Career Opportunities

If you’re passionate about providing superior legal counsel, we’d like to talk to you about joining the Lacy Katzen team.

Since the firm opened its doors in 1950, Lacy Katzen LLP has emphasized a friendly, team-oriented environment. At Lacy Katzen, our greatest asset is our people. We’re proud of our diversity of practice areas, our depth, and the skills that our partners and employees offer. These combined assets allow us to consistently provide exceptional service that exceeds our clients’ expectations.

We are proud to have received the Democrat and Chronicle Top Workplaces award in 2016 and 2017.  Dedicated employees and a commitment to our values of Teamwork, Excellence, Ethical Behavior and Common Sense Financial Practices makes Lacy Katzen a great place to work.

We seek employees who are professional, ethical and committed to the firm and its clients. Our firm offers a fast-paced, challenging environment where creativity and independence are valued. We also offer a competitive benefits package that includes comprehensive medical and dental plans, 401(k) plan, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, and paid vacation.

If you are interested in becoming a part of the Lacy Katzen LLP team, please forward your resume to srettew@lacykatzen.com.

Attorneys

The attorneys at Lacy Katzen work together as a team with our paralegals and support staff to focus on our clients’ needs, providing them with excellent client service at a level that stands out and exceeds their expectations.

Lacy Katzen hires attorneys who are client focused and demonstrate integrity, a strong work ethic, drive and enthusiasm. We look for intelligent attorneys who want challenging legal work and who take the initiative to work independently.

Paralegals

Paralegals are an integral part of the Lacy Katzen team. We value the significant contributions our paralegals make to providing excellent client service. Their legal knowledge contributes to allowing the firm to offer exceptional legal services. We look for candidates who are professional, motivated team players, able to assume a high level of responsibility and committed to quality work.

Support staff

Our highly qualified support staff deliver excellent service to our clients on a consistent basis. With superior knowledge and commitment, they provide invaluable support to the daily functions of the firm.

Teamwork, strong communication skills, flexibility and initiative are a few of the important attributes we look for when hiring support staff.

Current opportunities

Just as we strive to achieve superior results for our clients, we are always interested in meeting superior candidates who will be a good fit for our team. We are currently seeking candidates for the following positions:

ATTORNEY - LITIGATION

Lacy Katzen LLP is seeking a lawyer for our Rochester Commercial Litigation Practice Group.  Candidate must be committed to proficiency in a broad range of litigation matters.  Requirements include: strong analytical and problem solving ability, excellent research, writing and verbal communication skills, ability to manage multiple priorities with tight deadlines and a commitment to client service. We are looking for a self-starter who is highly motivated, disciplined and flexible.  2 to 3 years litigation experience preferred.  Lacy Katzen LLP offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a full benefits package.

ATTORNEY - TRUSTS & ESTATES

Lacy Katzen LLP is seeking a lawyer for our Rochester Trusts and Estates Practice Group.  Candidate must be committed to a wide range of estate planning, estate and trust administration and tax work.  Candidate must possess strong analytical and problem solving ability, facility with numbers, excellent research, writing and verbal communication skills, ability to manage multiple priorities with tight deadlines and a commitment to client service.   We are looking for a self-starter who is highly motivated, disciplined and flexible with 2 - 5 years experience preferred. Lacy Katzen LLP offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package.

PARALEGAL - CORPORATE/BANKING

Lacy Katzen LLP is seeking a corporate/banking paralegal for our Corporate/Banking Department.  A minimum 3-5 years experience in corporate banking and commercial real estate required.  Must possess experience with commercial loan closing representing the lender, proficiency with corporate transactions, entity formations and real estate transactions.  Municipal financing experience a plus.

Skills must include strong written and verbal communications; excellent client service; accurate drafting and proofreading of legal documents; able to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks; strong organizational skills and proficient in Word, Excel and Outlook.  Must be flexible and a team player.  College degree preferred.

Pay is commensurate with experience. Lacy Katzen offers an excellent benefits package. For consideration, please send a resume and cover letter to:

Sherry L. Rettew
Human Resources
srettew@lacykatzen.com
Fax: 585.269.3043