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Deputy Director of Labor Relations


Downtown Buffalo boutique law practice seeks attorney for its litigation department. The ideal candidate will have one to three years experience, excellent verbal and communication skills, a strong work ethic, and attention to detail. Responsibilities include drafting and responding to discovery, depositions, court appearances, and document review. Please submit your resume, writing sample, transcript, and cover letter to Pauline Will, Esq. at pwill@bsawlaw.com.

Associate Attorney

Insurance defense firm has immediate opening for full time associate in its Rochester office.  Health insurance, 401(k) and flexible vacation time are included in the benefits package.  Admitted attorneys will be considered. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and transcript to Mr. Ronald Weiss at rweiss@hwcomp.com.

Associate Attorney

Downtown Buffalo litigation firm seeks an admitted associate attorney with 1-3 years of experience.  The associate will work in all aspects of insurance defense litigation including depositions, analysis of written discovery and medical records, client meetings, timely and accurate reporting, legal research, court conferences and motions.  Strong writing, organizational, and time-management skills are necessary.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Please forward a cover letter, resume, law school transcript and writing sample to ­­­wacoryersauter@yahoo.com

Staff Attorney- Litigation (med Mal/ health care)

Location:  Buffalo, NY                                                                      

Description:   The associate will assist the Health Care industry team with providing medical malpractice defense and risk management advice to our clients including hospitals, physicians and long term care facilities.


·          Draft memoranda, pleadings, discovery demands and responses, motions, briefs, etc.

           Research various factual and legal issues and collaborate with senior attorneys about strategies

  Take and defend depositions

  Represent our clients in disputes and/or represent at courtroom appearances


  1-4 years’ private practice litigation experience, preferably in medical malpractice but not required

  Admission to NYS bar (or ability to waive in)

  Exceptionally strong writing skills are required

  Must have excellent verbal communication skills

  Demonstrated high level organizational skills for prioritizing workload 

  Demonstrated ability to absorb, process and understand, new information rapidly

  Must be able to manage competing priorities

  Maintains high standards of performance 

  Exhibits conscientiousness, dedication, self-discipline, and a sense of responsibility

  Must have a professional, cooperative, positive and flexible attitude

  Ability to work with diverse personalities within various levels of the organization

  Military experience a plus

All interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to resumes@harrisbeach.com

Law Clerk-bankruptcy (Part Time)

Job Duties: Complete and assist Attorney on case files; plan reviews and objections, in rem motion preparation, etc. Conduct research based on the project assigned and review relevant cases to the project and provide a summary. Navigate through case management system in order to review documents, Prepare a brief memo/summary of the research for the attorney. Additional duties as assigned and/or as business needs dictate.

Qualifications: Ability to research Lexis and other legal databases. Solid written/oral communications skills, and client interpersonal skills. Ability to work under pressure of strict deadlines. Problem resolution abilities and ability to apply knowledge to similar problems; logically analyze alternative solutions. Solid computer skills. Ability to prioritize and organize work based on deadlines. Ideal candidate is a current 2L student. Please apply to hr@grosspolowy.com 

Associate Attorneys

Hagelin Spencer LLC is seeking two (2) admitted associate attorneys with 0-2 years of experience. Ideally, one associate would work in our Buffalo office, and the other would work in our New York Metropolitan office. The associates will work in all aspects of litigation including depositions, motions, legal research, court conferences, client meetings, and trials.  The associates’ practice area will be in civil litigation, with a concentration in insurance defense litigation. Strong writing and communication skills are preferred. Salary commensurate with experience. Please forward a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample in a PDF format to Megan F. Organek at organek@hagelinspencer.com

Law Clerk

Law Clerk (full-time) to United States District Judge William M. Skretny, United States District Court, Buffalo, NY.  To apply, visit www.nywd.uscourts.gov.

Corporate Associate

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.

We are seeking a highly motivated associate to join our Corporate Practice Group in any of our U.S. offices with an established corporate practice.

The ideal candidate will have four to six 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. Qualified candidates will be motivated self-starters with stellar academic credentials, superb judgment and communication skills, a commitment to excellence and have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

NP is an industry leader in corporate transactions.  Our firm has over 200 business lawyers who work together to handle the full range of mergers, sales, acquisitions, investments, joint ventures, licensing, and strategic transactions for both private and public clients – from structure and strategy to negotiation and documentation. 

