Legal Jobs In Rochester and Western New York


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 one to three 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 a market leader in the U.S. handling mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions.  Our 250 corporate lawyers work collectively across multiple disciplines and geographies to help clients tackle complex transactions.  We work with a broad variety of clients across several industries, in joint ventures, mergers, sales and acquisitions ranging from millions of dollars to billions of dollars.  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.

At Nixon Peabody, our priority is to attract, retain and promote talented individuals who have an array of racial, ethnic, social, economic, religious, professional, personal, and other backgrounds.  Therefore, we encourage talented individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. To learn more, or to apply online, please visit our website at http://www.nixonpeabody.com/Careers

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

Underberg & Kessler Seeking Commercial Real Estate Attorney
Underberg & Kessler LLP is growing! We are seeking a commercial real estate attorney to join our Real Estate and Banking Practice Groups in our Rochester office. This position requires significant knowledge of real estate and economic development transactions.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Draft documents related to all types of commercial real estate and loan transactions;
  • Be responsible for closing files for various types of real estate transactions and conduct closings;
  • Conduct detailed title, survey and zoning analysis, and review of real property tax records;
  • Prepare closing checklists and closing settlement statements;
  • Prepare loan documents;
  • Conduct due diligence review;
  • Manage ongoing communications with clients, other attorneys and referral sources; and
  • Review and prepare leases, deeds, purchase contracts, easements, and transfer documents.

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate possesses the ability to organize, prioritize, effectively multi-task while producing high quality work, and to interact positively with other members of the team.

Additional skills must include:

  • 3+ years of real estate and transactional experience
  • experience with municipal finance, HUD transactions and/or tax credit deals a plus
  • accurate drafting of legal documents
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • strong organizational skills
  • excellence in client service
  • ability to manage multiple tasks with minimal errors
  • highly motivated to learn and expand skill sets

Overview of Underberg & Kessler:
Underberg & Kessler is a full-service law firm founded in 1926. We have offices in Rochester, Buffalo, Canandaigua, and Geneseo, New York. Some firms look for employees who live and breathe the law. But at Underberg & Kessler, we look for people with a variety of interests and a rich knowledge base. We believe that a well-rounded attorney is of greater benefit to our clients because they bring more depth and understanding to the job. We hire the finest legal minds—multitalented individuals who have energy and passion, and are committed to the firm and our clients. In a familial, yet professional, atmosphere, our commitment to clients extends from the partnership, to the associates, to the support staff.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits, as well as an enjoyable and professional working environment. Equal Opportunity Employer. Reply to: Karen Craft, Director of Operations, Underberg & Kessler LLP, 300 Bausch & Lomb Place, Rochester, New York 14604 or kcraft@underbergkessler.com.

Underberg & Kessler Seeking Residential Real Estate Attorney
Underberg & Kessler LLP is growing! We are seeking an associate attorney to join our Real Estate Practice Group in our Rochester office. This position requires significant knowledge of residential real estate and mortgage lending transactions.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Draft documents related to all types of residential real estate and loan transactions
  • Be responsible for closing files for various types of real estate transactions and conduct closings;
  • Conduct detailed title, survey and zoning analysis, and review of real property tax records;
  • Prepare closing checklists and closing settlement statements;
  • Conduct due diligence review;
  • Manage ongoing communications with clients, other attorneys and referral sources; and
  • Review and prepare leases, deeds, purchase contracts, easements, and transfer documents.

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate possesses the ability to organize, prioritize, effectively multi-task while producing high quality work, and to interact positively with other members of the team.

Additional skills must include:

  • 2+ years of real estate and transactional experience
  • accurate drafting of legal documents
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • strong organizational skills
  • excellence in client service
  • ability to manage multiple tasks with minimal errors
  • highly motivated to learn and expand skill sets

Overview of Underberg & Kessler:
Underberg & Kessler is a full-service law firm founded in 1926. We have offices in Rochester, Buffalo, Canandaigua, and Geneseo, New York. Some firms look for employees who live and breathe the law. But at Underberg & Kessler, we look for people with a variety of interests and a rich knowledge base. We believe that a well-rounded attorney is of greater benefit to our clients because they bring more depth and understanding to the job. We hire the finest legal minds—multitalented individuals who have energy and passion, and are committed to the firm and our clients. In a familial, yet professional, atmosphere, our commitment to clients extends from the partnership, to the associates, to the support staff.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits, as well as an enjoyable and professional working environment. Equal Opportunity Employer. Reply to: Karen Craft, Director of Operations, Underberg & Kessler LLP, 300 Bausch & Lomb Place, Rochester, New York 14604 or kcraft@underbergkessler.com.

Chief Clerk II - 7th Judicial District, Ontario Family Court
This is the supervising managerial position in Ontairio County Family Court. Duties and responsibilities include personnel management and supervision; budget management and control; management of case processing and statistical reporting operations; and a wide range of clerical and managerial duties. For more informaiton, please click here

Business Attorney - Barclay Damon
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.; EEO M/F/V/H

Corporate Attorney - Barclay Damon
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 
Email: jobs@barclaydamon.com

Location(s): Buffalo

Barclay Damon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO M/F/V/H

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