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M&A and Corporate Transaction attorney
nixon peabody

Nixon Peabody is one of the leading firms in the United States in handling mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions.  Our M&A and Corporate Transactions Practice Group is seeking to hire a highly motivated, experienced attorney to join our Rochester, NY office.  The ideal candidate will have at least seven 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.  Qualified candidates will have demonstrated success in working with clients and colleagues on transactions; outstanding judgment; superb communication and writing skills; be self-starters 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.

Our work has earned national recognition.  In the 2014 edition of Chambers USA:  America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Nixon Peabody received recognition in 80 Tier 1 national and metropolitan practices;  Named a “Highly Regarded” firm for Corporate/M&A.  In addition, US News/Best Law Firms rated Nixon Peabody Tier 1 nationally for Corporate Law.  Please visit our website to learn more about who we are and what we do.

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.

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

Nixon Peabody LLP is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.  Disability / Female / Gender Identity / Minority / Sexual Orientation / Veteran.

Sarah Hutchins
Lateral Recruiting Coordinator
T 585-263-1537 | F 1-855-791-4511
Nixon Peabody LLP | 1300 Clinton Square | Rochester, NY 14604-1792
nixonpeabody.com | @NixonPeabodyLLP


Personal Injury law firm in Williamsville seeks self motivated associate attorney with strong research and writing skills. Litigation experience preferred but not required. All inquiries held in confidence. Send resume and writing sample to rachaelmilligan@waynefellelaw.com


Andrews, Bernstein, Maranto & Nicotra, PLLC seeks attorney for full time associate position in plaintiff’s personal injury practice. Experience in the areas of personal injury and no fault is preferred, but not required. Applicants must have excellent research and writing skills, and be highly motivated. Competitive salary; excellent bonus structure; 401k; and health insurance offered.  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, references, and law school transcript to: Andrew J. Connelly, Esq., Andrews, Bernstein, Maranto & Nicotra, PLLC, 420 Franklin St., Buffalo, New York 14202, or by e-mail at aconnelly@wnyinjurylawyers.com.  All responses will be kept confidential.

Application Deadline for Court Interpreter Exam for Languages other than Spanish: Friday, April 24, 2015

Individuals fluent in English and another language (other than Spanish) are encouraged to apply for the Written English Proficiency Exam to become a Court Interpreter with the New York State Unified Court System. The court system provides interpreting services in over 100 languages to ensure that hearing impaired and non-English speaking persons can clearly understand court proceedings.

Visit our website to download an application. Also listen to the latest Amici podcast featuring Sandra Bryan, former Statewide Coordinator of the Office of Court Interpreting Services, to learn about the requirements to be a court interpreter, the exam and the court interpreting profession.

Note: The exam for Spanish-language court interpreters will be offered in late 2015.

m&t bank counsel vacancies

Counsel - Wealth Advisory Services Attorney - The successful candidate will be located in Buffalo, New York and will be supporting Wilmington Trust’s Wealth Advisory Services division ("WAS Division"). Through its WAS Division, Wilmington Trust acts as trustee, co-trustee, investment manager or custodian of trust assets, the vast majority of which are Delaware trusts. In addition, Wilmington Trust acts as an investment manager for individuals and other non-trust customers pursuant to investment agency agreements through its "Investments" and/or custodian division; provides private banking services through its "Private Banking" division; and provides administrative financial planning and oversight, entity administration, record-keeping, foundation management and tax return preparation services to customers through its "Family Office" division.

View the full description.

Candidates may respond to mpferguson@mtb.com

Senior Counsel - Corportate Trust AttorneyThe successful candidate will be located in Buffalo, New York and will be supporting Wilmington Trust’s corporate and institutional trust (Global Capital Markets) division ("GCM Division"), including matters relating to its role acting as trustee, agent and/or other capacities on capital markets transactions (e.g., syndicated debt, corporate debt, public finance, distressed debt, municipal and re-insurance collateralization, mergers and acquisitions, large and complex trusts etc.) and structured finance transactions (e.g., securitizations, equipment finance, project finance etc.). Such capacities might include, for example, acting as owner trustee, indentured trustee, paying agent, disbursement agent, administrative agent, registrar, calculation agent, exchange agent, liquidating agent, deposit agent, conversion agent, security trustee, escrow agent and/or collateral agent.

The GCM Division also provides institutional custody services to companies and entity management services, such as corporate governance services (e.g., the provision of directors and officers, corporate secretarial services) for special purpose vehicles (SPVs). Responsibilities will include supporting both the domestic and international offices of the GCM Division. Wilmington Trust’s international offices are located in the UK, Ireland, Cayman Islands, Germany, Netherlands and Luxembourg.

View the full description.

Candidates may respond to mpferguson@mtb.com

workers' compensation attorney

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

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

For job description, responsibilities and more details, click here.

Interested candidates can apply via the Liberty Mutual website.

associate attorney

William Mattar, P.C. is a growing law firm with focus on motor vehicle accident injury cases. The firm's principle office is located in Williamsville, NY servicing areas in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and Albany.

Company Mission Statement
Our firm is committed to Helping People.  We foster an enjoyable work environment though mutual respect and team work.

Job Summary
William Mattar, P.C. seeks an associate attorney to handle client cases from the initial client meeting through resolution. We require at least one 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.

Resumes will be held in confidence.  All applications must include a letter of interest referencing the specific position and applicant's salary requirements.
Apply via email to:  employment@williammattar.com

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

counsel - bank deposit attorney M&T BANK

One M&T Plaza
At M&T, we strive to be the best place our employees ever work, the best bank our customers ever do business with and the best investment our shareholders ever make. So when looking to advance your career, look to M&T. As a top 20 US bank holding company and one of the best performing regional banks in the country, we offer a wide range of performance based career development opportunities for talented professionals. And through our longstanding tradition of careful, conservative and consistent management and a strong commitment to the communities we serve, we continue to grow with a focus on the future. 