To learn more, or to apply online, please visit our website at http://www.nixonpeabody.com/Careers

Immigration Lawyer

Business Immigration Law firm is seeking an experienced Immigration Lawyer. Qualified candidates should have 3-5 years of experience specifically in business immigration, including extensive experience in non-immigrant and immigrant visas and PERM applications. Candidate should be well-versed in NAFTA filings (TN and L-1) as well as O-1, H-1B, EB-1/2/3.

Additional requirements include excellent client service and communication skills, case management, productivity, well-developed organizational skills and advanced writing and analytical skills. 

Salary is based on experience.

Please send a resume to immigrationlawyerbuffalo@gmail.com


This is a temporary opening for summer (part-time) for a special projects – legal position in the Human Resources office of SUNY Erie Community College. This employee will handle a broad spectrum of employee relations matters and assist the Vice President of Human Resources, Equity and Inclusion with higher-level projects as needed. The focus of this position will be investigations, disciplines,  resolution of other complaints, as well as proactive job performance and/or managerial coaching. This  employee will be required to interpret and apply pertinent College policies, procedures and the provisions of several collective bargaining agreements in their work with employees.

$30-50/hour based on experience.

Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Labor or Industrial Relations, Public Administration, Business Administration or related field, and 2+ years of relevant employee relations experience required. Master’s or other higher degree and higher education or public sector experience preferred. 

Please visit the careers website to view full description and apply online at: https://www.ecc.edu/work/


Hodgson Russ LLP is seeking an attorney to join the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the firm’s Buffalo office. We will consider candidates with at least one year of legal experience and an interest and aptitude in labor and employment law.  Candidates must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and a strong academic record.

The attorneys in Hodgson Russ’s Labor & Employment Practice group have extensive experience counseling public and private employers in matters involving a wide range of labor, employment, and education laws.
Please visit the careers section of our website to apply. http://www.hodgsonruss.com/careers-laterals.html


SUNY Erie Community College seeks a Chief Diversity Officer (CDO). The CDO is an executive who provides strategic leadership in support of the college’s commitment to develop a diverse, inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of the community, including students, staff and faculty members and alumni. The CDO is appointed as a member of the President’s immediate cabinet.

The CDO serves as the Title IX and ADA coordinator.  In addition, the CDO will serve as part of a SUNY-wide network to support SUNY’s overall diversity goals.  The CDO will also oversee and may handle the investigation and resolution of employee complaints of discrimination, and will be a liaison with New York State and Federal authorities engaged in the enforcement of Equal Employment Opportunity Laws and regulations.

Other key duties include: Provide leadership for the implementation, assessment, and revision as needed of the College’s Strategic Diversity Plan; Provide vision and leadership in developing and directing diversity and social justice education and training program for faculty and staff; Collaborate with the Student Affairs to create affinity groups and develop clear pathways for affinity groups on issues of diversity, equity and inclusion.

Minimum qualifications are an earned bachelor’s or higher degree from an accredited institution of higher education, and 5 years of experience in diversity, equity and inclusion, preferably in a higher education institution.

Interested candidates may view the full job description and apply online at https://www.ecc.edu/work/


SUNY Erie Community College seeks an Employee Relations Manager. The focus of this position will be day-to-day employee relations, including conflict resolution, investigations, disciplines, counseling, as well as proactive job performance and/or managerial coaching. This manager will be required to interpret and apply pertinent College policies, procedures and the provisions of several collective bargaining agreements in their work with employees. This position will become a first-point contact for employees and managers by providing leadership, guidance and coaching aligned with the HR office and College’s processes, policies, and mission.

Key duties include: Assist in resolving employee relations issues and facilitating conflict resolution between employees and supervisors to promote a positive, safe, and compliant work environment; Act as a liaison between HR, department managers and union representatives, and provides advice and counsel to managers and supervisors regarding personnel practices, policy and employment laws; Prompt and thorough investigation of complaints and grievances and keeping clear documentation of same to facilitate timely resolution; Maintain knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks, and ensuring compliance; Assist with labor contract negotiations and coordination of implementing settlement and release agreements.

Minimum qualifications are a bachelor’s or higher degree in a related-field and at least 3-5 years of HR experience, with an emphasis on employee relations. Higher education or public sector labor relations or higher education experience preferred.

Interested candidates may view the full job description and apply online at https://www.ecc.edu/work/

Trust and Estate Attorney

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 full-time Associate for its Buffalo office to join the Trust and Estates Practice Area. 

