CAREERS

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best people across our practice and business services groups. Our continued success relies on our ability to provide a supportive, inclusive and motivating environment where everyone has a role to play in supporting the delivery of outstanding service to our clients.

We offer exceptional career opportunities to our lawyers, aspiring graduates and administrative professionals, in an environment that is challenging, rewarding and, we believe, truly different from our competitors.

We are looking for highly talented people who can demonstrate an affinity with our values to help us achieve our vision of being a leading law firm. In return, we offer a dynamic and diverse environment in which people can build a long and fruitful career and have their success rewarded.

Meltzer Lippe seeks attorneys who meet high standards of academic and professional excellence.  We seek attorneys educated at the nation’s best universities and law schools who have experience in practice at large national and international firms.

We look for:

  • Attorneys
    • Tax and Trusts & Estates attorneys with advanced degrees in taxation or estate planning;
    • Business and Corporate attorneys with M.B.A.s, C.P.A.s, and real world business experience;
    • Labor & Employment lawyers with significant experience representing management;
    • Commercial Real Estate attorneys with experience in sophisticated transactions representing national tenants and firms; and
    • Proven litigators with excellent training and big firm experience.

Whether you are an experienced attorney, associate, first or second year law student, or paralegal you may find current openings and apply by sending your resume to dlaffin@meltzerlippe.com.

ATTORNEYS

Meltzer Lippe is continuously searching for top legal talent with an entrepreneurial spirit.  We seek attorneys with experience in practice at large, international law firms and associates with outstanding academic credentials.

Corporate Attorney

Seeking an experienced attorney with minimum – 8+ years general corporate experience, including M&A, securities, finance and general contract work.  Experience in healthcare field a plus.  Great opportunity for motivated individual.  Flexible compensation package.

Trusts & Estates Attorney

Candidate must have at least 5 years of sophisticated Trust & Estate experience such as sales to grantor trust, GRATS, SCIN, private annuities, general experience with business entities and knowledge of estate administration. Business is not required.

Our Trust and Estate Department provides high level and complex tax, estate planning and asset preservation for executives of major public and private companies, successful entrepreneurs and business owners, high net worth individuals, multi-national businesses, and many non-profit institutions, including substantial international planning. The department has 17 attorneys and received a Tier 1 ranking by US News and World Report. Our services in this field include asset preservation; wills and trusts; family limited partnerships; dynasty trusts; business succession planning; international estate planning; testamentary trusts and intervivos trusts; installment sales; state domicile and residence issues; charitable organizations and their for-profit affiliates; estate gift and generation-skipping transfer taxes; elder law; personal tax planning; life insurance and charitable trust; estate tax motivated partnership and asset planning; restructuring; post mortem estate planning and probate of estates.

Tax Attorney

Candidate must be a senior tax lawyer with an LLM and top academic credentials. Areas of experience must include partnership, corporate and foreign taxation.

Litigation Attorneys

Partner level or Senior Litigator attorney for commercial litigation group. Must have ten years trial experience before federal and state courts dealing with corporate and commercial disputes and strong writing skills. Candidate must have minimum 3-5 years state and federal court experience. Qualified candidate should have strong writing skills, trial experience as second chair, including taking depositions, writing motions and witness prep.

Labor & Employment Associate

An Associate with 3-5 years of management side labor and employment litigation experience. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials and his/her experience should include litigation and a labor and employment law background. The candidate should also possess substantial federal, state and administrative level litigation experience including: experience taking and defending depositions, motion practice and independent court appearances.

Fax resumes to D. Laffin at 516.747.0653 or e-mail to dlaffin@meltzerlippe.com

PARALEGALS

Thank you for your inquiry.
Currently we do not have any paralegal openings available.

ADMINISTRATIVE

Executive Administrative Assistant

Seeking a highly motivated Executive Administrative Assistant with at least 5 years’ experience to work with the Chairman of our Tax and Private Wealth Group. Candidate must possess excellent computer, administrative and organizational skills. Candidate should also have excellent oral and written communication skills. Prior legal experience preferred but not required. Salary commensurate with experience. Email resume to: dheicklen@meltzerlippe.com.

 

 

 

Don’t see a position that is a fit for you?  Submit your resume anyway.
Meltzer Lippe is always looking for qualified professionals.

Please send your resume to:
sharris@meltzerlippe.com

SUMMER ASSOCIATES

Admission:

 The program accepts students on rolling basis.

Overview:

For 8 weeks after your first or second year of law school, you can experience what it would be like to work at Meltzer Lippe. Following a short orientation, you may work in several of our departments, depending on your interests.

Under the supervision of experienced attorneys, you will make meaningful contributions to ongoing projects and research.  You will be exposed to various ares of the law; attend closings, court appearances, depositions, and negotiations; and participate in drafting and strategy discussions.  In addition, networking opportunities, one-one-one time with senior partners, and the opportunity to publish an article will be available to you.

Associate and partner mentors will work closely with you over the course of the program.  Summer associates receive assignments from the departments in which they are interested.  Summer associates receive challenging assignments, and work alongside partners and more senior associates.

The Summer Program includes periodic activities outside the office, opportunities to attend legal workshops and summer social outing with senior attorneys.

Candidates:

Interested candidates may submit a cover letter, explaining your interest in Meltzer Lippe; resume; one writing sample; and a copy of your most recent transcript to dlaffin@meltzerlippe.com.

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