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We look for attorneys who have integrity, intellect, enthusiasm, and a demonstrated work ethic. We value those who are willing to take initiative, assume responsibility, and work well with others. We encourage all to apply.

HSE is seeking an environmental attorney with one to five years of experience for an associate position in our Buffalo or Rochester offices. The qualified candidate will preferably have experience with the following: environmental due diligence on transactions, environmental litigation, regulatory compliance and permitting, and cleanup projects, in addition to experience with land use, SEQRA, zoning, and municipal law matters. Other areas of interest include experience with the environmental and land use aspects of energy projects, and renewable energy projects in particular. Candidates must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Enthusiasm for client service, teamwork, and initiative are essential, as is a strong interest in partnership opportunities.

As of this posting, the estimated annual base salary range for this position is $110,000 – $130,000.  Actual base salary will be based upon criteria such as experience, qualifications and skill level.  We are an EEO Employer.*

HSE is seeking an attorney with one to five years of experience for the firm’s Rochester office. The qualified candidate will preferably have experience with the following aspects of an executive compensation practice: equity plans for private and public companies, executive employment agreements, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, proxy statements, and executive compensation provisions of the Internal Revenue Code (83, 162(m), 280G and 409A). The firm will consider candidates with tax, employee benefits or executive compensation experience. Candidates must have excellent oral and written communication skills and a strong academic background. Enthusiasm for client service and initiative are essential.

As of this posting, the estimated annual base salary range for this position is $110,000 – $130,000. Actual base salary will be based upon criteria such as experience, qualifications and skill level. We are an EEO Employer.*

Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, a top-ranked 125+ lawyer firm in upstate New York, is seeking an attorney to join our national business immigration practice in the firm’s Rochester, Buffalo or Albany office. Broad experience in employment-based cases including labor certifications, EB-1 petitions, nonimmigrant visas petitions and J-1 waiver applications preferred. Candidates with five to ten years of experience will be considered. Excellent writing, client service and case management ability required. Enthusiasm for client service and initiative are essential.

As of this posting, the estimated annual base salary range for this position is $130,000 – $180,000. Actual base salary will be based upon criteria such as experience, qualifications and skill level. We are an EEO Employer.*

HSE is seeking a patent attorney or patent agent with three to seven years of patent prosecution experience to join the firm’s Rochester or Buffalo office. Background in optics, physics, chemistry, electrical, chemical or mechanical engineering desired. Excellent analytical, writing, communication, and client service skills required.

As of this posting, the estimated annual base salary range for this position is $120,000 – $160,000. Actual base salary will be based upon criteria such as experience, qualifications and skill level. We are an EEO Employer.*

HSE is seeking a securities and capital markets attorney, associate or counsel level, with two to ten years of experience for the firm’s Rochester, Buffalo, or Albany office. Experience representing issuers and investment banks in public and private offerings of securities, advising publicly traded companies on compliance with the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, exchange listing standards and corporate governance required. Candidates must have relevant prior law firm experience, ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, strong work ethic and excellent oral and written communication skills. Enthusiasm for client service and initiative are essential. Click here to learn more.

As of this posting, the estimated annual base salary range for this position is $114,000 – $180,000. Actual base salary will be based upon criteria such as experience, qualifications and skill level. We are an EEO Employer.*

Harter Secrest & Emery LLP is seeking an attorney to join their sophisticated Trusts and Estates practice in the Rochester, NY office. Ideal candidates will have six to ten years of Trusts and Estates experience in a law firm setting. Qualified candidates must have excellent writing skills, the ability to work independently and manage multiple demands, show good judgment, and have an affinity for business development activities. Enthusiasm for client service, teamwork, and potential leadership opportunities is essential.

As of this posting, the estimated annual base salary range for this position is $135,000 – $180,000. Actual base salary will be based upon criteria such as experience, qualifications and skill level. We are an EEO Employer.*

* The salaries noted are good faith estimates of the salary ranges for the positions in our Buffalo and Rochester offices at the time of posting. The estimates do not include other forms of compensation or benefits, including but not limited to, insurance, PTO, market-leading retirement contributions, and bonus.

Applicants should submit their materials via our online application and reach out to Meghan Frederick with any questions.

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Meghan Frederick
Legal Recruiter
585-231-1221
mfrederick@hselaw.com

Harter Secrest & Emery LLP will reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities throughout the employment selection process. If you believe you need an accommodation during the selection process, please contact Lucy Dadd, Chief Legal Talent and Development Officer, at ldadd@hselaw.com to make a request.  

Harter Secrest & Emery LLP is committed to the policy of equal employment opportunity. This policy expressly prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, veteran status or status as a member of any other protected group or activity.