The Associate attorney will support a robust trust and estate practice and advise clients on trust and estate issues, perform transactional work, including preparation and drafting of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and other documents, administer trust and estates, including assistance with accountings and tax returns as well as perform related research and due diligence.  The Associate Attorney will also be responsible to maintain client relationships and work with various partners across the firm platform.

Strong communication, writing skills and work ethic are required. The ideal candidate will have a minimum two years of progressively responsible experience in trust and estates practice and be able to demonstrate development of knowledge and experience in this practice area.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume, cover letter, transcript, and writing sample 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

Private Account Fiduciary Advisor- Wilmington Trust

Associate Attorney

Suburban law firm seeks an outgoing, energetic attorney with 1-5 years of litigation experience to handle Workers’ Compensation cases in Buffalo.  This opportunity requires a driven competitive litigator, must be well organized, self-motivated, detail orientated, personable and eager to work directly with clients. Please send resumes to lyndsay@connorsandferris.com.


The Law Offices of Kenneth Hiller, PLLC seeks to hire admitted attorney to handle all aspects of Social Security Disability claims which involves intensive interaction with clients and representing clients at Social Security hearings.  Candidates must have excellent writing and communication skills.  We offer an excellent benefits package. Please forward resume to resume@kennethhiller.com

Field Counsel - Attorney 


Liberty Mutual Insurance has an exciting opportunity for an attorney. As a Field Counsel you will represent the company and its policyholders in civil litigation and workers' compensation matters involving claims for money damages or compensation for personal injury or property damage of a moderate value with moderately complex legal issues.


·         Use Litigation Protocols to develop and revise appropriate legal strategy for discovery, investigation, handling and trial/hearing of cases or matters

·         Conduct necessary and appropriate discovery, hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations and similar proceedings.

·         Research the law applicable to cases or matters; drafts legal documents, pleadings, motions, briefs and opinions as required. If requested, conduct settlement negotiations.

·         Advise, communicate and confer with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients, rendering clear, unambiguous legal opinions and advice. Personally meet with, and maintain good relations and communications with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients as required.


·         Completion of law school with LLB or JD and admission to the bar.

·         Special license to practice before a particular board or federal court may be necessary.

·         A minimum of 1 successful year experience as an attorney.

·         A general knowledge of insurance law and specific understanding of the operations and requirements of insured clients, customers and the company.


We recognize that talented people are attracted to companies that provide competitive pay, comprehensive benefits packages and outstanding advancement opportunities. For this reason we offer a Comprehensive Benefits Plan that includes the following:

·         401K and Company paid pension plan

·         Medical coverage

·         Dental coverage

·         Paid time-off

·         Tuition reimbursement


We believe strongly that commercial success can be achieved in a manner consistent with principles and ideals that bind us together as one company, that set us apart from our competitors, and that in the end will allow us to say we have succeeded commercially by doing the right thing the right way.

All resumes should be submitted to Destin Santacosa at Destin.santacrose@libertymutual.com

Litigation Associate 

Our property-litigation practice group seeks an associate (0-3 years experience) to practice in our Buffalo office in the area of property litigation, subrogation, and antitrust matters.  The ideal candidate is a self-starter with excellent research and writing skills, and must have a desire to work in a fast-paced environment.  Candidate should be a good communicator and should possess an interest in investigating and litigating arson and other fraudulent insurance claims.  Candidate should be familiar with all phases of discovery, and also will be exposed to preparing dispositive motions, conducting examinations under oath and depositions, and conducting extensive document review in sophisticated commercial litigation.  Applicants should be ambitious, hard working, self-motivated, and confident.  Salary commensurate with experience. Generous benefits package including health insurance, 401k, paid time off and more.  All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or marital status.  Please send a resume, transcript, writing sample and list of references to cercone@ruppbaase.com.

 Associate Attorney/Litigation 

Ricotta & Visco seeks a motivated attorney to join our litigation and medical malpractice defense firm. Candidates will assist in handling general liability insurance defense and medical malpractice insurance defense, including representation of hospitals, nursing homes and physicians.

Qualified candidates should have a minimum of 2 - 5 years in practice, experience in litigation, including investigation, pleadings, discovery, depositions, pre-trial conferences, settlement negotiations, and trial experience is a plus.  Excellent writing skills, research, analytical and communication skills required. Successful candidate must be able to manage a full case load and be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Submit resume, writing sample and salary requirements to Ricotta & Visco, Attn: Erin Haines, 496 Main Street, Buffalo, New York 14202 or email to emh@ricotta-visco.com.

