Senior Associate Litigation Attorney

Friedman & Ranzenhofer, PC
March 13, 2024
Williamsville & Akron, United States of America
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Location: Williamsville, NY and Akron, NY

Founded in 1955, Friedman & Ranzenhofer, PC (  is a prestigious general practice law firm based in Akron, NY. With a rich history, we are dedicated to providing a broad range of legal services to clients in Western New York. As we continue to grow, we are seeking an experienced  Litigation Attorney to join our dynamic team, with a  path to partnership.

Job Duties:

  • Support two senior partners and independently manage cases across various practice areas such as estate planning, corporate law, commercial litigation, landlord-tenant, personal injury, DWI/criminal defense, and family/matrimonial law.
  • Conduct consultations with prospective clients.
  • Counsel clients and provide legal advice on diverse matters.
  • Conduct thorough legal research and draft  pleadings, discovery demands and responses, motions,  legal memorandums, and other legal documents.
  • Prepare for and conduct  depositions, arbitrations, and trials.
  • Represent clients in court appearances in Erie, Niagara, Genesee, Wyoming, Orleans, Monroe, Cattaraugus, and Chautauqua counties.
  • Collaborate with clients and support staff to ensure quality representation.

Background and Qualifications:

  • Admission to practice in New York.
  • 5+ years of legal experience and in at least 2 of our practice areas - trial experience is a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and adhere to deadlines.
  • Technical proficiency with new computer programs and software.

Additional Information:

  • Competitive benefits package and salary of $100,000 to $150,000, commensurate with experience and portable book of business.
  • Potential opportunity for partnership based on legal and business development performance.
  • Hybrid work options, including Akron and Williamsville offices, as well as some remote work.
  • Collaborative team environment with a focus on self-motivation and thriving in a high-volume setting.

To Apply:

For confidential consideration, submit your application with cover letter, resume, and salary requirements online at Careers | Friedman & Ranzenhofer PC | Buffalo Attorneys (