Basic Function:
As a member of M&T Bank's Legal Department, you will provide counsel and advice on legal aspects of the bank's deposit services and operations, including small business, government, financial institution and commercial deposits, payment services (e.g. checks, ACH and wire transfers, and debit and ATM cards), and other treasury management services. Support includes compliance with laws and regulations, preparation of template product agreements and forms, negotiation of agreements for specific clients, counsel with respect to complaints and inquiries, as well as new product development.

Provide legal advice and opinions to the business banking, commercial, and treasury management services departments and answer day-to-day questions from business personnel.

Provide support for existing products, new product design, geographic expansion, etc., in an effort to assist in developing increased efficiency, taking into account all applicable laws, rules and regulations.

Draft and review business and legal documents, including agreements and disclosures, ensuring compliance, accuracy, and clarity.

Work closely with the corporate compliance and risk management departments to provide counsel on regulatory and risk matters affecting the bank.

Minimum Qualifications:
-JD Degree
-New York State Bar admission
-5+ years of experience
-Minimum of 3 years of recent experience in banking law practicing law, being in-house or representing banks or financial regulators
-Superior written and verbal communication skills
-Proven analytic and reasoning abilities and ability to define and dimension legal risk
-Practical problem solving skills

At M&T Bank, we understand what’s important when you're considering a career. Join our team and you'll understand what has kept us strong for 155 years: stability with a forward focus, a strong history of community support and a dedication to being the best employer for whom you'll ever work.

Interested applicants, please respond to: mpferguson@mtb.com

l&e associate attorney 

Albany NY

Tully Rinckey PLLC, a successful full-service law firm with coast-to-coast offices, is seeking an experienced Associate Attorney to join our Labor and Employment team in our Buffalo, NY office. This is an opportunity to join one of the fastest growing law firms in the country (rated by INC Magazine). The firm is also recognized as one of the Best Places to Work by the Albany, NY and Washington, DC Business Journals, respectively.

The ideal Associate Attorney will have one to five years’ experience in litigation, with a focus on Labor and Employment law. Candidates for this position should have experience with employment-related claims and will have worked on federal, state, and local employment matters. Associate Attorney must have excellent writing skills and the ability to work independently. The Associate Attorney will work with Senior Attorneys, Associates, and Legal Support Staff on all aspects of legal documentation preparation and general office procedures. A strong attention to detail, commitment to quality work product, and client service skills are all required.

  •        Attorneys must be NYS licensed and an active member of the NYS bar in good standing;
  •        Knowledge of the judicial system, professional ethics principles, legal procedural rules, court rules;
  •        Excellent legal research, analytical, writing, reading comprehension, concise judgment and decision-making skills; and
  •        The ability to communicate effectively and active listening skills.
  •        Electronic input of calendar reporting and time entry;
  •        Maintaining task lists of document and court deadlines;
  •        Scheduling appointments;
  •        Drafting of legal documents including motions, pleadings, and correspondence;
  •        Preparation and assembly of materials, documents, and exhibits for meetings, court appearances, and hearings;

Benefits include 401(k), medical and voluntary dental, life, and LTD insurance.
Link: https://jobs-tullylegal.icims.com/jobs/1124/job

Please submit your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements for consideration. Resume submissions and discussions with our firm will be held in the strictest confidence.

military law attorney

Tully Rinckey PLLC, a successful full-service law firm with offices coast-to-coast offices, is seeking a military attorney to join our team. This is an opportunity to join one of the fastest growing law firms in the country (rated by INC Magazine). The firm has also been recognized as Best Places to Work by the Albany, NY and Washington, DC Business Journals, respectively.

Tully Rinckey PLLC has made a strong commitment to excellence, teamwork, diversity, and personal/professional development. We strive to create a positive work environment that attracts and retains employees through a combination of benefits, working conditions, and company culture. Our firm offers highly competitive compensation structures, unique cross selling opportunities, as well as the support from an award winning marketing department to grow and sustain your practice for years to come.

Benefits include 401(k), medical and voluntary dental, life, and LTD insurance.

We are currently seeking former JAG attorneys with a strong emphasis on criminal and administrative separation. Interested candidates will have had prior trial counsel, trial defense, legal assistance, and administrative law experience. In addition to strong writing skills, the applicant must be able to present and summarize cases, evaluate findings, develop strategies, gather evidence to formulate defense and ascertain the facts of a case.

Please submit your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements for consideration. Resume submissions and discussions with our firm will be held in the strictest confidence.  
Link: https://jobs-tullylegal.icims.com/jobs/1025/job

If you have any questions or need help using our career portal, please contact our Hiring Team at 518-218-7100 or hiring@tullylegal.com.

personal injury firm

Personal injury law firm seeks an associate with two to four years of litigation experience.  Candidate must be smart, ambitious and capable.  Compensation package between $75,000 to $150,000.  Send resume, writing sample and law school transcript to injurylawyers12345@gmail.com.

labor & employment associate (rochester, Ny)

The Rochester office of Littler Mendelson P.C. is looking for an associate with 3-8 years of labor and employment law experience. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials and his/her experience should include significant litigation experience.  Class action experience is preferred. The candidate must be licensed to practice law in the state of New York. If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume online at http://www.littler.com/careers/job-openings/associate-rochester

Littler is the largest global employment and labor law practice with more than 1,000 attorneys in over 60 offices worldwide.  For more information visit:  www.littler.com. We offer a generous benefits package to all full-time employees. Littler Mendelson is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.