Business Attorney 

Company Name: Umar Farooq Esq. P.C.

Company Address: 30 South Cayuga Road, Suite 101, Williamsville, NY 14221

Company Website: farooqco.com

Company Phone: +1 716 235 1825

Company Fax: +1 716 219 1421

Contact Name: Umar Farooq

Contact Number: +1 202 341 9510

Growing business law firm focused on US and international clients (mostly start-ups and early stage companies) is seeking a business lawyer. Ideally, the candidate should be experienced in corporate, commercial, financing and certain intellectual property licensing matters. However, we will consider less experienced candidates with excellent credentials. This position requires strong attention to detail, an excellent work ethic, and being a self-starter. Candidates may work remotely. We offer an excellent work-life balance. This position is suited for someone who wants to pursue something other than the traditional law firm path. Individuals who have an entrepreneurial spirit are strongly encouraged to apply. Extremely competitive income potential. 

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and transcript to umar@farooqco.com.

All inquiries will be kept confidential.


A mid-sized law firm is looking to add a seasoned Attorney to their Buffalo office. This results-driven attorney will have the proven ability to handle all aspects of a busy litigation practice. The ability to develop, analyze, and negotiate cases at all stages are essential qualities for this position.

To succeed with this firm, applicants must have a go-getter mentality with a strong book of business in the Buffalo area. Great opportunity to join a growing firm that frequently handles sophisticated litigation cases.
Compensation will be commensurate with experience, but includes a base salary and generous bonus potential. All inquiries will be kept strictly confidential. Please send resumes to Peggy at pkoch@krgstaffing.com

Job Requirements

·         5-7 years of litigation experience

·         Insurance defense litigation experience desired

·         Strong academic record required

·         Must be admitted and in good standing with the New York State Bar

·         Excellent legal writing, analysis, and drafting skills

Key Resource Group, LLC considers applicants for all positions without regard to gender, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, citizenship, veteran status, gender expression and/or identity, or any other class protected by federal, state, or local laws. Key Resource Group, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. 

Temporary Bankruptcy Attorney 

The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc. seeks an experienced attorney to assume large volume bankruptcy practice. Admission to New York State Bar and Bankruptcy Court is required. Salary is based on experience, up to a biweekly maximum of $2272.23. Reliable transportation required. Assignment expected to last approximately 6 months. The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc. values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Email cover letter and resume to resume@legalaidbuffalo.org or mail a hard copy to Human Resources, 290 Main Street, Suite 400, Buffalo, NY 14202 as soon as possible. We will conduct interviews on a rolling basis. 

Associate Attorney- Litigation 

Burden, Hafner & Hansen LLC seeks a full time associate attorney admitted in New York with 4 to 6 years of experience in insurance defense litigation.  Experience in the areas of transportation law, product liability and premises liability is preferred.  Applicants should be ambitious, hardworking, have excellent research and writing skills and a strong academic record.   Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: Donna L. Burden, Esq. preferably by e-mail at dlb@bhhattorneys.com. E.O.E. 

Real Estate Practice Group - BUffalo Office

The Buffalo Office of Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP seeks an ambitious attorney with two or more years of transactional experience.  The Real Estate Practice Group conducts work in all aspects of commercial real estate law, including, among other things, acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, financing and property due diligence.  The duties will focus on handling a wide variety of sophisticated commercial real estate matters with an emphasis on commercial leasing.

Strong communication skills, confidence, legal advocacy skills and enjoying working within a team environment are required.  Experience with commercial real estate and drafting and negotiating documents, including commercial leases, is preferred. Strong academic credentials, analytical skills, and verbal and written communication skills are also required. The attorney selected for this position must be a self-starter and will have the opportunity for immediate and direct client contact.

Our firm strives to maintain a positive, collaborative work environment.  A new attorney in our Real Estate Department should expect to work hard with supportive and collegial colleagues in an environment that provides the necessary training and guidance in the specific areas of practice.  Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience.

Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman is a growing law firm with over 90 Attorneys located in five offices (Buffalo, Albany, New York City, Jacksonville, Florida and Burlington, Ontario).  We rely upon and promote teamwork among staff, paralegals and attorneys to meet the expectations of our clients. We look to hire people who are excellent at what they do and have a positive attitude of serving the client’s needs. We are a firm that values a diversity of ideas and experiences in an atmosphere that is collegial, informal and open.

