt in a Car? Call William Mattar. William Mattar, P.C. opened the doors to this law firm with one goal in mind: helping people. And that's why William Mattar decided to focus the law firm's legal practice on motor vehicle accident cases. "Helping people is what we do." The firm's home office is located in Williamsville, NY servicing areas in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and Albany.

More about us:
Top100 verdicts in New York in 2016
Best Companies to work for in 2017
Top 25 MVA 2016 verdicts in New York

We are seeking an Associate Attorney to handle client cases from the initial client meeting through resolution.
We require at least one (1) year of experience in a personal injury law firm or one year experience in the insurance industry handling personal injury claims. 
Must have an excellent understanding of the CPLR, No Fault Regulations, various auto and property insurance coverage, and endorsements. 
Candidate must be admitted to practice law in New York State and have a JD from an ABA accredited Law School.
Our firm offers generous Paid Time Off (PTO) to help its employees keep their work/life balance.
TO APPLY, Please use link provided: 

Those candidates whose experience best meets our requirements will be contacted.
William Mattar, P.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

litigation attorney

WEBSTER SZANYI LLP, located in Buffalo, New York, 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

in house corporate attorney - williamsville

seeking attorney

Associate Attorney wanted to practice Matrimonial/Family Law and Social Security Disability Law in Kenmore law firm of Pusatier, Sherman, Abbott & Sugarman.   Could involve opportunity to be trained to mediate matrimonial cases in the future.   3-5 years of legal experience required.   Strong litigation, writing and people skills essential.    Potential for growth with the firm.   Applications are confidential.    Email cover letter, resume, writing sample and 3 references to ssugarman@psasattorneys.com

associate counsel 

Please respond to: Sine Lorenzen at : LorenzenS@superiorgroup.com

seeking attorney

Niagara Falls based personal injury law firm seeks an admitted attorney with 1-5 years of experience in the field of personal injury/civil defense for a full or part-time position.  Position offers an opportunity to grow with busy plaintiff's injury practice.  Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and references to niagarainjuryattorneys@gmail.com.


Small, busy law firm in Amherst seeks admitted attorney to handle all aspects of Social Security Disability claims.  This position requires intensive interaction with clients.  Candidates must have excellent writing and communication skills.  Please forward resume to resume@kennethhiller.com

torts & Insurance/commercial litigation 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 full-time Associate for its Buffalo office to join its Torts & Products Liability Defense and Commercial Litigation Practice Areas. The Associate should have 2-4 years of torts defense experience, as well as prior commercial litigation 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

NY labor law attorney

We are seeking an Attorney to join our Labor Law Department.  Qualified candidates must have a minimum of 5 – 7 years of experience handling NYS Labor Law 200, 240(1) and 241(6) cases.  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. 

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. 

Send cover letter and resume and to:

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C.
Att:  Human Resources Department
1300 Liberty Building
Buffalo, NY  14202

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by law.

new york state office of the attorney general

The New York State Office of the Attorney General’s Claims Bureau represents the State of New York and its agencies and authorities in New York State courts, specifically the Court of Claims and Supreme Court.  The Claims Bureau in Albany is seeking an experienced litigator to prosecute and defend complex breach of construction and commercial contract claims.  The selected attorney must be able to handle large, complex claims that require working with multiple disciplines such as engineering, architecture and finance. 

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to the full spectrum of litigation duties, such as drafting pleadings and papers; motion practice (including analysis, research, drafting and oral argument); the full range of discovery (including depositions, interrogatories and paper/electronic document discovery); taking and defending depositions; selecting and working with expert witnesses; negotiation of settlements; trial preparation; and, representing the State of New York at mediation and trial.

Superior lawyering skills, including legal research, writing, analysis, negotiation and advocacy, are required.  Candidates should also possess excellent organizational skills.  Litigation experience is required. The position also calls for a litigator with the ability to interact at the highest professional level with courts (NYS Court of Claims and Supreme Court), executive staff, mediators and client agencies.  As cases are venued throughout the state, some travel is required.

Applicants must be admitted to practice in New York State, have a minimum of five (5) years of practice experience and must reside in (or intend soon to become a resident of) New York State.  A two (2) year commitment upon being hired is a condition of employment.

How To Apply

Applications are being received online. To apply, please click on this link: CLA_ALB_AAG/CON_3106; applicants will be taken to the online application page for this position.

Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:

Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.

If you have questions regarding a position with the OAG and the application process or you need assistance with submitting your application, please contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at recruitment@ag.ny.gov or phone at 212-416-8080.

For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: www.ag.ny.gov 

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.


  • 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.


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
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

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 

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.