Junior Partner/Senior Associate

Gerber Ciano Kelly Brady LLP
July 27, 2022
Buffalo, NY
Job Type


Multi-office, multi-state law firm seeks an associate attorney in its Buffalo, NY office. Candidate should have 8+ years’ experience in defense litigation.

This position requires a high level of motivation, flexibility, initiative and ability manage a litigation caseload from beginning to end. The ideal candidate should have 8+ years of experience in insurance defense matters, ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong and professional communication skills. While the candidate will work primarily in the firm’s Buffalo location, he or she will also interact and work on matters across the firm’s footprint. This is an excellent opportunity for attorneys looking to expand their career and work within a firm of highly responsive partners, associates and legal support teams.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ability to handle assigned caseload both independently and with supervision
  • Drafting of pleadings, motions, discovery demands, etc.
  • Experience with depositions, court appearances and motion practice
  • Perform extensive research
  • Maintain an excellent relationship with clients, including complying with all client guidelines
  • Ensure all deadlines are met
  • Accurately record and maintain billable hours

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Exceptional writing, research and analytical skills. The ideal candidate must take pride in
    delivering error free product.
  • Admitted to practice in the State of New York (PA, NJ and/or CT admission is a plus)
  • Federal Court experience is a plus
  • 8-10 years’ experience in defense litigation

Pursuant to our Mission Statement, we cultivate a working environment that provides a humane, sustainable approach to earning a living and living in our world — for ourselves and for our clients. Further, we are committed to reducing our costs, and our footprint on the planet, by integrating virtually and avoiding the traditional “brick and mortar” costs associated with operating a law firm. We achieve this by ensuring that our team comes from diverse socio-economic, cultural, geographic, and educational backgrounds. We believe diversity is required to bring a variety of perspectives and approaches to our clients’ needs. Although we have the sophisticated clients and robust resources typical of a large law firm, we strive to maintain a relaxed, informal atmosphere that fosters professional development, personal satisfaction and growth.

Salary is commensurate with experience and skill set. Position offers benefits, including health, life, short-term and long-term disability, as well as 401k, flexible work and paid time off.

If you are interested in becoming part of a truly collaborative team consistent with our mission, core value, business goals, and promises to each other, then your journey begins here.

Kindly forward your cv to our email address: careers@gerberciano.com