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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: Trusts & Estates Attorney (NYC or Uniondale)

Farrell Fritz, P.C., a full service law firm with five offices in New York State, seeks an attorney for their Trusts and Estates department, to work in one or both of its New York City and/or Uniondale, Long Island, offices.  Ideal candidates will have significant work experience in estate planning, although an LL.M. in Estate Planning will be considered in lieu of work experience.  Position will assist partners with all aspects of general trusts and estates, but with an emphasis on planning.  Candidate should have excellent time management and organizational skills and be motivated to contribute to the growth of the firm.  Excellent pay and benefits (Salary Range: $132,5000 – $161,500).  Please send cover letter and resume to Liz Knechtges, Director of Administration.

Job Posting: Corporate Associate (Uniondale)

Farrell Fritz, P.C. seeks a corporate associate with 4 – 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. (Salary Range: $141,000 to $161,500). If interested, please send resume, writing sample, salary requirement and one professional reference to Elizabeth Knechtges (eknechtges@farrellfritz.com), 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. (Salary: $120,000)

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 Litigation Paralegal (Uniondale)

Farrell Fritz, P.C. a well-established, team-minded, New York regional law firm, seeks an Estate Litigation Paralegal with 2+ years’ experience for its Trusts and Estates department in its Uniondale office.  Candidates should be well organized, detail oriented and have strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work 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 (Salary Range: $65,000 – $85,000).  Please send cover letter and resume to Liz Knechtges, Director of Administration.

Job Posting: Estate Planning Paralegal (Uniondale)

Farrell Fritz, P.C., a well-established, team-minded, New York regional law firm, seeks an Estate Planning Paralegal with 3+ 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 (Salary Range: $65,000 – $85,000). Please send cover letter and resume to Liz Knechtges, Director of Administration, at eknechtges@farrellfritz.com

Job Posting: Real Property Tax Analyst (Uniondale)

Farrell Fritz, P.C., a well-established, team-minded, New York regional law firm, is seeking an experienced Real Property Tax Analyst for their growing property tax reduction and abatement practice in its Uniondale office.

As a Tax Analyst, you will be responsible for assisting attorneys in all aspects of tax certiorari proceedings and supporting the general functions of the practice, from the intake of new matters to the processing of settlements. The Analyst performs independent research and analytical reviews in support of the Property Tax practice and maintains software databases to ensure database and reporting integrity.  The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in property analysis and market research for all property types and familiarity with navigating real property assessment and tax rolls. Experience with the valuation of commercial property is a plus.  A successful candidate will have analytical and problem-solving skills, coupled with strong people skills and will be effective in researching issues, reconciling databases, and completing detailed calculations.  Excellent organizational and time management skills as well as strong communication and interpersonal skills. To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess strong proficiency in Excel, Microsoft Word, Outlook and NYSCEF submission and Internet navigation and research.  Real estate appraisal experience and proficiency in CoStar, LoopNet, & Market Research are a plus.

If you are a highly motivated and experienced candidate we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Compensation commensurate with experience (Salary range: $45,000 – $65,000). Please send cover letter and resume to Liz Knechtges, Director of Administration, at eknechtges@farrellfritz.com

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 Posting: Legal Secretary (NYC)

Farrell Fritz, P.C., a well-established, team-minded, regional law firm, seeks a legal secretary for its New York City office. This candidate will work closely with partners and associates on all aspects of both litigation and transactional practices. Ideal candidate should have exceptional proofreading skills, solid verbal and written communication skills and a positive, team-oriented attitude. Attention to detail will be a critical part of the work. Candidates should be open-minded, forwarded thinking, proactive and willing to learn new things. Proficiency in all Microsoft applications required (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.). Competitive pay and benefits (Salary Range: $70,000-$80,000). If interested, please send resume to Elizabeth Knechtges, Director of Administration at eknechtges@farrellfritz.com.