Legal Jobs In Rochester and Western New York

General Counsel, Compliance and Privacy Officer - Trillium Health - Rochester, NY

Trillium Health is recruiting for a General Counsel, Compliance, and Privacy Officer.  This individual will lead and manage the leagl affairs as well as the risk management, regulatory, licensure, compliance and privacy functions for Trillium Health.  This position is responsible for providing counsel on legal implications and considerations relative to business practices and organizational strategies and monitors and advises on legal trends and issues which must be taken into account with organizational decision making.  Provides interpretation and advises on adherence to applicable laws, rules and regulations.  General Counsel will also provide internal expertise in interpretation of regulatory guidance for applications and submissions for licensure, designations and operating under NYS Health Law.  Provide oversight for organizational compliance and risk management.  Serve as an internal resource for executive and department leaders to ensure programmatic compliance and risk management, in our increasingly complex healthcare environment. Read the full description and apply here.

Assistant Federal Public Defender - Rochester, NY

The Federal Public Defender for the Western District of New York is now accepting applications for an Assistant Federal Public Defender position in the Rochester office. An Assistant Federal Public Defender provides zealous, professional legal representation to indigent persons charged with criminal offenses in the United States District Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit. Responsibilities include managing an extensive caseload with cases at varying stages of litigation: preparing pleadings, briefs, and motions: representing clients in trial, hearings, and at other related proceedings: reviewing various documents: developing litigation strategies: meeting with clients, experts, witnesses, family members, and others. 

All applicants must either be admitted to the State Bar of New York or be a member in good standing of another state bar. Five years of trial or federal criminal defense experience is strongly preferred. Applicants must have strong writing and advocacy skills, the ability to work in a team environment, and a demonstrated commitment to criminal defense. Computer proficiency is required. 

This is a full-time position that precludes the private practice of law. Employees are considered at-will and are not covered by the Civil Service Reform Act. A final offer of employment is subject to a satisfactory background investigation including name, fingerprint, and IRS tax check.

To apply, forward letter of interest, resume, the AO 78 Federal Judicial Branch Application for Employment, three references, and a writing sample in PDF format to: Chelsea Miller, Case Management Assistant,, Subject Reference: AFPD-Buffalo


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