Legal Jobs In Rochester and Western New York

Associate General Counsel - Rochester Regional Health - Rochester, NY
Position Summary:
The Associate General Counsel at Rochester Regional Health will assist the General Counsel and the other members of the legal department in managing the legal affairs of the health system.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advice and services on a broad array of issues facing a health system with a focus on healthcare regulatory advice and contract drafting and negotiation.
  • Provide day-to-day legal counsel on regulatory matters that affect health care entities, including Stark and anti-kickback, HIPAA, compliance, not-for-profit laws and Article 28.
  • Draft, review, analyze and negotiate various contracts and agreements with internal business leaders, outside vendors and consultants.
  • Coordinate with internal recruiters and business leaders to draft, review, negotiate and amend physician employment agreements.
  • Draft, review and revise Rochester Regional Health policies and procedures.
  • Advise management on recent changes in laws and regulations that affect Rochester Regional Health.
  • Establish and maintain a good rapport and working relationship with business leaders in order to encourage and continue the proactive use of in-house legal counsel.
  • Manage the work of and relationships with outside counsel.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Juris Doctor from an ABA-accredited law school.
  • Admission to and good standing with the New York bar or another State with the ability to be admitted in New York on motion/reciprocity.
  • At least 5 years of professional legal experience in a law firm or the legal department of a large health system or other health care provider.
  • Proven ability to succeed as a member of a high performing team.
  • Strong management and communication skills.
  • High level of emotional intelligence, excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to make sound judgments.
  • Ability to provide high quality legal work without a great deal of supervision by more senior attorneys.
  • Ability to describe complex legal issues simply and succinctly.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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Paralegal - Cheney & Blair LLP - Canandaigua and Skaneateles, NY
firm  Finger Lakes law firm seeks paralegal candidates for Canandaigua and Skaneateles NY offices.  Real Estate, commercial practice and corporate opportuntiies exist for qualified candidates.  Competitive salaries offered and benefits. Please send resume and letter of interest to

Litigation Associate - Ward Greenberg Heller & Reidy LLP - Rochester, NY
Ward Greenberg Heller & Reidy LLP is a civil litigation firm with offices in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware that focuses on representation of corporate and institutional clients.

The firm was formed by experienced trial lawyers who left larger law firms to practice in a smaller firm environment that fosters hands-on service and teamwork.  In addition to corporate clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small start-ups, we also serve colleges and universities, hospitals and academic medical centers, and individuals engaged in complex litigation.  We practice across the country in federal, state, and arbitral venues.

We seek an enthusiastic attorney with 2-5 years of litigation experience to join our Rochester, New York office.  Applicants must have excellent academic credentials, strong written and oral advocacy skills, an ability to assume immediate responsibility, and an eagerness to learn in a fast-paced and sophisticated law firm environment. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Tony R. Sears,


Associate Commerical Litigation Attorney - Ernstrom & Dreste LLP - Rochester, NY
Commercial litigation firm, with a focus in construction and surety law, seeks a full-time associate attorney with 1 – 4 years of litigation experience.  Candidates must be motivated, admitted to practice in New York, and have excellent writing skills. Experience in construction industry a bonus, but not required.  

Competitive salary and benefits.
Please send your resume and writing sample to:
Clara Onderdonk -
925 Clinton Square | Rochester, New York 14604
(800) 650-9009

Associate Attorney - Thomas & Solomon LLP - Rochester, NY
Thomas & Solomon LLP, one of the western New York’s leading employment law firms, is seeking a qualified candidate for an associate attorney position. The candidate must have a minimum of three years experience in: client and witness interviews; defending depositions; reviewing discovery; and the preparing and drafting of complaints, discovery requests and responses, mediation statements, and settlement agreements. Experience with employment law issues, and federal and state courts is preferred. Successful candidates will have strong education credentials, coupled with excellent research, writing and communication skills. 

Benefits: Competitive compensation, employer matched 401(k), paid holidays, vacation and sick time, and a comprehensive benefits package. 
Please visit our website for more information about our firm at  Interested applicants please submit a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and salary requirements by mail, fax or e-mail to:
Pat Schueckler
Thomas & Solomon LLP
693 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607 
tel:  585.272.0540
fax: 585.272.0963
Resume submissions and discussions with our firm will be held in the strictest confidence. 

Paralegal/Office Administrator - Rochester, NY
Small law firm seeking individual to support two attorneys in general practice who can interact professionally and screen clients, answer phones, create files, assist in preparing correspondence and court documents in particular probate documents, familiar with efiling, billing of clients, manage trust, attorney and special accounts, prepare checks and reconcile accounts. Prepare closing documents and prepare figures for real estate closings. Please email resume to, with "Job Application" in the subject line.

Litigation Associate - Leclair Korona Vahey Cole LLP - Rochester, NY
The Rochester law firm of Leclair Korona Vahey Cole LLP is a seeking an associate with 3 or more years of litigation experience.  Candidates should possess strong research and writing skills.  Leclair Korona Vahey Cole LLP concentrates its practice in civil litigation, with an emphasis on commercial, employment, insurance coverage, personal injury and securities litigation.  Resumes with writing samples may be sent to


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