Our firm offers an excellent opportunity for a driven attorney to further their legal career. To learn more about Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman please go to  www.lippes.com

All interested applicants shall submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of Paulette Riederer at priederer@lippes.com

Corporate Attorney 

Hodgson Russ LLP is seeking a corporate attorney with at least four years of experience for its Buffalo office.  The attorney should have broad corporate experience with a concentration in mergers and acquisitions, entity formation and structuring, commercial contract review and drafting (including joint venture, distribution and supply agreements), as well as experience advising clients on a variety of general business matters.  Stellar academic credentials and excellent written and verbal communication skills are also required. Experience in trade regulation matters is a plus.

Please visit the careers section of our website to apply! 

Personal Injury Attorney 

Brown Chiari LLP is hiring full-time attorneys. Applicants must be admitted to the New York State bar and have one (1) to ten (10) years of personal injury litigation experience.

Applications should be submitted to kkasperek@brownchiari.com.

Part-Time Office Clerk 

PART-TIME OFFICE CLERK for busy government office, up to 30 hours per week until December 31, 2018.  19 hours per week beginning January 1, 2019 and continuing thereafter. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering phones, typing, filing, interaction with general public and assisting other government departments.  Candidate must have legal experience.  Position is expected to begin on or after August 1, 2018.  Amherst residency required. Please send resume and references to: Town of Amherst Human Resources Department, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, New York 14221.  The Town of Amherst is an equal opportunity employer.  EOE, M/F/V/D

Associate Attorney

Bennett Schechter Arcuri & Will LLP, celebrating five years in the Larkin District, is hiring a full-time associate attorney for its litigation practice group. BSAW’s boutique litigation practice defends high exposure liability claims throughout New York State, including transportation, product liability, and toxic tort claims. BSAW’s national clients include many FORTUNE 500 companies including insured and self-insured trucking carriers. Associates are involved in all aspects of the litigation practice, including rapid response to accident scenes, depositions, discovery, motions trial practice, and appeals.  Applicants must be admitted to the New York bar with up to three (3) years of experience.

Please submit resume, writing sample and  law school transcript to Joel Schechter at jschechter@bsawlaw.com

Chief ATtorney - Attorneys for Childern

Established in 1912, The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo is the oldest and largest provider of indigent legal services in Western New York. The mission of Legal Aid is to provide access to justice and due process to the most vulnerable individuals, children and families in the Western New York community through quality legal representation and assistance.

The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo is seeking a Chief Attorney to supervise its Attorneys for Children Unit – 15 attorneys and 10 support staff. The Chief Attorney’s responsibilities include: focusing on continuous improvement to ensure that clients are provided with the highest quality representation; establishing and maintaining a cooperative work environment; leading regular unit meetings and managing unit communications; monitoring and managing the performance of the staff attorneys and support staff; making staffing decisions; working with judges and court personnel; and participation in professional associations and community outreach. In addition, the Chief Attorney will also be responsible to carry a case load.

Requirements include: 6+ years Family Law experience; admission to New York State Bar; and attorney supervision experience (preferred).

Salary 100K+, depending on experience. Comprehensive benefits package.

The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc. values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Email cover letter and resume to resume@legalaidbuffalo.org or mail a hard copy to Human Resources, 290 Main Street, Suite 400, Buffalo, NY 14202 by May 31, 2018.

Staff Attorney- Sumitomo Rubber

RFP - Civil Litigation & Defense Counsel

RFP - General Civil Litigation - Town of amherst

RFP - Workers' Compensation - Town of Amherst

RFP - Land USe and Development - Town of AMherst

RFP - Real PRoperty Tax Law - Town of Amherst

RFP - Bond COunsel - Town of Amherst


We are seeking Attorneys with different levels of experience to handle client cases from the initial client meeting through resolution.

More about us:

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Best Companies to work for in 2017, 2018

Top 25 MVA 2016 verdicts in New York

Positions at different levels of experience are available. 1-5, 5- 10, and 10 + years in a personal injury law firm or in the insurance industry handling personal injury claims. 

TO APPLY, Please use link provided:  https://www.williammattar.com/attorneyjobopenings/


The Law Offices of Kenneth Hiller, PLLC seeks to hire two admitted attorneys.  One attorney to work in our Amherst office to primarily write district court briefs relating to Social Security Disability claims and will also represent clients at Social Security hearings. A second attorney for our Rochester site to handle all aspects of Social Security Disability claims which involves intensive interaction with clients and representing clients at Social Security hearings. 

Candidates must have excellent writing and communication skills.  We offer an excellent benefits package. Please forward resume to resume@kennethhiller.com