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Careers

Our Mission

At Farrell Fritz, we recognize that in order to advance our firm’s mission, there is no more critical goal than attracting and retaining the highest quality people at all levels and in all areas of our practice.  To meet this goal, we are committed to providing all our employees with competitive compensation, the opportunity for growth, as well as a highly congenial and comfortable work environment.

The firm frequently seeks to fill positions for talented attorneys, paralegals and professional staff at all of our locations, which span from Albany to the East End of Long Island. We empower all our employees to apply their skills to the best of their ability; we value their opinions and their contributions, and we want them to feel very much “a part of the family.”

Farrell Fritz has established Diversity Scholarships at Hofstra Law and Touro Law Schools.  Scholarships are awarded annually by the law schools to a student from a minority community who demonstrates academic achievement and/or financial need.

Attorneys

The depth of talent in each of our practice areas is a recognized strength of our firm. We therefore frequently seek to bring in experienced attorneys to join our “bench” in all of our practice and service areas: bankruptcy & restructuring, business divorce, commercial finance & banking, commercial litigation, construction, corporate, e-discovery, emerging companies & venture capital, environmental law, estate litigation, healthcare, labor & employment, land use & municipal law, New York State Regulatory & Government Relations, not for profit, real estate, tax, tax certiorari & condemnation, and trusts & estates.

Job Posting: Tax Attorney

Farrell Fritz, P.C. is seeking a tax associate for its Uniondale office.  The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of general tax experience, including experience in Federal and NYS tax controversy and dispute resolution as well as  income, estate and gift tax, tax exempt organizations and corporate and partnership taxation.  Ideal candidate should have excellent research, time management and writing skills and be motivated to contribute to the growth of the firm.  A commitment to speaking and writing is a plus.  Excellent pay and benefits.  Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Liz Knechtges, Director of Administration.

Job Posting: Corporate Associate

Farrell Fritz, P.C. seeks a corporate associate with 2 – 6 years’ experience for its Uniondale office. The candidate will work closely with partners on all aspects of corporate law and should have excellent time management and writing skills.  Ideal candidate has a strong transactional background, as well as M&A and financing experience.  Competitive pay and benefits.  If interested, please send resume, writing sample, salary requirement and one professional reference to Elizabeth Knechtges, Director of Administration.

Job Posting: Trusts & Estates Attorney

Farrell Fritz, P.C. seeks an Attorney with 8 plus years’ experience for their Trusts and Estates department for its Uniondale office.  Candidate should have extensive experience in trust and estates, with an emphasis in estate planning.  Position will assist partners with all aspects of general trusts and estates.  Candidate should have excellent time management and organizational skills and motivated to contribute to the growth of the firm.  Excellent pay and benefits.  Please send cover letter and resume to Liz Knechtges, Director of Administration.

Job Posting: Associate Attorney in Water Mill

Farrell Fritz, P.C., one of Long Island’s premier law firms, with a well-established practice in the Hamptons, seeks an attorney with 5 plus years’ experience for its Water Mill office. The ideal candidate should have experience with general civil and/or commercial litigation, real estate, zoning and land use. The candidate should have excellent research, writing and time management skills and be motivated to contribute to the growth of the Firm. Competitive pay and benefits.  Please send cover letter and resume to Liz Knechtges, Director of Administration.

First-Year Associates

We actively seek out recently graduated attorneys who share our commitment and values to join our firm. Unlike some firms of our size, we offer our junior associates the opportunity to work on substantial matters for major clients from day one. We feel it is this combination of “big firm” opportunity and a “small firm” friendly, collegial environment that distinguishes Farrell Fritz as an ideal place to launch a legal career.

Paralegals

Talented paralegals are an essential element of our team-oriented approach to client service. We seek paralegals with experience in each of our practice areas. We encourage them to contribute as a dynamic and valuable part of our team, and we offer them excellent compensation and opportunities for growth.

Job Posting: Estate Planning Paralegal

Farrell Fritz, a premier law firm on Long Island, seeks an Estate Planning Paralegal with 5+ years’ experience for its Trusts and Estates department in its Uniondale office.  Candidates should be well organized, detail oriented and have extensive knowledge of Wills, Trusts, Power of Attorney forms, estate funding and general management of files.  The ideal candidate has strong written and verbal communication skills and works effectively with various types of clients. Applicants should demonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving skills.  Excellent proficiency of Word, Outlook and Excel is required.  Paralegal certificate a plus.

This is an exciting and challenging position that will allow you to contribute to the growth of the firm.  Excellent pay and benefits.  Please send cover letter and resume to Liz Knechtges, Director of Administration.

Job Posting: Trusts and Estates Paralegal

Farrell Fritz, P.C. seeks a Trusts and Estates administration paralegal with at least 5 years of experience for its Uniondale office.  The candidate will work closely with clients, attorneys, paralegals, and accountants.  Responsibilities will include all phases of trusts and estates administration.  Strong knowledge of Surrogate’s Court rules and procedures (e.g., probate, administration, accounting proceedings) is essential.  Familiarity with preparing estate tax returns is preferable. The candidate should have excellent communication, organizational, and computer skills, including Excel. Paralegal Certification from an ABA approved program is a plus. Competitive pay and benefits.  If interested, please send resume to Elizabeth Knechtges, Director of Administration.

Professional Staff

As a large, diverse and growing regional law firm, Farrell Fritz is frequently in need of qualified individuals to fill administrative staff positions in our five offices. Staff members have the opportunity to continue their education within our offices, as the firm presents both CLE and professional development seminars for attorneys and professional staff. Farrell Fritz is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Job candidates please send your resume and a writing sample to eknechtges@farrellfritz.com.  Thank you.